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Walk-In Tour: Castles and Cathedrals

Walk-In Tour: Castles and Cathedrals

Date: Sunday, July 31, 2016

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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

Walk-In Tour: The Art of the Ancient World

Date: Sunday, August 7, 2016

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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

Walk-In Tour: Highlights of The Walters

Date: Sunday, August 14, 2016

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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

Walk-In Tour: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date: Sunday, August 21, 2016

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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

Walk-In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders

Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016

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. 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

Walk-In Tour: Highlights of the Walters

Date: Sunday, September 4, 2016

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: Beauty Secrets of the Ancient World

Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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

Walk-In Tour: The Chamber of Wonders

Date: Sunday, September 18, 2016

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 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

Walk-In Tour: Sixteenth-Century Art

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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?

Walk-In Tour: Portraits: Who Am I?

Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016

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: The Chamber of Wonders

Walk-In Tour: The Chamber of Wonders

Date: Sunday, October 9, 2016

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 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

Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016

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 objects from daily life enchanted their viewers.

Walk-In Tour: A Feast for the Senses

Date: Sunday, November 13, 2016

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 objects from daily life enchanted their viewers.

Walk-In Tour: Bon Appétit: Cuisine in Art

Walk-In Tour: Bon Appétit: Cuisine in Art

Date: Sunday, November 20, 2016

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 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

Date: Sunday, November 27, 2016

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 objects from daily life enchanted their viewers.

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.