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Members Matter!

Last year, BMA Members at all levels contributed $1.5 million towards the BMA’s $11 million dollar operating budget. From helping to preserve the BMA’s world-class collection to supporting special exhibitions, BMA Members provide vital operating funds that make it possible for everyone to experience the power of art.

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Members Magazine

BMA Today is the Members magazine, issued three times a year. Get an insider's look on upcoming exhibitions, the BMA collection, and news about Member events and travel opportunities.

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Members Travel Program

Grounds for Sculpture

Grounds for Sculpture.

The BMA and its Friends Groups offer incredible travel opportunities for Members. Whether stateside or abroad, travel with fellow art enthusiasts, learn from expert tour guides, and experience extraordinary public and private collections—all while enjoying deluxe accommodations. Eligibility to travel is based on Membership level and destination.

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BMA Council

The BMA Council is a distinguished group of Baltimore's most committed cultural and civic leaders. Some are renowned art collectors. Others are noted philanthropists and corporate leaders. All enjoy a special relationship with the BMA.

Members of the BMA Council, through their generous annual gifts, enable the Museum to achieve great things. Its world-famous collection, landmark building, and groundbreaking exhibitions shine even brighter because of Council support.

The benefits of Council Membership are many and include private tours, exhibition receptions, intimate dinners — and the satisfaction of strengthening this great cultural treasure.

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In a New Light: The Campaign for The Baltimore Museum of Art

In a New Light: The Campaign for The Baltimore Museum of Art was the most ambitious and successful philanthropic campaign in the Museum’s history.

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Members Hotline

We want BMA Membership to be as enjoyable as possible. If we can help with your Membership in any way, call or email the Members Hotline today!


Upcoming Events

BMA Associate Curators
Thursday, January 28 · 6-7pm EST

Curating From Home: BMA Salon

Hear gallerists, curators, and creative organizers behind some of Baltimore's both longstanding and cutting-edge art spaces - currently featured in the BMA Salon digital initiative - give one-minute presentations on a particularly meaningful work of art in their own collections.

Katy Segal
FEB 16 · 11am-12pm EST

Making Joan Mitchell: Behind the Scenes with the BMA Curatorial Team

What does it take to plan a retrospective for Joan Mitchell, an artist who is both in the grand painting tradition and a true original? Join Senior Curator for Research and Programming Katy Siegel, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art Cecilia Wichmann, and Curatorial Assistant Carlyn Thomas for a behind-the-scenes discussion about the making of Joan Mitchell, the international loans exhibition opening in March 2021.