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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.

Gallery Talk: The World on Sale: 50 Years of Shopping at World

Gallery Talk: The World on Sale: 50 Years of Shopping at World's Fairs

Date Thursday, March 5, 2015

Time 06:30 PM–07:00 PM

Curator Jo Briggs will lead a half-hour-long tour and discussion of decorative art from World's Fairs featured in "From Rye to Raphael."

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."

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!

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.

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.

Gallery Talk: Hybrid Texts: The Walters' Collection of Rare Incunabula

Date Thursday, April 2, 2015

Time 06:30 PM–07:15 PM

Curator Lynley Herbert leads a half-hour-long tour and discussion of the special exhibition "From Pen to Press."

The Romance of Rome and the Business of Sculpture

The Romance of Rome and the Business of Sculpture

Date Sunday, April 12, 2015

Time 02:00 PM–03:00 PM

Using William Henry Rinehart’s Roman studio as a case study, curator Jenny Carson will outline the way in which traditional marble sculptures were produced and marketed throughout much of the nineteenth century.

Make Night: Stone Lettercarving

Date Thursday, April 16, 2015

Time 06:00 PM–08:00 PM

Explore stone carving and lettering while learning about our current exhibition, "From Rough Stone to Living Marble."

Women's Committee Event: A Spring Day in Paris Lecture

Date Friday, April 17, 2015

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Laura Dowling, chief floral designer at the White House, gives a lecture and demonstrates her floral arranging technique.

Women's Committee Event: A Spring Day in Paris Lecture and Luncheon

Date Friday, April 17, 2015

Time 10:30 AM–02:00 PM

Laura Dowling, chief floral designer at the White House, gives a lecture and demonstrates her floral arranging technique. Seated luncheon to follow.

Free Spring into Science Family Festival

Free Spring into Science Family Festival

Date Saturday, April 18, 2015

Time 10:00 AM–04:00 PM

Spend the day immersed in the wonders of science and art! No registration required; just walk-in and enjoy!

John and Berthe Ford Annual Lecture: Establishing Authenticity in Traditional Chinese Painting

Date Sunday, April 19, 2015

Time 02:00 PM–03:00 PM

How does one distinguish an authentic Chinese painting from a copy or forgery? This lecture examines some of the key issues involved in the appreciation of Chinese painting.

Gallery Talk: Sebastian Martorana

Gallery Talk: Sebastian Martorana

Date Thursday, April 23, 2015

Time 06:30 PM–07:00 PM

Sculptor Sebastian Martorana leads a half-hour-long tour and discussion in the special exhibition "From Rough Stone to Living Marble," linking traditional practices with contemporary pieces.

Gallery Talk: Love Reconciled with Death

Gallery Talk: Love Reconciled with Death

Date Thursday, May 7, 2015

Time 06:30 PM–07:00 PM

Curator Jenny Carson leads a half-hour-long tour and discussion in the special exhibition "From Rough Stone to Living Marble," with an emphasis on the process of creating marble sculpture.

Gallery Talk: Ancient Rome: The A-List

Gallery Talk: Ancient Rome: The A-List

Date Thursday, June 4, 2015

Time 06:30 PM–07:15 PM

Join John Shields, manager of docent and internship programs, as he discusses the goals of Roman portraiture through examples from the Walters collection.

Lily Cox-Richard: Possessing Powers

Date Sunday, June 7, 2015

Time 02:00 PM–03:00 PM

Guests will learn about contemporary figurative sculpture and the postmodernist practice of mining existing art history and images.