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Walk-in Tour—From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date: Sunday, July 23, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Learn about the fascinating story of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, and how they amassed their collections throughout their lives and travels on this free docent-led tour. We’ll explore the Walters’ tastes, varied art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore while viewing the paintings and sculptures they purchased.

Walk-in Tour: Eat, Drink, and Be Merry!

Date: Sunday, July 30, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Throughout the ages, people have always found time to celebrate. Join us on this free docent-led tour as we explore the celebration of food and drink in objects from Ancient Greece through the 19th century.

Walk-in Tour: Fashion in Art

Date: Sunday, August 6, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Feel free to ask, ‘What are you wearing?’ on this stylish tour of the fashions represented in the Walters’ collection. From Egyptian sandals to Art Nouveau brooches, explore how people dressed through the ages on this free docent-led tour.

Walk-in Tour—Portraits: Faces through the Ages

Date: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Examine personalities in painting and sculpture from ancient times through the 19th century. Meet a few of the characters in The Walters’ collection on this free docent-led tour.

Walk-in Tour: The Chamber of Art and Wonders

Date: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Journey back to the 17th century, as you marvel at one of the most unusual and popular galleries in the museum. The Chamber of Art and Wonders replicates a European collector’s home, complete with artworks and natural wonders from around the world. You will be fascinated as you examine the paintings, sculptures, animals, insects, and shells that fill this amazing space.

Walk-in Tour: Castles and Cathedrals

Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Step into medieval European life on this free docent-led tour, which examines castles and cathedrals in medieval art. Learn about the importance of these buildings in people's lives during this period.

Walk-in Tour: Highlights of the Walters

Date: Sunday, September 3, 2017

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Take in a panoramic view of painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from ancient times to the 19th century. Explore some of the museum’s most intriguing works on this free docent-led tour.