“FoMaCA Members want to experience a stronger tie
to Baltimore’s community of creative individuals.”
–Kristen Hileman, Curator of Contemporary Art and liaison to FoMaCA
Friends of Modern and Contemporary Art
FoMaCA Members develop and enrich their understanding of modern and contemporary art, support significant programs and exhibitions that broaden understanding of the art of our time, and contribute to acquisitions that enhance the BMA's collection of contemporary art. Special educational and cultural programs available to FoMaCA Members include:
- Exclusive access to private collections
- Travel to contemporary art destinations
- VIP passes to major art fairs (subject to availability)
- Private curatorial tours of exhibitions
- Studio and gallery visits
- Lectures and gallery talks
- Special opportunities to interact with BMA curators
- Conversations about the art market with collectors and industry professionals.
Annual dues: $110 Single; $175 Dual; $225 Support; $300 Patron; $30 Student/Educator/Docent/Under age 35/Artist
Curator Talk: 13 for 2013
Sunday, January 27
Get an insiderís perspective on the 2013 contemporary art calendar by attending this annual FoMaCA favorite. Curator Kristen Hileman shares her top 13 ďdonít missĒ arts events, cutting-edge artists, and contemporary trends for the coming year. FoMaCA Members only. RSVP required; space is limited.
Sunday Movie Screening: Director Matt Porterfield
Sunday, February 24
Meet Baltimore-based filmmaker and 2011 Sondheim Prize winner Matt Porterfield, whose work was featured in the 2012 Whitney Biennial. Porterfield introduces one of his films and answers questions about his creative process, connection to Baltimore, and more during a post-screening Q&A. Open to the public; space is limited.
Private Collection Visit: Connie Caplan
Thursday, March 28
Marvel at FoMaCA Member and BMA Honorary Trustee Connie Caplanís beautiful home and the extraordinary collection of contemporary art that it was designed to showcase. Iconic works by artists including Donald Judd, Gerhard Richter, and Franz West are expertly integrated throughout the living quarters, blending art and life to dazzling effect. FoMaCA Members only. RSVP required; space is limited.
Call 443-573-1763 for more information.