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Events for Sunday, May 1, 2016

Creative City Public Charter School Student Art Exhibition & Reception

Creative City Public Charter School Student Art Exhibition & Reception

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016–Sunday, June 5, 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 Creative City Public Charter School students. A reception for students, teachers, and families will take place on May 26, 2016 from 5–8 p.m.

From Ancient Gods and Goddesses to Spandex Superheroes Homeschool Workshop Ages 5-6

From Ancient Gods and Goddesses to Spandex Superheroes Homeschool Workshop Ages 5-6

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016

Time: 01:30 PM–03:30 PM

Where did Aquaman get his power to speak to underwater creatures? What gave Wonder Woman her strength, wisdom, and courage? Discover how ancient mythology has inspired modern pop culture in this exciting new workshop.

From Ancient Gods and Goddesses to Spandex Superheroes Homeschool Workshop Ages 7-9

From Ancient Gods and Goddesses to Spandex Superheroes Homeschool Workshop Ages 7-9

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016

Time: 01:30 PM–03:30 PM

Where did Aquaman get his power to speak to underwater creatures? What gave Wonder Woman her strength, wisdom, and courage? Discover how ancient mythology has inspired modern pop culture in this exciting new workshop.

From Ancient Gods and Goddesses to Spandex Superheroes Homeschool Workshop Ages 10-12

From Ancient Gods and Goddesses to Spandex Superheroes Homeschool Workshop Ages 10-12

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016

Time: 01:30 PM–03:30 PM

Where did Aquaman get his power to speak to underwater creatures? What gave Wonder Woman her strength, wisdom, and courage? Discover how ancient mythology has inspired modern pop culture in this exciting new workshop.

Teen Homeschool Drawing Workshop

Teen Homeschool Drawing Workshop

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016

Time: 01:30 PM–03:30 PM

In this monthly workshop taught by artists, students develop their drawing skills through observation and practice in the Walters’ galleries. Students may work with instructors during a single session to learn basic drawing skills or attend multiple sessions to build a cohesive portfolio.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: Elements of Art (Morning Session)

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: Elements of Art (Morning Session)

Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Wander through our collection in search of lines and patterns. Work collaboratively as artists to discover and identify the elements of art found throughout the museum. For children ages 6–8 years old and their favorite adults, this once-a-month, 60-minutes experience allows families to enjoy an interactive tour of the Walters’ collection, followed by an opportunity to create artwork related to our monthly theme.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: Elements of Art (Afternoon Session)

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: Elements of Art (Afternoon Session)

Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Wander through our collection in search of lines and patterns. Work collaboratively as artists to discover and identify the elements of art found throughout the museum. For children ages 6–8 years old and their favorite adults, this once-a-month, 60-minutes experience allows families to enjoy an interactive tour of the Walters’ collection, followed by an opportunity to create artwork related to our monthly theme.

Walk-In Tour: Highlights of the Walters

Walk-In Tour: Highlights of the Walters

Date: Sunday, May 22, 2016

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Explore painting, sculpture and decorative arts from ancient times to the 19th century. Come experience a sampling of what the museum has to offer!

World’s Longest Game of Telephone

World’s Longest Game of Telephone

Date: Sunday, May 22, 2016

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

Break the Guiness World Record for the Longest Game of Telephone. More than 1,330 volunteers are needed to form a line through the Museum’s galleries and pass a message—based on the Museum’s history—from beginning to end. Organized by artist Baltimore Lexie Macchi, the event will feature in-gallery presentations about the original Guinness Record set in Baltimore for the World’s First Instant Telecommunication in May 1844.

Art Tots Program: Elements of Art

Art Tots Program: Elements of Art

Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Time: 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

Learning is fun at the Walters for children 2–3 years old and their favorite adults. Each Art Tots class will introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities, and an art activity. Toddler workshops are 60-minutes in length and led by specially trained museum educators.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Creating Dimension: Illusionism

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Creating Dimension: Illusionism

Date: Saturday, May 28, 2016

Time: 10:30 AM–12:30 PM

Participants will have an opportunity to think creatively and express their personal voices while drawing in the galleries. This family-oriented workshop is designed for children 9–13 years old and their favorite adults to enjoy together.

Walk-In Tour: Castles and Cathedrals

Walk-In Tour: Castles and Cathedrals

Date: Sunday, May 29, 2016

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Explore castles and cathedrals in medieval art and their importance to people's lives during this period.

Art Tots Program: Elements of Art

Art Tots Program: Elements of Art

Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Time: 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

Learning is fun at the Walters for children 2–3 years old and their favorite adults. Each Art Tots class will introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities, and an art activity. Toddler workshops are 60-minutes in length and led by specially trained museum educators.