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Make Night: Stretch Your Own Canvas

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Time: 06:30 PM–09:00 PM

During this workshop, participants will learn how to stretch their own canvas over a wood support. Framemaker Jon Steele will guide participants in the long-term care and storage of their canvases, as well as provide a short lesson on cutting mats for framed pictures. Senior Paintings Conservator Pamela Betts will join Steele for a conversation.

Make Night: Textile Weaving

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time: 06:00 PM–09:00 PM

Taking inspiration from the Walters’ tapestries, textile artist April Camlin will guide participants in the construction of a basic loom. Attendees will receive basic weaving instruction and begin their own textile piece.

Make Night: The Art of Ice Cream

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Time: 06:00 PM–09:00 PM

Hannah Spiegelman of the blog A Sweet History creates ice-cream flavors based on historical events and people. View the Walters’ own 18th-century ice cream pail, then learn how to make your own ice-cream inspired by objects from the Walters collection.