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Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire’s Legacy

Date: Sunday, November 12, 2017–Sunday, June 24, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

This exhibition explores the Russian crafts tradition that culminated in the creativity of the workshop of Carl Fabergé, with over 70 stunning objects on display—including two Imperial Easter Eggs purchased by the museum’s founder, Henry Walters. 

After Fabergé

Date: Sunday, November 12, 2017–Sunday, June 24, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

Five digital prints by artist Jonathan Monaghan present finely-crafted, surreal versions of the famous Fabergé Imperial Easter eggs, two of which are in the Walters’ collection. His large-scale prints blend the dazzling detail of the original masterworks with modern culture.

Maryland Art Education Association Student Art Exhibition

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017–Sunday, November 26, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum and the Maryland Art Education Association (MAEA) are excited to celebrate the artistic achievement of Pre-K through 12th-grade students in the annual MAEA Student Art Exhibition. MAEA advocates for and advances art education in Maryland in order to fulfill human potential and promote global understanding.

Museum Store Sunday

Date: Sunday, November 26, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

Get a head start on your holiday shopping with special discounts at the Walters on Museum Store Sunday! On Sunday, November 26, Walters Members receive a 20% discount on purchases at the Walters Museum Store; non-members receive a 10% discount. And that’s just the beginning!

Performance: Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Time: 06:30 PM–08:30 PM

Local jazz artist Todd Marcus will present a performance of his Blues for Tahrir, an emotional work about hope and loss inspired by the Egyptian uprising of 2011, as well as new pieces inspired by his neighborhood of Sandtown-Winchester. Docent-led tours of the Egyptian galleries will be given during intermission.

On the Rocks: A Drinks Party

Date: Saturday, December 9, 2017

Time: 07:00 PM–10:00 PM

Kick off the holiday season with a Russian twist on the popular event Rye Rocks at the Walters. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails mixed by Baltimore’s favorite bartenders while celebrating the fabulous new exhibition Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire’s Legacy. Proceeds benefit the Walters and its exhibition and education programs.

Member Tour: Celebrating the Holidays in Medieval Art

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Time: 12:30 PM–01:30 PM

For the holiday season, Christine Sciacca, associate curator of European art, 300–1400 CE, explores themes of gift-giving, feasting, and family in the Walters’ world-renowned collection of medieval art.

Gallery Talk: After Fabergé

Date: Thursday, January 4, 2018

Time: 06:30 PM–07:15 PM

Contemporary artist Jonathan Monaghan will discuss his series After Fabergé, which is concurrently on view with the exhibition. Associate Curator Jo Briggs will begin this talk with a close look at the Fabergé eggs that inspired Monaghan.

Film: Russian Ark

Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018

Time: 06:45 PM–08:30 PM

Filmed in a single take—the longest in cinema history—Russian Ark (2002) is a historical drama that moves through the rooms of the famous Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, exploring 300 years of Russian history.