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: A Renaissance Original: Carlo Crivelli
Sunday, May 15, 2016
01:00 PM
Carlo Crivelli was one of the most original painters of the Italian Renaissance. This tour will highlight this intimate exhibition of fourteen paintings, celebrating his unique blending of Renaissance realism and the splendor of late medieval goldsmith work.
Walk-In Tour: Highlights of the Walters
Sunday, May 22, 2016
01:00 PM
Explore painting, sculpture and decorative arts from ancient times to the 19th century. Come experience a sampling of what the museum has to offer!
Walk-In Tour: Castles and Cathedrals
Sunday, May 29, 2016
01:00 PM
Explore castles and cathedrals in medieval art and their importance to people's lives during this period.
Walk-In Tour: A la Mode: Fashion in Art
Sunday, June 05, 2016
01:00 PM
Learn about life and death in ancient 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.
Walk-In Tour: Sixteenth-Century Art
Sunday, June 12, 2016
01:00 PM
Explore the development of religious and secular art in the 15th and 16th centuries. The Walters' collection of European Renaissance art features one of the most significant holdings of Italian paintings in the Americas, as well as sculpture, furniture, ceramics, metalwork, jewelry, arms and armor, and locks and keys.
Walk-In Tour: Celebrating Men in Art
Sunday, June 19, 2016
01:00 PM
This Fathers’ Day, come meet some of the men portrayed in artworks at The Walters! This tour will study the depiction of men in painting and sculpture from antiquity to the 19th century.
Walk-In Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders
Sunday, June 26, 2016
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. You will be fascinated as you examine the paintings, sculptures, animals, insects, and shells that fill this amazing space!
Walk-In Tour: Highlights of The Walters
Sunday, July 03, 2016
01:00 PM
Explore painting, sculpture and decorative arts from ancient times to the 19th century. Come experience a sampling of what the museum has to offer!
Walk-In Tour: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story
Sunday, July 10, 2016
01:00 PM
Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, in From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. 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 Art of the Ancient World
Sunday, July 17, 2016
01:00 PM
Learn about life and death in ancient 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.
Walk-In Tour: Portraits: Who Am I?
Sunday, July 24, 2016
01:00 PM
Examine portraits in painting and sculpture from ancient times through the 19th century. Come meet a few of the personalities found in The Walters’ collection!
Walk-In Tour: Castles and Cathedrals
Sunday, July 31, 2016
01:00 PM
Explore castles and cathedrals in medieval art and their importance to people's lives during this period.
Walk-In Tour: The Art of the Ancient World
Sunday, August 07, 2016
01:00 PM
Learn about life and death in ancient 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.
Walk-In Tour: Highlights of The Walters
Sunday, August 14, 2016
01:00 PM
Explore painting, sculpture and decorative arts from ancient times to the 19th century. Come experience a sampling of what the museum has to offer!
Walk-In Tour: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story
Sunday, August 21, 2016
01:00 PM
Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, in From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. 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, August 28, 2016
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. You will be fascinated as you examine the paintings, sculptures, animals, insects, and shells that fill this amazing space!