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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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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

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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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An Art Lover's Tour of Paris
May 23–29, 2017
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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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Upcoming Events

OCT 4 · 6:00pm–8:00pm

Make Tribe at the BMA

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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.

OCT 15 · 2:00pm–4:00pm


$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!

OCT 15 · 2:00pm–3:30pm

Scholar Talk by Dr. Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie


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


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.