After Fabergé is an exhibition of 5 large-scale digital prints by artist Jonathan Monaghan. A digital animator by training, Monaghan creates finely-crafted, virtual versions of the famous Fabergé Imperial Easter eggs, two of which are in the Walters’ collection. After Fabergé runs concurrently with Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition at the Walters November 12, 2017 – June 24, 2018.
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Japanese Woodblock Prints showcases more than 40 lively prints dating from the 17th through 19th centuries from the Walters’ collection. Japanese woodblock prints are often credited to individual artists like Hokusai and Hiroshige. However, these celebrated and beautiful works of art are the products of masterfully orchestrated collaborations among publishers, artists, carvers, and printers; their distinct roles are explored in this exhibition.
Nearly 250 exquisite Chinese snuff bottles, delicately crafted from stone, glass, porcelain, ivory, lacquer, enamel, and precious metals, will be on view in the galleries of the Walters’ palazzo-style court. Once personal adornments and handsome gifts, these extraordinary examples of technical and artistic virtuosity were made to hold snuff, a mixture of finely ground tobacco leaves, spices, and aromatic herbs.
e of the most exceptional collections of Asian art in North America takes center stage on Sunday, October 1, when the Walters Art Museum opens its new installation Arts of Asia. The dramatic display offers a rich exploration of artistic traditions from diverse cultures and regions across India, Nepal, Tibet, China, Korea, Japan, Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia. The stunning array of more than 150 works spanning 2,000 years includes 30 objects that have never been on view.
Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose skills as an orator continue to inspire the current generation of youth leaders. See presentations by the Baltimore Urban Debate League, take part in special art-making activities, and stop by the free photo booth to commemorate the evening.
GBCA and Contemporary Arts Inc presents "An Afternoon of Artistic Excellence" featuring the award-winning Baker artists on Sat, January 26, 2019.
Performing Artists: Lafayette Gilchrist, Dora Malech, Carl Grubbs, Joyce Scott, CJay Philip, Ellen Cherry, Amanda Fair, Peter Minkler, Nicole Martinell, Todd Marcus, Vincent Thomas, and Michelle Antoinette Nelson.
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