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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Sunday, June 12, 2011

Contact:
Mona M. Rock
(410) 547-9000, ext. 277
mrock@thewalters.org

International Family Day

Join us in celebration and enjoy art activities from around the world, displays of refugee and immigrant youth art, youth-oriented films about refugees and immigrants, performances and more!

What: International Family Day

http://thewalters.org/eventscalendar/eventdetails.aspx?e=1905
International Family Day highlights the global roots of our community. Join us in celebration and enjoy art activities from around the world, displays of refugee and immigrant youth art, youth-oriented films about refugees and immigrants, performances and more!
Schedule:
12-3 p.m. Art Activities: "Panoramic Neighborhood Prints" & "Family Tree Dolls"  
12-3 p.m. Refugee and Immigrant youth art exhibitions, featuring art created by students in Refugee Youth Project and Education Based Latino Outreach after-school programs, as well as Dear Baltimore, an exhibition of photography created by Patterson High School Students, in partnership with VisionWorkshops
1-2 p.m. Screening of On One Field, a documentary  by Mauricio Osirio about friendships  between refugees and immigrants in Baltimore developed through a mutual love of soccer
2-3 p.m. RYP and Friends' talent show, "Talents from Around the World," featuring special guests Shodekeh and Jason Baker and Student Immigrant Storytellers from Patterson High School, in partnership with the Jewish Museum of Maryland
The Refugee Youth Project <http://refugeeyouthproject.org/> (RYP) is a Baltimore City Community College program that provides after school academic support and art enrichment programming to Baltimore refugee youth. Education Based Latino Outreach <http://www.eblo.org/>  is a Baltimore non-profit whose mission to improve the lives of Hispanic children and families through education and cultural activities. The Walters partners with RYP and EBLO to enhance programming through field trips to the museum and outreach projects. For more information, email landerson@thewalters.org or call 410-547-9000 ext. 323.
This International Family Day is presented in partnership with the Refugee Youth Project and Education Based Latino Outreach.


Where
The Walters Art Museum, Graham Auditorium
The Walters is located near MTA bus lines (Nos. 3, 11, 31, 61, and 64) and the Centre Street Light Rail stop. Street parking is free in Mt. Vernon on Sundays.

When
Sunday, June 12, 12–3 p.m.
Price
Free

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