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SUNDAYS · 2:00pm–5:00pm

Join us every Sunday from 2-5 p.m. for free art-making workshops. Drop-in for hands-on fun the entire family can enjoy. No registration required. All materials are provided. Generously sponsored by Wilmington Trust.

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Alton McClain Scarborough
FEB 14 · 8:00pm–9:45pm

Alton McClain Scarborough: It Must Be Love

Tickets: $45

Celebrating the joy and romance of Valentine's Day with her signature blend of soul and grace, acclaimed Baltimore R&B vocalist Alton McClain Scarborough will perform a spirited, retrospective mix of hit R&B favorites, live in concert at the Baltimore Museum of Art's Meyerhoff Auditorium.

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FEB 21 · 5:00pm–7:30pm

Time Frames Film Screening

Free

Watch rarely screened short films by artists from Japan, China, Vietnam, and Taiwan and enjoy exclusive after-hours access to the exhibition Time Frames: Contemporary East Asian Photography from 5-6 pm.


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
FEB 22 · 10:00am–5:00pm

Monsters & Myths: Members Preview Days

Members Only

Avoid the crowds during this day of Members-only access to Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s.

Reservations available beginning January 24.


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
FEB 23 · 10:00am–5:00pm

Monsters & Myths: Members Preview Days

Members Only

Avoid the crowds during this day of Members-only access to Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s.

Reservations available beginning January 24.


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
FEB 23 · 6:00pm–8:00pm

Monsters & Myths: Council Private Preview

Members Only

BMA Council Members are invited to attend a cocktail reception and preview Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s following introductory remarks by exhibition Curator Oliver Shell. Enjoy open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and the sounds of the era with music by the Avalon Jazz Band.

Invitations will be mailed.


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
FEB 23 · 8:00pm–10:00pm

Monsters & Myths: Members Preview Party

Members Only

Celebrate the surreal at the opening of Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and the War in the 1930s and 1940s. Enjoy small bites and the sounds of the era with music by the Avalon Jazz Band. Cash bar.

Invitations will be mailed and admit two. Admission for additional guests may be purchased at check in for $25. RSVP by Friday, February 15 to members@artbma.org or 443-573-1810.

Members who have RSVPed will be on a guest list at the door for check-in. Tickets will not be mailed.

For more information, contact us at 443-573-1800 or members@artbma.org.


FEB 24 · 1:00pm–5:00pm

Community Celebration: Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s

Free

Enjoy free admission to Monsters & Myths, creative artmaking, fascinating demonstrations, and lively performances.


FEB 28 · 7:00pm–9:00pm

Commons Collaboration: Elissa Blount Moorhead and Mina Cheon

Free

Acclaimed Baltimore-based artists Elissa Blount Moorhead and Mina Cheon talk about their video-making practices through the lenses of collaboration, power, and family. Moderated by artist Lee Heinemann and the Get Your Life! (GYL!) team. The youth-led production company creates collaborative video projects between middle school students, practicing artists, and institutions. See GYL’s exhibition on view at the BMA now through fall 2019.


MAR 21 · 5:00pm–6:00pm

Panel Discussion: Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s

Free

Join Monsters & Myths Curator Oliver Shell and invited scholars for an in-depth discussion about how Surrealist artists responded to the horrors of war in the 1930s and 1940s.


MAR 28 · 5:00pm–6:00pm

Artist Conversation: Ebony G. Patterson with Erricka Bridgeford

Free

Please join us for an in-depth conversation with artist Ebony G. Patterson and Erricka Bridgeford, a leading conflict mediator and co-organizer of the Baltimore Ceasefire movement. They will explore the powerful ways that Patterson’s work commemorates the lives of young people lost to violence and contextualize this within a longer colonial history of violence. The conversation will be moderated by Cecilia Wichmann, Curator of the BMA’s exhibition Ebony G. Patterson:...for little whispers....


APR 6 · 1:00pm–4:00pm

FYI...For Your Inspiration 2019: Baltimore City Student Reception

Free

Experience the creativity and imagination of Baltimore youth in a range of artworks using traditional and surprising materials and techniques.


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.


APR 14 · 1:00pm–4:00pm

Art is for Everyone: Baltimore County Student Reception

Free

The breadth of the county schools’ art program is highlighted by a variety of two- and three-dimensional artworks, including sculpture, photography, drawing, painting, and digital art.


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!