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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

Grounds for Sculpture

Grounds for Sculpture.

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!


Upcoming Events

Art After Hours
JAN 31 · 8:00pm–11:00pm

Art After Hours

Adults: $25 | Members: $20

Celebrate radical self-expression through art and fashion during this Art After Hours, inspired by Ellen Lesperance: Velvet Fist and Mickalene Thomas: A Moment’s Pleasure.

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BMA My Valentine: Members Valentine’s Party
FEB 08 · 10:00am–12:00pm

BMA My Valentine: Members Valentine’s Party

Adult Member Pricing: Free | Child pricing: $5

Event Description for Website: Bring your little loved ones to the BMA for some Valentine’s fun!

Join us for a Members-only morning with special treats, art activities, and more! Children will be able to decorate a frame and take home a hand-cut silhouette as a Valentine’s gift to treasure.

When reserving tickets for your family, please select either 10-11 am or 11 am-noon for your child’s silhouette to be cut.

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Etta Cone in her apartment at the Marlborough Apartments, Baltimore, Maryland. c. 1930-1940.  Claribel Cone and Etta Cone Papers, Archives and Manuscripts Collections, The Baltimore Museum of Art.  EC.23
FEB 27 · 6:15pm–8:00pm

Friends of the American Wing Talk & Reception: Wearable Art: Jewelry at the BMA

Members only

Friends of the American Wing and special guests are invited to an exclusive opportunity for a closer look at the BMA’s jewelry collection. Join Elyse Karlin, Editor-in-Chief of Adornment, The Magazine of Jewelry and Related Arts, and Brittany Luberda, Assistant Curator

of Decorative Arts at the BMA, as they discuss highlights from the Museum’s collection, including pieces owned by the Cone sisters. Paired with this panel, an array of jeweled and beaded works from the Renaissance to the present day will be brought out from the vault. The evening will traverse the BMA’s broad collection to investigate collecting and display of jewelry today.

To confirm your participation or for any questions, please contact: or 410-597-1810.

Invitations will be mailed.

Penn Museum
FEB 29 · 8:30am–4:30pm

Friends of the Arts of Africa, the Pacific, and the Americas: Day Trip to the Penn Museum

Members only

Join fellow FAPA Members and BMA Associate Curator of African Art Dr. Kevin Tervala for an exclusive tour of the Penn Museum’s recently reinstalled African and Central American art galleries. Led by the curators who organized these renovations, Dr. Tukufu Zuberi and Dr. Simon Martin, this event promises to be as enlightening as it is breathtaking. The Penn Museum has one of the largest collections of African and Central American art in the country and the re-installation includes dozens of artworks that have never before been on view.

To confirm your participation or for more information, please contact: or 410-597-1810.

Invitations will be mailed.