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.

Floral Arranging Workshop

Floral Arranging Workshop

Thursday, April 12, 2018
12:30 PM–04:00 PM

Create your own flower arrangement at a workshop hosted by Sybil Brooke Sylvester in advance of A Spring Day at the Walters on Friday, April 13. Ticket price includes a wine-and-cheese reception and a take-home floral design. This workshop will be held offsite at Simply Beautiful Flowers, 1400 Clarkview Road, Baltimore, MD 21209.

A Spring Day at the Walters (Lecture & Light Lunch)

A Spring Day at the Walters (Lecture & Light Lunch)

Friday, April 13, 2018
12:30 PM–04:00 PM

Enjoy a floral arranging demonstration by celebrated Southern designer Sybil Brooke Sylvester, owner of Wildflower Designs in Birmingham. Her designs have been featured in Flower Magazine, Southern Living Weddings, Southern Accents, Coastal Living, Brides Magazine, and Birmingham Magazine. The lecture and floral arranging demonstration will be followed by a light lunch on the Sculpture Court. Sylvester will also do a book signing of her newest floral design book Fresh. Copies will be available for purchase in the Museum Store.

A Spring Day at the Walters (Lecture Only)

A Spring Day at the Walters (Lecture Only)

Friday, April 13, 2018
12:30 PM–04:00 PM

Enjoy a floral arranging demonstration by celebrated Southern designer Sybil Brooke Sylvester, owner of Wildflower Designs in Birmingham. Her designs have been featured in Flower Magazine, Southern Living Weddings, Southern Accents, Coastal Living, Brides Magazine, and Birmingham Magazine. The lecture and floral arranging demonstration will be followed by a light lunch on the Sculpture Court. Sylvester will also do a book signing of her newest floral design book Fresh. Copies will be available for purchase in the Museum Store.

Slow Art Day: Contemplating the Buddha

Slow Art Day: Contemplating the Buddha

Saturday, April 14, 2018
12:30 PM–04:00 PM

Take part in this global event celebrating art! Join Slow Art Day tour and spend some time looking closely at art. Examine selected objects for 20–30 minutes and share what you discover with other participants.

Community Youth Arts Celebration

Community Youth Arts Celebration

Saturday, April 21, 2018
12:30 PM–04:00 PM

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

A Teen’s Perspective

A Teen's Perspective

Thursday, May 03, 2018
12:30 PM–04:00 PM

Did you know the Walters has a Teen Arts Council? WAMTAC members and museum staff will discuss the history of objects in the museum’s collection and why these works continue to be relevant today.