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from the Walters Art Museum

04/14/15See Gold of the Ancient Americas and Celebrate Mother's Day at the Walters

02/23/15Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble On View Beginning March 29

03/18/15Hop into Spring with April Museum Tours and Student Workshops

03/03/15Walters Art Museum Raises $30 Million for Endowment

02/13/15Delve into March with a Celebration of African-American History and Student Art Exhibitions

01/16/15Celebrate Love and Make Art at the Walters in February

01/16/15ArtBytes 3 Hackathon Marries Technology and Creativity

01/12/15Come to the Walters for a Love-Themed Super Thursday Party

12/08/14Kick Off the New Year at a King Family Festival and Rye Tasting

11/06/14Celebrate the Holidays, Take Tours, and Meet Jessye Norman at the Walters in December

09/22/14The Walters Celebrates its 80th Anniversary with From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

09/01/14See A New Installation, Attend Art Activities and Lectures in October

09/16/14Walters Art Museum Unveils Off the Wall Exhibition in Howard County

07/21/14Fall into September with Art Activities, Tours, Lectures and Musical Performances

06/19/14Museum Closure

06/02/14Sizzle in July and August at Super Thursday, Sondheim and Children's Art Programs

05/19/14Walters Art Museum Awarded $913,000 for Exhibitions and Hackerman House Upgrades

05/02/14Discover the Walters in New Ways Beginning Summer 2014

05/01/14See the Sondheim Exhibition and Music in Medieval Manuscripts

03/24/14The Walters Highlights 150 Years of Collecting American Art in Spring Focus Show

04/18/14Finalists For The 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize

03/18/14Explore American Artists Abroad and Family Programs in May

03/07/14Celebrate Art Blooms and Asian Art at Demonstrations and Festivals in April

11/27/13Designed for Flowers Exhibition Celebrates Many of Japan’s Greatest Contemporary Ceramic Artists

02/14/14Explore Japanese Ceramics and the Art of Ikebana in March

02/04/14Walters Art Museum Announces Second Annual ArtBytes Hackathon Winners

01/29/14Learn about the History of Baltimore’s Very Own Monument Man

01/17/14Celebrate Black History and the Chinese New Year at the Walters

01/17/14Application Programming Interface for the Collection of the Walters Art Museum

12/20/13Walters Hosts Educational Events, MLK Family Festival and Walking Tours in January

12/16/13The Walters Acquires Seven Japanese Paintings

12/11/13Second Annual Art Bytes Hackathon Connects Technology and Creativity

11/08/13Celebrate the Christmas Holiday at the Walters

05/28/13Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum Celebrates the Ancient Egyptian Crocodile God

09/18/13Walters Art Museum Participates in the Baltimore Book Festival 2013

08/12/13Jacob Lawrence’s Genesis Series Remembers Sermons from the Holy Bible

08/16/13The Walters Announces "Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum" Programs

07/18/13Join The Walters for Fall Educational Events, Gallery Talks, and Walking Tours

07/15/13Gabriela Bulisova Wins Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize

05/12/13Site Unseen Exhibits Artworks Off Their Pedestals

04/17/13Finalists For The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize

06/19/13Sondheim Artscape Prize Exhibition on View at the Walters Art Museum June 29 – August 11

05/10/13The Walters Art Museum Awarded Nearly $340,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities

04/09/13The Walters’ “Off the Wall” Project Wins Gold ADDY® Award

02/07/13Maryland High School Students’ Artwork in "New Eyes on America: Student Response"

02/04/13The Walters Presents Exhibition of Richard Caton Woodville, Mid-19th Century Painter of American Stories

03/05/13Media Calendar for May/June 2013

02/20/13Walters Art Museum Appoints Julia Marciari-Alexander as New Executive Director

02/19/13Semifinalists Announced for Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize

02/15/13Institute of Museum and Library Services Announces The Walters Art Museum as Finalist for the 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

02/04/13Family, Adult and Community Programs Complement Upcoming Exhibition

01/24/13Walters Art Museum Acquires Major Work by African American Artist

01/21/13Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo’s Ben Ezra Synagogue

01/16/13Photograph of 19th-Century African American Sculptor Edmonia Lewis Discovered by Walters Art Museum Staff Member

12/12/12Advance Exhibition Schedule

12/10/12Media Calendar for March-April 2013

11/13/12Baltimore Museum of Art Shop and Walters Art Museum Store Collaborate on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24

10/27/12Diadem and Dagger: Jewish Silversmiths of Yemen

10/17/12The Walters Art Museum To Host The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize For 2013

10/15/12The Walters Art Museum Receives $50,000 Planning Grant to Explore Impact of Art-Enrichment on Early Childhood Brain Development

10/14/12Walters Art Museum Exhibition Reveals the African Presence in Renaissance Europe

10/14/12Walters Art Museum Exhibition Reveals the African Presence in Renaissance Europe

10/10/12The Walters’ Paintings Are “Off the Wall” and Roaming a Neighborhood Near You

09/15/12African Presence: Student Response

09/13/12Constellation Thursday Nights Brings New Evening Hours to the Walters

09/11/12The Walters Turns Baltimore into an Open-Air Museum

09/10/12Family, Adult and Community Programs Complement Upcoming Exhibition

08/11/12Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook’s The Two Planets Video Art Opens 8/11

07/31/12The Walters Art Museum Receives over $110,000 Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services

07/09/12Media Calendar for September/October 2012

06/30/12Paradise Imagined: The Garden in the Islamic and Christian World

06/17/12Crowd-Curated Public Property Exhibition at the Walters Invites Community Participation throughout Exhibition Process

05/19/1220th Century Japanese Prints by Hashiguchi Goyo of Beautiful Women

05/08/12Waltee's Cubs Baby Program at the Walters, 5/8 & 6/12

05/08/12The Walters Uploads More Than 19,000 Images of Artworks to Wikimedia

04/23/12Media Calendar for July/August 2012

04/13/12Art Blooms Floral Festival at the Walters, 4/13-15

04/05/12The Walters Art Museum Announces Gift from Robert Meyerhoff of 21 Floral Still Lifes

03/29/12NEW! Waltee's Cubs Baby Program for Ages Birth-18 months

03/26/12The Walters Art Museum Receives $265,000 NEH Grant to Digitize Over 100 Flemish Manuscripts

03/07/12Gary Vikan Announces Plans to Step Down as Director of the Walters Art Museum in 2013

03/06/12Media Calendar for May/June 2012

03/01/12Ancient America Forum at the Walters, 3/17

02/25/12Near Paris: The Watercolors of Léon Bonvin

02/12/12Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas Exhibition Features Artwork from Mexico to Peru Spanning More Than 2,500 Years of Creativity

01/21/12Peer One Video Tour Injects New Perspectives and Interactions with the Walters Art Museum’s Permanent Collection

01/21/12Touch and the Enjoyment of Sculpture: Exploring the Appeal of Renaissance Statuettes

01/11/12Peer One Video Tour Injects Contemporary Perspectives into the Walters' Collection

01/06/12Public Programs Complement the Special Exhibition Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift

12/28/11Media Calendar for March/April 2012

12/20/11260 Russian Enamels Bequeathed, Finest Pieces from U.S. Private Collection

12/05/11Explorando 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

11/04/11Eureka! Jewelry Fair at the Walters

10/29/11Thai Story: The Vessantara Jataka

10/16/11Lost 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

10/16/11Public programs compliment the special exhibition Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes

10/16/11Multimedia to compliment the special exhibition Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes

10/04/11The Walters Art Museum Removes Copyright Restrictions from more than 10,000 Images

09/17/11Puzzles of the Brain: An Artist’s Journey through Amnesia

09/08/11The 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

07/02/11The Art of the Writing Instrument from Paris to Persia

06/18/11Setting Sail: Images of the Sea from the Walters' Collection

06/12/11International Family Day

04/19/11Materials Scientists, Conservators Join Forces to Preserve Silver Artifacts and Art

03/12/11Realistic Perfection: The Making of Oriental Ceramic Art

02/26/11Relics and Reliquaries: Reconsidered

02/13/11Treasures 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

11/20/10German Drawings From The Walters' Collection

11/11/10Military Family Wins Necklace during the Walter Art Museum's Jewelry Fair "Finders Keepers" Game

11/06/10Beasts on Parchment: Picturing Animals in Medieval Manuscripts

10/26/10Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe

10/26/10Public Programs Complement the Special Exhibition Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion In Medieval Europe

09/19/10Enchanting Exhibition of Magic, Illusion and Make-Believe Worlds Opening Sept. 19 at the Walters Art Museum

09/19/10Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic

09/19/10Walter Wick: Inside Secrets about Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic

09/09/10Former Poet Laureate of Maryland to Read at the Walters Art Museum

07/31/10Great Illustrations: Drawings and Books from the Walters' Collection

07/23/10Family and Adult Programs Complement the Special Exhibition Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos And Toys In The Attic.

06/18/10IMLS Launches National Campaign to Promote 21st Century Skills and Community Engagement

06/17/10Checkmate! Medieval People at Play

05/12/10Fact Sheet for Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic

05/12/10The Walters Art Museum's Associate Director Kate Markert to Become Executive Director of Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in Washington, DC

05/08/10Bearing Witness: Work by Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry

04/17/10Walters' Exhibition of New Drawing Acquisitions Opens April 17

04/05/10The Walters Art Museum Receives $315,000 Grant From National Endowment For The Humanities to Support Digitization of Medieval Manuscript Collection

03/20/10Poetry and Prayer: Islamic Manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum

02/14/10A Variety Of Asian-Themed Programs Complement The Japanese Cloisonne' Enamels Special Exhibition

02/14/10Beautiful Handcrafted Cloisonné Enamel Treasures From Japan's "Golden Age" on view at The Walters Art Museum

02/14/10Japanese Cloisonné Enamels from the Stephen W. Fisher Collection

02/14/10Japanese Cloisonné Enamels Press Material

01/23/10Beauty and the Brain: A Neural Approach to Aesthetics

01/23/10Beauty and the Brain: A Neural Approach to Aesthetics

12/03/09The Christmas Story: Picturing the Birth of Christ in Medieval Manuscripts

12/02/09A Variety Of Asian-Themed Programs Complement the Japanese Cloisonné Enamels Special Exhibition

11/10/09Make The Walters Art Museum Your Destination During This Holiday Season

10/11/09Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece

10/11/09Travel Back in Time with Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece, an Exhibition This Fall at The Walters Art Museum

08/15/09Shrunken Treasures: Miniaturization in Books and Art

05/29/09Walters Art Museum Announces the Temporary Closing of Some 19th-Century Galleries

05/20/09Herman Maril: An American Modernist Opens at the Walters June 28

03/04/09Rembrandt Peale's Portrait of John Meer: A New Addition to the American Art Collection Opens at Walters March 4

03/04/09Rembrandt Peale's Portrait of John Meer: A New Addition to the American Art Collection Opens at Walters March 4

02/15/09The Saint John's Bible: A Modern Vision of Medieval Methods Opens at the Walters Feb.15

01/08/09Walters Art Museum Provides "Behind-the-Scenes" View of Conservation Lab through New Glass Window

12/19/08The Romance of the Rose: Visions of Love in Illuminated Medieval Manuscripts

11/14/08Contemporary Museum, Walters Art Museum to Offer Dawoud Bey Exhibitions

11/18/08Baltimore Benefactor Donates Bouguereau Painting to the Walters Art Museum


10/24/08Walters, Winterthur and University of Delaware Assist in the Creation of Conservation and Historic Preservation Institute in Erbil, Iraq



06/02/08Follow the Journey of a Medieval Shrine from Creation to Present Day

05/22/08Contemporary Artist Sonya Clark Explores Notions of Beauty in Summer Exhibition at The Walters

06/16/08Fascinating Art of Ancient Southern Arabia—Largely Unknown in the West—comes to The Walters July 20


05/15/07Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt

02/11/07Untamed: The Art of Antoine-Louis Barye

02/11/07Beginning February 11, The Walters Presents—Untamed: The Art of Antoine-Louis Barye

12/02/06Daily Magic in Ancient Egypt

11/04/06For This Is My Body: The Medieval Missal

10/15/06Courbet and the Modern Landscape

07/31/06Courbet and The Modern Landscape is the First Major Exhibition to Examine Courbet's Pivotal Landscapes


09/16/06Courbet/Not Courbet

07/25/06The Walters Changes Hours Beginning October 1

07/22/06Schatzkammer: Henry Walters' German Manuscripts

05/22/06The Walters Presents Rarely Seen Medieval Books In Schatzkammer: Henry Walters’ German Manuscripts

06/18/06Mightier Than the Sword: The Satirical Pen of KAL

05/31/06Free 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

02/11/06Louis Bourgeois: Femme

01/14/06The Art of Law: Legal Documents From the Collection of the Walters Art Museum

12/13/05The Walters Art Museum Presents The Art of Law: Legal Documents From The Collection Of The Walters Art Museum

11/21/05The Walters Art Museum Announces Major Step Toward Expansion

11/19/05Sacred Arts and City Life: The Glory of Medieval Novgorod

10/22/05Palace of Wonders: The New Galleries of Renaissance and Baroque Art

08/22/08Palace of Wonders: The New Galleries of Renaissance and Baroque Art

10/12/05Things With Wings: Mythological Figures in Ancient Greek Art

09/12/05The Walters Presents Palace of Wonders: The New Galleries of Renaissance and Baroque Art Opening October 22, 2005

05/24/05With X-Ray Florescence Imaging, New Ability to Read Previously Unknown Mathematical Treatises in Archimedes Palimpsest

04/30/05Byzantine Art From the Dumbarton Oaks Collection

03/30/05This Spring the Walters Art Museum Presents Rare Two-Year Loan

09/22/02Art of the Ancient Americas