The Walters Art Museum


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Walk, Wonder & Create Tours

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Free, pre-registration required 
Third Saturdays, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (choose one)
Recommended for ages 6-8.  One guardian per two children required.
Graduated from our pre-k program?  Join the big kids and their adults for our popular Walk, Wonder, and Create family tours! For ages 6 and up, this 45-minute experience allows families to enjoy an interactive tour of the Walters’ collection and create artwork that relates to the theme of the tour.
Miss the tour? Grab an expert! Our educators are standing by to take you to their favorite object.


NEW! Gallery Drawing Family Workshops

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Members: $20 per child; Non-members: $30 per child, pre registration required

Join us for a brand new family drawing workshop! Young artists are invited to strengthen their observational drawing skills and build their portfolios while exploring works of art in the Walters’ collection. Understand the principles and basic language of shape as we learn to simplify visual complexity.

Cancellation Policy: A minimum of 5 families is required for each program. We reserve the right to cancel a program due to low registration. We will confirm schedule changes via email. If you have registered for a program that has been canceled, you will receive a full refund.

Upcoming Gallery Drawing Family Workshops


Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Seeing Pattern

Sunday, December 21, 2014
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

NEW! Join us for a brand-new family drawing workshop! Young artists are invited to strengthen their observational drawing skills and build their portfolios while exploring works of art in the Walters’ collection. Use rhythm, texture, and shape to expand visual language and find personal form and means of expression. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.

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Upcoming Walk, Wonder, and Create Tours


Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tours: Nobles & Kings (Morning Session)

Saturday, December 20, 2014
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Lords and ladies, come hither! Wander through our medieval galleries in search of merchants, knights, and fantastical creatures. Imagine yourself as noble men and women living in the Middle Ages. Artisans, travel into our studio to design a game for the entertainment of the royal court. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

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Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tours: Nobles & Kings (Afternoon Session)

Saturday, December 20, 2014
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Lords and ladies, come hither! Wander through our medieval galleries in search of merchants, knights, and fantastical creatures. Imagine yourself as noble men and women living in the Middle Ages. Artisans, travel into our studio to design a game for the entertainment of the royal court. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

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Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tours: Take Flight (Afternoon Session)

Sunday, January 18, 2015
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM

Sail the high seas, ride the tracks, and hit the road during this month’s celebration of new adventures. Travel the world to discover centuries of distinctive art created by diverse cultures. Make the Walters your destination for globally inspired art. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

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Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tours: Take Flight (Morning Session)

Sunday, January 18, 2015
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Sail the high seas, ride the tracks, and hit the road during this month’s celebration of new adventures. Travel the world to discover centuries of distinctive art created by diverse cultures. Make the Walters your destination for globally inspired art. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

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