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Events for April 03, 2013

Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo

Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo's Ben Ezra Synagogue

Date Saturday, March 2, 2013–Sunday, May 26, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

This show focuses on a work of exceptional historical importance: an intricately decorated and inscribed wood panel believed to come from the famous Ben Ezra synagogue of Old Cairo (Fostat), Egypt, which has captivated public imagination for over a century.

New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Date Sunday, March 10, 2013–Sunday, June 2, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Painter of iconic works of American genre, Richard Caton Woodville (1825–55) led a life of paradox. His humorous characterizations of life, realistic depictions of interiors and use of narrative detail give access to a fascinating period of American and European history.

New Eyes on America: Student Response

New Eyes on America: Student Response

Date Saturday, March 16, 2013–Sunday, June 9, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

The Walters Art Museum is working with five high schools from Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Frederick County to create a focus show related to the special exhibition New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville.

Spring Break Family Art Activities

Spring Break Family Art Activities

Date Wednesday, April 3, 2013–Friday, April 5, 2013

Time 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

Take a break to make spring-inspired art with us! Explore the new season with special art activities that will help to cure your spring fever! Join us for a different project each day.

Teen Homeschool Drawing Workshop

Teen Homeschool Drawing Workshop

Date Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Time 01:00 PM–04:00 PM

Want to have interesting conversations about art, learn new techniques, and build your portfolio? During each 2 week session, students will explore the galleries and experiment in the studio, making personal connections to the collection and sharpening art-making skills.

New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard C. Woodville Teacher Workshop Parts 1 and 2

New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard C. Woodville Teacher Workshop Parts 1 and 2

Date Wednesday, April 3, 2013–Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Every Wed

Time 04:30 PM–07:00 PM
Every Wed

Woodville was known for his use of narrative detail and his humorous characterizations of 19th-century America. On April 3, 2013, join curators and museum educators for a guided tour of this special exhibition while enjoying 19th-century inspired refreshments. The second part of this workshop will take place on April 10th and will feature a professional teaching artist who will lead you through performing arts, social studies, language arts, and visual arts integrated activities.

New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard C. Woodville Teacher Workshop Part 1

New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard C. Woodville Teacher Workshop Part 1

Date Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Time 04:30 PM–06:30 PM

Woodville was known for his use of narrative detail and his humorous characterizations of 19th-century America. On April 3, 2013, join curators and museum educators for a guided tour of this special exhibition while enjoying 19th-century inspired refreshments.

ArtKids Preschool Program: Little Girl in a Red Dress with Cat and Dog

ArtKids Preschool Program: Little Girl in a Red Dress with Cat and Dog

Date Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Explore painted stories in art! Little Girl in a Red Dress with Cat and Dog by Nicholas B.A. Nicholson. You and your child will use all your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.