The Walters Art Museum

Performances at the Museum

At the Walters Art Museum, the art isn't just on the walls. You can watch art here, too. Join us for a variety of performances, scheduled throughout the year.

You can register online to attend these events or call to register by phone at (410) 547-9000, ext. 237. You can also e-mail us at publicprograms@thewalters.org.

Peabody at Night: Peabody Dance

Peabody at Night: Peabody Dance

Thursday, April 27, 2017
07:00 PM–08:30 PM

This group of pre-professional dancers will perform collaborative projects—inspired by works in the Walters’ collection—on the stunning Sculpture Court. Melissa Stafford, Director and Department Chair, and Constance Dinapoli, Artistic Coordinator of Contemporary Dance, will provide context and remarks on the program. Presented in partnership with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.

Peabody on the Court: Gabriel Lee

Peabody on the Court: Gabriel Lee

Friday, May 05, 2017
12:00 PM–01:00 PM

This free First Friday concert series on the Walters’ Sculpture Court features a different group of dynamic faculty and student performers from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University each month.

ART/SOUND/NOW: Pangelica and Jeron White with Polarity

ART/SOUND/NOW: Pangelica and Jeron White with Polarity

Thursday, June 22, 2017
07:00 PM–08:30 PM

Pop and electronic artist Pangelica will explore our emotional attachments to inanimate objects and the hidden sacrifice of luxury in the museum’s Treasury, while jazz bassist Jeron White and Polarity will create a multi-textured score that reflects the pluralism of cultures and beliefs represented in the Walters’ Icons gallery, which houses Jewish, Ethiopian Christian, and Eastern Orthodox objects.

ART/SOUND/NOW: Jimmy Joe Roche and Raw Silk with Jonna McKone

ART/SOUND/NOW: Jimmy Joe Roche and Raw Silk with Jonna McKone

Thursday, August 24, 2017
07:00 PM–08:30 PM

In the third and final installment of this year’s series electronic artist Jimmy Joe Roche will highlight the connections between mysticism, religion, and music, focusing on humans as imperfect resonate chambers, in the museum’s Baroque galleries. The violin and sitar of Raw Silk will team up with Jonna McKone to investigate the fraught nature of museum displays by attempting to bridge space and time with a combination of analog and digital sounds in the Walters’ Ancient Greek galleries.