“As a FoAW Member there’s a real
opportunity to have in-depth
encounters with works of art,
both familiar and unfamiliar.”
–David Park Curry, Senior Curator of Decorative Arts, American Painting & Sculpture and liaison to FoAW
Founded in 1970, the FoAW is a dedicated group of BMA Members who support the preservation and growth of the BMA’s important collections of decorative arts and American painting and sculpture. Proceeds from FoAW dues and fundraising activities are used for the acquisition of outstanding examples of fine art, as well as the scholarly and educational activities of the Museum. For more information, please call 443-573-1768.
- A lecture and reception series featuring nationally renowned scholars, curators, and dealers
- Educational and study trips
- Social events held in local historic buildings and collectors' homes
- Opportunities to interact with curators from the Department of Decorative Arts and American Painting and Sculpture
Lecture Wednesday, May 14, 6 p.m. Kathleen A. Foster, Senior Curator of American Art and Director, Center for American Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, will give a talk on “American Art in the Museum: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Headed?”
For more information, call 443-573-1768.