The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Events Related to the Exhibition

Here is a list of past events related to New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville, an exhibition at the Walters Art Museum. For current events, our website also contains a complete calendar of all event at the museum.


Walk-In Tour of New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Saturday, April 21, 2012–Saturday, April 21, 2012
01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Join the curator of our special exhibition for a tour through the life and works of Richard Caton Woodville, a Baltimore-born 19th Century artist.

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Walk-In Tour of New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Saturday, April 21, 2012–Saturday, April 21, 2012
01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Join the curator of our special exhibition for a tour through the life and works of Richard Caton Woodville, a Baltimore-born 19th Century artist.

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Walk-In Tour of New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Saturday, May 05, 2012–Saturday, May 05, 2012
01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Join the curator of our special exhibition for a tour through the life and works of Richard Caton Woodville, a Baltimore-born 19th Century artist.

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Drop-in Art Activities: In the News

Sunday, March 03, 2013–Sunday, March 31, 2013
10:00 AM–03:00 PM

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!

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Members Opening - New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Saturday, March 09, 2013–Saturday, March 09, 2013
07:00 PM–10:00 PM

Members of the Walters Art Museum are invited to be among the first to view this exciting exhibition. In this first exhibition devoted to Woodville since 1967, the Walters' rich holdings and several key loans will be assembled to explore the formation, historical and social context, and contemporary reception of this engaging painter.

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Opening Day Talk: New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Sunday, March 10, 2013–Sunday, March 10, 2013
02:00 PM–03:00 PM

Exhibition curator Dr. Joy Heyrman will introduce Baltimore-born artist Richard Caton Woodville, in this special exhibition, the first of its kind since 1967. Learn about new discoveries revealed in the exhibition, the social, political and technological transformations Woodville considered, and the broad impact his paintings achieved through reproduction, for a new American audience hungry for visual imagery.

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New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Sunday, March 10, 2013–Sunday, June 02, 2013
10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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.

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Waltee's Cubs Baby Program: Choo Choo

Tuesday, March 12, 2013–Tuesday, March 12, 2013
01:00 PM–02:00 PM

NEW! Waltee's Cubs is our newest program for families with infants and pre-toddlers. Waltee's Cubs invites parents, grandparents, and caregivers with children birth to 18 months of age to bond, play and learn in the museum galleries during this 60 minute class. Each program includes activities for play and sensory exploration within our galleries and age-appropriate art activities in the comfort of our private studio. Cooing and crying are welcome!

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Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Write a Letter 1PM

Saturday, March 16, 2013–Saturday, March 16, 2013
01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Write a letter to people in the past, present and future. This month, we will be asking questions and sharing stories with each other as we explore paintings in our special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville. Find out what you share in common with the children living in Baltimore over 100 years ago! Travel to the studios to create an artistic postcard and send it off with a special stamp.

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Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Write a Letter 11AM

Saturday, March 16, 2013–Saturday, March 16, 2013
11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Write a letter to people in the past, present and future. This month, we will be asking questions and sharing stories with each other as we explore paintings in our special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville. Find out what you share in common with the children living in Baltimore over 100 years ago! Travel to the studios to create an artistic postcard and send it off with a special stamp

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Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Write a Letter 1PM

Saturday, March 16, 2013–Saturday, March 16, 2013
01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Write a letter to people in the past, present and future. This month, we will be asking questions and sharing stories with each other as we explore paintings in our special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville. Find out what you share in common with the children living in Baltimore over 100 years ago! Travel to the studios to create an artistic postcard and send it off with a special stamp. Recommended for ages 6-8. One guardian per two children required.

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New Eyes on America: Student Response

Saturday, March 16, 2013–Sunday, June 09, 2013
10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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.

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Spring Forum Discussion: New Eyes on Woodville

Sunday, March 17, 2013–Sunday, March 17, 2013
12:00 PM–04:00 PM

Join distinguished speakers as they discuss topics surrounding the exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville. Join us for discussions of the artist's biography, Baltimore during the time of his life, costume and military uniforms in his work, the artistic environment he encountered in Düsseldorf, the material culture depicted in his paintings, and African-Americans in Woodville's art.

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ArtTots Toddler Program: On the Move

Tuesday, March 19, 2013–Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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 transportation in art! Teacher: Miss Emily

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Homeschool Workshop: New Eyes on America 7-9

Thursday, March 21, 2013–Thursday, March 21, 2013
01:15 PM–03:30 PM

This special exhibition workshop will explore the historic paintings of 19th-century Baltimore artist Richard Caton Woodville. Woodville is known for his realistic depictions of everyday life. Students will examine his works of art and develop a better understanding of the 1840s and 1850s in American and European history.

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Homeschool Workshop: New Eyes on America 5-6

Thursday, March 21, 2013–Thursday, March 21, 2013
01:15 PM–03:30 PM

This special exhibition workshop will explore the historic paintings of 19th-century Baltimore artist Richard Caton Woodville. Woodville is known for his realistic depictions of everyday life. Students will examine his works of art and develop a better understanding of the 1840s and 1850s in American and European history.

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Homeschool Workshop: New Eyes on America 10-12

Thursday, March 21, 2013–Thursday, March 21, 2013
01:15 PM–03:30 PM

This special exhibition workshop will explore the historic paintings of 19th-century Baltimore artist Richard Caton Woodville. Woodville is known for his realistic depictions of everyday life. Students will examine his works of art and develop a better understanding of the 1840s and 1850s in American and European history.

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ArtTots Toddler Program: On the Move

Tuesday, March 26, 2013–Tuesday, March 26, 2013
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 transportation in art! Teacher: Miss Emily

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ArtKids Preschool Program: Little Girl in a Red Dress with Cat and Dog

Tuesday, April 02, 2013–Tuesday, April 02, 2013
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore painted stories in art! Little Girl in a Red Dress with Cat and Dog by Nicholas B.A. Nicholson. 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.

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Mini Camp: Paint the Town!

Tuesday, April 02, 2013–Tuesday, April 02, 2013
09:00 AM–04:30 PM

No school today? Mini Camps at the Walters offers creative kids a unique and fun-filled way to spend the day! We will travel back in time to Baltimore during the 19th century as we explore our special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville. Work together to discover new inventions and create visual tricks! We'll spend the day in the studios creating artwork, playing parlor games, and visiting the special exhibition to learn, observe & imagine.

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ArtKids Preschool Program: Little Girl in a Red Dress with Cat and Dog

Wednesday, April 03, 2013–Wednesday, April 03, 2013
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore painted stories in art! Little Girl in a Red Dress with Cat and Dog by Nicholas B.A. Nicholson. 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.

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New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard C. Woodville Teacher Workshop Parts 1 and 2

Wednesday, April 03, 2013–Wednesday, April 10, 2013
04:30 PM–07:00 PM

Woodville was known for his use of narrative detail and his humorous characterizations of 19th-century America. On April 3, 2013, join curators and museum educators for a guided tour of this special exhibition while enjoying 19th-century inspired refreshments. The second part of this workshop will take place on April 10th and will feature a professional teaching artist who will lead you through performing arts, social studies, language arts, and visual arts integrated activities.

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New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard C. Woodville Teacher Workshop Part 1

Wednesday, April 03, 2013–Wednesday, April 03, 2013
04:30 PM–06:30 PM

Woodville was known for his use of narrative detail and his humorous characterizations of 19th-century America. On April 3, 2013, join curators and museum educators for a guided tour of this special exhibition while enjoying 19th-century inspired refreshments.

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Lunch and Learn: A Closer Look at Woodville

Thursday, April 04, 2013–Thursday, April 04, 2013
12:00 PM–01:00 PM

Bring your light lunch and listen as Walters' Paintings Conservator Eric Gordon shares his insight into Baltimore artist Richard Caton Woodville from a technical perspective. Eric spent many hours completing a technical research study on the Walters’ Woodville paintings in preparation for the special exhibition New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville.

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ArtKids Preschool Program: Little Girl in a Red Dress with Cat and Dog

Saturday, April 06, 2013–Saturday, April 06, 2013
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore painted stories in art! Little Girl in a Red Dress with Cat and Dog by Nicholas B.A. Nicholson. 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.

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Drop-in Art Activities: Paint me a Story

Saturday, April 06, 2013–Sunday, April 28, 2013
10:00 AM–03:00 PM

In April, roll up your sleeves and put on your smocks as we explore paint together! We’ll take a close look at paintings from the special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville, and learn how to use paint in brand new ways to tell our own stories. Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration required—drop-in, make, and take a fantastic piece of art home with you!

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Walk-In Tour of New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Sunday, April 07, 2013–Sunday, April 07, 2013
01:00 PM–02:00 PM

In this one of our free, weekly walk-in tours, explore the paintings showing life and politics in mid-19th century America by Baltimore-born artist Richard Caton Woodville. No reservations are required. Just walk in.

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Waltee's Cubs Baby Program: Story Time

Tuesday, April 09, 2013–Tuesday, April 09, 2013
01:00 PM–02:00 PM

NEW! Waltee's Cubs is our newest program for families with infants and pre-toddlers. Waltee's Cubs invites parents, grandparents, and caregivers with children birth to 18 months of age to bond, play and learn in the museum galleries during this 60 minute class. Each program includes activities for play and sensory exploration within our galleries and age-appropriate art activities in the comfort of our private studio. Cooing and crying are welcome!

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FREE Victorian Family Festival

Saturday, April 13, 2013–Saturday, April 13, 2013
10:00 AM–04:00 PM

Stroll through Baltimore's cobblestone streets as we experience life in the 19th century. Share your stories using a printing press and send a secret message using Morse Code, play in our 5th annual early childhood area, and enjoy captivating performances all day long! Strap on your suspenders as we create Victorian art together! Visit the special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville, for FREE today!

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ArtTots Toddler Program: Long Ago...

Tuesday, April 16, 2013–Tuesday, April 16, 2013
09:45 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 stories in art! Teacher: Miss Emily

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Members-Only Tour: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Wednesday, April 17, 2013–Wednesday, April 17, 2013
01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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. Join exhibition curator Joy Heyrman for a special tour of this exciting exhibition.

MORE INFO →


Homeschool Workshop: New Eyes on America 5-6

Thursday, April 18, 2013–Thursday, April 18, 2013
01:15 PM–03:30 PM

This special exhibition workshop will explore the historic paintings of 19th-century Baltimore artist Richard Caton Woodville. Woodville is known for his realistic depictions of everyday life. Students will examine his works of art and develop a better understanding of the 1840s and 1850s in American and European history.

MORE INFO →


Homeschool Workshop: New Eyes on America 7-9

Thursday, April 18, 2013–Thursday, April 18, 2013
01:15 PM–03:30 PM

This special exhibition workshop will explore the historic paintings of 19th-century Baltimore artist Richard Caton Woodville. Woodville is known for his realistic depictions of everyday life. Students will examine his works of art and develop a better understanding of the 1840s and 1850s in American and European history.

MORE INFO →


Homeschool Workshop: New Eyes on America 10-12

Thursday, April 18, 2013–Thursday, April 18, 2013
01:15 PM–03:30 PM

This special exhibition workshop will explore the historic paintings of 19th-century Baltimore artist Richard Caton Woodville. Woodville is known for his realistic depictions of everyday life. Students will examine his works of art and develop a better understanding of the 1840s and 1850s in American and European history.

MORE INFO →


ArtKids Preschool Program: Little Girl in a Red Dress with Cat and Dog

Saturday, April 20, 2013–Saturday, April 20, 2013
10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore painted stories in art! Little Girl in a Red Dress with Cat and Dog by Nicholas B.A. Nicholson. 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.

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Canceled: Antiques Appraisal Day with J. Michael Flanigan

Saturday, April 20, 2013–Saturday, April 20, 2013
12:00 PM–03:30 PM

This event has been canceled.

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Walk-In Tour: New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Sunday, April 21, 2013–Sunday, April 21, 2013
01:00 PM–02:00 PM

In this one of our free, weekly walk-in tours, explore the paintings showing life and politics in mid-19th century America by Baltimore-born artist Richard Caton Woodville. No reservations are required. Just walk in.

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ArtTots Toddler Program: Long Ago...

Tuesday, April 23, 2013–Tuesday, April 23, 2013
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 stories in art! Teacher: Miss Emily

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Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Illustrate the News 1PM

Saturday, April 27, 2013–Saturday, April 27, 2013
01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Work together as reporters, journalists, editors, designers and illustrators to produce a newspaper of your very own! What news is important to you? Put your pen to paper and set your type to share stories about your life with one another. We will interview characters found throughout the special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville, to find our front page story!

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Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Illustrate the News 11AM

Saturday, April 27, 2013–Saturday, April 27, 2013
11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Work together as reporters, journalists, editors, designers and illustrators to produce a newspaper of your very own! What news is important to you? Put your pen to paper and set your type to share stories about your life with one another. We will interview characters found throughout the special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville, to find our front page story!

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KAL: 35 Years as an International Editorial Cartoonist

Sunday, May 05, 2013–Sunday, May 05, 2013
02:00 PM–03:00 PM

The Walters welcomes back Kevin 'KAL' Kallaugher, former Baltimore Sun editorial cartoonist, and current cartoonist for The Economist. Best known for his internationally syndicated political cartoons that have appeared in over 100 publications worldwide, KAL will reference political cartoons in Woodville and talk about his 35 years as an international editorial cartoonist. Book-signing of KAL’s latest book follows. Books available for purchase in the Museum Store.

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Walk-In Tour: New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Sunday, May 05, 2013–Sunday, May 05, 2013
01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Explore the paintings showing life and politics in mid-19th century America by Baltimore-born artist Richard Caton Woodville. This tour is free with admission to the special exhibition.

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On-site Insights: Developing an Exhibition

Thursday, May 23, 2013–Thursday, May 23, 2013
06:00 PM–07:00 PM

In this Onsite Insights program, the Walters' exhibition team will share stories of the development of the exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville. Held during our Thursday evening hours, and includes free admission to the special exhibition. For this event, we extend a special welcome to our visitors from the 2013 Annual Meeting and Museum Expo hosted by the American Alliance of Museums.

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