Baltimore Museum of Art

Baltimore, MD



Articles or essays concerning this institution:

Front Room: Jim Dine (6/23/08)

Henry Ossawa Tanner and His Influence in America (8/11/06)

Woven Rainbows: American Indian Trade Blankets (11/21/05)

Henry Ossawa Tanner and the Lure of Paris (11/21/05)

In Monet's Light: Theodore Robinson at Giverny (10/6/04)

Kerry James Marshall: One True Thing, Meditations on Black Aesthetics (6/9/04)

Whistler and Cassatt: Americans Abroad (5/19/03)

Maryland Artists from the Collection, 1890-1970 (7/17/02

Looking Forward/Looking Black (2/20/02)

Robert Rauschenberg Combines: Painting + Sculpture (12/12/00)

Power, Politics & Style: Art for the Presidents (8/30/00)

Faces of Impressionism: Portraits from American Collections (8/6/99)


The Baltimore Museum of Art is home to an internationally renowned collection of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art. Founded in 1914, the BMA's outstanding collection encompasses 90,000 works of art, including the largest and most significant holding of works by Henri Matisse in the world, as well as masterpieces by Picasso, Cézanne, and van Gogh. An expanding collection of contemporary art features iconic post-1960 works by Andy Warhol and Sol LeWitt, as well as exciting acquisitions by artists such as Kara Walker and Olafur Eliasson. The BMA is also recognized for an internationally acclaimed collection of prints, drawings, and photographs from the 15th century to the present; grand European painting and sculpture from Old Masters to the 19th century; distinguished American painting, sculpture, and decorative arts and Maryland period rooms; one of the most important African collections in the country, and notable examples of Asian, ancient American, and Oceanic art. The BMA's sculpture gardens feature a 100-year survey of modern sculpture on nearly three landscaped acres.

The Museum is located on Art Museum Drive at North Charles and 31st Streets, three miles north of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Admission and hours are available on the museum's website.

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