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Events for Saturday, June 1, 2013

New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Date: Sunday, March 10, 2013–Sunday, June 2, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

Painter of iconic works of American genre, Richard Caton Woodville (1825–55) led a life of paradox. His humorous characterizations of life, realistic depictions of interiors and use of narrative detail give access to a fascinating period of American and European history.

New Eyes on America: Student Response

New Eyes on America: Student Response

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2013–Sunday, June 9, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

The Walters Art Museum is working with five high schools from Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Frederick County to create a focus show related to the special exhibition New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville.

ArtKids Preschool Program: Seven Blind Mice

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2013

Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore Indian art! Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young. 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.

Walk-In Tour: The Arts of Asia

Walk-In Tour: The Arts of Asia

Date: Sunday, June 2, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Discover the Arts of Asia through its sculpture, woodcarvings, weaponry, and more. This is part of our weekly series of free walk-in tours highlighting artworks from Asia. No reservations required. Just walk in and enjoy!

Drop-in Art Activities: Escape to India

Drop-in Art Activities: Escape to India

Date: Sunday, June 2, 2013–Sunday, June 30, 2013
Every Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

Sail down the Ganges River to a place of vibrant color, spicy smells and mesmerizing music. Spend the entire month of June escaping to India with us! Travel through the Thar desert to collect sand to create your mandala. Wear your rhythmic jewelry and listen to the sound of each step as you hike the Himalayas. Join us as we explore the outline of an elephant using light-make sure to hold on tight as he carries us on a journey through the art of India!

ArtKids Preschool Program: Seven Blind Mice

Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore Indian art! Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young. 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.

ArtKids Preschool Program: Seven Blind Mice

Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013

Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore Indian art! Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young. 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.

ArtKids Preschool Program: Seven Blind Mice

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2013

Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore Indian art! Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young. 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.

Walk-In Tour: Nineteenth-Century Art

Walk-In Tour: Nineteenth-Century Art

Date: Sunday, June 9, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

This free tour of Nineteenth-Century Art examines a wide variety of styles of painting and sculpture from America and Europe from 1800 to 1900. No reservations are required. Just walk-in.

Walters Enthusiasts Taste & Tour

Walters Enthusiasts Taste & Tour

Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013

Time: 06:30 PM–09:00 PM

Join the Walters Enthusiasts for this exciting opportunity to explore the manuscript library and its hidden treasures with Curatorial Associate of Rare Book and Manuscripts, Dr. Lynley Herbert. The tour will also include depictions of revelry and drinking, which leads us to the "Taste" portion of the event! Each ticket includes a flight of wine & beer, as well as a drink ticket so you can enjoy your favorite.

Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Path to Peace 11AM

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013

Time: 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Follow in the footsteps of many important gods and goddesses as we explore Indian art throughout Hackerman House. We will look closely at shiny gold figures, circular paintings and solid stone sculptures that tell us the story of a captivating culture. Together we will find a peaceful space and use all of our senses to travel across the world to India. We’ll make our way to the studios to create patterned sand mandalas and spread messages of peace.

Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Path to Peace 1PM

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Follow in the footsteps of many important gods and goddesses as we explore Indian art throughout Hackerman House. We will look closely at shiny gold figures, circular paintings and solid stone sculptures that tell us the story of a captivating culture. Together we will find a peaceful space and use all of our senses to travel across the world to India. We’ll make our way to the studios to create patterned sand mandalas and spread messages of peace.

Walk-In Tour: Celebrating Men in Art

Walk-In Tour: Celebrating Men in Art

Date: Sunday, June 16, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

On Sundays and selected Saturdays, the Walters offers free, docent-led tours of a different part of the collection. No reservations are required. Just walk in and enjoy!

ArtTots Toddler Program: Elephant Stomp

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

ArtTots is our early childhood museum program specially designed just for 2-3 year olds and their favorite adult! Each ArtTots class will introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities, and an art activity. Explore Indian art! Teacher: Miss Emily

ArtTots Toddler Program: Elephant Stomp

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

ArtTots is our early childhood museum program specially designed just for 2-3 year olds and their favorite adult! Each ArtTots class will introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities, and an art activity. Explore Indian art! Teacher: Miss Emily

World Refugee Day 2013

World Refugee Day 2013

Date: Saturday, June 22, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–03:30 PM

The Walters Art Museum presents Baltimore’s World Refugee Day. An international showcase celebrates Baltimore as the proud home to phenomenally talented refugees and immigrants!

Walk-In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders

Walk-In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders

Date: Sunday, June 23, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Join us for this free tour of one of the most unique galleries in the museum. The Chamber of Art and Wonders replicates an actual 17th century collection of artworks and natural wonders from around the world.

The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibition

The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibition

Date: Saturday, June 29, 2013–Sunday, August 11, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

The Walters Art Museum and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) present the Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibition. Artists compete for top honors and a $25,000 fellowship in the Greater Baltimore area’s most prestigious arts competition. Held in conjunction with Artscape (July 19–21), America’s largest free arts festival, the finalists and semifinalists exhibitions are presented in partnership with the Walters and Maryland Institute College of Art.

Walk-In Tour: Highlights of the Walters

Walk-In Tour: Highlights of the Walters

Date: Sunday, June 30, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

“Highlights of the Walters” explores painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century. This is one of the weekly walk-in tours. No reservations are required. Just walk in and enjoy!