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Events for Tuesday, July 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.

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

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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.

Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

Date Saturday, June 28, 2014–Sunday, October 12, 2014

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

Composed of approximately twenty manuscripts and objects, Seeing Music explores music in its relationship with philosophy, religion, and the arts during the Middle Ages, when musical harmony and dissonance were thought to mirror the perfection of heaven as well as the disorder of evil.

Before Care: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids, The Mysteries of Egypt

Date Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time 08:00 AM–09:00 AM

Before Care, from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m., allows families to drop off campers an hour early. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects until all other campers arrive.

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids (Full Day)

Date Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

Campers will become archaeologists and dig deep to discover the many mysteries of Egypt! In the galleries they will discover mummies, gods and goddesses, and crocodiles. In the studio they will paint on papyrus, write in hieroglyphs, and make monumental sculptures inspired by the scribes and artists of ancient Egypt. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a special exhibition!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids (Morning Only)

Date Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Campers will become archaeologists and dig deep to discover the many mysteries of Egypt! In the galleries they will discover mummies, gods and goddesses, and crocodiles. In the studio they will paint on papyrus, write in hieroglyphs, and make monumental sculptures inspired by the scribes and artists of ancient Egypt. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a special exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: The Mysteries of Egypt (Full Day)

Date Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

Campers will become archaeologists and dig deep to discover the many mysteries of Egypt! In the galleries they will discover mummies, gods and goddesses, and crocodiles. In the studio they will paint on papyrus, write in hieroglyphs, and make monumental sculptures inspired by the scribes and artists of ancient Egypt. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a special exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: The Mysteries of Egypt (Morning Only)

Date Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Campers will become archaeologists and dig deep to discover the many mysteries of Egypt! In the galleries they will discover mummies, gods and goddesses, and crocodiles. In the studio they will paint on papyrus, write in hieroglyphs, and make monumental sculptures inspired by the scribes and artists of ancient Egypt. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a special exhibition!

After Care: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids

Date Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time 04:15 PM–05:30 PM

After Care, from 4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m., allows families to pick up campers until 5:30 p.m.. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects until families arrive.

After Care: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids

Date Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time 04:15 PM–05:30 PM

After Care, from 4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m., allows families to pick up campers until 5:30 p.m.. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects until families arrive.

Before and After Care: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids, The Mysteries of Egypt

Date Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time 08:00 AM–05:30 PM

Before and After Care allows families to drop off campers beginning at 8 a.m. and pick up campers until 5:30 p.m. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects.

Teacher Preview Tours: Animals in Art

Teacher Preview Tours: Animals in Art

Date Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Time 11:30 AM–12:30 PM

During the teacher preview tour, you will explore the galleries with a museum educator, receive materials to help plan tours, and have the opportunity to ask questions regarding student visits.

ArtKids Preschool Program: Somewhere in the Ocean

Date Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore oceanic art! Somewhere in the Ocean by Jennifer Ward. 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: Somewhere in the Ocean

Date Saturday, July 5, 2014

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore oceanic art! Somewhere in the Ocean by Jennifer Ward. 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: Aquatic Art

Date Saturday, July 5, 2014–Sunday, July 27, 2014

Time 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

Peek through a porthole, row your boat, and dive deep into waves as we explore the deep blue sea! Design colorful steer ships and push shells into clay to explore texture. Sail through our collection to discover creatures of the deep!

Walk-In Tour: Ancient Greece and Rome

Walk-In Tour: Ancient Greece and Rome

Date Sunday, July 6, 2014

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Join us for this free tour of some of the museum's most popular galleries: Ancient Greece and Rome! The Walters' outstanding collection of ancient Greek art illustrates the history and culture of Greece from the Cycladic to the Hellenistic period, while the Roman collection features sarcophagi, marble portrait busts, bronzes, and more. Meet in the Centre Street Lobby.

Before and After Care: Sea & Sky, A Walk in the Woods

Date Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time 08:00 AM–05:30 PM

Before and After Care allows families to drop off campers beginning at 8 a.m. and pick up campers until 5:30 p.m. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects.

After Care: Sea & Sky, A Walk in the Woods

Date Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time 04:15 PM–05:30 PM

After Care, from 4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m., allows families to pick up campers until 5:30 p.m.. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects until families arrive.

Before Care: Sea & Sky, A Walk in the Woods

Date Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time 08:00 AM–09:00 AM

Before Care, from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m., allows families to drop off campers an hour early. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects until all other campers arrive.

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Sea & Sky (Full Day)

Date Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

Dive down, branch out, and reach up! Campers will use their imaginations to feel, hear, and smell what it would be like to step into the many landscape paintings that fill the museum. They will explore outdoor environments from ancient Greece, Egypt, India, and beyond! In the studio participants will create artwork inspired by natural elements and bring the outside in for a special exhibition!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Sea & Sky (Morning Only)

Date Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time 09:00 AM–12:15 PM

Dive down, branch out, and reach up! Campers will use their imaginations to feel, hear, and smell what it would be like to step into the many landscape paintings that fill the museum. They will explore outdoor environments from ancient Greece, Egypt, India, and beyond! In the studio participants will create artwork inspired by natural elements and bring the outside in for a special exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: A Walk in the Woods (Full Day)

Date Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

Dive down, branch out, and reach up! Campers will use their imaginations to feel, hear, and smell what it would be like to step into the many landscape paintings that fill the museum. They will explore outdoor environments from ancient Greece, Egypt, India, and beyond! In the studio participants will create artwork inspired by natural elements and bring the outside in for a special exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: A Walk in the Woods (Morning Only)

Date Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Dive down, branch out, and reach up! Campers will use their imaginations to feel, hear, and smell what it would be like to step into the many landscape paintings that fill the museum. They will explore outdoor environments from ancient Greece, Egypt, India, and beyond! In the studio participants will create artwork inspired by natural elements and bring the outside in for a special exhibition!

ArtKids Preschool Program: Somewhere in the Ocean

Date Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore oceanic art! Somewhere in the Ocean by Jennifer Ward. 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.