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Events for Thursday, April 26, 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.

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.

Art Cart & Drop-in Art Activities: Ideas

Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018–Sunday, April 29, 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.

Morgan at the Walters

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Time: 07:00 PM–08:00 PM

Following the impressive faculty spotlight concert in the fall, this program features promising student talent from Morgan State University’s music department. The repertoire will feature both vocal and instrumental favorites presented on the museum’s Sculpture Court. Presented in partnership with Morgan State University. Free

Art Moment at the Walters

Date: Friday, April 27, 2018

Time: 01:30 PM–03:00 PM

Visitors with early stage memory loss and their care partners are invited to attend this free tour.

Walk-in Tour: Rubies, Romanovs, Revolution: Collecting Fabergé

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Journey through three centuries of luxury goods, from Imperial Fabergé eggs to icon paintings, and consider the role of the Romanov dynasty’s patronage on the arts of Russia. What is it about Fabergé objects that has fascinated collectors for over one hundred years? Join us to learn more about the intrigue and craftsmanship on view in Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition.

Walk-in Tour: Picturing Children

Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

What was it like for a boy to grow up in Renaissance Italy? What can we tell about 19th-century French children from paintings in the Walters’ collection? This walk-in tour will explore images of kids throughout the museum, examining changing views of family life and the nature of childhood.