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Make Sushi, Hear Music and Tour Galleries at the Walters in July

Learn to make sushi, attend ART/SOUND/NOW, drop in for tours and register for family art programs at the Walters Art Museum in July.

Art Kids Preschool Program: Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives by Lola M. Schaefer
Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, Free; Non-members, $5
Explore animals in art and 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. Pre-registration is required.

Teacher Preview Tour: Telling Stories in Art
Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Time: 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: Meet in Centre Street Lobby
Discover the galleries with a museum educator, obtain materials to help plan tours and ask questions regarding student visits.

Gallery Talk: Images of Revolution
Date: Thursday, July 2, 2015
Time: 6:30–7:00 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Celebrate Independence Day and see images of revolutionary figures in the collection. Alexander Jarman, manager of adult and community programs, will take visitors across 6,300 miles and 2,000 years of history to link an Egyptian king, a French queen and an American general.

Monumental Bicentennial
Date: Saturday, July 4, 2015
Time:  10:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
Celebrate Independence Day in historic Mount Vernon at a festival marking the bicentennial and reopening of America’s first monument dedicated to George Washington. Stop by the Walters to design your own red, white and blue pin using paints, sparkles and more. Come inside the museum and find Washington's portrait to receive a special addition to your pin.

Drop-in Art Activities: Waltee's Friends
Date: Saturday, July 4, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Location: Family Art Center
Search the museum for felines, butterflies and animals on the move and create animal art to take home.
July 5: Featured Feline Figures
July 11 & 12: Bugs and Butterflies
July 18 & 19: Moving Animals
July 25 & 26: Pet Paintings

Walk-in Tour: Highlights of the Walters
Date: Sunday, July 5, 2015
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Explore painting, sculpture and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century.

Art Kids Preschool Program: Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives by Lola M. Schaefer
Date: Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, Free; Non-members, $5
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.

Teacher Preview Tour: Creativity in the Common Core
Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Time: 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: Centre Street lobby
Explore the galleries with a museum educator, obtain materials to help plan tours and ask questions regarding student visits.

Art Kids Preschool Program: Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives by Lola M. Schaefer
Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time:  10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, Free; Non-members, $5
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.

Walk-in Tour: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story
Date: Sunday, July 12, 2015
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Explore the history of the Walters Art Museum, which began as a 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.

Sensory Morning
Date: Sunday, July 12, 2015
Time: 9–11 a.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Experience a morning of accessible museum programming designed specifically for children with Sensory Processing Disorders and the entire family.

Make Night: Sushi by Hand
Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time: 6:30–9 p.m.
Location: Studio B
Price: Members, $30; Non-members, $35; Senior Citizens and Students, $30
Learn how to make sushi with specific lessons on preparing vegetable and California rolls. The workshop begins with a brief talk on Japanese art from the Walters' collection by Chief Curator Robert Mintz.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: Animals All Around (Morning Session)
Date: Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time: 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Family Arts Center
Trek through the Walters for animals on the move during a 60-minute experience that allows families to enjoy an interactive tour of the Walters’ collection, followed by an opportunity to create artwork related to our monthly theme. Pre-registration is required.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: Animals All Around (Afternoon Session)
Date: Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Family Arts Center
Experience an interactive tour of the Walters’ collection, followed by an opportunity to create artwork related to our monthly theme. Pre-registration is required.

Art Kids Preschool Program: Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives by Lola M. Schaefer
Date: Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, Free; Non-members, $5
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.

Walk-In Tour: Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble
Date: Sunday, July 19, 2015
Time:  1–2 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Explore the complex collaborative process by which Rinehart produced his extraordinary marble sculptures.

Art Tots Toddler Program: Creature Features
Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time:  10–11 a.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, Free; Non-members, $5
Introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities and an art activity.

Teacher Preview Tour: Ancient World
Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time: 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: Centre Street lobby
Discover the galleries with a museum educator, obtain materials to help plan tours and ask questions regarding student visits.

ART/SOUND/NOW: Eric Derr & Max Bent
Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time: 7–8:30 p.m.
Location: Third Floor Lobby
Price: Members, Senior Citizens, and Students, $10; Non-members,  $20
Attend ART/SOUND/NOW, featuring percussionist  Eric Derr and beatboxer Max Bent. Performers will be joined by Mellon Curatorial Postdoctoral Fellow at the Walters, Susan Wager, and Martina Bagnoli, curator of medieval art and manuscripts.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Animals and Beasts
Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Family Arts Center
Price: Members, $20; Non-members, $30
See creatures come to life, build drawing skills and expand visual vocabulary. Recommended for ages 9–13.

Walk-in Tour: Portraits: Who Am I?
Date: Sunday, July 26, 2015
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Examine personalities from antiquity through the 19th  century.

Teacher Preview Tour: Mythology
Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time: 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: Centre Street lobby
Explore the galleries with a museum educator, obtain materials to help plan tours and ask questions regarding student visits.

Art Tots Toddler Program: Creature Features
Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time: 10–11:00 a.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, Free; Non-members, $5
Introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities and an art activity.

About the Walters Art 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.