Current Events

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story
10/26/2014 - 4/17/2016
Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble
3/29/2015 - 8/30/2015
Drop-in Art Activities: Sculpture
5/3/2015 - 5/31/2015
Gold of the Ancient Americas
5/9/2015 - 10/11/2015


Welcome to the Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland is internationally renowned for its collection of art. The collection presents an overview of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th-century Europe, and counts among its many treasures Greek sculpture and Roman sarcophagi; medieval ivories and Old Master paintings; Art Nouveau jewelry and 19th-century European and American masterpieces.

General admission to the Walters Art Museum is free.

Hours of operation for the museum are Wednesday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and until 9 p.m. on Thursdays. Get directions to the Walters Art Museum, located at 600 North Charles Street in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon Cultural District. Parking is available. Details about visitor policies and accessibility are all available.

Be sure to check the events calendar for attractions that may be scheduled during your visit. You may also be interested in any of our tours of the art collection.

Get online answers to some of the frequently asked questions about The Walters Art Museum, or feel free to contact the museum at 410-547-9000 if you have any questions regarding an upcoming trip.

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story brings together for the first time an extraordinary group of art and artifacts to illustrate the intriguing stories behind the magnificent gift to the City from the Walters family.


Visitor Information

The Walters Art Museum is open Wednesday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday, and the following holidays in 2015: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. Open New Year's Day until 5 p.m. and Independence Day.

Shop Museum Store

Shop our Museum Store Home Décor section to purchase our beautiful brass and porcelain Christmas ornament featuring this exquisite Raphael painting.


Experience the Walters' innovative, accessible, and creative educational experiences. The Walters offers a variety of engaging programs to complement the art on view for visitors of all ages.

Be a Part of The Walters

The best way to experience the Walters Art Museum is to become a member . You can help to keep the museum free; support the Walters.