Explore a variety of exhibitions featuring works of art from the Walters' permanent collection and from museums throughout the world.
Sunday, October 01, 2017–Wednesday, September 30, 2020
10:00 AM–05:00 PM
One of the most exceptional collections of Asian art in North America will take center stage when Arts of Asia reopens at the Walters on Sunday, October 1. Highlighting the artistic traditions of diverse cultural regions, this new installation brings together a stunning array of objects from India, Nepal, Tibet, China, Korea, Japan, Myanmar, Thailand, and Cambodia. At its heart is the John and Berthe Ford Gallery, featuring the art of India, Nepal, and Tibet.
Sunday, August 06, 2017–Sunday, October 29, 2017
10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Uncertain Times: Martin Luther’s Remedies for the Soul focuses on the ways in which Martin Luther, the 16th-century German religious reformer, comforted the distressed souls of his contemporaries by approaching them as a father, a husband, and a friend—rather than as a priest or theologian. Approximately 20 works will be on view, ranging from a simple beer cup to a mesmerizing rendering of the Lutheran orb and cross composed entirely of microscopic hand-lettered prayers. The Walters presents this one-gallery exhibition during the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.
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.