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Events for Tuesday, April 25, 2017

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date: Ongoing

This installation brings together an extraordinary group of art and artifacts to illustrate the intriguing stories behind the Walters family’s magnificent gift to the city. From Rye to Raphael features 200 works chosen for their beauty and craftsmanship, alongside Walters family photographs and historic material culled from the archives. After viewing the installation, visitors are invited to consider the impact of giving on our community today.

Conservation Window

Date: Friday, January 29, 2016–Sunday, October 13, 2019

Time: 12:30 PM–04:00 PM

Take advantage of the opportunity to talk with our conservators during our viewing times. We hope you enjoy this "behind the scenes" look at conservation work in the museum. Watch a conservator at work in the galleries. Inquire at the Information Desk about times and locations.

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2016–Monday, December 18, 2017

Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM

Open until 9 p.m. each Thursday, the Walters welcomes you to discover the collection, take in a gallery talk, make art, and spend time with friends.

Drop-In Art Activities: Fantasy

Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017–Sunday, April 30, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM–04:00 PM

Every weekend join us in our studios and create artful projects related to the collection and special exhibitions. Check out our monthly themes and visit often to participate in a different project each weekend. No registration required—drop in, make, and take a fantastic work of art home with you!

Creative City Public Charter School Student Art Show

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017–Sunday, April 30, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum is excited to host exhibitions on the museum’s Sculpture Court that highlight artworks by students.

Art Tots: Fantasy

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

Learning is fun at the Walters for children 2–3 years old and their favorite adults. Each Art Tots class will introduce toddlers to art and the museum through stories, gallery play, and an art making activity.

Peabody at Night: Peabody Dance

Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Time: 07:00 PM–08:30 PM

This group of pre-professional dancers will perform collaborative projects—inspired by works in the Walters’ collection—on the stunning Sculpture Court. Melissa Stafford, Director and Department Chair, and Constance Dinapoli, Artistic Coordinator of Contemporary Dance, will provide context and remarks on the program. Presented in partnership with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.

Creative City Public Charter School Student Art Show Reception

Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–03:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum is excited to host exhibitions on the museum’s Sculpture Court that highlight artworks by students. Join us for the reception for student artists, their teachers, and families.

Walk In Tour: Rye to Raphael

Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, in this reinstallation of the 19th century collection. We’ll explore the Walters’ tastes, varied art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore while seeing the paintings and sculptures they purchased.