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Special and Social Events

Throughout the year, the Walters Art Museum hosts a variety of special and social events for visitors, members, and donors. From mingling in the galleries to dining and dancing under the Washington Monument, guests always have a memorable experience at the Walters.

Watch Conservators at Work
Watch Conservators at Work
Friday, October 04, 2013–Monday, October 20, 2014
12:30 PM–04:00 PM
Did you know that people who preserve and restore artwork are called art conservators? Watch a conservator at work in the galleries. Inquire at the Information Desk about times and locations.
The Art of the Ancient World Walk-In Tour
The Art of the Ancient World Walk-In Tour
Sunday, September 07, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Enjoy a tour highlighting the art of the ancient world. Tour may include objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East, depending upon docent's preference. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
The Chamber of Art and Wonders Walk-In Tour
The Chamber of Art and Wonders Walk-In Tour
Sunday, September 14, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Join us for this tour of one of the museum's most fascinating galleries. The Chamber of Art and Wonders replicates a 17th-century collection of artworks and natural wonders from around the world. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Protecting Your Legacy: A Panel Discussion on LGBT Rights
Protecting Your Legacy: A Panel Discussion on LGBT Rights
Thursday, September 18, 2014
06:00 PM–07:30 PM
Join the Walters Art Museum for a discussion on the legal and financial issues that members of the LGBT community face as individuals, couples, and families. Professional advisors will address current topics and give examples on how personal choices can be protected.
Castles and Cathedrals Walk-In Tour
Castles and Cathedrals Walk-In Tour
Sunday, September 21, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Enjoy a tour examining castles and cathedrals in medieval art, and their importance to people's lives during this period. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Happy Hour with the Walters Enthusiasts at the Center Club
Happy Hour with the Walters Enthusiasts at the Center Club
Thursday, September 25, 2014
05:30 PM–07:30 PM
Join the Walters Enthusiasts (WE) for an exclusive happy hour at the Center Club in downtown Baltimore. Enjoy drinks specials and a spectacular view at this networking opportunity for young professionals. This event is hosted by the Walters Enthusiasts and the Young Members of the Center Club. A free registration is required.
Renaissance Art Walk-In Tour
Renaissance Art Walk-In Tour
Sunday, September 28, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
This tour on Renaissance art explores the development of religious and secular art in the 15th and 16th centuries. Part of our weekly series of free walk-in tours highlighting different parts of the collection. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
The Chamber of Art and Wonders Walk-In Tour
The Chamber of Art and Wonders Walk-In Tour
Sunday, October 05, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Join us for this tour of one of the museum's most fascinating galleries. The Chamber of Art and Wonders replicates a 17th-century collection of artworks and natural wonders from around the world. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Portraits: Who Am I? Walk-In Tour
Portraits: Who Am I? Walk-In Tour
Sunday, October 12, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Portraits: Who Am I? examines images of people from antiquity through the 19th century. We will explore characters from different cultures, as well as the media in which they are depicted. Enjoy getting to know some of the personalities in the Walters' collection. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Gala 2014: Carnevale di Venezia Gala
Gala 2014: Carnevale di Venezia Gala
Saturday, October 18, 2014
06:00 PM–12:00 AM
Join us for a spectacular evening in Venice. Enjoy aperitifs on the Palazzo, dinner in the Galleries, and dancing into the night. Be sure to follow your meal with a cocktail at Harry's Bar.
pARTy at the Walters: Carnevale di Venezia
Saturday, October 18, 2014
09:00 PM–12:00 AM
Join us for the annual pARTy at the Walters, presented by the Walters Enthusiasts! Enjoy dancing, desserts, and an open bar at the premier event of the fall season. Attendees will also get a sneak peek at "From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story". Don't forget your festive mask for this Carnevale di Venezia!
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Sunday, October 19, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Highlights of the Walters explores painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
The Art of the Ancient World Walk-In Tour
The Art of the Ancient World Walk-In Tour
Sunday, October 26, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Enjoy a tour highlighting the art of the ancient world. Tour may include objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East, depending upon docent's preference. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
Sunday, November 02, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, and their tastes, diverse art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore, in this installment of our weekly walk-in tours. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Portraits: Who Am I? Walk-In Tour
Portraits: Who Am I? Walk-In Tour
Sunday, November 09, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Portraits: Who Am I? examines images of people from antiquity through the 19th century. We will explore characters from different cultures, as well as the media in which they are depicted. Enjoy getting to know some of the personalities in the Walters' collection. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Sunday, November 16, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Highlights of the Walters explores painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
Sunday, November 23, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, and their tastes, diverse art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore, in this installment of our weekly walk-in tours. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Bon Appétit!: Cuisine in Art Walk-in Tour
Bon Appétit!: Cuisine in Art Walk-in Tour
Sunday, November 30, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
In this tour we will examine cuisine in diverse works of art through the ages. From Roman and Medieval feasts to 18th and 19th century still life, savor how artists have created imaginative works of art using food as a theme. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour
The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour
Sunday, December 07, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
In the spirit of the season, come enjoy a tour examining religious art that celebrates the story of Christmas. This tour will feature Renaissance and Baroque paintings depicting the birth of Christ. This tour is part of our free, docent led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
Sunday, December 14, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, and their tastes, diverse art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore, in this installment of our weekly walk-in tours. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour
The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour
Sunday, December 21, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
In the spirit of the season, come enjoy a tour examining religious art that celebrates the story of Christmas. This tour will feature Renaissance and Baroque paintings depicting the birth of Christ. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Sunday, December 28, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Highlights of the Walters explores painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.