Adult Tour Topics

A woman holds a mango against a colorful background.

Matisse and his Contemporaries

Experience the power and beauty of artworks by modern masters such as Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso in the Museum’s Cone collection, given to the BMA by Baltimore sisters Claribel and Etta Cone.

Limit: 30 max


Image Caption: Paul Gauguin. Detail, Vahine no te vi (Woman of the Mango). 1892. The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.213

A sculpture of a young dancer.

Collection Highlights

See internationally renowned works from the BMA’s world-class collection, spanning centuries and cultures.

Limit: 60 max


Image Caption: Edgar Degas. Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen. Original model 1881; this cast 1919–1921. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Alice Morawetz Bequest Fund, BMA 1943.1

A colorful painting of a tailor shop.

Black Artists

Explore works by black artists from the 1800s through the present.

Limit: 60 max


Image Caption: Haywood Bill Rivers. Detail, Tailor Shop. 1948. The Baltimore Museum of Art: 1948 Maryland Artists Exhibition Purchase Prize, BMA 1948.29. © Artist or Artist’s Estate

A stained glass window composed of autumn leaves.

American Art

Discover painting, sculpture, and decorative arts dating from the colonial era to the late 20th century.

Limit: 60 max


Image Caption: Designer: Louis Comfort Tiffany. Autumn Leaves. c. 1885. Origin: Corona, New York, United States 101 West Monument Street Corporation Funds, BMA1979.177

Majestic Fox Court.

Contemporary Highlights

Immerse yourself in rich and varied works by 20th and 21st-century artists.

Limit: 60 max


Image Caption: Olafur Eliasson. Flower observatory. 2004. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Fanny B. Thalheimer Memorial Fund, and Collectors Circle Fund, BMA 2003.233. © Olafur Eliasson

A bright red large sculpture is located in the sculpture garden.

Sculpture Inside and Out

Take in sculpture large and small inside the Museum’s galleries and outside its walls in the beautiful Levi and Wurtzburger Sculpture Gardens.

Limit: 60 max


Image Caption: Alexander Calder. 100 Yard Dash. 1969. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of Ryda and Robert H. Levi, Baltimore, BMA 1987.215. © 2013 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York