The Walters Art Museum

Visit the Walters Art Museum

Spaces Available for Rental

Level One


This modern lobby is accessed via the Museum’s main entrance on Centre Street.  Built-in visitors' desks are perfect for event registration. This lobby is located in front of the Special Exhibition Gallery and Café, with elevators allowing for access to the 2nd and 3rd floors.


The Graham Auditorium provides a welcoming location for seminars, lectures, video screenings and performances. Two tiers of seating and quality acoustics allow audience members to clearly see and hear the stage, while inviting questions and debate.
Capacity: 428
Capabilities: audio, video, wheel chair accessible

Level 2


Located at the entrance to our Ancient World Galleries, this versatile space is perfect for cocktails or a seated dinner for up to 70.
Capacity: Reception: 125 / Banquet: 70

Sculpture Court

With an entrance directly off historic Charles Street, the Sculpture Court features tiered columns and classical sculptures in a building inspired by an Italian Renaissance palazzo. The Walters Sculpture Court is the perfect spot for dinners, cocktail receptions, wedding ceremonies and receptions.
Capacity: Reception: 350 / Banquet (no dance floor): 220 / Banquet (with dance floor): 200

Level 3 Lobby & Landing

Give your event a sense of occasion. In the Lobby, reliefs, sculptures, and stained glass from the Middle Ages create a beautiful and interesting backdrop for a reception, cocktail party or dinner.  The vaulted ceilings of the landing, Renaissance tapestries and magnificent wrought-iron gate give the space a feeling of grandeur.
Capacity: Reception: 200/ Banquet: 70



Located in the Walters family home on Mt. Vernon Square, the Parlor has a feeling of luxury and comfort. The high ceilings, oversized fireplaces and artwork make it a warm and vibrant location for any event. The Parlor is ideal for smaller events such as business meetings, cocktail receptions, bridal showers and dinner parties.

Capacity: Reception: / Banquet: 60
Capabilities: audio & video