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See Gold of the Ancient Americas and Celebrate Mother's Day at the Walters

See Gold of the Ancient Americas, hear jewelry scholar Marjorie Ransom, and celebrate Mother’s Day with a walk-in tour at the Walters Art Museum in May.

Peabody on the Court Music Series                       
Date: Friday, May 1, 2015
Time: 12–1 p.m.
Location: Sculpture Court
Listen to cellist Jacques-Pierre Malan perform with the Peabody on the Court Music Series.

Drop-in Art Activities: Sculpture
Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015–Sunday, May 31, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Location: Family Art Center
Create sculptures with foil, clay, paper and other everyday objects every weekend in May.

Art Kids Preschool Program: Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes by Jeanette Winter
Date: Saturday, May 2, 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, short tour and an art activity.

Walk-in Tour: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story
Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Meet in Centre Street Lobby
Discover the mission of William T. Walters and Henry Walters to bring art to the people of Baltimore.

Art Kids Preschool Program: Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes by Jeanette Winter
Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Meet in Centre Street Lobby
Challenge 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: Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes by Jeanette Winter
Date: Wednesday, May 6, 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.

Gallery Talk: Love Reconciled with Death
Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015
Time: 6:30–7 p.m.
Location: Center Street Lobby
Follow curator Jenny Carson through a 30-minute tour and discussion in the special exhibition "Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble."  

Art Kids Preschool Program: Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes by Jeanette Winter

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Meet in Centre Street Lobby
Explore 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.

Gold of the Ancient Americas
Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015–October 11, 2015
Location: Manuscripts Gallery
Take a broader look at centuries-old artifacts including pendants, beaded necklaces, gold-sheathed ear rods and nose ornaments from the Walters' Central and South American collection. The exhibition explores the making of gold objects by ancient American goldsmiths from Peru to Panama. 

Walk-in Tour: Celebrating Women in Art
Date: Sunday, May 10, 2015
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Meet in Centre Street Lobby
Honor Mother’s Day by examining the depiction of women in painting and sculpture in the Walters’ collection.

Art Babies Program: Marble, Bronze, and Clay
Date: Tuesday, May 12, 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.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: Search for Sculptures (Morning Session)
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time: 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Meet in the Family Arts Center
Explore the museum to find sculptures and make your own artwork in the studio.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: Search for Sculptures (Afternoon Session)
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Meet in the Family Arts Center
Create your own sculpture after examining the museum's collection.

Walk-in Tour: Art of the Ancient World
Date: Sunday, May 17, 2015
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Meet in the Centre Street Lobby
Discover life in Egypt, the Ancient Near East, Greece and Rome through works of art in the Walters’ collection.

Jewelry & Costumes: A Yemeni Story
Date: Sunday, May 17, 2015
Time: 2–3:30 p.m.
Location: Graham Auditorium
Listen as jewelry scholar Marjorie Ransom traces the development of Yemeni jewelry production from 1900 to 1970.

Arts Every Day Student Art Show
Date: Monday, May 18, 2015–Saturday, May 30, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Location: Sculpture Court
Celebrate students' artistic achievements at an exhibition of artwork inspired by the Walters' collection.

Art Tots Toddler Program: Little Sculptors
Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time: 10–11 a.m.
Introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities and an art activity.

Art Cubs Pre-Toddler Program: Marble, Bronze, and Clay
Date: Tuesday, May 19, 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: Sculpting the Human Form
Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015
Time: 6:30–8 p.m.
Location: Walters Art Museum & Clayworks Studios
Enjoy a two-part workshop that provides a contemporary look at sculpting the human figure in clay.  Sculpting the Human Form is offered in partnership with Baltimore Clayworks and inspired by the exhibition Rinehart’s Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Creating Dimension: Illusionism
Date: Saturday, May 23, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Meet in the Family Arts Center
Add dimension and realism to your drawing by creating visual illusion with perspective, scale and shading. Program is recommended for ages 9–13.

Walk-in Tour: Highlights of the Walters
Date: Sunday, May 24, 2015
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Meet in Centre Street Lobby
Explore painting, sculpture and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century.

Art Tots Toddler Program: Little Sculptors
Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Time: 10–11 a.m.
Location: Meet in Centre Street Lobby
Show toddlers art and the museum with age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities and an art activity.

Gallery Talk: Three Voices: Adam & Eve by Workshop of Giovanni della Robbia
Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Time: 6:30–7:15 p.m.
Location: Sculpture Court    
Learn about the glazed terracotta Adam and Eve as three experts present new findings about the monumental sculpture.

Arts Every Day Student Art Show Reception
Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015
Time: 12–2 p.m.
Location: Sculpture Court
Celebrate student artwork at a reception for participating students and their families.

Walk-In Tour: Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble
Date: Sunday, May 31, 2015
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Meet in Centre Street Lobby
Explore the complex collaborative process between William Walters and sculptor William  Henry Rinehart.

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 to the city of Baltimore. Its collection includes ancient art, medieval art and manuscripts, decorative objects, Asian art and Old Master and 19th 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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