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Events for Wednesday, June 28, 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.

Training the Eye: 19th-Century Drawing

Date: Sunday, May 14, 2017–Sunday, August 13, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

Training the Eye explores the Walters' rich collection of works on paper through the lens of 19th-century artistic training and technique. Working in a range of mediums from watercolor to graphite to ink, artists honed their skills through intensive practice, seeking to become masters of their art. This intimate exhibition brings together 17 richly detailed and evocative portraits, still-life studies, and figure drawings—many of which are on view at the Walters for the very first time. This exhibition is generously supported by the Women's Committee.

Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize 2017 Finalists' Exhibition

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017–Sunday, August 13, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

This summer see an exhibition of the finalists’ work for the $25,000 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, Baltimore’s most prestigious artist award.

Summer Camp Grades 1-5: Art Off the Page! (Full Day)

Date: Monday, June 26, 2017–Friday, June 30, 2017

Time: 09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Experience a unique blend of art-making, gallery exploration, and collaborative activities at the Walters Summer Camp.

Summer Camp Grades 1-5: Art Off the Page! (Half Day)

Date: Monday, June 26, 2017–Friday, June 30, 2017

Time: 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Go beyond looking and discover what you can touch, smell, hear, and even taste in the galleries! Turn artifacts into music, sculptures into smells, and paintings into edible treats during this playful week.