“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
Wednesday, March 11, 6 p.m.
Judy Anderson, author and architectural historian, will speak on Joseph and Mary Hooper of Marblehead, whose portraits by Copley, reframed by FoAW, now hang in the new American Wing.
Wednesday, April 8, 6 p.m.
Diana Edwards Murnaghan, author and ceramics historian, will discuss Wedgwood in Philadelphia.
Thursday, April 16
Day trip to visit George Washington's Mount Vernon in Virginia.
For more information, call 443-573-1768.