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Arts and Museums

The Walters Art Museum 600 N. Charles St. 410-547-9000, http://www.thewalters.org.


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• Drop-in Art Activities: Text Messages, every Saturday and Sunday in November, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Free.

• Exhibition — Puzzles of the Brain: An Artist's Journey through Amnesia. Runs through Dec. 11.

• Lost and Found: Exhibit runs until Jan. 1. Free.

• Day of the Dead: El Día de los Muertos, the Mexican holiday celebrates the lives of family and friends who have died, Nov. 6, noon-3 p.m. Free.

• Lunch & Learn: The Story of Vessantara, Nov. 3, 12:15-1:15 p.m. Free.

• EUREKA! Jewelry Fair, held in Sculpture Court, Nov. 4-6, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $15 includes admission to the special exhibition Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes. Opening night cocktail party, Nov. 4, 6–8 p.m. $75.

• Mini Camp: Kid Conservators, ages 5-12, Nov. 4, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nonmembers, $100; members, $80. Registration required. 410- 547-9000, ext. 300 or familyprograms@thewalters.org.

• Peabody on the Court, features Jeremiah Baker, classical saxophone performance in Sculpture Court, Nov. 4, noon–1 p.m. Free.

• Fall Forum: The Archimedes Palimpsest features scholars and scientists presenting a cross-discipline conversation while raising issues about the discovery and conservation of The Archimedes Palimpsest. Nov. 12, noon–4:30 p.m. Free.

• Intercambio: Artful Language Exchange. Sharpen your Spanish or English skills while having conversations about art and artists in a series of bilingual gallery experiences, Nov. 13, 3-4:30 p.m.

The Baltimore Museum of Art 10 Art Museum Drive. 443-573-1870 or artbma.org. General admission is free.

• Drop-In Art Activities, Family Art Center, every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

• Free Family Sundays, Workshops: 2–5 p.m. Tours: 2–2:45 p.m. last Sundays.

• Hand Held: Personal Arts from Africa, includes a variety of seats, vessels, blankets, combs, hats, and other objects created for individuals and households in 21 African countries. On view through Feb. 5, 2012.

• Print by Print: Series from Durer to Lichtenstein, an exhibition of prints by American and European artists from the late 15th through the 21st centuries. On view through March 25, 2012.

• Members' Book Club: "The Creation of Eve" in the palor, Nov. 13, 3–5 p.m. $5, members free. 410-547-9000, ext. 334.