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Learn History, Create Art, Tour the Collection at the Walters in September

Make art, take a tour of the Chamber of Wonders and drop in for free art activities during September at the Walters Art Museum.

Art Kids Preschool: Ancient Artifacts
Date: Saturday, September 3, 2016
Time: 10–11:30 a.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, free; Non-Members, $5
Use all of your senses during a hands-on experience that combines a story, a tour and an art activity relating to the monthly theme.

Drop-In Art Activities: Ancient Artifacts
Date: Saturday, September 3, 2016
Time: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Location: Family Art Studio
Create artful projects related to the collection and special exhibitions. 

Walk-In Tour: Highlights of the Walters
Date: Sunday, September 4, 2016
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Explore painting, sculpture and the decorative arts from ancient times to the 19th century. 

Art Kids Preschool: Ancient Artifacts
Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Time: 10–11:30 a.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, free; Non-Members, $5
Participate in a hands-on activity that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour and an art activity. For children ages 3–5.

Art Kids Preschool: Ancient Artifacts
Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Time: 10–11:30 a.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, free; Non-Members, $5
Engage all your senses during a hands-on experience that incorporates a story chosen for its theme, a quick tour and an art activity.  For children ages 3–5.

Sensory Morning: Ancient Egypt
Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016
Time: 9–11 a.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Discover accessible museum programming designed specifically for visitors with Sensory Processing Disorders and their entire family.

Art Kids Preschool: Ancient Artifacts
Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016
Time: 10–11:30 a.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, free; Non-Members, $5
Exercise your senses in a hands-on experience that merges a story chosen for its theme, a short tour and an art activity. For children ages 3–5.

Walk-In Tour: Beauty Secrets of the Ancient World
Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Uncover what people considered to be beautiful in ancient times and learn how they achieved their signature looks through objects in the Walters’ collection.

Art Babies 11–23 months: Ancient Artifacts
Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Time: 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Price: Members, free; Non-Members: $5
Bond, play and learn in the museum’s galleries through sensory exploration. For children ages 11-12 months.

Art Babies 11–23 months: Ancient Artifacts
Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Price: Members, free; Non-Members, $5
Discover the museum with sensory exploration in an immersive experience for children ages 11 to 23 months.

Make Night: Wooden Hula-Hoops  
Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016
Time: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Location: Studio B & 417 E. Oliver Street
Price: Members, $25; Non-Members, $35
Build, sand and paint your own hula-hoop using wood from deconstructed Baltimore homes. The first part of the two-part workshop will take place at the Walters on September 15, and the second installment will be on Saturday, September 22, 1–3 p.m., at Station North Tool Library (417 E. Oliver Street).

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tours: Ancient Artifacts
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Time: 11 a.m.–Noon
Location: Family Art Center
Travel through the galleries in an interactive tour of the Walters’ collection. For children ages 6–8.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tours: Ancient Artifacts
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Family Art Center
Explore an interactive tour of the Walters’ collection with a hands-on activity. For children ages 6–8.

Walk-In Tour: The Chamber of Wonders
Date: Sunday, September 18, 2016
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
See one of the most unique and beloved galleries in the museum. The Chamber of Art and Wonders replicates a 17th century collector’s home, complete with artworks and natural wonders from around the world.

Art Babies Newborn–10 months: Ancient Artifacts
Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby
Price: Members, free; Non-Members, $5
Learn through sensory exploration in the galleries with age-appropriate activities in the comfort of the studio.

Art Tots: Ancient Artifacts

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time: 10–11 a.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby

Prices: Members, free; Non-Members, $5
Make discoveries while introducing toddlers to art and the museum through stories, gallery play and an art-making activity. For children ages 2–3.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Language of Shape

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Time: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby

Price: Members, $15, Non-Members, $20

Express your voice and think creatively while sketching in the galleries.

Walk-In Tour: Sixteenth-Century Art
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016
Time: 1–2 p.m.
Location: Centre Street Lobby

Explore the development of religious and secular art in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Art Tots: Ancient Artifacts
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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 and an art activity.

About the Walters Art Museum
The Walters Art Museum, located in downtown Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon Cultural District at North Charles and Centre Streets, is free and open to the public. 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.

Free admission to the Walters Art Museum is made possible by the combined generosity of individual members, friends and benefactors, foundations, corporations, and grants from the City of Baltimore, Maryland State Arts Council, Citizens of Baltimore County, and Howard County Government and Howard County Arts Council.

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