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Events for Sunday, June 1, 2014

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date Thursday, September 5, 2013–Friday, December 18, 2015

Time 05:00 PM–09:00 PM

Discover how the Walters comes alive at night! Every Thursday from 5-9 p.m., you can wander the galleries, see special exhibitions for FREE, eat in our café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.

American Artists Abroad

American Artists Abroad

Date Saturday, April 19, 2014–Sunday, June 22, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

Tourists, students, expatriates, cosmopolitans, and explorers, American artists traveled widely during the nineteenth century. This exhibition explores this theme and features work by Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and James McNeill Whistler, among others.

Drop-In Art Activities: Play the Part

Date Saturday, May 3, 2014–Sunday, June 1, 2014
Every Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

All the Walters is a stage! What is your character’s story? Tell your tale through set design, props, and even masks! Move, dance, and give voice to all of the art that you make with us in May.

Last Chance to See Hackerman House

Last Chance to See Hackerman House

Date Sunday, June 1, 2014

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Join Curator Robert Mintz for an exclusive last look at Hackerman House. Discover the Arts of Asia through sculpture, woodcarvings, weaponry, and more.

ArtKids PreSchool: In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage

Date Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore three-dimensional art! In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage by Alan Schroeder. You and your child will use all of 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: In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage

Date Saturday, June 7, 2014

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore three-dimensional art! In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage by Alan Schroeder. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

Drop-In Art Activities: Sculptural Forms

Date Saturday, June 7, 2014–Sunday, June 29, 2014
Every Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

We will be stacking our art-making skills high this June as we explore just what it takes to sculpt! Visit our Drop-in Art Activities each week to construct sculptures with different three dimensional materials. Mold and manipulate with a variety of tools to create stunning sculptures!

Walk-In Tour: Nineteenth-Century Art

Walk-In Tour: Nineteenth-Century Art

Date Sunday, June 8, 2014

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

This free tour of nineteenth-century art covers a wide variety of styles of American and European painting and sculpture from 1800 to 1900. No reservations are required; just walk in!

ARTKIDS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM: In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage

Date Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore three-dimensional art! In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage by Alan Schroeder. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

The Wills of LGBT Icons

Date Thursday, June 12, 2014

Time 06:00 PM–07:00 PM

What did Gertrude Stein leave to Alice B. Toklas? How did Truman Capote benefit his longtime companion and create his charitable foundation to reward excellence in literary criticism? From the debt-ridden estate of Oscar Wilde to the substantial fortune of Andy Warhol, discover what lessons can be learned from the administration of these and other famous estates.

Walk-In Tour: The Arts of Asia

Date Saturday, June 14, 2014

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Discover the Arts of Asia through sculpture, woodcarvings, weaponry, and more. Hackerman House closes for renovations at the end of June--don't miss out! This is part of our weekly series of free walk-in tours.

ArtKids Preschool: In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage

Date Saturday, June 14, 2014

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore three-dimensional art! In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage by Alan Schroeder. You and your child will use all of 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: Celebrating Men in Art

Walk-In Tour: Celebrating Men in Art

Date Sunday, June 15, 2014

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

In honor of Father's Day, partake in a free, docent-led tour celebrating men in art. The tour will examine art from a variety of centuries and cultures. This is part of our weekly series of free walk-in tours highlighting different parts of the collection.

Director's Dinner

Date Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Time 06:00 PM–10:00 PM

This is an exclusive benefit for donors at the Director's Circle level and higher. At this annual event we invite our donors to join our Board for a special dinner in the Sculpture Court and hear programs about topical issues affecting museums from the director of a nationally prominent museum.

ART TOTS PROGRAM: Model & Mold

Date Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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 three-dimensional art!

ART TOTS PROGRAM: Model & Mold

Date Thursday, June 19, 2014

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 three-dimensional art!

POSTPONED: Last Chance to See 19th-Century Galleries

POSTPONED: Last Chance to See 19th-Century Galleries

Date Thursday, June 19, 2014

Time 06:00 PM–07:00 PM

Due to storm water and electrical issues affecting the Centre Street building, the Walters Art Museum is closed to visitors on Thursday, June 19. This event will be rescheduled.

World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

Date Saturday, June 21, 2014

Time 12:00 PM–02:30 PM

Creative Alliance and the Baltimore Resettlement Center present World Refugee Day at the Walters Art Museum. Celebrate Baltimore as the proud home to talented refugees and immigrants who will share their stories through dance, music, and spoken word.

The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize 2014 Finalists

The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize 2014 Finalists

Date Saturday, June 21, 2014–Sunday, August 17, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

Presented by the Walters and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, this exhibition will show the work of the finalists for the 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. Artists will compete for top honors and a $25,000 fellowship in the Greater Baltimore area’s most prestigious arts competition.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Tours: Set in Stone (Morning Session)

Walk, Wonder, and Create Tours: Set in Stone (Morning Session)

Date Saturday, June 21, 2014

Time 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Carve, cast, model and make! Surround yourself with marble busts, bas-reliefs, and bronze figures as we celebrate three-dimensional art. Sculpt with the best of them in the artists’ studio.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Tours: Set in Stone (Afternoon Session)

Walk, Wonder, and Create Tours: Set in Stone (Afternoon Session)

Date Saturday, June 21, 2014

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Carve, cast, model and make! Surround yourself with marble busts, bas-reliefs, and bronze figures as we celebrate three-dimensional art. Sculpt with the best of them in the artists’ studio.

Walk-In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders

Walk-In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders

Date Sunday, June 22, 2014

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Join us for this free tour of one of the museum's unique galleries. The Chamber of Art and Wonders replicates a 17th-century collection of artworks and natural wonders from around the world. No registration required, simply show up and enjoy the tour!

The Imagination Tool Box: Integration, Creativity and Innovation

Date Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Time 08:30 AM–04:00 PM

Participate in an interactive, exciting and hands-on conference sponsored by the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability, The Walters Art Museum and Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance. The conference will feature a Toolbox Slam, creative problem solving scenarios and networking.

The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show

Date Thursday, June 26, 2014

Time 06:00 PM–07:30 PM

This new documentary examines the development and impact of the 1913 International Exhibition of Modern Art, known as the Armory Show. The first large exhibition of modern art in America, the Armory Show infuriated and inspired visitors, changing how Americans came to understand art. Running time: 90 minutes