The Walters Art Museum is open Thursdays until 9 p.m., Sponsored by BGE.
This installation brings together an extraordinary group of art and artifacts to illustrate the intriguing stories behind the Walters family’s magnificent gift to the city. From Rye to Raphael features 200 works chosen for their beauty and craftsmanship, alongside Walters family photographs and historic material culled from the archives. After viewing the installation, visitors are invited to consider the impact of giving on our community today.
Date: Friday, January 29, 2016–Sunday, October 13, 2019
Time: 12:30 PM–04:00 PM
Take advantage of the opportunity to talk with our conservators during our viewing times. We hope you enjoy this "behind the scenes" look at conservation work in the museum. Watch a conservator at work in the galleries. Inquire at the Information Desk about times and locations.
Date: Thursday, July 21, 2016–Monday, December 18, 2017
Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM
Open until 9 p.m. each Thursday, the Walters welcomes you to discover the collection, take in a gallery talk, make art, and spend time with friends.
Date: Sunday, November 13, 2016–Sunday, April 23, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Striking works of Himalayan art depict wrathful Buddhist deities with fearsome qualities. Although they may appear intimidating, these deities use their power to guard against antagonists and thwart obstacles to the spiritual goals of their devotees. Featuring nearly a dozen sculptures and paintings drawn primarily from the John and Berthe Ford Collection, this exhibition deepens our understanding of these compelling images.
Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017–Sunday, April 2, 2017
Time: 01:00 PM–03:00 PM
Led by a practicing artist, participants will explore technical and creative drawing and painting processes. This is a six week series, offered from 1-3 p.m. each Sunday.
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM–11:00 AM
Learning is fun at the Walters for children 2–3 years old and their favorite adults. Each Art Tots class will introduce toddlers to art and the museum through stories, gallery play, and an art making activity.