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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!

443-573-1800 membership@artbma.org

Upcoming Events

Sam Gilliam. After Glow. 1972. The Joyner / Giuffrida Collection. © Sam Gilliam. Courtesy of the artist.
SEP 28 · 6:00pm–8:00pm

Council Evening at The Baltimore Museum of Art

Members at the Patron’s Council level and above

BMA Members at the Patron’s Council level and above are invited to an exclusive preview, a talk with Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director Christopher Bedford, and a reception with drinks and light bites celebrating the opening of Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art, Melvin Edwards: Crossroads, and Every Day: Selections from the Collection.

To RSVP by September 23 or request more information, email council@artbma.orgor call 443-597-1810.

Invitations will be mailed.


Charles Gaines. Numbers and Trees: Central Park Series I: Tree #9, Henry. 2016. The Joyner / Giuffrida Collection. © Charles Gaines. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
SEP 28 · 8:00pm–10:00pm

Members Evening at The Baltimore Museum of Art

Members Only

BMA Members are invited to celebrate the opening of Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art, Melvin Edwards: Crossroads,and Every Day: Selections from the Collection. This historic moment showcases the BMA’s new mission—a commitment to artistic excellence and social equity—in three exquisite exhibitions that offer new perspectives on the critical contributions of black artists. A cash bar and light bites will be available, with music by Jeron White and Polarity.

To RSVP by September 23 or request more information, email members@artbma.org or call 443-597-1810.

Invitations will be mailed.


Grounds for Sculpture
OCT 11 · 7:15am–6:00pm

Members Day Trip: Grounds for Sculpture

Price $195 Member, $210 Non-Members – Includes Museum entry and tour, lunch, transportation, and gratuities

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Join us for an artful adventure to Grounds for Sculpture. This renowned sculpture park, situated on the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds, features works by over 100 artists on 42 magnificently landscaped acres. When visiting Grounds for Sculpture, guests are charmed by the many fascinating and often humorous works by founder J. Seward Johnson Jr. who aimed to incorporate a join of discovery and sensory delight in his vision for the park the Park. BMA Travelers are invited to tour the grounds with Park docents and then spend free time exploring on their own.

A deluxe lunch is included with the trip and will be held at the Zagat-rated Rat’s Restaurant, serving French country cuisine.

This trip departs from the BMA at 7:30 am and has an estimated return time of 6:00 pm.

Parking at the BMA is complimentary on the day of the trip.


Art After Hours
OCT 11 · 8:00pm–11:00pm

Art After Hours

Tickets: $25 Non Members | $20 Members (members save $5)

The BMA’s popular late-night series returns this fall with some surprising twists.

Admission includes access to galleries, entertainment, and a free drink or menu item. Beer, wine, and light bites are available to purchase. This event is for adults age 21 and older.

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