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Watch a Conservator at Work

Watch a Conservator at Work

Date Sunday, May 3, 2015–Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Every Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 12:30 PM–04:00 PM
Every Fri, Sat, Sun

Did you know that people who preserve and restore artwork are called art conservators? Watch a conservator at work in the galleries. Inquire at the Information Desk about times and locations.

Arts Every Day Student Art Show

Arts Every Day Student Art Show

Date Monday, May 18, 2015–Saturday, May 30, 2015
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

The Walters Art Museum and Arts Every Day celebrate students' artistic achievements with an exhibition of artwork inspired by the Walters' collection.

Walters Enthusiasts Toga Trivia

Walters Enthusiasts Toga Trivia

Date Thursday, June 4, 2015

Time 07:00 PM–08:30 PM

Join the Walters Enthusiasts for a night of Trivia in the Sculpture Court. Bring your knowledge of the Walters Collection, pop culture, and Roman history for a chance to win fun prizes in this team trivia contest.

Gallery Talk: Ancient Rome: The A-List

Gallery Talk: Ancient Rome: The A-List

Date Thursday, June 4, 2015

Time 06:30 PM–07:15 PM

Join John Shields, manager of docent programs, as he discusses the goals of Roman portraiture through examples from the Walters collection.

Lily Cox-Richard: Possessing Powers

Lily Cox-Richard: Possessing Powers

Date Sunday, June 7, 2015

Time 02:00 PM–03:00 PM

Guests will learn about contemporary figurative sculpture and the postmodernist practice of mining existing art history and images.

Science in Art Museums? A Conversation About Public Value, Access, and Education

Science in Art Museums? A Conversation About Public Value, Access, and Education

Date Thursday, June 18, 2015

Time 07:00 PM–08:30 PM

What role does science play in our understanding of art objects, and how is it being integrated into the museum experience? How can scientific results be successfully translated for the public, and what are the challenges in taking on this type of translation? Join us for a lively panel discussion about some of the important overlaps between art and science. The program will feature moderator Francesca Bewer, Research Curator at the Harvard Art Museums’ Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies; speaker Susan Roberts-Manganelli, Director of the Art and Science Learning Lab at Stanford University; and Walters senior staff from the education, curatorial, and conservation departments as panelists.

Make Night: Miniature Worlds, Terrarium Building with b.Willow

Make Night: Miniature Worlds, Terrarium Building with b.Willow

Date Thursday, June 18, 2015

Time 06:30 PM–08:30 PM

Drawing inspiration from the Walters' collection of landscapes and still-lifes, Liz Vayda will lead a workshop on using Tillandsia, or air plants, to create terrariums. Vayda is the owner and operator of b.Willow, a company that designs workshops and classes to help individuals incorporate more frequent and meaningful interactions with nature into their busy, everyday lives.