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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

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 summer 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

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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Baltimore Artist Collaborative Wickerham & Lomax wins $25,000 Sondheim Artscape Prize

Published July 11, 2015

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) are proud to announce that artist collaborative Wickerham & Lomax is the winner of the 2015 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The coveted $25,000 prize was presented at this evening’s awards ceremony at The Baltimore Museum of Art.

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BMA Announces New Board Chair and Interim Co-Directors

Published June 25, 2015

The Baltimore Museum of Art announced today that Clair Zamoiski Segal has been named the new chair of the museum’s Board of Trustees effective July 1, and that Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs Jay Fisher and Deputy Director for Finance and Administration Christine Dietze have been named interim co-directors until a new director is appointed.

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BMA Announces Search Committee for New Director

Published June 25, 2015

The Board of Trustees of The Baltimore Museum of Art announced today that a committee has been formed to conduct an international search for the next director to lead the museum as it enters its second century. The current director Doreen Bolger is retiring June 30 after a 17-year tenure at the BMA.

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BMA Presents Exhibition of Works by Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists

Published June 1, 2015

The Baltimore Museum of Art and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts present one of the summer’s most highly anticipated exhibitions. The exhibition showcases artwork by the seven finalists competing for the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, a $25,000 fellowship given each year to a visual artist or visual arts collaborators living and working in the Greater Baltimore region. The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize exhibition is held in conjunction with Artscape and is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.

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

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