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Walters Manuscripts
Manuscripts and Rare Books Department of the Walters Art Museum: Digitizing fantastic books for the public under a CC0 licence.
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The Walters Art Museum Sep 25
Missed one of our live digital events? Catch up here:
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The Walters Art Museum Jul 8
Though Summer Camp isn’t taking place at the museum this year, we're excited to offer Summer Art Adventures, a slate of free virtual programs and resources geared toward children ages 6 to 11. Registration for week one is now open!
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The Walters Art Museum Jun 11
WATCH: Local artist Merle Davison, who takes inspiration from classic sculpture to create clay busts of everyday people, discusses her artistic process and how the vast collection of the Walters inspires her creations.
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The Walters Art Museum Jun 11
A letter from Walters director Julia Marciari-Alexander to our community
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The Walters Art Museum Jun 1
“The life of a nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.” –Frederick Douglass   As we reflect on these words by one of Maryland’s greatest citizens, there has never been a more urgent need to stand against injustice.
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Walters Manuscripts Jun 1
Color Me! #68 Over the coming weeks, I'll be sharing b/w proof pages from our fantastic book "Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli," illustrated by Alphonse Mucha in 1897 (92.808.) Just print, and color! Hope this brings some beauty to your day💗Please share your own versions!
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Walters Manuscripts May 31
Color Me! #67 Over the coming weeks, I'll be sharing b/w proof pages from our fantastic book "Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli," illustrated by Alphonse Mucha in 1897 (92.808.) Just print, and color! Hope this brings some beauty to your day💗Please share your own versions!
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Walters Manuscripts May 30
Color Me! #67...let's take care of each other💗 Over the coming weeks, I'll be sharing b/w proof pages from our fantastic book "Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli," illustrated by Alphonse Mucha in 1897 (92.808.) Just print, and color! Hope this brings some beauty to your day!
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Walters Manuscripts May 30
Color Me! #66...here's looking at you! Over the coming weeks, I'll be sharing b/w proof pages from our fantastic book "Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli," illustrated by Alphonse Mucha in 1897 (92.808.) Just print, and color! Hope this brings some beauty to your day💗
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Walters Manuscripts May 30
If someone attempted to interpret 2020 through manuscript illumination... From the 15th-century Van Alphen Hours (W.782):
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The Walters Art Museum May 29
: Recently our curatorial fellow, Ashley Dimmig, collaborated with the for the Sacred Arts on "Beauty in Solitude," an online exhibition of living calligraphy artists. The exhibition is now live! Follow the D.C.-based organization for more info.
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Melibeus May 29
Time to go home to cuddle my dog W.37 f. 48r
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The Walters Art Museum May 25
Need an activity on this extra day off? You can download over 50 free, printable coloring pages right here: . 🎨: Mucha, Alphonse; Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli, 1897. Bequest of Henry Walters, 1931.⁠ ⠀
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Walters Manuscripts May 28
Just a mer-knight battling a naked dude riding a grumpy bird. You're welcome.😜 From the genuinely awesome Aussem Hours, W.437:
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Walters Manuscripts May 28
Color Me! #65 Over the coming weeks, I'll be sharing b/w proof pages from our fantastic book "Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli," illustrated by Alphonse Mucha in 1897 (92.808.) Just print, and color! Hope this brings some beauty to your day💗Please share your own versions!
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Walters Manuscripts May 27
Color Me! #64 Over the coming weeks, I'll be sharing b/w proof pages from our fantastic book "Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli," illustrated by Alphonse Mucha in 1897 (92.808.) Just print, and color! Hope this brings some beauty to your day💗Please share your own versions!
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Melibeus May 27
Riding the dragon W.166 f. 127r
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Walters Manuscripts May 26
Color Me! #63 Over the coming weeks, I'll be sharing b/w proof pages from our fantastic book "Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli," illustrated by Alphonse Mucha in 1897 (92.808.) Just print, and color! Hope this brings some beauty to your day💗Please share your own versions!
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Melibeus May 26
A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do! W.438 f. 64r
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Walters Manuscripts May 25
Cheers! It's ! 🍷 Here are a few well-heeled wine connoisseurs from the Clothilde Missal, W.934, dated 1906:
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