The Walters Art Museum

Lectures, Talks & Classes at the Museum

The Walters Art Museum offers a wide variety of ways to talk about art and ideas, through our free and ticketed lectures, seminars, talks and classes.

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

A Teen’s Perspective

A Teen's Perspective

Thursday, May 03, 2018

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.

Constructing Cultural Contexts: Religious Pluralism in the Museum

Constructing Cultural Contexts: Religious Pluralism in the Museum

Sunday, May 06, 2018

How do secular museums contextualize religious and sacred objects? Should museum displays use one religion to contextualize another? Join Canadian contemporary artist Jamelie Hassan for a conversation with Amy Landau, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Islamic and South & Southeast Asian Art, about religious pluralism in the museum. Reception to follow.

Mindfulness in the Galleries

Mindfulness in the Galleries

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Participate in an hour-long meditation session followed by a 15-minute docent-led discussion about the surrounding artwork. This program has limited space on a first come, first served basis. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel if you have one.