Members Events

JUL 30 · 2:00pm–3:30pm

Member Studio: Family Art Classes

Members only.

Beautiful boats! Create your own sailing vessel with the Museum's teaching artists.


AUG 6 · 6:30pm–9:30pm

Jazz in the Sculpture Garden

Part of Jazz in the Sculpture Garden · Ticket

Lauded as a “master” by The Baltimore Sun, keyboardist Lao Tizer and his group will be joined by vocalist Karen Briggs. The jazz violinist extraordinaire has performed with Chaka Khan, Diana Ross, and Wu-Tang Clan.


AUG 13 · 6:30pm–9:30pm

Jazz in the Sculpture Garden

Part of Jazz in the Sculpture Garden · Ticket

Renowned saxophonist Don Braden has headlined concerts around the world and been featured with greats such as Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis, and Freddie Hubbard. Vanessa Rubin will lend her incredible range and liquid phrasing to the night.


AUG 20 · 6:30pm–9:30pm

Jazz in the Sculpture Garden

Part of Jazz in the Sculpture Garden · Ticket

Get up and salsa or sit back and sway with Proyecto Jazz—a virtual who’s who of the best Latin artists on the D.C. jazz scene, featuring Tony Tovar on trombone.


AUG 27 · 2:00pm–3:30pm

Member Studio: Family Art Classes

Members only.

Sew a Kimono-Dressed Figure with the Museum's teaching artists.


SEP 11 · 8:00pm–11:00pm

Art After Hours

Tickets for Members start at $20.

When the gallery lights go down, the party lights come up for Art After Hours. Experience late-night access to exhibitions, participate in art challenges to win prizes, and create art—plus music, food, and drinks.


SEP 24 · 2:00pm–4:00pm

Crafternoons

$5 Members, $15 Non-Members

The BMA is teaming up with The Loading Dock and SCRAP-B-more to bring you an exciting new series of make it and take it art classes. Projects in this series focus on reusing materials and turning them into incredibly cool works of art that you can use!


SEP 25 · 3:00pm–4:30pm

Design for Mobile Living Discussion

$5 Members, $15 Non-Members

Hear award-winning designer Lining Yao—Wired’s 2015 Innovation Fellow and MIT Media Lab PhD candidate, in conversation with former BMA Curatorial Fellow and Harvard PhD candidate Kevin Tervala, the creative force behind Design for Mobile Living. The two will discuss Yao’s cutting-edge research on garments and materials capable of transforming shape, color, texture, and density in reaction to the wearer and nature.


OCT 4 · 6:00pm–8:00pm

Make Tribe at the BMA

BMA Members $70.00, Non-Members $88.

Join us in the BMA’s studio for a special Make Tribe workshop with Wax & Wane Fiber, a nomadic fiber studio & dye kitchen. Make, sip, and chat with fellow creatives and enjoy after-hours access to Kimono & Obi: Romantic Echoes From Japan’s Golden Age. Gain inspiration for your own shibori-dyed cloths. All supplies and tools (and refreshments) are provided for this very hands-on experience. Just bring your curious spirit.


OCT 15 · 2:00pm–4:00pm

Crafternoons

$5 Members, $15 Non-Members

The BMA is teaming up with The Loading Dock and SCRAP-B-more to bring you an exciting new series of make it and take it art classes. Projects in this series focus on reusing materials and turning them into incredibly cool works of art that you can use!


OCT 21 · 10:00am–5:00pm

Member Preview Day

Free for Members

Experience the exhibition without the crowds! Members are invited to preview the exhibition during these two days of exclusive access.


OCT 22 · 11:00am–6:00pm

Member Preview Day

Free for Members

Experience the exhibition without the crowds! Members are invited to preview the exhibition during these two days of exclusive access.


OCT 22 · 6:30pm–8:00pm

Council Private Preview

Council Members only

Celebrate Matisse/Diebenkorn at this exclusive preview and reception for Council Members. Arrive early to hear insights from Senior Curator Katy Rothkopf.


OCT 22 · 8:00pm–10:00pm

Member Preview Party

Free for Members

Two extraordinary artists, one extraordinary evening!

Explore the landmark exhibition, grab a cocktail, and immerse yourself in an evening of art and inspiration!


OCT 23 · 12:00pm–4:00pm

Matisse/Diebenkorn Opening Celebration

Free

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon with activities for all ages and specially priced tickets to Matisse/Diebenkorn—$10 adults and free for ages 18 and under.


NOV 8 · 7:00pm–10:00pm

Election Night Party

$10/$5 Members and Students with valid ID

Gather at the BMA for a special election night event inspired by the new Front Room: Guerrilla Girls exhibition. Make political posters and masks; join in-gallery conversations on the intersection of art and politics; and stay up-to-date on returns. Light refreshments, cash bar, and more.


NOV 18 · 8:00pm–11:00pm

Art After Hours & Stoop Stories

Tickets for Members start at $20.

When the gallery lights go down, the party lights come up for Art After Hours. Experience late-night access to Matisse/Diebenkorn and other exhibitions, participate in art challenges to win prizes, and create art—plus music, food, and drinks.


NOV 19 · 2:00pm–4:00pm

Crafternoons

$5 Members, $15 Non-Members

The BMA is teaming up with The Loading Dock and SCRAP-B-more to bring you an exciting new series of make it and take it art classes. Projects in this series focus on reusing materials and turning them into incredibly cool works of art that you can use!


DEC 1 · 5:30pm–7:30pm

Council Reception

Council Members only

BMA Council donors are invited to an exclusive reception to meet Christopher Bedford and learn about his first impressions of Baltimore and the BMA.


DEC 3 · 11:00am–8:00pm

Members Holiday Shopping Days

Free

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Three fabulously festive days of double discounts for Members! Stop in to find a gorgeous gift or something special just for you.


DEC 3 · 2:00pm–4:00pm

Member Meet &apm; Greet with Christopher Bedford

Free for Members

BMA Members are invited to a special presentation by Christopher Bedford in the Meyerhoff Auditorium. After the talk, join Christopher for a reception at Gertrude’s restaurant. Cash bar available.


DEC 4 · 11:00am–6:00pm

Members Holiday Shopping Days

Free

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Three fabulously festive days of double discounts for Members! Stop in to find a gorgeous gift or something special just for you.


DEC 4 · 2:00pm–3:30pm

Chief Curator Emeritus John Elderfield on Matisse and Diebenkorn

$10 Non-Members/Free BMA Members

The BMA is honored to present this remarkable talk with John Elderfield, Chief Curator Emeritus of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art and Allen R. Adler Distinguished Curator and Lecturer at the Princeton University Art Museum. The distinguished scholar has curated groundbreaking exhibitions on both Matisse and Diebenkorn, as well as written extensively about the artists for numerous publications, including the Matisse/Diebenkorn catalogue, on sale beginning this October at the BMA Shop.


DEC 6 · 10:00am–5:00pm

Members Holiday Shopping Days

Free

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Three fabulously festive days of double discounts for Members! Stop in to find a gorgeous gift or something special just for you.


DEC 10 · 8:45am–11:00am

Director's Brunch & Talk

Contributor Members only

Senior Curator Katy Rothkopf guides you through the impact that Matisse’s work had on one of America’s most significant artists. Enjoy a buffet brunch at Gertrude’s before or after the lecture.