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 Academy Festival Orchestra

Peabody Academy Festival Orchestra

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Promising young musicians from the Peabody Preparatory Performance Academy for Strings and Pre-Conservatory Violin Program will present a string orchestra concert featuring works by Bach, Walker, and Janácek. The Sculpture Court provides an idyllic background for these musicians. Presented in collaboration with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Free

Peabody on the Court: China Restoration

Peabody on the Court: China Restoration

Friday, February 02, 2018

Voice student Mofan Liu will lead a concert of Chinese art songs in a wide range of styles, including ancient Chinese melodies, folk songs from 56 ethnic groups, and modern art songs. Presented in collaboration with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Free

Peabody Preparatory Academy Strings

Peabody Preparatory Academy Strings

Saturday, February 17, 2018

This special concert will feature performances by the Young People’s String Program, Performance Academy for Strings, and Pre-Conservatory Violin Program. Presented in collaboration with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Free

Peabody at Night: Peabody Dance

Peabody at Night: Peabody Dance

Thursday, February 22, 2018

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

Peabody on the Court: Harp Chamber Music

Peabody on the Court: Harp Chamber Music

Friday, March 02, 2018

This program will feature Claude Debussy’s Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp as well as Alan Thomas’ Magic Mirror with harp and guitar. Chamber ensembles include Erin Baker, Gavon Peck, Gyuri Kim, Infinity Willner, and Olivia Castor. Presented in collaboration with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Free

Peabody at Night: Resonance

Peabody at Night: Resonance

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Composition student Maxime Daigneault will direct a durational, immersive performance that explores the resonant qualities of the Sculpture Court. This new work will feature real-time composition and improvisation with performers. Presented in collaboration with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Free

Peabody on the Court: The Implement Project

Peabody on the Court: The Implement Project

Friday, April 06, 2018

This performance is the culmination of a semester-long course in which students develop community-based performance projects in partnership with designated Baltimore community organizations. Presented in collaboration with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Free

Community Youth Arts Celebration

Community Youth Arts Celebration

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Learn how the next generation of Baltimore’s artists and leaders are harnessing the power of art to tell their own unique stories.

Morgan at the Walters

Morgan at the Walters

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Following the impressive faculty spotlight concert in the fall, this program features promising student talent from Morgan State University’s music department. The repertoire will feature both vocal and instrumental favorites presented on the museum’s Sculpture Court. Presented in partnership with Morgan State University. Free

Peabody on the Court: The Capulets and the Montagues

Peabody on the Court: The Capulets and the Montagues

Friday, May 04, 2018

Hannah Wardell, Robert Feng, and Katie Procell lead a series of unstaged scenes from their upcoming full-length performance of Bellini’s Italian opera I Capuleti e I Montecchi. Presented in collaboration with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Free