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Walters Art Museum celebrates 80th anniversary

Phinesse Demps | 11/4/2014, 6 a.m.
In honor of the Walters Art Museum’s 80th anniversary as a public institution, the museum will display be 200 works ...
River Scene by Robert Seldon Duncanson (American, 1821-1872) (Photo Credit: Walters Art Museum)

— In honor of the Walters Art Museum’s 80th anniversary as a public institution, the museum will display be 200 works of art in seven galleries, “From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story,” will take you on a up-close and personal tour of William and Henry Walters’ personal art collection.

African-American Ira Aldridge in the role of Othello by William Mulready.

(Photo Credit: Walters Art Museum)

African-American Ira Aldridge in the role of Othello by William Mulready.

You will get a chance to see and read about the choices they made in picking incredible pieces of art from around the world. To experience this installation was beyond words and trust there is something for everyone.

The Walters Art Museum is celebrating their anniversary by re-branding itself by not only showcasing this installment, but by having the public view others as well. It’s the perfect opportunity for those who have never been to the Walters to visit and for those familiar with the museum to get reacquainted with its offerings. You can also visit online, www.thewalters.org to view their online collection of art.

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story, will be on display until April 17, 2014. To see art pieces from the installation checkout our Facebook Page: Facebook.com/TheBaltimoreTimes.