The Walters Art Museum

Visit the Walters Art Museum

Walk-in Tours

Every Sunday, 1-2 p.m.
Free unless otherwise noted
Meet in the Centre Street lobby

Each Sunday, enjoy a tour of a different part of the collection, with a museum-trained docent. No reservations are required. Just walk in and enjoy!

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Guided Tours of the Featured Ticketed Exhibition

Free with price of admission or free for members
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During each special exhibition, we offer guided tours of the exhibition. These tours are included with the price of admission or free for members. Exhibition tours are held every Sunday at 1 p.m. Tour groups meet in the Centre Street lobby.

Member Tours

Free for members
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Members have the opportunity to join a Walters expert for an intimate tour. Please meet us in the Centre Street inner lobby. These are members-only tours. Tour schedules and topics are subject to change.

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All Upcoming Tours

Walk-In Tour: Portraits: Who Am I?
Sunday, July 24, 2016
01:00 PM
Examine portraits in painting and sculpture from ancient times through the 19th century. Come meet a few of the personalities found in The Walters’ collection!
Walk-In Tour: Castles and Cathedrals
Sunday, July 31, 2016
01:00 PM
Explore castles and cathedrals in medieval art and their importance to people's lives during this period.
Walk-In Tour: The Art of the Ancient World
Sunday, August 07, 2016
01:00 PM
Learn about life and death in ancient civilizations as we examine art relating to war, mythology, politics, and day-to-day life. Tour may include objects from Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East.
Walk-In Tour: Highlights of The Walters
Sunday, August 14, 2016
01:00 PM
Explore painting, sculpture and decorative arts from ancient times to the 19th century. Come experience a sampling of what the museum has to offer!
Walk-In Tour: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story
Sunday, August 21, 2016
01:00 PM
Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, in From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. We’ll explore the Walters’ tastes, varied art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore while seeing the paintings and sculptures they purchased.
Walk-In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders
Sunday, August 28, 2016
01:00 PM
Journey back to the 17th century, as you marvel at one of the most unique and popular galleries in the museum. The Chamber of Art and Wonders replicates a collector’s home, complete with artworks and natural wonders from around the world. You will be fascinated as you examine the paintings, sculptures, animals, insects, and shells that fill this amazing space!
Walk-In Tour: Highlights of the Walters
Sunday, September 04, 2016
01:00 PM
Explore painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from ancient times to the 19th century. Come experience a sampling of what the museum has to offer!
Walk-In Tour: Beauty Secrets of the Ancient World
Sunday, September 11, 2016
01:00 PM
Who wore makeup in ancient Egypt? How Roman women style their hair? Discover what people considered to be beautiful in ancient times and how they achieved their signature looks as seen in the Walters’ collection.
Walk-In Tour: The Chamber of Wonders
Sunday, September 18, 2016
01:00 PM
Journey back to the 17th century, as you marvel at one of the most unique and popular galleries in the museum. The Chamber of Wonders replicates a collector’s home, complete with artworks and natural wonders from around the world. You will be fascinated as you examine the paintings, sculptures, animals, insects, and shells that fill this amazing space!
Walk-In Tour: Sixteenth-Century Art
Sunday, September 25, 2016
01:00 PM
Explore the development of religious and secular art in the 15th and 16th centuries. The Walters' collection of European Renaissance art features one of the most significant holdings of Italian paintings in the Americas, as well as sculpture, furniture, ceramics, metalwork, jewelry, arms and armor, and locks and keys.
Walk-In Tour: Portraits: Who Am I?
Sunday, October 02, 2016
01:00 PM
Examine personalities in painting and sculpture from ancient times through the 19th century. Come meet a few of the characters in the Walters’ collection!
Walk-In Tour: The Chamber of Wonders
Sunday, October 09, 2016
01:00 PM
Journey back to the 17th century, as you marvel at one of the most unique and popular galleries in the museum. The Chamber of Wonders replicates a collector’s home, complete with artworks and natural wonders from around the world. You will be fascinated as you examine the paintings, sculptures, animals, insects, and shells that fill this amazing space!
Walk-In Tour: A Feast for the Senses
Sunday, October 23, 2016
01:00 PM
Medieval art speaks to the five senses, not just to sight alone. Through a variety of paintings, tapestries, metalwork, and manuscripts, you will see how both sacred and objects from daily life enchanted their viewers.
Walk-In Tour: A Feast for the Senses
Sunday, November 13, 2016
01:00 PM
Medieval art speaks to the five senses, not just to sight alone. Through a variety of paintings, tapestries, metalwork, and manuscripts, you will see how both sacred and objects from daily life enchanted their viewers.
Walk-In Tour: Bon Appétit: Cuisine in Art
Sunday, November 20, 2016
01:00 PM
Examine cuisine in works of art through the ages. From Roman and medieval feasts to 18th- and 19th-century still lifes, savor how artists have created imaginative works of art using food as a theme.
Walk-In Tour: A Feast for the Senses
Sunday, November 27, 2016
01:00 PM
Medieval art speaks to the five senses, not just to sight alone. Through a variety of paintings, tapestries, metalwork, and manuscripts, you will see how both sacred and objects from daily life enchanted their viewers.
Walk-In Tour: Fruit to Forest: A Plant Hike through Art
Sunday, December 11, 2016
01:00 PM
In the midst of winter, the verdant landscapes of the Walters’ collection will bring back the thrill of spring. Join us as we look for cultivated gardens, native forests, and fruit in painting, sculpture, and textiles.
Walk-In Tour: The Christmas Story in Art
Sunday, December 18, 2016
01:00 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.