Virtual Tours

Adult and College Virtual Tours are an immersive way to experience the Walters Art Museum and to engage with our collection, exhibitions, and installations from the comfort of your home, classroom, or wherever you may be.

Registration is required. Virtual tours are 60 minutes and take place on the museum’s Zoom account led by docent educators. We ask that your group have a minimum of 5 and maximum of 30 participants per tour.

Accessibility resources and accommodations are available for tours and you can request them via our registration form or you can email [email protected]. Please note, we ask for 2 weeks advance notice for ASL Interpretation requests and 3 weeks for Spanish Language Interpretation requests. Visit our accessibility webpage for more information on accessibility across the museum.

Questions? Please contact [email protected] with your request.

Discover our Virtual Tour Themes

Ethiopia at the Crossroads

Opening December 2023, the Walters Art Museum presents an extraordinary exhibition celebrating the artistic traditions of Ethiopia from their origins to the present day. Ethiopia at the Crossroads will be the first major art exhibition in America to examine Ethiopian art in a global context. Tours begin December 6, 2023. Check back here for more information on tour offerings.

Across Asia – Hand of the Artist

Across Asia features stunning objects that highlight the skill of artists and artisans spanning centuries and vast geographies. Examine the metal work, enameling techniques, wooden joinery, or intricate jeweling displayed in this exhibit as you learn more about the stories of the people and cultures that created them.

Across Asia – Face of the Divine

Objects of devotion, especially those featuring deities, holy individuals, and sacred spaces, have touched the heights of human artistic achievement. Explore the ways that different cultures and spiritual traditions across Asia have given form and shape to beings beyond earthly experience.

The Art of Looking

How do we look at a work of art? Practice your skill at close looking to gain a deeper understanding of works from the Walters collection. What will you notice? And, what does it mean?

Highlights of the Walters Collection

The Walters Art Museum is among America’s most distinctive museums, with a collection spanning seven millennia. Choose from one of the below themes through which to explore the unique collection of the Walters.

  • The Walters Art Museum Collection Overview
  • Japanese Art
  • Chinese Art
  • Renaissance & Baroque Art
  • European Landscapes
  • Art of the Ancient Americas
  • Gems and Jewelry


Virtual tours from the Walters are free. Please consider supporting the mission of the Walters to connect the community with art with a suggested donation of $7 per participant

Ready to register?

Please email [email protected].


Please cancel your registration at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled tour by emailing [email protected].


Please email [email protected].

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