Merry Christmas with art by Walters Art Museum, Cartoon Art Museum and Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
The Walters Art Museum
The Walters Art Museum announces the launch of its redesigned works of art website with the removal of copyright restrictions on more than 10,000 online artwork images through a Creative Commons license .
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has granted the Walters Art Museum $315,000 for a 2 1/2 year project to digitize, catalog and distribute 105 illuminated medieval manuscripts. Representing diverse Byzantine, Greek, Armenian, Ethiopian, Dutch, English and Central European cultures, this project, entitled Parchment to Pixel: Creating a Digital Resource of Medieval Manuscripts, will allow for the digitization of approximately 38,000 pages of ancient text and 3,500 pages of illumination.
The Christmas Story: Picturing the Birth of Christ in Medieval Manuscripts The Walters Art Museum December 3, 2009 – February 28, 2010
Shrunken Treasures: Miniaturization in Books and Art August 15–November 8, 2009 Walters Art Museum
Prayers in Code: Books of Hours from Renaissance France April 25-July 19, 2009 The Walters Art Museum
Aesthetic and Scientific Perspectives of Central Asian Painting The John & Berthe Ford Annual Lectureship in Asian Art The Walters Art Museum, Sunday, April 5
ROMANCE AT THE WALTERS ART MUSEUM The Romance of the Rose: Visions of Love in Illuminated Medieval Manuscripts on View January 24–April 19, 2009
What: Your Spirits Walk Beside Us: The Politics of Black Religion Barbara Dianne Savage, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania