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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Monday, April 11, 2011

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Free Medieval Family Festival at the Walters, 4/23

Explore a medieval kingdom, meet colorful characters and create dazzling artwork. Marvel at performers and feats of medieval might. Celebrate the debut of the new Medieval Art Family Guide and get a peek at the new Medieval Art Discovery Quilt. Dress up as a medieval lord or lady and take your place in the court. 

Plus, visit the special exhibition Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe for FREE during the festival. 

Dazzling Performances

11 a.m. Mark Jaster performing  A Fool Named “O”
12 p.m. Choregraphie Antiqu, performing Medieval Dancing, accompanied by The Splendid Shilling Consort
1 p.m. Fight School performing Sword History 101
3 p.m. GRAND FINALE: Ballet Theatre of Maryland performing Excalibur

Special Guests

Roland Park Elementary/Middle School Kindergarten presenting Castle Characters

Enoch Pratt Free Library presenting Play with Rapunzel Early Childhood Area

Where

The Walters Art Museum

When

Saturday, April 23, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 

Price

Free, including admission to the special exhibition Treasures of Heaven

More Info. Online

http://thewalters.org/eventscalendar/eventdetails.aspx?e=1910

Media Contact

Amy Mannarino, 410-547-9000, ext. 277, amannarino@thewalters.org