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.
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, 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.
Thursday, July 06, 2017
06:30 PM–07:15 PM
Hear from the finalists for the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. Different artists will provide a brief presentation that contextualizes their work in the galleries. See the exhibition, then stay for informal conversations with the artists in the Cafe.
Saturday, July 08, 2017
02:00 PM–03:00 PM
Hear from the finalists for the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize in our two-part talk series. Talks this day by finalists Kyle Tata, Sara Dittrich, Mequitta Ahuja, and Ben Kelley.
Saturday, July 15, 2017
07:00 PM–09:00 PM
This year’s Sondheim Finalists’ Exhibition is on view at the Walters. Seven finalists are competing for the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, a $25,000 fellowship. Attend the award ceremony and be among the first to celebrate the winner, then mingle with members of Baltimore’s arts community at a reception on the Sculpture Court. Extended gallery hours from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
06:30 PM–07:30 PM
Inspired by the 500th anniversary of the printing of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses and the Walters’ exhibition Uncertain Times: Martin Luther’s Remedies for the Soul, this two-part workshop explores letterpress printing from raised metal type with Baltimore Print Studio.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
06:00 PM–07:00 PM
Join Amy Landau, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Islamic and South & Southeast Asian Art, for a conversation about art, religion, and landscape through the lens of the museum’s spectacular collections. Following this talk, attendees are invited to view the galleries from 6-9pm for a "sneak peek" before they open to the public on October 1.