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Popular Prints from the French Revolution

Date
Saturday, February 12, 2005Sunday, June 19, 2005
Time
10:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Popular Prints from the French Revolution

This two-part exhibition examined popular prints from the French Revolutionary period (approximately 1789-93), highlighting how such prints were used, sold, and displayed and exploring the sources for their imagery in popular culture. Forty-four never-before exhibited prints from the Walters' collection were grouped into thematic sections. The installation outlined the chronological course of the Revolution and also demonstrated how prints were used both to communicate news and events and to disseminate political opinions. A timeline of key events from the Revolution was included in the gallery.

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Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: 09/05/13 - 12/18/14

Time: 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Discover how the Walters comes alive at night! Every Thursday from 5-9 p.m., you can wander the galleries, see special exhibitions for FREE, eat in our café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.

Spring Break Art Activities

Date: 04/16/14

Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

FREE No registration required Drop in, make, and take! Take a break and explore the new season with some spring-inspired art! 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday April 16 – Green Gardens 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Thursday April 17 – Picnic Prints 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday April 18 – Weather Collages

Spring Break Family Art Activities

Date: 04/17/14

Time: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

FREE No registration required Drop in, make and take! Take a break and explore the new season with some spring-inspired art! Stop by an ArtCart or make your own work of art in the studio! 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday April 16 – Green Gardens 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Thursday April 17 – Picnic Prints 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday April 18 – Weather Collages

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