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Celebrating Women of the Renaissance

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Time: 06:30 PM–07:15 PM

Join us for a special talk held in conjunction with Women’s History Month. Virginia Treanor, Associate Curator at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, will discuss Ginevra Aldrovandi Hercolani by Lavinia Fontana (1552–1614), as well as the experiences of women artists and patrons in the Renaissance.

Walk In Tour: The Painter's Use of Light

Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

In connection with the Light City Baltimore festival, this special tour will discuss how painters use their technical skill to create dazzling and contrasting lighting effects in landscape, genre, and still life paintings.

A History of Pets: Cats and Dogs in the Walters Collection

Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017

Time: 06:30 PM–07:15 PM

Domesticated animals have occupied very different roles in societies across time; in the present day, some pet owners even create social media accounts for their animals. Join Joanna Gohmann, Mellon Curatorial Fellow, and Hannah Burstein, Public Programs Coordinator, to learn about some of the ways that furry friends are depicted across the Walters’ collection.