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.
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.
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…Read More »
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.…Read More »
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…Read More »
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.…Read More »
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…Read More »
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…Read More »
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…Read More »
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.…Read More »
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…Read More »
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…Read More »
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…Read More »
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…Read More »
"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…Read More »
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…Read More »