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BMA Issues RFQ for Artist Project

Published November 24, 2015

The Baltimore Museum of Art has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to artists in the Greater Baltimore area interested in being considered for a collaborative project in the museum’s new Patricia and Mark Joseph Education Center. The BMA will contract with one artist or artist team, in partnership with an area non-profit, to produce a year-long project on the theme of home. The selected artist/non-profit team will activate the Center’s commons with artwork and with a series of free public programs implemented between October 2016 and August 2017.

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BMA Presents Free Panel Discussion on Race & Art With Activists, Scholars, and Artists

Published November 4, 2015

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) presents Seeing Color: A Conversation About Race & Art on Saturday, November 14, 2 p.m. The free panel discussion will bring insights to the national conversation on race, identity, and social justice addressed by artists and shed new light on challenging artworks in the BMA’s historic and contemporary collection.

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BMA Presents New Arrivals: Joachim Koester

Published October 27, 2015

New Arrivals: Joachim Koester at The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) explores the power of photography to document otherwise lost moments. On view October 28, 2015 through March 6, 2016, the exhibition features Danish artist Joachim Koester’s 3-minute, 16mm film inspired by a tragic 1897 hot air balloon expedition across the North Pole and two large-scale lithographs that appear to advertise the voyage.

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BMA Receives $3 Million Gift from Patricia and Mark Joseph to Support New Education Center

Published October 20, 2015

BMA Board of Trustees Chair Clair Zamoiski Segal announced today that the BMA has received an extraordinary $3 million gift from Patricia and Mark Joseph to support the museum’s new 5,500-square-foot education center. This is one of the largest individual gifts the museum has ever received.

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BMA’s "New Arrivals" Series Showcases Artworks Recently Added to the Museum's Renowned Collection

Published September 28, 2015

The Baltimore Museum of Art’s (BMA) enormously successful Campaign for Art has secured more than 3,500 objects during the past decade in honor of the museum’s 100th anniversary in 2014. These gifts have joined the museum’s renowned collection—now 95,000 objects—most of which came from generous donors in this community like Claribel and Etta Cone, Jacob Epstein, and Saidie A. May. To celebrate these new gifts and their donors, the BMA is presenting a series of New Arrivals exhibitions and installations in nearly every area of the museum from September 2015 through May 2016.

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BMA’s Imagining Home Exhibition Explores Different Aspects of Home Through Art From Around the World

Published September 25, 2015

On October 20, 2015, the BMA announced the Center for People & Art would be renamed the Patricia and Mark Joseph Education Center, in honor of the extraordinary donors who gave $3 million to support the center and its programs.

The BMA presents an innovative thematic exhibition, Imagining Home, in conjunction with the opening of the Center for People & Art, a new education area of the museum. On view October 25, 2015 through August 1, 2018, this extraordinary exhibition presents more than 30 artworks from across the collection in a lively space that incorporates video, audio, and other experiences that encourage visitor participation. More than a third of the objects in the exhibition are light sensitive and will change every six months so there will always be something new to experience.

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The BMA Hosts Works By 2014 & 2015 Baker Artist Award Winners

Published September 11, 2015

The BMA celebrates the Baker Artist Awards with a multi-disciplinary showcase of works by the prestigious $25,000 Mary Sawyers Baker winners of 2014 and 2015: Eric Dyer, Wendel Patrick, Paul Rucker, Chris Bathgate, Brent Crothers, and Todd Marcus. On view September 16 through November 15, 2015, the exhibition will also feature examples of works by the six $5,000 b-grant winners from 2014 and 2015.

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BMA Presents New Series of Exhibitions Celebrating Enormously Successful Campaign for Art

Published August 14, 2015

The BMA opens its New Arrivals series celebrating its Campaign for Art on September 30 with two outstanding photography exhibitions: New Arrivals: Photographs from The O’Neil Collection and New Arrivals: Late 20th-Century Photographs From Russia & Belarus. In the years leading up to its 100th anniversary, the Museum’s Campaign for Art received more than 3,500 new gifts of art. The BMA celebrates these wonderful contributions by showcasing them in a series of exhibitions across the collections.

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BMA Announces Selection of Search Firm for New Director

Published July 29, 2015

BALTIMORE, MD (July 29, 2015)—The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) today announced that Russell Reynolds Associates (RRA) has been selected to conduct the museum’s search for a new director following the retirement of Doreen Bolger. RRA is one of the leading executive search firms and a leader in high-profile director searches for art museums.

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BMA Completes Renovation With New Center For People & Art Opening October 25 With Imagining Home Exhibition

Published July 24, 2015

On October 20, 2015, the BMA announced the Center for People & Art would be renamed the Patricia and Mark Joseph Education Center, in honor of the extraordinary donors who gave $3 million to support the center and its programs.

Updated October 13—The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) concludes its multi-year renovation with the opening of the Center for People & Art (CP&A) on October 25, 2015. This new area of the museum offers visitors an interactive experience that includes an innovative thematic exhibition, Imagining Home, and a variety of programs and partnerships with Baltimore artists and neighborhoods.

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The Advance Exhibition Schedule is current as of November 2015 and is subject to change. Please verify all information with BMA Communications before publishing.

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