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Events for May 18, 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.

Drop-in Art Activities: Architectural Elements

Date Sunday, May 5, 2013–Monday, May 27, 2013

Time 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

We will be stacking our art-making skills high this May as we explore just what it takes to build! Visit our Drop-in Art Activities each week to construct a different design element that helps our buildings look great and stand strong. Look through and open up your art to a world of architecture.

Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Knock, Knock 11AM

Date Saturday, May 18, 2013

Time 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Join friends during Walk, Wonder & Create to find out who’s there! Together we will construct tall buildings and big cities using architectural elements found throughout our museum. Take turns being the architect and builder to create a towering artwork that reveals something special about who you are!

Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Knock, Knock 1PM

Date Saturday, May 18, 2013

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Join friends during Walk, Wonder & Create to find out who’s there! Together we will construct tall buildings and big cities using architectural elements found throughout our museum. Take turns being the architect and builder to create a towering artwork that reveals something special about who you are!