The Walters Art Museum


Exhibitions at the Walters Art Museum The Walters Art Museum

Current Exhibitions

Explore a variety of exhibitions featuring works of art from the Walters' permanent collection and from museums throughout the world.

American Artists Abroad
American Artists Abroad
Saturday, April 19, 2014–Sunday, June 22, 2014
10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Tourists, students, expatriates, cosmopolitans, and explorers, American artists traveled widely during the nineteenth century. This exhibition explores this theme and features work by Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and James McNeill Whistler, among others.
Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Sunday, February 23, 2014–Sunday, May 11, 2014
10:00 AM–05:00 PM
The Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana, has inspired the creation of extraordinary ceramic containers. This exhibition outlines the history of some of Japan’s major schools of ikebana and displays a wide variety of contemporary ceramics created in harmony with the most modern floral conventions.
Bookbindings from the Gilded Age
Bookbindings from the Gilded Age
Saturday, October 26, 2013–Sunday, May 18, 2014
10:00 AM–05:00 PM
During the late 19th and early 20th century, fine book binding enjoyed a golden age of creativity and lavish decoration. These handmade, individual and highly personal objects were made not only to protect the texts they contained, but also to be admired and appreciated as portable decorative masterpieces in their own right.