The Walters Art Museum

Special and Social Events

Throughout the year, the Walters Art Museum hosts a variety of special and social events for visitors, members, and donors. From mingling in the galleries to dining and dancing under the Washington Monument, guests always have a memorable experience at the Walters.

Conservation Window

Conservation Window

Friday, January 29, 2016–Sunday, October 13, 2019
12:30 PM–04:00 PM

Take advantage of the opportunity to talk with our conservators during our viewing times. We hope you enjoy this "behind the scenes" look at conservation work in the museum. Watch a conservator at work in the galleries. Inquire at the Information Desk about times and locations.

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Thursday, July 21, 2016–Monday, December 18, 2017
05:00 PM–09:00 PM

Open until 9 p.m. each Thursday, the Walters welcomes you to discover the collection, take in a gallery talk, make art, and spend time with friends.

Creative City Public Charter School Student Art Show

Creative City Public Charter School Student Art Show

Thursday, April 20, 2017–Sunday, April 30, 2017
10:00 AM–05:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum is excited to host exhibitions on the museum’s Sculpture Court that highlight artworks by students.

Creative City Public Charter School Student Art Show Reception

Creative City Public Charter School Student Art Show Reception

Sunday, April 30, 2017
01:00 PM–03:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum is excited to host exhibitions on the museum’s Sculpture Court that highlight artworks by students. Join us for the reception for student artists, their teachers, and families.

Arts Every Day Student Art Show

Arts Every Day Student Art Show

Wednesday, May 03, 2017–Sunday, May 07, 2017
10:00 AM–05:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum is excited to host exhibitions on the museum’s Sculpture Court that highlight artworks by students. A reception for Arts Every Day students, teachers, and families will take place on May 4th from 5-7pm.

Arts Every Day Student Art Show Reception

Arts Every Day Student Art Show Reception

Thursday, May 04, 2017
05:00 PM–07:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum is excited to host exhibitions on the museum’s Sculpture Court that highlight artworks by students. Join us for the reception of the Arts Every Day Student Art Show.

Elijah E. Cummings 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Elijah E. Cummings 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Friday, June 02, 2017–Saturday, June 03, 2017
10:00 AM–05:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum is excited to host exhibitions on the museum’s Sculpture Court that highlight artworks by students.

Elijah E. Cummings 2017 Congressional Art Competition Reception

Elijah E. Cummings 2017 Congressional Art Competition Reception

Saturday, June 03, 2017
10:30 AM–12:30 PM

The Walters Art Museum is excited to host exhibitions on the museum’s Sculpture Court that highlight artworks by students. A reception for students, teachers, and families of independent schools in Maryland and D.C. will take place on January 14th from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm on the sculpture court.

Film: Throne of Blood

Film: Throne of Blood

Sunday, June 04, 2017
02:00 PM–04:30 PM

Explore samurai culture through a talk and screening of Akira Kurosawa’s highly regarded film. Dr. Janet Baker, Curator of Asian Art at the Phoenix Art Museum, will deliver a talk exploring the armor and accessories of Japanese samurai.

Make Night: Classical Drawing Atelier

Make Night: Classical Drawing Atelier

Thursday, June 15, 2017
06:30 PM–08:00 PM

In conjunction with the exhibition Training the Eye: 19th-Century Drawing, Hans Paul Guerin of the Schuler School will demonstrate some of the materials and techniques of 19th century classical drawing.