The Walters Art Museum

Museum Exhibition

Current Exhibitions

Explore a variety of exhibitions featuring works of art from the Walters' permanent collection and from museums throughout the world.

Ferocious Beauty: Wrathful Deities from Tibet and Nepal

Ferocious Beauty: Wrathful Deities from Tibet and Nepal

Sunday, November 13, 2016–Sunday, April 23, 2017
10:00 AM–05:00 PM

Striking works of Himalayan art depict wrathful Buddhist deities with fearsome qualities. Although they may appear intimidating, these deities use their power to guard against antagonists and thwart obstacles to the spiritual goals of their devotees. Featuring twelve sculptures, paintings, and ritual objects drawn primarily from the Ford Collection, this exhibition deepens our understanding of these compelling images

A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe

A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe

Sunday, October 16, 2016–Sunday, January 08, 2017
10:00 AM–05:00 PM

The art of medieval Europe—luminous stained glass windows, church bells with their mesmerizing sounds, and tapestries depicting fragrant gardens—stirred the senses. This international loan exhibition brings together more than 100 paintings, tapestries, metalwork, manuscripts, and prints from museums in the United States and abroad, including masterpieces from the Walters’ collection.