As trade routes expanded, people from many different cultures began to encounter one another for the first time. While this contact brought on cultural exchange and exposure to new technologies and raw materials, conflicts also sprung up. In this tour, we explore both the tensions and innovations born along the Silk Road.
These journeys through the Walters’ collection feature unique themes and are open to visitors of all ages.
Walk-in tours are available every Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. On the first Saturday of each month, the Walters offers a free tour in Spanish from 1 to 2 p.m.