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Walk-In Tour: Fruit to Forest: A Plant Hike through Art

Walk-In Tour: Fruit to Forest: A Plant Hike through Art

Date: Sunday, December 11, 2016

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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

Walk-In Tour: The Christmas Story in Art

Date: Sunday, December 18, 2016

Time: 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.

Walk In Tour: Highlights of the Walters

Date: Sunday, January 1, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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: A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe

Date: Sunday, January 8, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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 secular objects enchanted their viewers.

Walk In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders

Date: Sunday, January 22, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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.

Walk In Tour: Fruit to Forest: A Plant Hike through Art

Date: Sunday, January 29, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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: Castles and Cathedrals

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Examine castles and cathedrals in medieval art, and discover their importance to people's lives during this period.

Walk In Tour: Love and Marriage

Date: Sunday, February 12, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

The subjects of love, beauty, and attraction have fascinated people for thousands of years. Explore how artists through the centuries have responded to the challenge of depicting love in all its complexity.

Walk In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders

Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Enjoy a free, docent-led tour highlighting the art of the ancient world. Learn about life and death in these 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, depending upon docent's preference.

Walk In Tour: Art of the Ancient World

Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Enjoy a free, docent-led tour highlighting the art of the ancient world. Learn about life and death in these 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, depending upon docent's preference.

Walk In Tour: Rye to Raphael

Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, in this reinstallation of the 19th century collection. 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

Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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.

Walk In Tour: Beauty Secrets of the Ancient World

Date: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Who wore makeup in Ancient Egypt? How did 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: Portraits: Who am I?

Date: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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: Highlights of the Walters

Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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: The Chamber of Art and Wonders

Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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.

Walk In Tour: Rye to Raphael

Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, in this reinstallation of the 19th century collection. We’ll explore the Walters’ tastes, varied art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore while seeing the paintings and sculptures they purchased.