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

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

Date
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Time
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour

Explore our newest exhibit in this week's Sunday walk-in tour. The Walters Art Museum began as the private passion of two men, William T. Walters (1819–1894) and his son, Henry (1848–1931), but grew into a public mission to bring art to the people of Baltimore. Building a collection of staggering depth and scope, they assembled more than 20,000 items—the majority of the art objects that constitute the Walters Art Museum as we know it today. Take a tour of this reinstallation of the permanent collection that explores their lives, times, tastes, and legacy.

This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.

Add to Calendar 12-14-2014 13:00:00 12-14-2014 14:00:00 15 From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, and their tastes, diverse art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore, in this installment of our weekly walk-in tours. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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