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Family Programs and Walk-In Tours Complement the Special Exhibition Herman Maril: An American Modernist

Baltimore—This summer the Walters Art Museum will offer programs in conjunction with the exhibition Herman Maril: An American Modernist. On view June 28 through Aug. 30, this exhibition will feature 26 seascapes, landscapes and still-life works celebrating the centennial of the birth of Baltimore artist Herman Maril.

To register for family programs, visit, call 410-547-9000, ext. 300 or email (unless otherwise noted).

Drop-in Art Activities

Saturdays & Sundays in August; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Price: Free

Painting Inside and Out

Inspired by the special exhibition Herman Maril: An American Modernist, young artists will explore vibrant colors, lines and shapes through different painting techniques using watercolor, paper tearing, oil pastels and other fun tools.

Artkids Preschool Programs

Saturday, August 1; Wednesday, August 5; Saturday, August 8, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Price: Free, online pre-registration required
Ages: For ages 3-5 and their favorite adult

I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! by Karen Beaumont

This 90-minute, hands-on program combines a story, a short tour and an art activity.

Walk, Wonder & Create Family Tour

Saturday, August, 15, 11 a.m.
Price: Free, online pre-registration required

Paint the Town!

Age: For ages 6-8 and their favorite adult

Pick up your palettes and travel to the special exhibition Herman Maril: An American Modernist. Listen to the sound of the ocean, look at colors that whisper and pop, and experience the world of an artist who grew up going to the Walters Art Museum as a kid.

Herman Maril: An American Modernist Weekend Walk-In Tours

Price: Free

Visit to verify dates and times.

The Paintings of Herman Maril

Sunday, July 12, 1 p.m.

Sunday, August 16, 2 p.m.

Please note: All programs are subject to change. Please consult the museum's Web site at prior to the date of the program to confirm.

The Walters Art Museum is located in Baltimore's historic Mount Vernon Cultural District at North Charles and Centre streets. Its permanent collection includes ancient art, medieval art and manuscripts, decorative objects, Asian art and Old Master and 19th-century paintings. Peabody Court is the official hotel of the Walters Art Museum. For hotel reservations, call 1-800-292-5500.