Council Membership Benefits

The BMA Council is a distinguished group of Baltimore's most committed cultural and civic leaders. Some are renowned art collectors. Others are noted philanthropists and corporate leaders. All enjoy a special relationship with the BMA.

Through their generous annual gifts, BMA Council donors enable the Museum to achieve great things. Its world-famous collection, landmark building, and groundbreaking exhibitions shine even brighter because of Council support.

Patron's Council

Includes all benefits of lower levels, plus:

  • Invitations to exclusive Council events, including opening receptions for major exhibitions
  • Private lunch-time tours with BMA curators
  • Evening receptions and tours with BMA curators
  • Free parking at the BMA East and West lots
  • VIP admission to ticketed exhibitions8 tickets per day
  • Extra 5% discount at The BMA Shopfor a total discount of 15%
  • Special donor recognition at the Museum's entrance and in the online Annual Report
Join Now ($1,500+)

Curators Council

Includes all benefits of lower levels, plus:

  • Invitation to annual Curators Council Reception at the home of a BMA Trustee
  • 10% discount on one private BMA rental+

+The value of your benefits will increase if you receive a discount on a private rental

Join Now ($3,000+)

Directors Council

Includes all benefits of lower levels, plus:

*By request. Please call 443-573-1806 to schedule.
+The value of your benefits will increase if you receive a discount on a private rental

Join Now ($5,000+)

Chair's Council

Includes all benefits of lower levels, plus:

  • Invitation to annual Chair's Council Dinner with the Director and Board Chair
  • Art-filled travel with the Director and Board Chair on Chair's Council trips
  • Assistance in securing VIP admission to Art Fairs
  • Complimentary BMA exhibition catalogues
  • 20% discount on one private BMA rental+

+The value of your benefits will increase if you receive a discount on a private rental

Join Now ($10,000+)

Benefactor's Council

Includes all benefits of lower levels, plus:

  • Private lunch with the Director*
  • Concierge ticket assistance for exhibitions at museums throughout the world
  • Complimentary Museum Membership for a "new" friend of the BMA
  • 25% discount on one private BMA rental+

*By request. Please call 443-573-1806 to schedule.
+The value of your benefits will increase if you receive a discount on a private rental

Join Now ($15,000+)

Founder's Council

Includes all benefits of lower levels, plus:

  • A private consultation with a Museum curator in your Baltimore home*
  • Complimentary exhibition catalogues
  • 30% discount on one private BMA rental+

*By request. Please call 443-573-1806 to schedule.
+The value of your benefits will increase if you receive a discount on a private rental

Leadership Council

Includes all benefits above, plus:

  • Recognition as a sponsor of one focus exhibition or museum program
  • Private tour and dinner with the Director for up to 6 people*
  • 35% discount on one private BMA rental+

*By request. Please call 443-573-1806 to schedule.
+The value of your benefits will increase if you receive a discount on a private rental

Join Now ($25,000+)

All Council Members Get