Leadership

The Walters Art Museum has since its founding been governed by an independent Board of Trustees and its by-laws. The museum benefits from the wisdom, support, and advocacy of these community leaders.

Andrea B. and John H. Laporte Director

  • Julia Marciari-Alexander, PhD

Officers and Trustees

  • Peter Bain, Treasurer
  • James H. DeGraffenreidt, Jr., Chair
  • Elke Durden, Vice President
  • Christine M. Espenshade, Vice President
  • Guy E. Flynn, President
  • Ann M. Holcomb, Vice President
  • Ricardo (Rick) Lobo, Vice President
  • Julia Marciari-Alexander, Secretary
  • Joshua R. Perry, Vice President
  • Alexander Núñez, Vice President
  • Betsey L. B. Todd, Vice President
  • Alicia Wilson, Vice President

 

  • Calvin Baker
  • Laura C. Banes
  • Elizabeth W. P. Bonner
  • Allison Brill
  • Andre Davis
  • Susan G. Dunn
  • Margaret Z. Ferguson
  • Lexie Bozzuto Greene
  • Jacob Hsu
  • Ricardo Johnson
  • Julia Keelty
  • Ajay Kurian
  • Neil A. Meyerhoff
  • Joel T. Pallikal
  • Judy Witt Phares
  • Matt Polk
  • Lynn Homeier Rauch
  • Gail L. Shawe
  • Karen Clifford Smith
  • Roslyn L. Smith
  • Sarah E. Thomas
  • Judith Van Dyke
  • Mary Jo Wiese
  • Michael J. Young

Ex-Officio Members

The Honorable Brandon Scott, Mayor of Baltimore City
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Mayor’s Representative to the Board
The Honorable Nick Mosby, President of the Baltimore City Council
Lawrence Anderson, City Council President’s Representative to the Board
The Honorable Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., Governor of the State of Maryland
Julie Madden, Governor’s Representative to the Board
John Olszewski, Jr., Baltimore County Executive
Elisabeth Sachs, Baltimore County Executive’s Representative to the Board
Sheila Vidmar, President of the Docents

Trustees Emeriti

  • Ellen N. Bernard
  • Neal Borden
  • Rosalee C. Davison
  • Robert S. Feinberg
  • John Gilmore Ford
  • Douglas Hamilton, Jr.
  • Andrea B. Laporte
  • William L. Paternotte
  • Hervey (Peter) Stockman
  • Adena W. Testa
  • Mary Baily Wieler
  • Jay M. Wilson
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