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Baltimore Museum of Art announces a center dedicated to Henri Matisse

The Baltimore Museum of Art, home to the largest public collection of Henri Matisse works, announced that it will soon open a dedicated Henri Matisse research and study center. Scheduled to open its doors in 2021, the 3,400-square-foot center will take place on the museum’s first floor and plans to show rotating exhibitions of Matisse’s […]

Major gift supports the BMA in their endeavour to represent artists of colour and female artists

In a press release on February 8th, the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced that Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown, philanthropist based in the city, had gifted the museum with $3.5 million. The contribution is specifically meant to aid the BMA’s chief curator position and underscores the couple’s ongoing dedication to the development of […]

The good, bad, and the ugly: 2018 in review

As the year draws to an end, it feels like the best time to look back at the art world’s highs and lows. So, we’ve summed 2018 up for you here. The good: Banksy, Banksy, Banksy… This year, it seems like Banksy just hasn’t stopped. Whether it was when he shredded his own artwork minutes […]

2018 in Museum Acquisitions

Museum acquisitions have the power to truly transform institutions and this was especially the case for some in 2018. Here, we reflect at some of the most groundbreaking museum acquisitions of the year. Baltimore Museum of Art Deaccession of Blue Chip art to fund works by underrepresented artists Almost all institution leaders talk about the […]

BMA announces new biennial commission focusing on diversity and accessibility

On December 6th, the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced that an historic endowment gift from Baltimore philanthropists Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker will make way for a new major biennial commission. The Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker Biennial Commission will be the first named public art commission for the museum. With particular […]