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.
If you are traveling to see a particular work of art, please call ahead to (443) 573-1730 to make sure it is on view.
Sondheim Artscape Prize
Opens June 24, 2015
Held in conjunction with Artscape, the widely anticipated juried competition and exhibition returns to the BMA, following two years at the Walters Art Museum during the BMA’s multi-phase renovation.
On Paper: Spin, Crinkle, Pluck
Now until September 20, 2015
This exhibition showcases eight prints and drawings whose images are the result of a specific action or intention, rather than a depiction of that action.
For example, Trisha Brown’s image of a foot spinning is not a rendering of a foot in motion, but actually her foot pirouetting directly on the etching plate.
On Paper: Figure Drawings from the Thomas E. Benesch Memorial Collection
Now until September 14, 2014
There are as many approaches to the human figure as there are artists. See ten compelling variations of the figure from contemporary masters in the latest On Paper exhibition. The intimate presentation features drawings from artists such as David Hockney, Willem de Kooning, Robert Rauschenberg, and others.