Holiday Hours: The Museum and BMA Shop will close at 3 p.m.
on December 24 and December 31. The Museum and BMA Shop will be closed on December 26. ×

Travel Program

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:

Participation is limited, and these trips do sell out. Please call 443-573-1800 for more information.

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Members Day Trip: Hirshhorn Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum

December 1, 2017

Explore Contemporary American art with the BMA as you visit two iconic Smithsonian museums, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Guests will travel by bus to Washington D.C. and explore exhibitions by exciting Contemporary American artists, Mark Bradford and Kara Walker. The trip includes guided tours of two fascinating exhibitions and a delicious lunch at Zaytinya.

This trip has reached capacity. To join the wait list, please email or call 443-573-1800.

The Hirshhorn Museum.

The Hirshhorn Museum.

Members International Travel: Enchanted Ireland

June 24 - July 6, 2018

Ireland charms on this full, yet well-paced, small group tour. Begin your 13-day journey touring the intimate capital of Dublin, including Trinity College and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Proceed to Galway, stopping at 6th-century Clonmacnoise and continuing through the legendary Connemara to beautiful Kylemore Abbey. Next destination: Inismor, largest of the dramatic Aran Islands. Travel County Clare's fabled coastline, passing through The Burren and visiting the majestic Cliffs of Moher. Ferrying to County Kerry, you'll tour charming Killarney and travel by boat to historic Muckross House. Experience the Ring of Kerry's stunning mountain and coastal scenery; then it's on to Blarney, where you'll see its 15th-century castle, and to the celebrated Rock of Cashel. The final stop is Kilkenny, a well-preserved medieval city and Ireland's cultural capital, before returning to Dublin. An optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension to Northern Ireland is available.

Enchanted Ireland is open to $550+ Sponsor Members. Upgrade today to take advantage of this wonderful travel opportunity!

For more information, contact the Membership office at 443-573-1800.

The coast of Ireland.

Scenic Ireland.

Join a Friends Group to enjoy exciting travel opportunities

Join a Friends Group and enjoy a variety of benefits, including exciting travel opportunities. Whether you are an art lover, collector, or novice, joining a Friends Group enriches your Membership experience. To learn more about each Friends Group and how to join, e-mail