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Walk-In Tours

Date: Saturday, September 2, 2017–Sunday, December 31, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Meet in the Centre Street inner lobby. Tours are on Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. and are free. Tour schedules and topics are subject to change. Registration is not required.

Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire’s Legacy

Date: Sunday, November 12, 2017–Sunday, June 24, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

This exhibition explores the Russian crafts tradition that culminated in the creativity of the workshop of Carl Fabergé, with over 70 stunning objects on display—including two Imperial Easter Eggs purchased by the museum’s founder, Henry Walters. 

After Fabergé

Date: Sunday, November 12, 2017–Sunday, June 24, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

Five digital prints by artist Jonathan Monaghan present finely-crafted, surreal versions of the famous Fabergé Imperial Easter eggs, two of which are in the Walters’ collection. His large-scale prints blend the dazzling detail of the original masterworks with modern culture.

Thanksgiving Break Activities

Date: Friday, November 24, 2017–Saturday, November 25, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM–04:00 PM

Join us for an extra day of hands-on art making. No registration is required—stop by and create a fantastic work of art to take home with you!

Art Cart & Drop-in Art Activities: Arts of Asia

Date: Friday, December 1, 2017–Sunday, December 31, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM–04:00 PM

Drop-in, explore cool materials, and create a work of art to take home. Each weekend features a new project so check back often to find out what we have in store. No registration required.

Monument Lighting Celebration

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017

Time: 05:00 PM–07:30 PM

Celebrate the holiday season and the annual lighting of the Washington Monument during this free family-friendly event! Enjoy seasonal performances, music, refreshments, and winter- inspired art activities.

On the Rocks: A Drinks Party

Date: Saturday, December 9, 2017

Time: 07:00 PM–10:00 PM

Kick off the holiday season with a Russian twist on the popular event Rye Rocks at the Walters. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails mixed by Baltimore’s favorite bartenders while celebrating the fabulous new exhibition Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire’s Legacy. Proceeds benefit the Walters and its exhibition and education programs.

Make Night: Candle Making

Date: Thursday, December 21, 2017

Time: 06:30 PM–08:30 PM

Letta Moore of Knits, Soy & Metal returns to the Walters to o er a workshop on handmade candles. Learn about scent palettes and create two unique candles—perfect if you still need to give a gift or two for the holidays.

Winter Break Activities

Date: Wednesday, December 27, 2017–Friday, December 29, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

Warm up with three extra days of drop-in art activities. No registration is required.