BMA Presents American Crazy Quilts
Published May 13, 2015
The Baltimore Museum of Art will feature seven lavish quilts—a kaleidoscope of silks, velvets, and brocades embroidered with colorful threads—in American Crazy Quilts, on view June 3 through November 29, 2015. Embellished with paint, ribbons, and beads, the crazy quilts on view from the late 1880s have a delightfully arbitrary quality that belies the skillful planning that went into making them.
BMA Announces Marian Glebes to Produce Interactive Environment for New Center
Published May 8, 2015
The BMA announced today Baltimore-based mixed-media artist Marian Glebes, in partnership with the non-profit The Loading Dock, has been selected for a year-long project to be produced for the museum’s new center for learning and creativity, opening October 25, 2015.
BMA Presents Works on Paper That Spin, Crinkle, Pluck
Published May 5, 2015
The Baltimore Museum of Art presents an intimate selection of prints and drawings by artists who each established a set of rules or actions to dictate their process in On Paper: Spin, Crinkle, Pluck, on view through September 20, 2015.
BMA Announces 2015 Jazz in the Sculpture Garden Summer Concerts
Published May 5, 2015
The BMA’s popular Jazz in the Sculpture Garden concert series is back! Join fellow jazz enthusiasts for this one-of-a-kind summer event with regional and national talents performing amidst a fantastic collection of modern art in the Museum’s lush Sculpture Garden.
BMA Director Doreen Bolger Announces Retirement
Published April 8, 2015
BMA Director Doreen Bolger today announced she will retire from her position effective June 30, 2015.
BMA Opens Renovated and Expanded Galleries for African and Asian Art
Published March 3, 2015
The BMA opens its beautifully renovated galleries dedicated to the new presentation of its outstanding African and Asian art collections on April 26. The museum is celebrating this renovation milestone during its 100th anniversary with live music, dance performances, and art activities inspired by the African collection on April 26 and a second event for the Asian collection on June 28.
BMA Outpost Mobile Museum and Workshop Moves to Lexington Market March 3
Published March 2, 2015
The BMA, Lexington Market, and Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment, Inc., are bringing the BMA Outpost to Lexington Market from Tuesday, March 3 through Saturday, April 4, 2015. All are welcome to visit this small interactive museum, which will be located in a stall at the market on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 1 to 5 p.m.
BMA Acquires Rare Sculpture By René Magritte
Published February 26, 2015
The BMA announced today it recently added René Magritte’s 1967 sculpture Delusions of Grandeur to its renowned collection of modern art. This monumental bronze was created by the Belgian artist during the last year of his life and there are very few casts. The work came to the BMA as a gift of National Trustee Sylvia de Cuevas and is the first sculpture by Magritte to enter the collection.
Front Room: Sara VanDerBeek Presents New Works by Baltimore Native
Published February 21, 2015
The BMA presents a solo exhibition of photography and sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist Sara VanDerBeek in the latest Front Room exhibition. The Baltimore native’s new works are inspired by Baltimore-based dancers, urban architecture, a salvage yard, and the BMA’s collection.
BMA Hosts Conversation with Artist Anri Sala and Art Historian Michael Fried
Published February 2, 2015
Acclaimed Berlin-based artist Anri Sala speaks with one of the great art historians of our time, Michael Fried, in the BMA’s Meyerhoff Auditorium on February 21 at 2 p.m.
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Advance Exhibition Schedule
The Advance Exhibition Schedule is current as of January 2015 and is subject to change. Please verify all information with BMA Communications before publishing.