The Walters Art Museum

Visit the Walters Art Museum

← List News Releases

News Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Contact:

Make Art, Learn about Taxidermy and Tour the Walters in September

Learn about the art of taxidermy, see silver and gold masterpieces, participate in kundalini yoga and drop in for tours at the Walters Art Museum in September.

Art Kids Preschool Program: Silver and Gold
Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2015Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, Free; Non-members, $5
Learn about metals in art in a 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour and an art activity. For children ages three through five.

Art Kids Preschool Program: Silver and Gold
Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, Free; Non-members, $5
Discover the history of metals in art through a short story, a tour and an art activity. For children ages three through five.

Memento Mori: A Night of Rogue Taxidermy
Date: Thursday, September 3, 2015
Time: 6–9 p.m.
Location: Sculpture Court
Join artist Robert Marbury and curator Joaneath Spicer for a talk highlighting examples of taxidermy in the Walters’ collection and watch a taxidermy competition.

Drop-In Art Activities: Silver and Gold
Date: Saturday, September 5, 2015–Sunday, September 27, 2015
Time: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Location: Family Art Center
Search for silver and gold and use metallic materials to build statues and design your own gold medal.
September 5 and 6: Golden Gods and Goddesses
September 12 and 13: Spirit Animal Art
September 19 and 20: Magnificent Medals
September 26 and 27: Brilliant Book Bindings

Art Kids Preschool Program: Silver and Gold
Date: Saturday, September 5, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, Free; Non-members, $5
Explore the history of metals in art in a 90-minute exercise that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour and an art activity. For children ages three through five.

Art Kids Preschool Program: Silver and Gold
Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, Free; Non-members, $5
Identify different metals throughout the Walters through a short tour, an art activity and a story chosen for its theme. For children ages three through five.

Make Night: A Moment to Breathe
Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Location: Sculpture Court
Price: Members, $7; Non-members, $14; Senior Citizens and Young Adults, $10
Learn to strengthen and open the physical body in a 90-minute kundalini yoga workshop. The workshop begins with a brief talk on Asian art from the Walters’ collection.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: Silver and Gold (Morning Session)
Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time: 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: Family Art Center
Scout silver and gold metals around the Walters in a 60-minute experience that allows families to enjoy an interactive tour of the Walters’ collection, followed by an opportunity to create artwork. For children ages six through eight.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: Silver and Gold (Afternoon Session)
Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Family Art Center
Become a precious metals worker and create a gold medal while searching for metal pieces throughout the Walters. For children ages six through eight.

Telling Global Stories
Date: Sunday, September 20, 2015
Time: 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Location: Graham Auditorium
Participate in a panel discussion about globalized art history, followed by a public dialogue on how the Walters might use its displays to reflect a broader cultural context.

Art Tots Program: Silver and Gold
Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Time: 10–11 a.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, Free; Non-members, $5Uncover the history of metals in art during short stories, gallery play activities and an art project. For children ages two through three.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Language of Shape
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: Family Art Center
Price: Members, $20; Non-members, $30
Strengthen, create and express your personal approach to drawing abstract shape and color while exploring works of art in the Walters’ collection. For children ages nine through 13.

Art Tots Program: Silver and Gold
Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Time: 10 –11 a.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, Free; Non-members, $5
Introduce toddlers to art and the museum through short stories, gallery play activities and an art activity. For children ages two through three.

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 offers distinctive gifts, jewelry and books based on the museum’s collections.

###