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Baltimore Museum of Art

Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Drive
443-573-1700

Mission

The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks to inspire creativity, encourage learning, and foster human understanding through an excellent artistic program that explores its remarkable collection, from historic to contemporary, in an environment welcoming to all.

Vision

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) will be known as a vibrant and innovative institution that is embraced as an indispensable element of community life, a vital educational resource for a broad and diverse audience, and a leader in the revitalization of the city that surrounds it. The BMA will present a dynamic program of exhibitions and collection installations, educational experiences and opportunities, publications and digital resources acknowledged nationally and internationally for their excellence. The Museum will continue to be recognized as a major center for 18th-century, 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art.


Recent News

Baltimore Museum of Art News - A Movement in Every Direction Opens This Fall. Tickets on Sale Sept. 30

ovement in Every Direction Opens This Fall. Tickets on Sale Sept. 30 The Great Migration saw more than six million Black Americans leave the South for destinations across the U.S. at the start of the 20th century. This incredible dispersal of…

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Baltimore Museum of Art -Joan Mitchell Closes In One Month

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Baltimore Museum of Art - Art After Hours Returns, Call for Artists, and More

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Baltimore Museum of Art Happenings - April 2022

Explore Joan Mitchell with a BMA Docent Through August 11, 2022 Discover the stories behind the 70 masterworks presented in Joan Mitchell during a docent-led tour. These 60-minute tours are available Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 11 a.m.…

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Baltimore Museum of Art :An Important Message from BMA Board Chair Clair Zamoiski Segal

To our community, We want to share with you some bittersweet news: Christopher Bedford, the Baltimore Museum of Art’s Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director, will depart the museum on June 3 to lead the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Under…

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Joan Mitchell

Joan Mitchell was an internationally renowned artist who attained critical acclaim and success in 1950s New York, then spent nearly four decades in France creating breathtaking abstract paintings that evoke landscapes, memories, poetry, and music.…

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BMA Galleries Closed Through December 26,2021

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Baltimore Museum of Art Happenings - December 2021

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Baltimore Museum of Art Happenings - November 4, 2021

What's New & on View November welcomes an opportunity to rediscover long-time favorites, see new acquisitions, and get to know the watercolors of Richard Yarde. The month begins with How Do We Know the World?, the reinstallation of the…

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Baltimore Museum of Art Happenings - October 2021

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The Baltimore Museum of Art News - August 6, 2021

Community Quilt Contest Win a quilt created by members of the community while supporting Black Women Build–Baltimore. We received a total of 228 quilt blocks this spring after hosting the BMA Violet Hour: Gee's Bend Quilting Bee in…

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Baltimore Museum of Art Happenings for July 2021

July at the BMA. Our calendar is packed this month with the opening of a new exhibition, events hosted online and outdoors, and the return of free art-making kits! Craving live music? On Sunday, July 11, at 6 p.m., head to the BMA's front steps…

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The Baltimore Museum of Art Weekly News June 25, 2021

Continue Your Connection More than 50,000 people participated in the BMA’s award-winning programming during our temporary closure and phased reopening. Our community members streamed artist talks, art classes, and workshops for teachers.…

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Get 15% Off BMA Membership and A Free Gift!

You're invited to join us for an exciting year ahead at the BMA! This fall marks the opening of the major ticketed exhibition A Modern Influence: Henri Matisse, Etta Cone, and Baltimore, which explores the 43-year friendship between artist…

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BMA is Closed in Honor of Juneteenth on Saturday, June 19, 2021

Honoring Juneteenth The Baltimore Museum of Art will be closed this Saturday, June 19, in commemoration of Juneteenth. On Saturday, it will be 156 years since the enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation in Texas, which marked the…

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The Baltimore Museum of Art Weekly Newsletter June 4, 2021

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Timed-Entry Passes are Now Available!

The BMA will reopen on Sunday, March 28 and you can begin planning your day at the Museum starting today. Visit artbma.org to schedule time to see our new 2020 Vision exhibitions. During your visit, stop by the BMA Shop to pick up something…

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Make An Appointment To Visit The Baltimore Museum Of Art

Appointment-Only Visits Now Available Saturday, Feb. 6—Sunday, Mar. 7 Introducing a new way to see select galleries and exhibitions while the Museum is closed: appointment-only visits. Beginning today, visitors can reserve private time to…

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Shape The Bma's Future

"Baltimore’s resilient working-class community has always survived and the artists in its midst are its jewels. By including more local artists, women, artists of color, and those marginalized, I feel the BMA has entered a whole new cultural…

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End the Year in Support of the BMA

End the year with a gift that supports inspiring art experiences for all. In 2021, the BMA will be actively pursuing the ambitious Endowment for the Future initiative, which maps out a plan to implement structural change within the Museum in five…

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Shop Online, Support Local Artists on Museum Store Sunday

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New Changes In Response To COVID-19

Our goal at the BMA is to create a safe environment for visitors to explore the galleries and for staff members to effectively perform their duties. In light of Gov. Larry Hogan's recent coronavirus restrictions outlined in response to climbing…

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