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Events for Friday, March 6, 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.

Baltimore County Public Schools Student Art Show

Baltimore County Public Schools Student Art Show

Date Tuesday, February 24, 2015–Monday, March 23, 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 Baltimore County Public Schools celebrate students' artistic achievements with an exhibition of artwork inspired by the Walters' collection.

Peabody on the Court Music Series

Date Friday, March 6, 2015

Time 12:00 PM–01:00 PM

Harpist Jasmine Hogan presents an hour-long concert of classical music on the Sculpture Court.

Art Kids Preschool Program: The Jones Family Express by Javaka Steptoe

Date Saturday, March 7, 2015

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore families in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

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.

Walk-in Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders

Walk-in Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders

Date Sunday, March 8, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

The Chamber of Art and Wonders replicates a 17th-century collection of artworks and natural wonders from around the world. Join us for this free tour of one of the museum's unique galleries.

Art Babies Program: In My Family

Date Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Art Babies invites parents, grandparents, and caregivers with children birth to 12 months of age to bond, play, and learn in the museum galleries during this 60-minute class. Cooing and crying are welcome!

Art Kids Preschool Program: The Jones Family Express by Javaka Steptoe

Date Saturday, March 14, 2015

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore families in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 3–5 years old. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

Scout Workshop: The Walters Story

Date Saturday, March 14, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–03:00 PM

Step back in time and meet the Walters family and learn about their collection during this interactive, two-hour program designed for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, and Cubs.

Walk-in Tour: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Walk-in Tour: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date Sunday, March 15, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum began as the private passion of two men, William T. Walters (1819–1894) and his son, Henry (1848–1931), but grew into a public mission to bring art to the people of Baltimore. Explore our new installation in this week's Sunday walk-in tour.

Scout Workshop: The Walters Story

Date Sunday, March 15, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–03:00 PM

Step back in time and meet the Walters family and learn about their collection during this interactive, two-hour program designed for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, and Cubs.

Art Cubs Pre-Toddler Program: In My Family

Date Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Art Cubs invites parents, grandparents, and caregivers with children 13–23 months of age to sing and sway in the museum galleries during this 60-minute class. Wobbling and waltzing are welcome!

Make Night: Tangible Storytelling

Date Thursday, March 19, 2015

Time 06:00 PM–09:00 PM

Explore the interaction of serious play and computer science while learning about our current exhibition "From Pen to Press."

Marvelous Myths Ages 5-6 Homeschool Workshop

Marvelous Myths Ages 5-6 Homeschool Workshop

Date Thursday, March 19, 2015

Time 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

What is a siren? Why did the ancient Egyptians make mummies? Who was the strongest hero in the ancient world? In this mythology workshop, students discover the narrative belief systems of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome. Students identify the visual attributes of mythological characters in ancient works of art and apply their new knowledge to create their own works of art in the studio.

Marvelous Myths Ages 7-9 Homeschool Workshop

Marvelous Myths Ages 7-9 Homeschool Workshop

Date Thursday, March 19, 2015

Time 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

What is a siren? Why did the ancient Egyptians make mummies? Who was the strongest hero in the ancient world? In this mythology workshop, students discover the narrative belief systems of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome. Students identify the visual attributes of mythological characters in ancient works of art and apply their new knowledge to create their own works of art in the studio.

Marvelous Myths Ages 10-12 Homeschool Workshop

Marvelous Myths Ages 10-12 Homeschool Workshop

Date Thursday, March 19, 2015

Time 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

What is a siren? Why did the ancient Egyptians make mummies? Who was the strongest hero in the ancient world? In this mythology workshop, students discover the narrative belief systems of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome. Students identify the visual attributes of mythological characters in ancient works of art and apply their new knowledge to create their own works of art in the studio.

Teen Homeschool Drawing Workshop

Teen Homeschool Drawing Workshop

Date Thursday, March 19, 2015

Time 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

In this monthly workshop taught by artists, students develop their drawing skills through observation and practice in the Walters’ galleries. Students may work with instructors during a single session to learn basic drawing skills or attend multiple sessions to build a cohesive portfolio. This workshop, designed exclusively for 13-17 year-olds, is offered simultaneously with our monthly workshops for 5-12 year-olds on the third Thursday of the month, September–May; 1:15-3:30 p.m.

Free African American Family Festival

Free African American Family Festival

Date Saturday, March 21, 2015

Time 10:00 AM–04:00 PM

Join us in honoring the rich African American culture that has made our world a beautiful place through music, story, and art!

Walk-in Tour: The Influence of Religion on Art

Walk-in Tour: The Influence of Religion on Art

Date Sunday, March 22, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

This tour will examine how Judaism, Christianity, and Islam influenced the creation of art.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: A Captivating Collection (Morning Session)

Date Sunday, March 22, 2015

Time 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

What do you like to collect? Explore the collection from top to bottom and discover the Walters' greatest treasures. Where is the oldest piece of art in the museum? Which piece is the most expensive? Find them all and create a prized possession of your own.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: A Captivating Collection (Afternoon Session)

Date Sunday, March 22, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

What do you like to collect? Explore the collection from top to bottom and discover the Walters' greatest treasures. Where is the oldest piece of art in the museum? Which piece is the most expensive? Find them all and create a prized possession of your own.