BMA Affiliate Groups

BMA Affiliate Groups are perfect for art enthusiasts who want to join a community with shared passions for specific areas of the Museum’s collection.

Each Affiliate Group offers a wide range of opportunities for active participation within a network of friends and colleagues.

Joshua Johnson Council (JJC)

$15 Student | $40 Single | $80 Dual

JJC is one of the oldest African American museum support groups in the country. Named after an 18th-century African American painter who lived and worked in Maryland, its mission is to forge meaningful connections between Baltimore’s African American communities and the BMA by promoting and highlighting the achievements of African American artists.

Join JJC

Prints, Drawings & Photographs Society (PDPS)

$85 Single | $100 Dual | $150 Supporter | $250 Patron

For the past 50 years, the PDPS has played a major role at the BMA, educating its Members, helping to build the Museum’s collection, and supporting important exhibitions and programs.

PDPS Members are art lovers, artists, collectors, scholars, docents, teachers, and students – all united by their shared enthusiasm for works on paper.


BMA Friends Groups

As the BMA looks ahead, we are working to thoughtfully assess and reimagine the structure of BMA Friends Groups and we would love your input. We want to know what you most value as a Friends group member and what you would most like to see from the Museum going forward.

Please take a moment to fill out our feedback form or reach out to us via email at

Additionally, if you would like to be informed when we launch the re-envisioned program, please email us, and ask to be added to the contact list.

Thank you so much for your continued support of the Baltimore Museum of Art and specifically our Friends Groups. Your commitment plays an invaluable role in the vibrancy of the Museum and our wider shared arts community in Baltimore.