Fri Dec 2, 11:30 AM - Fri Dec 2, 12:45 PM
600 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201

Community: Downtown Baltimore


The Walters offers in-person tours for PreK-12 students to enjoy the Walters collection and engage in meaningful discussions about art.

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The Walters Art Museum offers in-person school tours in the galleries, with opportunities for either docent-led or self-guided experiences. Please complete this registration form to reserve a docent-led tour for your school group.

Tours are FREE. A voluntary contribution of $7 per student will help us sustain educational programs for our communities. The Walters is pleased to offer a limited number of bus stipends for Title I schools throughout the state of Maryland, through the form of reimbursements for partial or full bus expenses. For more information, please contact

In-person tours are 75 minutes long and are offered on Wednesdays and Fridays in the mornings at 10:00am and at 11:30am. A minimum of ten students is necessary for a docent-led tour. One chaperone per group of ten students is required for both docent-led and self-guided tours. We can accommodate tours of up to 55 students. If you would like to book a tour for more than 55 students, please reach out directly to after filling out this registration form.

After you complete this registration, you will be contacted by a Walters staff member to confirm details within five business days.

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Discover Our In-person Tour Themes

Ancient Cultures: (Recommended for grades 2-12) This is the tour formerly known as the Ancient World. Examine artifacts that reflect the art, mythologies, culture, and daily life in Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East. Students will partake in an in-depth exploration of ancient cultures, as well as discuss the roles of ancient and contemporary community members such as leaders, teachers, protectors, and families.

Telling Stories in Art: (Recommended for grades K-12) Use visual clues to decode and interpret stories and themes expressed in works of art, as well as analyze narrative elements including setting, character, and plot.

Animals in Art: (Recommended for grades PreK-3) Explore the different ways that artists depicted real and imaginary animals and habitats in paintings and sculptures throughout the centuries. Discuss use of the elements of art—lines, shapes, colors, and textures—in this exploration.

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