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Events for Friday, February 23, 2018

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.

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. 

Drop-in Art Activities

Date: Monday, January 1, 2018–Saturday, September 1, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM–04:00 PM

Stop by each weekend for activities and art-making! The third weekend of each month also features a special Paint Party and Walk-in Family Tour.

Art Cart & Drop-in Art Activities: Explore

Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018–Sunday, February 25, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM–04:00 PM

Drop-in, explore cool materials, and create a work of art to take home! Each weekend features a new project so check back often to find out what we have in store. No registration required.

Art Methods Series: Global Artists

Date: Sunday, February 4, 2018–Sunday, March 18, 2018

Time: 02:00 PM–04:00 PM

Explore works of art in the collection that will serve as inspiration as you create your own works of art in the studio! During this series, participants will study and make art inspired by techniques from different cultures around the world.

Crowning Glory: Art of the Americas

Date: Sunday, February 11, 2018–Sunday, October 7, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

This new exhibition considers how the cultures of North, Central, and South America expressed power, spirituality, and identity by decorating and venerating the head. These 20 objects, spanning more than 2,500 years, include intricate ceramics, bold figures, and finely crafted vessels that exemplify how the heads of ancestors were commemorated.

Walk-in Tour: Fashion in Art

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

This tour looks at changing fashions from ancient Egypt to Renaissance Europe and considers the influence of historic trends on what’s in style today. Discover how people throughout history dressed to impress.

Sensory Morning

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018

Time: 09:00 AM–11:00 AM

Designed for visitors with Sensory Processing Disorders and their families.

Walk-in Tour: Spanning Empires: Islamic Art

Date: Sunday, February 25, 2018

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

The Walters’ collection of Islamic art features objects from three continents over a span of 1,400 years. Whether a gem-encrusted archer's ring, or a tile commemorating the sacred hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, experience the diversity of the Islamic world as we explore sacred and sumptuous art from India to Spain.