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Events for Thursday, April 28, 2016

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: Thursday, January 7, 2016–Monday, December 18, 2017
Every Thu

Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM
Every Thu

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.

Watch a Conservator at Work

Watch a Conservator at Work

Date: Friday, January 29, 2016–Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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.

Watch a Conservator at Work: Southeast Asian Art

Watch a Conservator at Work: Southeast Asian Art

Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016–Thursday, September 1, 2016
Every Wed, Thu, Fri

Time: 01:30 PM–04:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri

The Walters recently received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to perform the cleaning and treatment of several objects from the Doris Duke Collection of Southeast Asian Art. This collection, comprised of a variety of beautiful and unique pieces, has been in storage for some time, and many pieces require treatment. Visitors can interact with conservators as they work on this collection in the Special Exhibition Gallery.

A Renaissance Original: Carlo Crivelli

A Renaissance Original: Carlo Crivelli

Date: Sunday, February 28, 2016–Sunday, May 22, 2016
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

This winter the Walters presents a new view of the Italian Renaissance. See the work of one of the most original and innovative painters in fifteenth-century Italy, Carlo Crivelli of Venice. This intimate exhibition showcases his luminous paintings, with their lavish use of gold, suggesting the materiality of goldsmiths’ work and luxury textiles.

Madame de Pompadour, Patron and Printmaker

Madame de Pompadour, Patron and Printmaker

Date: Sunday, February 28, 2016–Sunday, May 29, 2016
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

New this winter is an exquisite exhibition that explores the story of Madame de Pompadour, the influential mistress of King Louis XV of France, best remembered as an enthusiastic patron of the arts. Less well known are the works of art she made and collected. On view here for the first time are selections from the Suite of Prints, an extremely rare first-edition set of etchings created by the royal mistress in the 1750s and purchased by Museum founder Henry Walters from a Parisian book dealer in 1895.

Drop-In Art Activities: The Natural World

Drop-In Art Activities: The Natural World

Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016–Sunday, May 1, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM–04:00 PM

Experience nature in full bloom and discover scenes from the great outdoors inside our galleries.

Arts Every Day Student Art Exhibition

Arts Every Day Student Art Exhibition

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016–Sunday, May 1, 2016
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

The Walters Art Museum is excited to host exhibitions on the museum’s Sculpture Court that highlight artworks by Maryland students, this exhibition celebrates the artistic achievements of Arts Every Day students. A reception for students, teachers, and families will take place on April 28, 2016 from 5–8 p.m.

Arts Every Day Student Art Exhibtion Reception

Arts Every Day Student Art Exhibtion Reception

Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016

Time: 06:00 PM–08:00 PM

This reception celebrates the artistic achievements of participants in the Arts Every Day Student Art Exhibition.