MAY 24 · 7:00pm–8:00pm
Free, Drop-in | BMA Auditorium
Join us for an in-depth conversation with Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg as they discuss their psychologically charged installations and films in their exhibition Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg / Delights of an Undirected Mind. Learn more about the integration of painstakingly created stop-motion animations and hypnotic music in their large-scale installations.
The conversation will be moderated by Laura Albans, Assistant Curator of European Painting and Sculpture.
Stay after the talk for Art After Hours from 8 to 11 p.m. and enjoy Baltimore’s best art party. Come dressed up or down, sip a signature cocktail, dance, make art, and enjoy pop-up activities throughout the Museum.
Tickets include evening access to Monsters & Myths, selected galleries, entertainment, and a free food or drink ticket. Beer, wine, cocktails, and light bites are available for purchase. This event is for adults ages 21 and older.
MAY 24 · 8:00pm–11:00pm
BMA Members: $20 | Non-Members: $25
Baltimore’s best art party is back and celebrating the closing weekend of our special exhibitions Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s and Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg / Delights of an Undirected Mind. Come to Art After Hours for an evening of drinks, music, art-making, and late-night access to galleries and special exhibitions, including:
- Arrive early to hear Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg discuss their psychologically charged installations and films on view.
- Free admission to Monsters & Myths (regularly $15)
- Free drink or light bite
- Experimental sound art with Tom Boram and Bonnie Jones
- Musical performance by Hans Berg – and don’t miss Delights of an Undirected Mind closing May 26
- Surreal games led by Baltimore artists Stephanie Barber and Beth Holladay
- Cash bar with inspired cocktails and light bites by Gertrude's Chesapeake Kitchen
- Pop-up performances with costumes designed by Naomi Davidoff
This event is for adults ages 21 and older.
JUN 08 · 2:00pm–5:00pm
Free | Location: Wyman Park Dell
Join us and the Friends of the Dell for an outdoor conversation and soccer scrimmage with staff and youth from Soccer Without Borders Baltimore (SWBB). The organization uses soccer as a vehicle for positive change, providing under-served youth with a toolkit to overcome obstacles to growth, inclusion, and personal success. SWBB provides afterschool and summer programs with an emphasis on academic enrichment for refugee, asylee, and immigrant children and teens ages 5 -21 in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Prince George’s County.
All skill levels are welcome! Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes to play soccer. Water will be provided.
This event will be held at the Wyman Park Dell. In the event of rain, Soccer Without Borders' presentation will take place inside The Baltimore Museum of Art's Joseph Education Center.
JUN 23 · 12:00pm–2:00pm
Learn the art of voguing with Marquis “Revlon” Clanton. The Baltimore-based dancer, performer, and model has performed and taught throughout the US, South Korea, Russia, and Europe. His work has been featured in the Baltimore City Paper, The Baltimore Sun, The New Inquiry, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, and W Magazine. All levels and all ages are welcome. Space is limited. To reserve your spot, please call 443-573-1817 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
JUN 29 · 7:00pm–9:00pm
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Vijay Iyer is “one of the best in the world…” (Pitchfork). The MacArthur award-winner and Harvard University professor sees jazz as “creating beautify and changing the world” (NPR).
JUL 13 · 7:00pm–9:00pm
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Matana Roberts is “the spokeswoman for a new, politically conscious and refractory music scene” (Jazzthetik). Her work has been recognized for its “originality and … historic and social power” (music critic Peter Margasak).
JUL 27 · 7:00pm–9:00pm
Doors open at 6:30 pm
The alter-ego of classical and jazz pianist Kevin Gift is Baltimore’s Wendel Patrick, praised by The Baltimore Sun as “wildly talented.” The recording and internationally touring artist currently teaches hip hop production at The Peabody Music Conservatory.