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Last year, BMA Members at all levels contributed $1.5 million towards the BMA’s $11 million dollar operating budget. From helping to preserve the BMA’s world-class collection to supporting special exhibitions, BMA Members provide vital operating funds that make it possible for everyone to experience the power of art.

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Members Magazine

BMA Today is the Members magazine, issued three times a year. Get an insider's look on upcoming exhibitions, the BMA collection, and news about Member events and travel opportunities.

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Members Travel Program

The Philadelphia Museum of Art.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art.


The BMA and its Friends Groups offer incredible travel opportunities for Members. Whether stateside or abroad, travel with fellow art enthusiasts, learn from expert tour guides, and experience extraordinary public and private collections—all while enjoying deluxe accommodations.
Eligibility to travel is based on Membership level and destination.

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BMA Council

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.

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

The benefits of Council Membership are many and include private tours, exhibition receptions, intimate dinners — and the satisfaction of strengthening this great cultural treasure.

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In a New Light: The Campaign for The Baltimore Museum of Art

In a New Light: The Campaign for The Baltimore Museum of Art was the most ambitious and successful philanthropic campaign in the Museum’s history.

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Members Hotline

We want BMA Membership to be as enjoyable as possible. If we can help with your Membership in any way, call or email the Members Hotline today!

443-573-1800 membership@artbma.org

Upcoming Events

JUN 2 · 5:00pm–9:00pm

Jazz Odyssey: Ravi Coltrane Quartet

Part of Jack Whitten: Jazz Odyssey · BMA Members: $35 | Non-Members: $50

Jazz returns to the Sculpture Garden this summer to pay tribute to the artist Jack Whitten’s deep love of the genre. Enjoy evening access to the exhibition Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017, open during this special concert until 7 pm.


JUN 8 · 7:30am–6:00pm

Members Day Trip

Members Only

Spend an artful day in the City of Brotherly Love with your friends from the BMA. Travel with us to some of the exciting museums that make Philadelphia a top arts destination.


JUN 22 · 8:00pm–11:00pm

Art After Hours

BMA Members: $20 | Non-Members: $25

Baltimore's best art party is back and celebrating Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963-2017. We're showcasing the extraordinary output of leading black artists who have a global vision.


JUL 7 · 5:00pm–9:00pm

Jazz Odyssey: The Sun Ra Arkestra

Part of Jack Whitten: Jazz Odyssey · BMA Members: $35 | Non-Members: $50

Jazz returns to the Sculpture Garden this summer to pay tribute to the artist Jack Whitten’s deep love of the genre. Enjoy evening access to the exhibition Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017, open during this special concert until 7 pm.


JUL 28 · 5:00pm–9:00pm

Jazz Odyssey: Lafayette Gilchrist Quartet

Part of Jack Whitten: Jazz Odyssey · BMA Members: $35 | Non-Members: $50

Jazz returns to the Sculpture Garden this summer to pay tribute to the artist Jack Whitten’s deep love of the genre. Enjoy evening access to the exhibition Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963–2017, open during this special concert until 7 pm.


OCT 19 · 8:00am–6:00pm

Members Day Trip

Members Only

Travel with the BMA into the Brandywine Valley and discover some of the contemporary art found within this historic setting.