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Delve into March with a Celebration of African-American History and Student Art Exhibitions

Attend the African-American Family Festival, see the Creative City Student Art Show, and dive into the collections of the Walters Family.

Baltimore County Public Schools Student Art Show Reception

Date: Sunday, March 1, 2015
Time: 1–3 p.m.
Location : Sculpture Court Participate in a celebration of the Baltimore County Public Schools Student Art Show.

Walk-in Tour: Portraits: Who Am I?

Date: Sunday, March 1, 2015
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location : Meet in the Centre Street Lobby Enjoy a tour examining personalities from antiquity through the 19 th century.

Art Kids Preschool Program: The Jones Family Express by Javaka Steptoe
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location : Meet in Centre Street Lobby Learn to use all of your senses during a 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour and an art activity.

Art Kids Preschool Program: The Jones Family Express by Javaka Steptoe

Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12p.m.
Location : Meet in Centre Street Lobby Use your senses during a 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour and an art activity.

Gallery Talk: The World on Sale: 50 Years of Shopping at World's Fairs

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015
Time: 6:30-7 p.m.
Location : Center Street Lobby Follow Curator Jo Briggs as she leads a 30-minute tour and discussion of decorative art from World's Fairs featured in From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story.

Peabody on the Court Music Series

Date: Friday, March 6, 2015
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Location : Sculpture Court Hear harpist Jasmine Hogan, as she presents a 60-minute concert of classical music on the Sculpture Court.

Drop-in Art Activities: The Walters Story

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015–Sunday, March 29, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location : Family Art Center Create your own watercolor paintings and learn about the history of the Walters Art Museum.

Art Kids Preschool Program: The Jones Family Express by Javaka Steptoe

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location : Meet in Centre Street Lobby Enjoy a 90-minute hands-on activity, involving all of your senses, combined with a story chosen for its theme, a short tour and an art activity.
Walk-in Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders
Date: Sunday, March 8, 2015
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location : Meet in Centre Street Lobby Tour the Chamber of Art and Wonders and see a replica of a 17 th century collection of artworks and natural wonders from around the world.

Art Babies Program: In My Family

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location : Meet in Centre Street Lobby Bond, play and learn in the museum galleries during a 60-minute class.

Art Kids Preschool Program: The Jones Family Express by Javaka Steptoe

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location : Meet in Centre Street Lobby Use all of your senses during a 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour and an art activity.

Scout Workshop: The Walters Story

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location : Meet in the Sculpture Court Learn about the Walters family and their collection during an interactive, two-hour program designed for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors and Cubs.

Scout Workshop: The Walters Story

Date: Sunday, March 15, 2015
Time:  1-3 p.m.
Location : Meet in the Sculpture Court Participate in an interactive two-hour program, involving and get a glimpse into the life of the Walters family and their collection.

Walk-in Tour: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story
Date: Sunday, March 15, 2015
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location : Meet in Centre Street Lobby
Explore From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story  and learn how the Walters Art Museum began as the private passion of two men, William T. Walters (1819–1894) and his son, Henry (1848–1931), but grew into a public mission to bring art to the people of Baltimore.

Art Cubs Pre-Toddler Program: In My Family

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location : Meet in Centre Street Lobby Sing and sway in the museum galleries during a 60-minute class.

Make Night: Tangible Storytelling

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2015
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location : Studio B Explore the interaction of serious play and computer science while learning about our current exhibition
From Pen to Press: Experimentation and Innovation in the Age of Print .

Free African American Family Festival

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location : Honor the rich African-American culture through music, stories and art.

Walk-in Tour: The Influence of Religion on Art

Date: Sunday, March 22, 2015
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location : Meet in Centre Street Lobby Learn how Judaism, Christianity and Islam influenced the creation of art.
Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: A Captivating Collection (Morning Session)
Date Sunday, March 22, 2015
Time: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location : Meet in the Family Arts Center See and hear how the Walters’ family collected art.
Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: A Captivating Collection (Afternoon Session)
Date: Sunday, March 22, 2015
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location : Meet in the Family Arts Center Explore the collection and discover the Walters' greatest treasures.

Art Tots Toddler Program: My Family Tree

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Time: 10-11 a.m.
Location : Meet in Centre Street Lobby Introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities and an art activity.

Creative City Student Art Show

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2015–Sunday, April 12, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location : Sculpture Court Join the Walters Art Museum and the Creative City Public Charter School and celebrate students' artistic achievements at an exhibition inspired by the Walters' collection.
Creative City Student Art Show Reception
Date: Saturday, March 28, 2015
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location : Sculpture Court Celebrate the Creative City Student Art Show at a reception for students and their families.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Drawing Light

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location : Meet in the Family Arts Center Create depth and volume and explore light and shadow as tools in representational drawing.

Walk-in Tour: Art of the Ancient World

Date: Sunday, March 29, 2015
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location : Meet in the Centre Street Lobby Explore works of art related to life in Egypt, the Ancient Near East, Greece and Rome.
Sensory Morning
Date: Sunday, March 29, 2015
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Location : Meet in Centre Street Lobby Attend a morning of accessible museum programming designed specifically for children with sensory processing disorders and their families.

Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble

Date: Sunday, March 29, 2015–Sunday, August 30, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location : Centre Street: Level 1: Special Exhibition Gallery Dive into an exhibition exploring the workshop of 19 th century sculptor William Henry Rinehart.

Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939

Date: Sunday, March 29, 2015
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Location : Graham Auditorium Listen to author and curator Jason Busch as he speaks about the importance of World's Fairs on the development of innovative design and modern living.

Art Tots Toddler Program: My Family Tree

Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015–Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Time: 10-11 a.m.
Location : Meet in Centre Street Lobby Introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities and an art activity.

Hours/Admission

Museum hours are Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Thursdays 10–9 p.m. Admission to the Walters’ collection is free.

About the Walters Museum

The Walters Art Museum is located in downtown Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon Cultural District at North Charles and Centre Streets. At the time of his death in 1931, museum founder Henry Walters left his entire collection of art – including a legendary collection of illuminated medieval manuscripts that is a national treasure – to the city of Baltimore. Its permanent collection includes ancient art, medieval art and manuscripts, decorative objects, Asian art and Old Master and 19 th  century paintings. The Museum Store, located next to Café Q, offers distinctive gifts, jewelry and books based on the Museum’s collections. Wyndham Baltimore Peabody Court is the official hotel of the Walters Art Museum.

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