FAPA's Members share a thirst for knowledge and enjoy private tours, behind-the-scenes visits to regional institutions, and scholarly talks that provide in-depth perspectives.
FAPA promotes the appreciation for the arts and cultures of Africa, ancient South and Central America, native North America, and the Pacific Islands. Members support the BMA's pioneering and dynamic collections from these regions. Special educational and cultural programs include:
- Opportunities to interact with curators from the Department of the Arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific Islands
- Exclusive access to private collections of ethnographic art
- Lectures from local and visiting experts
- Private tours of museums and collections throughout the region
- Special viewings of works in the collection not currently on display
- Behind-the-scenes events at the BMA, including workshops with conservators, registrars, and curators
Annual dues: $25 Student; $60 Single; $100 Dual
Lecture & Reception
Wednesday, February 13
FAPA joins the Joshua Johnson Council to hear updates about the BMA’s African gallery reinstallation with Associate Curator Kathryn Gunsch.
Sunday, March 3
Enjoy the unique opportunity to view an extensive personal collection of art from the Pacific Islands in the Baltimore home of FAPA members.
Saturday, April 6
Join FAPA for a private tour of the renowned Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C., and a guided viewing of their idyllic gardens.
Board Meeting and 4th Annual Collectors Day
Saturday, May 11
Board Meeting, noon–1 p.m.
Collector’s Event, 1–3 p.m.
Join the Board Meeting to share your ideas for the future of FAPA. Bring your favorite pieces of non-Western art to discuss with other FAPA members and collectors at this popular event.
Call 443-573-1745 for more information.