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Events Friday, March 1, 2013

Peabody on the Court Music Series

Date: Friday, March 1, 2013

Time: 12:00 PM–01:00 PM

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This Peabody on the Court Music Series concert will feature solo violinist Lauren Rausch. This free concert is presented through a partnership with the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University.

Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo's Ben Ezra Synagogue

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013–Sunday, May 26, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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This show focuses on a work of exceptional historical importance: an intricately decorated and inscribed wood panel believed to come from the famous Ben Ezra synagogue of Old Cairo (Fostat), Egypt, which has captivated public imagination for over a century.

ArtKids Preschool Program: The Great Moon Hoax

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013

Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

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Explore headlines in art! The Great Moon Hoax by Stephen Krensky. You and your child will use all your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

Brownie Girl Scouts Museum Day: Travel the Silk Road

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–03:00 PM

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Just for Brownies! Follow the Silk Road, share whimsical stories and create a work of art inspired by scenes of Ancient China while earning merit badges during this interactive, two-hour exploration!

Cub Scouts Museum Day: Travel the Silk Road

Date: Sunday, March 3, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–03:00 PM

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Just for Cub Scouts! Follow the Silk Road, share whimsical stories and create a work of art inspired by scenes of Ancient China while earning merit badges during this interactive, two-hour exploration!

Drop-in Art Activities: In the News

Date: Sunday, March 3, 2013–Sunday, March 31, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

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Extra! Extra! Make art all about it! Write, wear and build newsworthy objects and inventions from the 19th Century. Take inspiration from the special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville, as we collaborate with a famous Baltimore poet and send your words across the globe! Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration required—rop-in, make, and take a fantastic piece of art home with you!

Sensory Morning

Date: Sunday, March 3, 2013

Time: 09:00 AM–11:00 AM

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Join us for a morning of accessible museum programming designed specifically for children with autism and their entire family! Enjoy the collections of The Walters Art Museum during quiet, less stimulating hours. Tour the selected galleries, participate in multiple hands-on stations that include tactile activities, visual supports, and interpretive materials, and create a work of art in the comfort of a private studio.

Walk-In Tour: East Meets West - Asian and Western Art

Date: Sunday, March 3, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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Partake in a free, docent-led tour highlighting works in the Asian and Western art collection. This is part of our weekly series of free walk-in tours.


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Collecting Histories and Collecting Mysteries: Great Art Collectors of America's Gilded Age

Date: 10/23/14

Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Inge Reist will bring alive the personalities of Gilded Age collectors as they formed some of America’s most dazzling and admired collections. Her talk will also explore their motivations and methods of acquisition, as well as their philanthropic legacies. Reist is Director of the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library.

Member Preview Hours

Date: 10/23/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Members have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a sneak peek at "From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story". This reinstallation of the permanent collection explores the lives, times, tastes, and legacy of William Walters and his son Henry Walters, whose private passion for art grew into a public mission to bring art to the people of Baltimore.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Gesture Drawing

Date: 10/25/14

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

NEW! Join us for a brand-new family drawing workshop! Young artists are invited to strengthen their observational drawing skills and build their portfolios while exploring works of art in the Walters’ collection. Let go of preconceived notions of drawing and find freedom in line, expression, and mark-making. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.

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