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Last year, BMA Members at all levels contributed $1.5 million towards the BMA’s $11 million dollar operating budget. From helping to preserve the BMA’s world-class collection to supporting special exhibitions, BMA Members provide vital operating funds that make it possible for everyone to experience the power of art.

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BMA Today is the Members magazine, issued three times a year. Get an insider's look on upcoming exhibitions, the BMA collection, and news about Member events and travel opportunities.

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Members Travel Program

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

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The BMA and its Friends Groups offer incredible travel opportunities for Members. Whether stateside or abroad, travel with fellow art enthusiasts, learn from expert tour guides, and experience extraordinary public and private collections—all while enjoying deluxe accommodations.
Eligibility to travel is based on Membership level and destination.

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BMA Council

The BMA Council is a distinguished group of Baltimore's most committed cultural and civic leaders. Some are renowned art collectors. Others are noted philanthropists and corporate leaders. All enjoy a special relationship with the BMA.

Members of the BMA Council, through their generous annual gifts, enable the Museum to achieve great things. Its world-famous collection, landmark building, and groundbreaking exhibitions shine even brighter because of Council support.

The benefits of Council Membership are many and include private tours, exhibition receptions, intimate dinners — and the satisfaction of strengthening this great cultural treasure.

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In a New Light: The Campaign for The Baltimore Museum of Art

In a New Light: The Campaign for The Baltimore Museum of Art was the most ambitious and successful philanthropic campaign in the Museum’s history.

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Upcoming Events

Louise Lawler. Hoof. 2006. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of Mary and Paul Roberts, Baltimore, BMA 2018.118. © Louise Lawler. Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York
APR 9 · 10:00am–11:00am

Council Day Tour: Front Room: The Mary and Paul Roberts Collection

Members Only

The BMA is incredibly grateful to the Roberts for their gift of 35 exceptional works on paper to the Museum. Explore this exceptional collection with Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Andaleeb Banta.

To RSVP or for more information about the BMA Council, call 443-573-1800 or email

André Masson. There Is No Finished World. 1942. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Bequest of Saidie A. May, BMA 1951.333. © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
APR 13 · 8:30am–11:00am

Monsters & Myths: Contributors Brunch & Talk

Members Only

Hear insights from Associate Curator Oliver Shell on the new exhibition, Monsters & Myths: Surrealism & War in the 1930s and 1940s. Enjoy a buffet brunch at Gertrude’s before or after the lecture. This exclusive event is open to Contributor Members ($165) and above.

Invitations will be mailed. To RSVP or upgrade to the Contributor program, call 443-573-1800.

Claude Monet . Charing Cross Bridge, Reflections on the Thames. 1899-1904. The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Helen and Abram Eisenberg Collection, BMA 1945.94
MAY 7 · 10:00am–11:00am

Council Day Tour: Expressions of Nature: Early 20th-Century Landscapes

Members Only

Senior Curator of European Painting and Sculpture Katy Rothkopf leads this tour through Expressions of Nature, an exhibition that explores how a selection of European and American artists from the BMA’s collection depicted nature in the early 20th century.

To RSVP or for more information about the BMA Council, call 443-573-1800 or email

MAY 10 · 7:45am–05:30pm

Members Day Trip: Hillwood Estate and Kreeger Museum

Members Only

Washington D.C. is home to many wonderful museums, large and small. BMA Members are invited to take part in a trip to our nation’s capital and enjoy a carefree day of art without having to worry about traffic or parking!