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Dates For Annual Walters Art Museum Jewelry Fair Announced

More than 20 American artists are teaming up with the Women’s Committee of the Walters Art Museum to present the ninth annual Jewelry Fair at the Walters in the museum’s stunning Sculpture Court.

 
PRLog - July 26, 2012 - BALTIMORE -- Selected for their talents to bring precious stones and metals to life in jewelry, these artists are recognized nationally for their work and vary in styles from classic to contemporary.

The three-day event also features an evening cocktail party with modeling by young Walters Enthusiasts, a jewelry making workshop for children, a daily treasure hunt for fine jewelry from local shops, a vintage & repurposed jewelry boutique, a talk by Maryland Historical Society Chief Curator Alexandra Deutsch and a lecture with verbal appraisals by Antiques Roadshow Veteran Berj Zavian.

WHEN:   
Friday, November 2-Sunday, November 4, 2012
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission to the Jewelry Fair is free.

WHERE:   
Walters Art Museum
600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
410-547-9000, extension 305
www.wamac.org (Ticket and Hotel Information)
   
WHO:   
Jewelers include Cynthia Alderdice, Cornelia Goldsmith, Angela Hein, Barbara Heinrich, Hannelore McDaniel, Thomas Turner, Donna Veverka and Emma Villedrouin. High-resolution images and individual biographies are available.

HIGHLIGHTS:
Friday, November 2, TBD   
Presentation by Maryland Historical Society Chief Curator Alexandra Deutsch (FREE)

Friday, November 2, 6-8:30 p.m.   
Opening Evening Cocktail Party with Artists ($75 Admission)

Saturday, November 3, 10 a.m.
Children’s Jewelry Making Workshop (FREE)

Sunday, November 4, 1 p.m.
Pearls of Wisdom & More with Antiques RoadShow’s Berj Zavian
($50 Admission, $25 for Verbal Appraisal of Two Items)

Daily
Treasure Hunt & Vintage Jewelry Boutique

NOTES:   
The Walters Art Museum Women’s Committee was formed in 1963 to support the museum and its mission. Since 1990, the Committee has raised more than $1.5 million through events like the Jewelry Fair and Art Blooms for exhibitions, special projects and education at the Walters Art Museum.

The Walters Art Museum is located in downtown Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon Cultural District at North Charles and Centre Streets. Its permanent collection includes ancient art, medieval art and manuscripts, decorative objects, Asian art and Old Master and 19th century paintings. Wyndham Baltimore Peabody Court is the official hotel of the Walters Art Museum.

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