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Special and Social Events

Throughout the year, the Walters Art Museum hosts a variety of special and social events for visitors, members, and donors. From mingling in the galleries to dining and dancing under the Washington Monument, guests always have a memorable experience at the Walters.

Watch Conservators at Work
Watch Conservators at Work
Friday, October 24, 2014–Tuesday, October 20, 2015
12:30 PM–04:00 PM
Did you know that people who preserve and restore artwork are called art conservators? Watch a conservator at work in the galleries. Inquire at the Information Desk about times and locations.
The Art of the Ancient World Walk-In Tour
The Art of the Ancient World Walk-In Tour
Sunday, October 26, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Enjoy a tour highlighting the art of the ancient world. Tour may include objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East, depending upon docent's preference. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
Sunday, November 02, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
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.
Portraits: Who Am I? Walk-In Tour
Portraits: Who Am I? Walk-In Tour
Sunday, November 09, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Portraits: Who Am I? examines images of people from antiquity through the 19th century. We will explore characters from different cultures, as well as the media in which they are depicted. Enjoy getting to know some of the personalities in the Walters' collection. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Sunday, November 16, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Highlights of the Walters explores painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
Sunday, November 23, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
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.
Bon Appétit!: Cuisine in Art Walk-in Tour
Bon Appétit!: Cuisine in Art Walk-in Tour
Sunday, November 30, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
In this tour we will examine cuisine in diverse works of art through the ages. From Roman and Medieval feasts to 18th and 19th century still life, savor how artists have created imaginative works of art using food as a theme. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Jessye Norman: In Conversation with Tom Hall
Jessye Norman: In Conversation with Tom Hall
Friday, December 05, 2014
07:00 PM–09:00 PM
Come hear Jessye Norman, one of America's most accomplished and beloved opera singers, discuss her new book Stand Up Straight and Sing! This Grammy Award-winning international opera star will offer perspectives on her life—from growing up in the South to performing on the world’s greatest stages in conversation with Tom Hall, music director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society.
The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour
The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour
Sunday, December 07, 2014
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. This tour is part of our free, docent led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour
Sunday, December 14, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
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.
The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour
The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour
Sunday, December 21, 2014
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. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour
Sunday, December 28, 2014
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Highlights of the Walters explores painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.