The Walters Art Museum


Be reminded about this event

Previous April 2014Next

Choose a Category of Events


Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic

Sunday, September 19, 2010Sunday, January 2, 2011
10:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Register for this event »

Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic

The Walters celebrates the creative mind of renowned artist and children's book illustrator Walter Wick, the creator of the Can You See What I See?  and the co-creator of the I Spy book series, read and loved by millions of children and adults around the world. In addition to large-format color photos, the exhibition includes several models built by Wick and his team which serve as the photographic illustrations in his books. One of Wick's most recent books, Can You See What I See on a Scary, Scary Night?, includes models and illustrations inspired in part by the Walters' Chamber of Wonders.


This exhibition is free for members and children 17 and under. Tickets are available for purchase online.

School Tours are Free!

Register for a K-12 guided tour, studio or outreach of the Walter Wick exhibition.  Tours of the special exhibition are free for K-12 students. Two chaperones per 10 children are admitted for free. Additional chaperones pay the $10.00 special exhibition fee.

Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic is organized by the New Britain Museum of American Art. The exhibition at the Walters Art Museum is made possible through the generosity of The Wieler Family Foundation. Additional support is provided by The Women’s Committee of the Walters Art Museum, The CANUSA Corporation Charitable Fund, The David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation, The Nancy Patz Reading Fund, The Van Dyke Family Foundation, The Linehan Family Foundation/The Ivy Bookstore, Meredith and Adam Borden/The London Foundation, Lynn and Philip Rauch, Mr. and Mrs. Austin George, The Susan Katzenberg Fund and Kate and David Powell.


Back to list view

Featured Events

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: 09/05/13 - 12/18/14

Time: 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Discover how the Walters comes alive at night! Every Thursday from 5-9 p.m., you can wander the galleries, see special exhibitions for FREE, eat in our café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.

Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date: 04/27/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Take the opportunity to tour our spring exhibition with its curator, for only the price of an exhibition ticket (free for members). Meet Dr. Robert Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.

Ikebana Floral Demonstration by Ikebana International

Date: 04/27/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Held in conjunction with our special exhibition Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, this program, one in a series of three, will feature masters from Ikebana International demonstrating the art of Ikebana for a live audience. Ikebana, a traditional form of artistic expression, combines organic material, most notably flowers, and specially chosen vessels, as seen in the special exhibition, into works of art that are aesthetically unique to Japanese culture.

All Featured Events