For Families

Free Family Sundays: Constructing Family Ties

Explore the world of family, connection, and community with guest artist Charles Mason III. Inspired by the exhibition, Martha Jackson Jarvis: What the Trees Have Seen, participants will use various paper and collaging techniques to build textures and shapes that tell family histories.

Stop by the Contemporary Wing from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. to discover the work of Martha Jackson Jarvis during a docent-led activity.

Teaching Artist


Charles Mason III

Charles Mason III (Baltimore, MD) received his AA in General Studies from the Community College of Baltimore County, 2010, BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2014, and his Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art from Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2019. He has curated several shows in Baltimore and Philadelphia, with solo shows including Screaming in Silence, My Salvation is Love (The End), at Anna Zorina Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2022, Goya Contemporary Gallery Baltimore, MD, 2021, and Spillway Collective, Philadelphia, PA, 2019. He has participated in group exhibitions, A Gathering, HOUSING Gallery New York, NY, Radical Reading Room, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Harlem, NY, Breaching the Margins, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI, CARPE DIEM, UTA Art Space and Surface is only a Material Vehicle for Spirit, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL to name a few. He has work in the permanent collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, the James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, the Whitney Museum of American Art Special Collections, and the Hammer Museum Grunwald Center Collection, he is also a recipient of Maurice Freed Memorial Prize.


Photo by Schaun Champion.

The Details

Location BMA Main Campus 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Cost Free