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A painting by Mont Sante Victoire seen from the Bibémus Quarries by Paul Cézanne, 1897. Baltimore Museum of Art.

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Installation view, Every Day: Selections from the Collection

EVERY DAY

See the BMA’s first reinstallation of its contemporary collection centered on black artistic imagination. Nearly 50 works of painting, sculpture, video, printmaking, and photography from the BMA’s permanent collection, alongside a select group of loans, foreground the critical contributions black artists have made to postwar visual art.

Joyce J. Scott & Elizabeth Talford Scott. Face. early 1970s. Courtesy Goya Contemporary Photo: Ken Ek, Courtesy Goya Contemporary Gallery, Baltimore

HITCHING THEIR DREAMS

Hitching Their Dreams to Untamed Stars brings together 10 artworks—quilts, beaded and glass sculptures, weavings, and more—made separately or in collaboration by MacArthur award-winner Joyce J. Scott and her mother, renowned fabric artist Elizabeth Talford Scott.

Chandra McCormick. Men Going to Work in the Fields of Angola, 2004. Archival pigment print. Courtesy of the artist. © Chandra McCormick

DOCUMENTING ANGOLA

Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick’s photographs and videos record the exploitation of men incarcerated in the Louisiana State Penitentiary while restoring visibility to a population often forgotten by the public at large.

Free Family Sundays

FREE FAMILY SUNDAYS

Nurture your child's creative side during hands-on art-making workshops in response to works on view.

Chandra McCormick. Untitled, 2013. Archival Pigment Print. Courtesy of the Artist.

BMA STORIES

The BMA’s new content channel, BMA Stories, is place for sharing stories about art. Stories create space for context, emotion, and impact. We want you to hear stories from curators and staff about their experiences. And we want to hear stories from you.

SUBVERTING BEAUTY

Explore why sub-Saharan African artists in the colonial period turned against conventional notions of beauty to express the meaning and vitality of their day-to-day existence.


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