The Walters Art Museum

Performances at the Museum

At the Walters, 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 adultprograms@thewalters.org.

Thank you for your support!

Upcoming Events

Peabody on the Court Music Series

Peabody on the Court Music Series

Friday, October 02, 2015
12:00 PM–01:00 PM

This Peabody on the Court concert features cellist Jessica Korotkin, who specializes in historical performance, chamber music, and community engagement through music.

Peabody on the Court Music Series

Peabody on the Court Music Series

Friday, November 06, 2015
12:00 PM–01:00 PM

This Peabody on the Court concert features violinist Alan Choo, whose playing has been described as “an intoxicating brew of poetry and dare-devilry.” These free concerts are presented on select first Fridays in partnership with Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.

Peabody on the Court Music Series

Peabody on the Court Music Series

Friday, December 04, 2015
12:00 PM–01:00 PM

Please join us for this Peabody on the Court Music Series concert featuring a performer from the Peabody Institute's Harp Department. Held on the Renaissance Sculpture Court, these free concerts are presented on select First Fridays in partnership with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.

American Studio Orchestra presents "Pearls on a String"

American Studio Orchestra presents "Pearls on a String"

Thursday, December 10, 2015
07:00 PM–09:00 PM

Baltimore-based American Studio Orchestra performs a new work commissioned by the Walters Art Museum: Pearls on a String, a multimedia piece in three parts, mirroring the exhibition’s vignettes. The work will be augmented in its world premiere at the Walters by projections of masterpieces from the show and a spoken narrative.

Holiday Concert: In the Moon of Wintertime

Holiday Concert: In the Moon of Wintertime

Sunday, December 13, 2015
03:00 PM–04:30 PM

The Peabody Renaissance Ensemble, directed by Mark Cudek, will be joined by the Baltimore Baroque Band, directed by John Moran and Risa Browder, in a varied program of Renaissance, Baroque, and Sephardic music to drive the cold winter away. Hot cider will be served at intermission. CDs will be available for sale in the Museum Store.

Humanizing the Past: Celebrating Persian Poetry & Painting

Humanizing the Past: Celebrating Persian Poetry & Painting

Thursday, January 07, 2016
06:30 PM–07:15 PM

Writer Firouzeh Dianat will read poems from historic and contemporary Persian poets in the intimate setting of the museum’s special exhibition gallery. Classic writings by Fayzi, Nizami, and Saadi will blend with offerings from poets like Simin Behbahani, whom President Obama recently quoted in a speech to the Iranian public.