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08/21/15 Make Art, Learn about Taxidermy and Tour the Walters in September
07/24/15 Walters Presents Groundbreaking Exhibition of Islamic Art
07/17/15 Discover Fashion, Make Gold Jewelry and Tour Galleries in August
06/11/15 Make Sushi, Hear Music and Tour Galleries at the Walters in July
05/18/15 Eleanor Hughes Joins Walters as Deputy Director for Art and Program
05/15/15 Tour Galleries and Attend Family Art Programs at the Walters in June
05/01/15 Walters Art Museum Weekend Hours
04/27/15 Walters and Morgan State Announce Strategic Partnership
04/14/15 See Gold of the Ancient Americas and Celebrate Mother's Day at the Walters
02/23/15 Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble On View Beginning March 29
03/18/15 Hop into Spring with April Museum Tours and Student Workshops
03/03/15 Walters Art Museum Raises $30 Million for Endowment
02/13/15 Delve into March with a Celebration of African-American History and Student Art Exhibitions
01/16/15 Celebrate Love and Make Art at the Walters in February
01/16/15 ArtBytes 3 Hackathon Marries Technology and Creativity
01/12/15 Come to the Walters for a Love-Themed Super Thursday Party
12/08/14 Kick Off the New Year at a King Family Festival and Rye Tasting
11/06/14 Celebrate the Holidays, Take Tours, and Meet Jessye Norman at the Walters in December
09/22/14 The Walters Celebrates its 80th Anniversary with From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story
09/01/14 See A New Installation, Attend Art Activities and Lectures in October
09/16/14 Walters Art Museum Unveils Off the Wall Exhibition in Howard County
07/21/14 Fall into September with Art Activities, Tours, Lectures and Musical Performances
06/19/14 Museum Closure
06/02/14 Sizzle in July and August at Super Thursday, Sondheim and Children's Art Programs
05/19/14 Walters Art Museum Awarded $913,000 for Exhibitions and Hackerman House Upgrades
05/02/14 Discover the Walters in New Ways Beginning Summer 2014
05/01/14 See the Sondheim Exhibition and Music in Medieval Manuscripts
03/24/14 The Walters Highlights 150 Years of Collecting American Art in Spring Focus Show
04/18/14 Finalists For The 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize
03/18/14 Explore American Artists Abroad and Family Programs in May
03/07/14 Celebrate Art Blooms and Asian Art at Demonstrations and Festivals in April
11/27/13 Designed for Flowers Exhibition Celebrates Many of Japan’s Greatest Contemporary Ceramic Artists
02/14/14 Explore Japanese Ceramics and the Art of Ikebana in March
02/04/14 Walters Art Museum Announces Second Annual ArtBytes Hackathon Winners
01/29/14 Learn about the History of Baltimore’s Very Own Monument Man
01/17/14 Celebrate Black History and the Chinese New Year at the Walters
01/17/14 Application Programming Interface for the Collection of the Walters Art Museum
12/20/13 Walters Hosts Educational Events, MLK Family Festival and Walking Tours in January
12/16/13 The Walters Acquires Seven Japanese Paintings
12/11/13 Second Annual Art Bytes Hackathon Connects Technology and Creativity
11/08/13 Celebrate the Christmas Holiday at the Walters
05/28/13 Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum Celebrates the Ancient Egyptian Crocodile God
09/18/13 Walters Art Museum Participates in the Baltimore Book Festival 2013
08/12/13 Jacob Lawrence’s Genesis Series Remembers Sermons from the Holy Bible
08/16/13 The Walters Announces "Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum" Programs
07/18/13 Join The Walters for Fall Educational Events, Gallery Talks, and Walking Tours
07/15/13 Gabriela Bulisova Wins Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize
05/12/13 Site Unseen Exhibits Artworks Off Their Pedestals
04/17/13 Finalists For The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize
06/19/13 Sondheim Artscape Prize Exhibition on View at the Walters Art Museum June 29 – August 11
05/10/13 The Walters Art Museum Awarded Nearly $340,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities
04/09/13 The Walters’ “Off the Wall” Project Wins Gold ADDY® Award
02/07/13 Maryland High School Students’ Artwork in "New Eyes on America: Student Response"
02/04/13 The Walters Presents Exhibition of Richard Caton Woodville, Mid-19th Century Painter of American Stories
03/05/13 Media Calendar for May/June 2013
02/20/13 Walters Art Museum Appoints Julia Marciari-Alexander as New Executive Director
02/19/13 Semifinalists Announced for Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize
02/15/13 Institute of Museum and Library Services Announces The Walters Art Museum as Finalist for the 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service
02/04/13 Family, Adult and Community Programs Complement Upcoming Exhibition
01/24/13 Walters Art Museum Acquires Major Work by African American Artist
01/21/13 Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo’s Ben Ezra Synagogue
01/16/13 Photograph of 19th-Century African American Sculptor Edmonia Lewis Discovered by Walters Art Museum Staff Member
12/12/12 Advance Exhibition Schedule
12/10/12 Media Calendar for March-April 2013
11/13/12 Baltimore Museum of Art Shop and Walters Art Museum Store Collaborate on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24
10/27/12 Diadem and Dagger: Jewish Silversmiths of Yemen
10/17/12 The Walters Art Museum To Host The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize For 2013
10/15/12 The Walters Art Museum Receives $50,000 Planning Grant to Explore Impact of Art-Enrichment on Early Childhood Brain Development
10/14/12 Walters Art Museum Exhibition Reveals the African Presence in Renaissance Europe
10/14/12 Walters Art Museum Exhibition Reveals the African Presence in Renaissance Europe
10/10/12 The Walters’ Paintings Are “Off the Wall” and Roaming a Neighborhood Near You
09/15/12 African Presence: Student Response
09/13/12 Constellation Thursday Nights Brings New Evening Hours to the Walters
09/11/12 The Walters Turns Baltimore into an Open-Air Museum
09/10/12 Family, Adult and Community Programs Complement Upcoming Exhibition
08/11/12 Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook’s The Two Planets Video Art Opens 8/11
07/31/12 The Walters Art Museum Receives over $110,000 Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
07/09/12 Media Calendar for September/October 2012
06/30/12 Paradise Imagined: The Garden in the Islamic and Christian World
06/17/12 Crowd-Curated Public Property Exhibition at the Walters Invites Community Participation throughout Exhibition Process
05/19/12 20th Century Japanese Prints by Hashiguchi Goyo of Beautiful Women
05/08/12 Waltee's Cubs Baby Program at the Walters, 5/8 & 6/12
05/08/12 The Walters Uploads More Than 19,000 Images of Artworks to Wikimedia
04/23/12 Media Calendar for July/August 2012
04/13/12 Art Blooms Floral Festival at the Walters, 4/13-15
04/05/12 The Walters Art Museum Announces Gift from Robert Meyerhoff of 21 Floral Still Lifes
03/29/12 NEW! Waltee's Cubs Baby Program for Ages Birth-18 months
03/26/12 The Walters Art Museum Receives $265,000 NEH Grant to Digitize Over 100 Flemish Manuscripts
03/07/12 Gary Vikan Announces Plans to Step Down as Director of the Walters Art Museum in 2013
03/06/12 Media Calendar for May/June 2012
03/01/12 Ancient America Forum at the Walters, 3/17
02/25/12 Near Paris: The Watercolors of Léon Bonvin
02/12/12 Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas Exhibition Features Artwork from Mexico to Peru Spanning More Than 2,500 Years of Creativity
01/21/12 Peer One Video Tour Injects New Perspectives and Interactions with the Walters Art Museum’s Permanent Collection
01/21/12 Touch and the Enjoyment of Sculpture: Exploring the Appeal of Renaissance Statuettes
01/11/12 Peer One Video Tour Injects Contemporary Perspectives into the Walters' Collection
01/06/12 Public Programs Complement the Special Exhibition Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift
12/28/11 Media Calendar for March/April 2012
12/20/11 260 Russian Enamels Bequeathed, Finest Pieces from U.S. Private Collection
12/05/11 Explorando el Arte de las Américas Antiguas–La Exposición es una Muestra de Obras de Arte de México a Perú que abarca más de 2,500 Años de Creatividad
11/04/11 Eureka! Jewelry Fair at the Walters
10/29/11 Thai Story: The Vessantara Jataka
10/16/11 Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes, opening at the Walters Oct. 16, 2011, reveals texts from the ancient world discovered by conserving and imaging The Archimedes Palimpsest
10/16/11 Public programs compliment the special exhibition Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes
10/16/11 Multimedia to compliment the special exhibition Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes
10/04/11 The Walters Art Museum Removes Copyright Restrictions from more than 10,000 Images
09/17/11 Puzzles of the Brain: An Artist’s Journey through Amnesia
09/08/11 The Walters Art Museum announces major gift of 300 works from the John Bourne arts of the Ancient Americas collection as well as $4 million dollar endowment
07/02/11 The Art of the Writing Instrument from Paris to Persia
06/18/11 Setting Sail: Images of the Sea from the Walters' Collection
06/12/11 International Family Day
04/19/11 Materials Scientists, Conservators Join Forces to Preserve Silver Artifacts and Art
03/12/11 Realistic Perfection: The Making of Oriental Ceramic Art
02/26/11 Relics and Reliquaries: Reconsidered
02/13/11 Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe, opening Feb. 13, 2011, at the Walters Art Museum, explores the convergence of art and spirituality in medieval times
11/20/10 German Drawings From The Walters' Collection
11/11/10 Military Family Wins Necklace during the Walter Art Museum's Jewelry Fair "Finders Keepers" Game
11/06/10 Beasts on Parchment: Picturing Animals in Medieval Manuscripts
10/26/10 Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe
10/26/10 Public Programs Complement the Special Exhibition Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion In Medieval Europe
09/19/10 Enchanting Exhibition of Magic, Illusion and Make-Believe Worlds Opening Sept. 19 at the Walters Art Museum
09/19/10 Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic
09/19/10 Walter Wick: Inside Secrets about Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic
09/09/10 Former Poet Laureate of Maryland to Read at the Walters Art Museum
07/31/10 Great Illustrations: Drawings and Books from the Walters' Collection
07/23/10 Family and Adult Programs Complement the Special Exhibition Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos And Toys In The Attic.
06/18/10 IMLS Launches National Campaign to Promote 21st Century Skills and Community Engagement
06/17/10 Checkmate! Medieval People at Play
05/12/10 Fact Sheet for Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic
05/12/10 The Walters Art Museum's Associate Director Kate Markert to Become Executive Director of Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in Washington, DC
05/08/10 Bearing Witness: Work by Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry
04/17/10 Walters' Exhibition of New Drawing Acquisitions Opens April 17
04/05/10 The Walters Art Museum Receives $315,000 Grant From National Endowment For The Humanities to Support Digitization of Medieval Manuscript Collection
03/20/10 Poetry and Prayer: Islamic Manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum
02/14/10 A Variety Of Asian-Themed Programs Complement The Japanese Cloisonne' Enamels Special Exhibition
02/14/10 Beautiful Handcrafted Cloisonné Enamel Treasures From Japan's "Golden Age" on view at The Walters Art Museum
02/14/10 Japanese Cloisonné Enamels from the Stephen W. Fisher Collection
02/14/10 Japanese Cloisonné Enamels Press Material
01/23/10 Beauty and the Brain: A Neural Approach to Aesthetics
01/23/10 Beauty and the Brain: A Neural Approach to Aesthetics
12/03/09 The Christmas Story: Picturing the Birth of Christ in Medieval Manuscripts
12/02/09 A Variety Of Asian-Themed Programs Complement the Japanese Cloisonné Enamels Special Exhibition
11/10/09 Make The Walters Art Museum Your Destination During This Holiday Season
10/11/09 Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece
10/11/09 Travel Back in Time with Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece, an Exhibition This Fall at The Walters Art Museum
08/15/09 Shrunken Treasures: Miniaturization in Books and Art
05/29/09 Walters Art Museum Announces the Temporary Closing of Some 19th-Century Galleries
05/20/09 Herman Maril: An American Modernist Opens at the Walters June 28
03/04/09 Rembrandt Peale's Portrait of John Meer: A New Addition to the American Art Collection Opens at Walters March 4
03/04/09 Rembrandt Peale's Portrait of John Meer: A New Addition to the American Art Collection Opens at Walters March 4
02/15/09 The Saint John's Bible: A Modern Vision of Medieval Methods Opens at the Walters Feb.15
01/08/09 Walters Art Museum Provides "Behind-the-Scenes" View of Conservation Lab through New Glass Window
12/19/08 The Romance of the Rose: Visions of Love in Illuminated Medieval Manuscripts
11/14/08 Contemporary Museum, Walters Art Museum to Offer Dawoud Bey Exhibitions
11/18/08 Baltimore Benefactor Donates Bouguereau Painting to the Walters Art Museum
11/15/08 Mummified
10/24/08 Walters, Winterthur and University of Delaware Assist in the Creation of Conservation and Historic Preservation Institute in Erbil, Iraq
09/08/08 BEDAZZLED: 5,000 YEARS OF JEWELRY SHINES AT THE WALTERS ART MUSEUM THIS FALL
08/21/08 THE WALTERS ART MUSEUM PRESENTS AUTUMN COLORS: JAPANESE PAINTINGS OF THE EDO PERIOD
06/02/08 Follow the Journey of a Medieval Shrine from Creation to Present Day
05/22/08 Contemporary Artist Sonya Clark Explores Notions of Beauty in Summer Exhibition at The Walters
06/16/08 Fascinating Art of Ancient Southern Arabia—Largely Unknown in the West—comes to The Walters July 20
08/31/07 DÉJÀ VU? OFFERS A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO ENJOY ARTWORKS BY BELOVED FRENCH MASTERS THROUGH THE EXPLORATION OF REPETITION IN EARLY MODERN PAINTING
05/15/07 Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt
02/11/07 Untamed: The Art of Antoine-Louis Barye
02/11/07 Beginning February 11, The Walters Presents—Untamed: The Art of Antoine-Louis Barye
12/02/06 Daily Magic in Ancient Egypt
11/04/06 For This Is My Body: The Medieval Missal
10/15/06 Courbet and the Modern Landscape
07/31/06 Courbet and The Modern Landscape is the First Major Exhibition to Examine Courbet's Pivotal Landscapes
07/31/06 THE WALTERS ART MUSEUM PRESENTS COURBET/NOT COURBET IN CONJUNCTION WITH AN UPCOMING COURBET LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION
09/16/06 Courbet/Not Courbet
07/25/06 The Walters Changes Hours Beginning October 1
07/22/06 Schatzkammer: Henry Walters' German Manuscripts
05/22/06 The Walters Presents Rarely Seen Medieval Books In Schatzkammer: Henry Walters’ German Manuscripts
06/18/06 Mightier Than the Sword: The Satirical Pen of KAL
05/31/06 Free Admission to Baltimore Museum of Art and Walters Art Museum Begins October 1
04/15/06 Interpretation by Design Contemporary Bookbindings by Stanley M. Sherman
02/11/06 Louis Bourgeois: Femme
01/14/06 The Art of Law: Legal Documents From the Collection of the Walters Art Museum
12/13/05 The Walters Art Museum Presents The Art of Law: Legal Documents From The Collection Of The Walters Art Museum
11/21/05 The Walters Art Museum Announces Major Step Toward Expansion
11/19/05 Sacred Arts and City Life: The Glory of Medieval Novgorod
10/22/05 Palace of Wonders: The New Galleries of Renaissance and Baroque Art
08/22/08 Palace of Wonders: The New Galleries of Renaissance and Baroque Art
10/12/05 Things With Wings: Mythological Figures in Ancient Greek Art
09/12/05 The Walters Presents Palace of Wonders: The New Galleries of Renaissance and Baroque Art Opening October 22, 2005
05/24/05 With X-Ray Florescence Imaging, New Ability to Read Previously Unknown Mathematical Treatises in Archimedes Palimpsest
04/30/05 Byzantine Art From the Dumbarton Oaks Collection
03/30/05 This Spring the Walters Art Museum Presents Rare Two-Year Loan
09/22/02 Art of the Ancient Americas