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Members Matter!

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

Paradores & Pousadas.

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.

Where we're traveling next

Paradores & Pousadas: Historic Lodgings of Spain & Portugal
September 12–26, 2016
Sustainer ($250) and above

Member Day Trip: Philadelphia Museum of Art
April 29, 2016

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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 has been the most ambitious and successful philanthropic campaign in the Museum’s history.

The participation of every member of the BMA community is essential as we enter the final phase of the Campaign. Your gift will help us transform the ways visitors engage with the world-class collections of the BMA in our next century.

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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!


Upcoming Events

MAY 13 · 8:00pm–11:00pm

Art After Hours

Tickets for Members start at $20.

When the gallery lights go down, the party lights come up for Art After Hours.

After-hours access to galleries, a complimentary Van Gogh Vodka cocktail, free snacks from Kinderhook, a Myth, Mysteries & Superstitions art quiz to win a free drink & tickets to a future Art After Hours, DJ Paul Random's play list and Make Your Own Luck Talisman.

MAY 14 · 8:00pm–9:30pm

Kinetics Dance Company presents GLASS

Prices start at $10.

Kinetics Dance Company presents an evening of contemporary modern dance, featuring four premiers.

MAY 15 · 2:00pm–3:30pm

Artist Talk: Broomberg & Chanarin


London-based artists Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin discuss their exhibition currently on view in the Front Room, which points to the changes technology has brought to warfare.

MAY 19 · 6:00pm–8:00pm

Seminar: Contemporary Accesssions (FoMaCA)

PDPS Members only

Senior Curator Kristen Hileman provides a behind-the-scenes introduction to the BMA’s accessions process using recent acquisitions as examples. Discover the collecting priorities for the contemporary department, Hileman’s strategy for identifying potential acquisitions, and the process by which objects are vetted by internal and external parties.

MAY 21 · 7:00pm–9:00pm

Charm City Labor Chorus


As we embrace the movement for social justice and change, 2016 marks the 7th annual concert of the Charm City Labor Chorus. Under the direction of Darryl! LC Moch and accompanied by Chester Burke, Jr., and Vincent Henningfield, Charm City Labor Chorus is the voice of a progressive community and sings songs of liberty, action, and challenge from the labor, human, and civil rights movements and struggles for peace, justice and equality.

MAY 28 · 2:00pm–3:30pm

Member Studio: Family Art Classes

Members only.

Make a Matisse-Inspired Print with the Museum's teaching artists.

JUN 2 · 6:00pm–8:00pm

Make Tribe at the BMA

Price TBC.

Join us in the new Joseph Education Center Studio for this special Make Tribe workshop led by Steelcut Flower Co. Make, sip, and chat with fellow creatives and enjoy afterhours access to the ongoing Imagining Home exhibition.

JUN 5 · 2:00pm–5:00pm

Print, Drawing & Painting Society (PDPS) Annual Meeting

PDPS Members only

Senior Curator Rena Hoisington will give a lecture on artists' books, followed by a reception in Gertrude's Restaurant.

JUN 11 · 11:00am–5:00pm

Bricks in Baltimore: A Historic Tour and Local Clay Workshop

$65 BMA Members, Students, Teachers | $80 non-Members

Personalize a brick made from local clay during this workshop about Baltimore’s early brick-making industry. Tour sites rich in historic brick and learn how to prepare clay. Then create a customized brick (to be fired off-site).

Featured speakers: artist Marian April Glebes, ceramicist Josh Copus, historian Eli Pousson, and Max Pollock from Details Deconstruction.

JUN 25 · 2:00pm–3:30pm

Member Studio: Family Art Classes

Members only.

Sculpt gold animals with the Museum's teaching artists.