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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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