The Baltimore Museum of Art’s outstanding collection encompasses 90,000 works of art, including the largest holding of works by Henri Matisse in the world, as well as masterpieces by Pablo Picasso, Paul Cézanne, and Vincent van Gogh.
A summertime oasis, the BMA’s Sculpture Gardens feature a 100-year survey of modern and contemporary sculpture on nearly three landscaped acres in the heart of the city. Admission to the collection is free to everyone, every day.
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September 23, 2018 — March 3, 2019
Mark Bradford, one of the most accomplished artists working today, incorporates themes and figures from his personal life, Greek mythology, and the universe in Tomorrow is Another Day. The exhibition features a new site-specific installation—a spectacular painterly 'waterfall'—brought together with the artist's works previously on view in the U.S. Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale.
Sacred Spring: Vienna Secession Posters from the Collection of LeRoy E. Hoffberger and Paula Gately Tillman Hoffberger
March 25, 2018 — July 29, 2018
More than a dozen turn-of-the-century prints and posters celebrate the varied styles of the international Art Nouveau movement and the generosity of the late Baltimore philanthropist LeRoy E. Hoffberger.
October 18, 2017 — April 15, 2018
For 40 years, Al Loving experimented with materials and process to expand the definition of modern painting, drawing on everything from free jazz to his family’s quilting tradition. In the 1980s, Loving broke free of the flat image, using heavy rag paper to make three dimensional collages in brilliant colors. Spiral Play featured 12 of these collages, some of them monumental in scale.