The Walters Art Museum is not just in Baltimore, but of Baltimore.

When you visit the Walters, you are in the heart of one of Baltimore’s most iconic neighborhoods, in a city where art, music, and culture thrive. Baltimore is also a civic-minded city, with a strong sense of community.

At the Walters, we proudly contribute to Baltimore’s rich cultural life. Through our exhibitions and programs, we celebrate the exciting diversity of the people who comprise our city and we create meaningful opportunities for visitors to come together and connect.

The Walters is located in the Mount Vernon cultural district, which provides an unequaled richness of experience. National and international sites of renown, including art museums, theaters, colleges, concert venues and historical landmarks, all contribute to Mount Vernon’s vibrancy.

When visiting the Walters, check out these nearby attractions.

Maryland Historical Society

The Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) is the state’s oldest cultural institution. Including a museum, library, press and extensive educational programs, the MdHS collects, preserves and interprets objects and materials reflecting Maryland’s diverse heritage.

Peabody Institute

The Peabody is one of the nation’s major sources of professionally trained musicians and dancers and is affiliated with the renowned Johns Hopkins University. Explore the stunning George Peabody Library, or take in a performance at Peabody or at the Walters Art Museum.