School tours at the Walters Art Museum support the development of 21st-century skills through conversations about works of art driven by students’ questions and curiosity.
The Walters is now offering both virtual and in-person tours. For in-person tours, opportunities for either docent-led or self-guided experiences are available.
Discover Tour Themes
The Ancient World (recommended for grades 2-12)
Explore the arts, cultures, and mythologies of Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome through ancient objects and artifacts and works inspired by antiquity..
Animals in Art (recommended for grades preK-2)
Investigate depictions of real, mythical, and imaginary animals across centuries and cultures..
Telling Stories in Art (recommended for grades 2-12)
Use visual clues to decode and interpret stories expressed in works of art.
Tours are FREE. A voluntary contribution of $7 per student will help us sustain educational programs for our communities. The Walters is pleased to offer a limited number of bus stipends for Title I schools throughout the state of Maryland.
Docent-led tours and self-guided group visits are available at the Walters on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Advance registration is required. A minimum of ten students within comparable grade levels is necessary for a docent-led tour. One chaperone per group of ten students is required.
To enhance your visit experience, and link your Walters Art Museum experience to your classroom curriculum, use our pre- and post-visit activities. Classroom visits are not available at this time.
Explore the Walters resources for art-making at home. Studio experiences are not available at this time.
Questions? Please email [email protected].