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Baltimore, MD 21201-5185
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Thursday, April 26, 2012


After Hours Night at the Walters, 4/26, 6-9 p.m.

What: After Hours at the Walters

Celebrate the opening of our special exhibition Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift with an After Hours event. Enjoy food, a cash bar, a discussion about "authentic" Mexican food and free entry to the exhibition. This chat between museum Director Gary Vikan and food scholar Jeffrey Pilcher will examine the historical struggles between globalization and national sovereignty in the creation of “authentic” Mexican food.
6 –8:45 p.m.       Drinks, food and access to the exhibition
7–8 p.m.              Spotlight with Gary Vikan: Planet Taco
The Walters Art Museum
Thursday, April 26, 6–9 p.m.
Media Contact:
Amy Mannarino, 410-547-9000, ext. 277,
Please contact the Office of Public Relations by Tuesday, April 24 to cover this event at the Walters.