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Events for Friday, March 27, 2015

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date Thursday, September 5, 2013–Friday, December 18, 2015

Time 05:00 PM–09:00 PM

Discover how the Walters comes alive at night! Every Thursday from 5-9 p.m., you can wander the galleries, see special exhibitions for FREE, eat in our café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.

Watch a Conservator at Work

Watch a Conservator at Work

Date Friday, October 24, 2014–Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Every Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 12:30 PM–04:00 PM
Every Fri, Sat, Sun

Did you know that people who preserve and restore artwork are called art conservators? Watch a conservator at work in the galleries. Inquire at the Information Desk about times and locations.

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date Sunday, October 26, 2014–Sunday, April 17, 2016
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story brings together for the first time an extraordinary group of art and artifacts to illustrate the intriguing stories behind the magnificent gift to the City from the Walters family.

From Pen to Press: Experimentation and Innovation in the Age of Print

From Pen to Press: Experimentation and Innovation in the Age of Print

Date Saturday, November 22, 2014–Sunday, April 12, 2015
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

This exhibition explores that moment of tension, beginning with the publication of Gutenberg’s Bible in 1455, when printing was a new, experimental medium. The result was a fascinating interplay of formats that led to hybrid works, failed experiments, and entirely new forms of books. This story is especially pertinent now, as we are experiencing our own technological revolution, moving from printed book to digital publishing.

Drop-in Art Activities: The Walters Story

Drop-in Art Activities: The Walters Story

Date Saturday, March 7, 2015–Sunday, March 29, 2015

Time 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

The Walters family collected art from around the world. Create your own watercolor paintings, silks, and more! By the end of the month, you’ll have the beginnings of your very own gallery.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Drawing Light

Date Saturday, March 28, 2015

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Create depth and volume as we explore light and shadow as tools in representational drawing. Recommended for ages 9–13.

Creative City Student Art Show

Creative City Student Art Show

Date Saturday, March 28, 2015–Saturday, April 11, 2015
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

The Walters Art Museum and the Creative City Public Charter School celebrate students' artistic achievements with an exhibition of artwork inspired by the Walters' collection.

Creative City Student Art Show Reception

Date Saturday, March 28, 2015
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 01:00 PM–03:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

In celebration of the Creative City Student Art Show, the Walters will host a reception for participating students and their families.

Rinehart

Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble

Date Sunday, March 29, 2015–Sunday, August 30, 2015
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

This spring, the Walters story continues with an exhibition exploring the workshop of 19th-century sculptor William Henry Rinehart.

Walk-in Tour: Art of the Ancient World

Date Sunday, March 29, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

“Art of the Ancient World” highlights works of art related to life in Egypt, the Ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome.

Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World

Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939

Date Sunday, March 29, 2015

Time 02:00 PM–03:00 PM

Join author and curator Jason Busch and learn more about the importance of World's Fairs on the development of innovative design and modern living.

Sensory Morning

Sensory Morning

Date Sunday, March 29, 2015

Time 09:00 AM–11:00 AM

Join us for a morning of accessible museum programming designed specifically for children with Sensory Processing Disorders and their entire family.

Art Tots Toddler Program: My Family Tree

Date Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Time 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

Explore families in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 2–3 years old. Each Art Tots class will introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities, and an art activity.