The Walters Art Museum

Several times a year the Walters hosts museum-wide family festivals. Please join us on these special days and enjoy amazing performances, make your own works of art, discover the new installation for free, and much more! All ages welcome.

Check out pictures from past festivals on Flickr

Upcoming Family Fesitvals

Free Monument Lighting Family Festival

Thursday, December 03, 2015
05:00 PM–08:00 PM

Celebrate the holiday season and the annual lighting of the Washington Monument during this free, family-friendly event! Enjoy seasonal performances, music, refreshments, and winter-inspired art activities!


Free Islamic Arts Family Festival

Saturday, January 09, 2016
11:00 AM–04:00 PM

This museum-wide extravaganza, inspired by the exhibition Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts, will feature dancers, storytellers, musicians, and artists. Families will participate in hands-on art activities using a variety of media to learn about Islamic arts and cultures. All ages welcome.