The Walters Art Museum

Visit the Walters Art Museum

Walk-in Tours

Every Sunday, 1-2 p.m.
Free unless otherwise noted
Meet in the Centre Street lobby

Each Sunday, enjoy a tour of a different part of the collection, with a museum-trained docent. No reservations are required. Just walk in and enjoy!

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Guided Tours of the Featured Ticketed Exhibition

Free with price of admission or free for members
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During each special exhibition, we offer guided tours of the exhibition. These tours are included with the price of admission or free for members. Exhibition tours are held every Sunday at 1 p.m. Tour groups meet in the Centre Street lobby.

Member Tours

Free for members
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Members have the opportunity to join a Walters expert for an intimate tour. Please meet us in the Centre Street inner lobby. These are members-only tours. Tour schedules and topics are subject to change.

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All Upcoming Tours

Walk-In Tour: Fruit to Forest: A Plant Hike through Art
Sunday, December 11, 2016
01:00 PM
In the midst of winter, the verdant landscapes of the Walters’ collection will bring back the thrill of spring. Join us as we look for cultivated gardens, native forests, and fruit in painting, sculpture, and textiles.
Walk-In Tour: The Christmas Story in Art
Sunday, December 18, 2016
01:00 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.
Walk In Tour: Highlights of the Walters
Sunday, January 01, 2017
01:00 PM
Explore painting, sculpture and the decorative arts from ancient times to the 19th century. Come experience a sampling of what the museum has to offer!
Walk In Tour: A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe
Sunday, January 08, 2017
01:00 PM
Medieval art speaks to the five senses, not just to sight alone. Through a variety of paintings, tapestries, metalwork and manuscripts, you will see how both sacred and secular objects enchanted their viewers.
Walk In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders
Sunday, January 15, 2017
01:00 PM
Enjoy a free, docent-led tour highlighting the art of the ancient world. Learn about life and death in these civilizations as we examine art relating to war, mythology, politics, and day-to-day life. Tour may include objects from Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East, depending upon docent's preference.
Walk In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders
Sunday, January 22, 2017
01:00 PM
Journey back to the 17th century, as you marvel at one of the most unique and popular galleries in the museum. The Chamber of Art and Wonders replicates a collector’s home, complete with artworks and natural wonders from around the world.
Walk In Tour: Fruit to Forest: A Plant Hike through Art
Sunday, January 29, 2017
01:00 PM
In the midst of winter, the verdant landscapes of the Walters’ collection will bring back the thrill of spring! Join us as we look for cultivated gardens, native forests, and fruit in painting, sculpture and textiles.
Walk In Tour: Castles and Cathedrals
Sunday, February 05, 2017
01:00 PM
Examine castles and cathedrals in medieval art, and discover their importance to people's lives during this period.
Walk In Tour: Love and Marriage
Sunday, February 12, 2017
01:00 PM
The subjects of love, beauty, and attraction have fascinated people for thousands of years. Explore how artists through the centuries have responded to the challenge of depicting love in all its complexity.
Walk In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders
Sunday, February 19, 2017
01:00 PM
Enjoy a free, docent-led tour highlighting the art of the ancient world. Learn about life and death in these civilizations as we examine art relating to war, mythology, politics, and day-to-day life. Tour may include objects from Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East, depending upon docent's preference.
Walk In Tour: Art of the Ancient World
Sunday, February 19, 2017
01:00 PM
Enjoy a free, docent-led tour highlighting the art of the ancient world. Learn about life and death in these civilizations as we examine art relating to war, mythology, politics, and day-to-day life. Tour may include objects from Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East, depending upon docent's preference.
Walk In Tour: Rye to Raphael
Sunday, February 26, 2017
01:00 PM
Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, in this reinstallation of the 19th century collection. We’ll explore the Walters’ tastes, varied art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore while seeing the paintings and sculptures they purchased.
Walk In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders
Sunday, March 12, 2017
01:00 PM
Journey back to the 17th century, as you marvel at one of the most unique and popular galleries in the museum. The Chamber of Art and Wonders replicates a collector’s home, complete with artworks and natural wonders from around the world.
Walk In Tour: Beauty Secrets of the Ancient World
Sunday, March 19, 2017
01:00 PM
Who wore makeup in Ancient Egypt? How did Roman women style their hair? Discover what people considered to be beautiful in ancient times and how they achieved their signature looks as seen in the Walters’ collection.
Walk In Tour: Portraits: Who am I?
Sunday, March 26, 2017
01:00 PM
Examine personalities in painting and sculpture from ancient times through the 19th century. Come meet a few of the characters in The Walters’ collection!
Walk In Tour: Highlights of the Walters
Sunday, April 16, 2017
01:00 PM
Explore painting, sculpture and the decorative arts from ancient times to the 19th century. Come experience a sampling of what the museum has to offer!
Walk In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders
Sunday, April 23, 2017
01:00 PM
Journey back to the 17th century, as you marvel at one of the most unique and popular galleries in the museum. The Chamber of Art and Wonders replicates a collector’s home, complete with artworks and natural wonders from around the world.
Walk In Tour: Rye to Raphael
Sunday, April 30, 2017
01:00 PM
Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, in this reinstallation of the 19th century collection. We’ll explore the Walters’ tastes, varied art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore while seeing the paintings and sculptures they purchased.