Members Events

OCT 4 · 6:00pm–8:00pm

Make Tribe at the BMA

Tickets on sale at MakeTribe.com

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 8 · 7:00pm–9:00pm

BMA Salon Launch

$40 non-members/$30 Members/$15 BMA Salon Members/BMA Salon VIP Members Free

Join us for the first BMA Salon! This new event series is designed for busy professionals with creative, curious minds who want to meet other people interested in the arts.

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OCT 15 · 2:00pm–4:00pm

Crafternoons

$5 BMA Members, $10 Loading Dock 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!

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OCT 15 · 2:00pm–3:30pm

Scholar Talk by Dr. Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie

Free

Dr. Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie, 2016-2017 Smithsonian Institution Senior Fellow, will lecture about art collectors in Nigeria. Dr. Ogbechie is the Founder and Editor of Critical Interventions, Professor of Art History at UC Santa Barbara, and the author of Making History: African Collectors and the Canon of African Art and Ben Enwonwu: The Making of an African Modernist.


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–5:00pm

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 with BMA curators and educators; and stay up-to-date on results. Enjoy music by DJ Isabella, cash bar and concessions provided by Alma Cocina Latina, and more.

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NOV 18 · 8:00pm–11:00pm

Art After Hours & Stoop Stories

$25 non-Members/$20 Members & Students

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, and enjoy 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!

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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 & 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. Elderfield has curated groundbreaking exhibitions on both Matisse and Diebenkorn and written extensively about the artists for numerous publications, including the Matisse/Diebenkorn catalogue. Admission includes afternoon access to the exhibition on December 4 (a $17.50 value).

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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.


MAR 11 · 3:00pm–4:30pm

Shriver Hall Concert Series

Free

The mission of Shriver Hall Concert Series (SHCS) is to foster and maintain an organization dedicated to the making of music consonant with the highest aspirations of musical art, creating performances, and providing educational and training programs at the highest level of excellence. Enjoy an afternoon of world-class art and music-making! Junhong Kuang, winner of the 2016 Yale Gordon Concerto Competition, and one of The Peabody Institute's top talents, will dazzle with a vibrant display of artistry and virtuosity.