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TONIGHT at 6 p.m.: Join us for a performance by poet Kondwani Fidel. Fidel will share new work from his [untitled] poetry EP, accompanied by musician John Tyler and several special guests. Learn more: thewalters.org/event/mlk-2022 📸: Schaun Championr
Happy Birthday, Betty Cooke! Betty was born on this day in 1924. The Baltimore jewelry artist was the focus of a retrospective exhibition, Betty Cooke: The Circle and the Line, at the Walters last fall. Share your birthday wishes for Betty in the replies 🎉 Image: ©Betty Cooke⁠W
#Maythe4thBeWithYou! This celestial globe contains 112 inlaid stars made of silver 🌟 Learn about how the globe was used:bit.ly/3O6HwuPn2
Nothing like a beautiful sunset to close out the day. We hope you had a wonderful Tuesday 😌⁠ 🎨bit.ly/3JzLwkf7Rj
Thank you to educators everywhere for the brilliant work that you do to support the students and schools in our communities ❤️ We celebrate you this #TeacherAppreciationWeek! Are you a teacher in need of resources for your classroom? ✏️ Explore ours: bit.ly/3Oy42NI
The Met Gala carpet is lookin' a little bit different this year... 😉 Learn more about this watercolor, a study for a painting produced to commemorate a ball held in 1883 in Paris:bit.ly/3uwJDR5W#metgalaar
Eid Mubarak! Eid al-Fitr (today and tomorrow) marks the end of the fast of Ramadan. Head to our collection website to learn more about this plaque detailed with a mihrab: bit.ly/3MhtJ36
Planning a visit to the museum today? Visitors need to enter the parking lot via Ploy Street as Flower Mart Criterium Bike Race takes place all day. There's also free and metered street parking and other parking lot options in the neighborhood. info: bit.ly/38DtEIw
Today is #InternationalSculptureDay! I think we might have a few of those on hand 😉 Explore the collection:art.thewalters.org/browse/medium/…wy
From 12 to 4 p.m. today, hear live performances wafting through the galleries as you explore Majolica Mania, then join us for a floral arranging workshop inspired by the exhibition in Flower Mart’s Education Tent 🌷 Learn more:thewalters.org/event/floral-h…bA
Next Thursday, May 5, join us for a performance by poet Kondwani Fidel. Fidel will share new work from his [untitled] poetry EP, accompanied by musician John Tyler and several special guests. Learn more: thewalters.org/event/mlk-2022 📸: Schaun Championa
Tonight at the Walters, enjoy a lecture by Dr. Solange Ashby about the last of the ancient Nubian kingdoms, the Kingdom of Meroë. Join us: thewalters.org/event/ashby 🎨: Nubian, Votive Plaque of King Tanyidamani, mid 2nd century BCE. Bequest of Henry Walters, 1931.H
Brightening your timeline with this sunflower-filled oyster plate 🌻 🙂 See it in Majolica Mania, on view through August 7. Learn morebit.ly/majolicamaniaNG 🎨: Lear, Samuel, Sunflower Oyster Plate, design registered 1882. Joan Stacke Graham Collectiog2F
Like an earthly king emerging from his palace to give an audience to his people, this sculpture of Shiva would have been ceremoniously brought out of the temple and adorned with necklaces, crowns, diadems, ear ornaments, and rings. Learn more: bit.ly/3x5uZSu
#VolunteerAppreciationMonth continues! We're grateful to Johanna and Melinda—and all of our volunteers + docents!—for donating their time to the Walters and its visitors. If you spot these two during your next visit, don't hesitate to ask them for recommendations or directions 🙂3
This Saturday from 12-4 p.m., enjoy live musical performances at the Walters Art Museum as you explore Majolica Mania, then join us outdoors for a floral arranging workshop inspired by the exhibition in Flower Mart’s Education Tent. Learn more: bit.ly/3OmsRf8
Today is World Book Day! We have quite a few page turners in our collection, but you can't actually turn the pages of all of them 🤔 Discover the reason why this manuscript can't be opened:bit.ly/3JGt6ymF #WorldBookDayyf
On 4/28, join us for a lecture on the Kingdom of Meroë, a land renowned for its archers and abundant gold, presented by Dr. Solange Ashby of UCLA. Register: thewalters.org/event/ashby 🎨: Votive Plaque of King Tanyidamani, mid 2nd century BCE. Bequest of Henry Walters, 1931.H
At tonight's artist talk, plant and interior stylist, author, artist, and Instagram sensation Hilton Carter will discuss his artistic practice and the importance of greenery. Afterwards, Hilton will stick around for a Q&A and book signing. Join us: thewalters.org/event/carter
🎨: Bernhard Hildebrandt, Scipio Africanus Freeing Massiva (after Tiepolo), 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Barbara Mathes Gallery.
The artists' work seeks to illustrate the connections between the Italian Renaissance and Baroque periods and contemporary art, each offering insights into the other.⁠ Learn more: bit.ly/waltersatr
Hildebrant's work is part of Activating the Renaissance, now on view at the Walters Art Museum. Situated in the Italian galleries of the Walters, the exhibition bridges the past and present by featuring the work of six contemporary artists.
If you need me I will be right here in front of this Bernhard Hildebrandt until further notice. Do not disturb.⁠ 🤫T
Three Baltimore artists - Maren Henson, Megan Koeppel, and James Williams II - have been selected as finalists for the 2022 Janet & Walter Sondheim Art Prize. Their work will be on display at the @walters_museum from July 21 - Sept. 18. baltimorefishbowl.com/stories/three-…
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Works from our collection of Ethiopian art to bless your timeline 😌 🎨bit.ly/396gKmFfgQ
#VolunteerAppreciationMonth is in full swing. Drop a ❤️ for our volunteers and docents in the comments section!
(3) Bernhard Hildebrandt, Scipio Africanus Freeing, Massiva (after Tiepolo), 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Barbara Mathes Gallery. (4) Ventiko, Tzara'at, 2012, printed 2021. Courtesy of the artist.
(1) Murjoni Merriweather, D A M M N, 2017. Courtesy of the artist. (2) Jessica Bastidas, Tears of the Black Madonna, 2021. Courtesy of the artist.
Showing D A M M N at The Walters Art Museum :) ❤️🌿y
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Happy Easter! This icon, one of the finest in North America, features the Resurrection of Christ, the traditional Byzantine image depicting Christ's descent into hell to redeem the Just of the Old Testament. Learn more about this detailed work: bit.ly/3j4UaMP
The Walters recently acquired a rare first edition of the Passover Haggadah by Polish illustrator and political satirist Arthur Szyk. Last year, in honor of Passover, we sat down with the world’s foremost expert on Szyk. Watch the conversation: youtu.be/3eqqPrXCDOA
Activating the Renaissance is now on view at Walters Art Museum! Plan your visit: bit.ly/320b47z This exhibition seeks to illustrate the connections between the Italian Renaissance and Baroque periods and contemporary through the work of six contemporary artists.
Congratulations to the Maryland recipients of @NEHgov's latest round of grants! 🎉 They are:@CaseyLurtzz of@JohnsHopkinss, Elizabeth Patton of@UMBCC,@CCBCMDD,@walters_museumm,@BowieStatee,@washcolll,@marylandpubtvv,@SalisburyUU, and Historic St. Mary’s City Commission.o
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Today is #WorldArtDay! What is your favorite work of art ever? (Not just in the Walters Art Museum's collection!). Share your answers in the comments 👇🏾 �bit.ly/3rnxsUSNjEg
Join us Friday, April 22 for A Spring Day at the Walters featuring Hilton Carter! Grab your tickets here: bit.ly/35KdU4V twitter.com/TODAYshow/stat…
Flower delivery c/o Yoshizawa Setsuan 😊🌼 �bit.ly/37jUzIRBGWE
TBH this is what it feels like to show your friends a risky text before hitting send 😅 🎨bit.ly/3E4g10CehN
Activating the Renaissance is generously funded by supporters of the Walters Art Museum. 🎨: Merriweather, Murjoni, D A M M N, 2017. Courtesy of the artist.
Activating the Renaissance opens this Thursday at the Walters Art Museum! On the opening night of the exhibition, visitors are welcome to attend a free artists talk with the contemporary artists featured in the exhibition. Reserve your spot: thewalters.org/event/activati…
There's something about the magnolia trees in Mount Vernon, don'tcha think? 🌸 📷: Jill FannoyF
Spinning into the weekend like... 💞 What are your weekend plans? The Walters offers Drop-In Art Making on the Sculpture Court every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn more: thewalters.org/events7 📸: @/sincerely_tunz on Instagra4P
Depicted with a serene gaze and a gentle smile, this figure may represent a Buddha or a Jina–but it's unclear which exactly. Learn more here: bit.ly/2TlW5hA
🎨: Gérôme, Jean-Léon, The Tulip Folly, 1882. Gift of Mrs. Cyril W. Keene, 1983.
If these tulips could talk they'd tell you that Flower Mart is back! 🌷 On April 30, enjoy musical performances inside the Walters Art Museum and art making outside during the festival put on by our neighbor Mount Vernon Place Conservancy. More info:thewalters.org/event/floral-h…bt
Ever wondered how those huge paintings in museums are hung? The Walters Art Museum is full of such paintings, and our resident expert is showing you how: youtu.be/utcSytK69Ec
The backbone of Activating the Renaissance is the collection of artists who have contributed their works to the exhibition. On April 14, hear from the artists themselves during our opening night artist talks. Register here: thewalters.org/event/activati…
I finally visited the wonderful @walters_museum! Some of us lucky #asecs2022 attendees were guided by the brilliant curator Joaneath Spicer. What a treat!
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Today is #FindARainbowDay! Can you spot the rainbow in this work? 🎨:bit.ly/2OLzhVl6D
Ramadan Mubarak! Ramadan begins tonight with the sighting of the new moon (at sundown) 🌒 Take a close look at this Qur’an printing matrix from our collection:bit.ly/3iNGZj46u
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