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.

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Student Art Show

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Student Art Show

Wednesday, March 15, 2017–Sunday, March 26, 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.

Rye Rocks at the Walters

Rye Rocks at the Walters

Saturday, April 01, 2017
07:00 PM–10:00 PM

Join us for this special cocktail party, named a 2016 Best of Baltimore winner by Baltimore Magazine for “Best Party for a Cause.”

Elijah E. Cummings 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Elijah E. Cummings 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Friday, April 07, 2017–Saturday, April 08, 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, April 08, 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.

Slow Art Day

Slow Art Day

Saturday, April 08, 2017
10:00 AM–05:00 PM

Be part of this global event celebrating art! Last year more than 200 museums and galleries, from Shanghai to Paris, participated. This year in Baltimore, stop by the Walters’ Dutch galleries and spend some time looking closely at art. Examine selected artworks for 20–30 minutes and share what you discover with other participants. At 2 p.m., meet up for a moderated conversation.

SOLD OUT Flower Arranging Workshop

SOLD OUT Flower Arranging Workshop

Thursday, April 20, 2017
05:00 PM–08:00 PM

Create your own flower arrangement at a workshop hosted by Jane Godshalk in advance of A Spring Day in London on Friday. Ticket price includes a wine-and-cheese reception, a take-home floral design, and an autographed copy of Godshalk’s newest floral design book Arranging Secrets--Natural Designs for Everyday Living. Tickets are limited!

A Spring Day in London Lecture

A Spring Day in London Lecture

Friday, April 21, 2017
10:30 AM–02:00 PM

Take a royal romp through British floral design with Longwood Gardens faculty member Jane Godshalk, AIFD. Celebrate the beauty of London with a lively floral arranging demonstration immediately followed by High Tea on the Sculpture Court. Godshalk’s newest floral design book, Arranging Secrets—Natural Designs for Everyday Living, will be available for purchase.

A Spring Day in London Lecture and High Tea

A Spring Day in London Lecture and High Tea

Friday, April 21, 2017
10:30 AM–02:00 PM

At this year’s Spring Day event, take a royal romp through British floral design with Longwood Gardens faculty member Jane Godshalk, AIFD. Celebrate the beauty of London with a lively floral arranging demonstration immediately followed by High Tea on the Sculpture Court. Godshalk’s newest floral design book, Arranging Secrets—Natural Designs for Everyday Living, will be available for purchase.