Thanks for another successful weekend of hacking the museum experience! This year, we asked participants to consider the audiences that their projects will target. Teams worked hard over the weekend and eight groups presented to qualify for a prize.
During this week’s Super Thursday Party, the Walters Enthusiasts is sponsoring a Scavenger Hunt Contest for a chance to win two tickets to see the musical Chicago at the Hippodrome or a $50 gift card to Cardinal Tavern. Visit the Walters Enthusiasts Facebook page during the Super Thursday Party to find the scavenger hunt clues. Clues will be Continue Reading →
What’s your favorite artwork at the Walters? Are you a fan of Faberge? Or maybe mummies make your day! Join us this Super Thursday Party and Valentine’s Day and vote with your heart.
Thank you for everyone that participated in our first Museum Selfie Contest! The likes have been tallied and we have our three winners! Drum roll please…
Get those smart phones ready and pose with your favorite artwork at the Walters. We are giving away fun prizes to the best “museum selfies” taken at the Walters!
Thanks to a $111,615 grant from the United States Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the Walters Art Museum has successfully catalogued and digitized more than 600 American paintings, drawings and portrait miniatures for the museum’s online collection. Rarely seen works from John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt and John La Farge, among others, are now available for download Continue Reading →
Watch for new juxtapositions, fresh interpretation, and new ways of engaging with the Walters collections. This summer, beginning June 23, the galleries housing 19th-century art on the fourth floor of the Centre Street building will be closed for renovation.