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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

Baltimore Book Festival Weekend

Date
Friday, September 27, 2013Sunday, September 29, 2013
Time
12:00 PM–05:00 PM
Baltimore Book Festival Weekend

Visit our booth on Charles Street for fun book-themed activities and don't forget to stop in the museum for our many activities.

Now in its final weekend, focus show, Living by the Book: Monks, Nuns and Their Manuscripts displays medieval books not as stagnant, dusty tomes, but living objects with remarkable stories to tell about a monastic culture that flourishes to this day.

Now on view, Jacob Lawrence's Genesis Series features eight works, each describing a passage from the book of Genesis in the King James version of the Bible.

Visit our Book Sale at the Museum Store and enjoy discounts on a huge selection of art books and museum catalogs.

At the conservation window, talk with our conservators as they work to preserve book and paper art objects. All weekend, from 12:30-4pm.

Drop-in Art Activities: "Books! Libros! Livres!" for book-themed art activities for the whole family Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Join us for one of our free, weekly walk-in tours this Sunday at 1 p.m. featuring highlights of the collection of the Walters Art Museum

Art Books and Rare Books from area merchants on the Walters Sculpture Court.

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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.

Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date: 04/27/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Take the opportunity to tour our spring exhibition with its curator, for only the price of an exhibition ticket (free for members). Meet Dr. Robert Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.

Ikebana Floral Demonstration by Ikebana International

Date: 04/27/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Held in conjunction with our special exhibition Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, this program, one in a series of three, will feature masters from Ikebana International demonstrating the art of Ikebana for a live audience. Ikebana, a traditional form of artistic expression, combines organic material, most notably flowers, and specially chosen vessels, as seen in the special exhibition, into works of art that are aesthetically unique to Japanese culture.

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