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Baltimore Museum of Art

10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218-3898
+1 443-573-1700
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Delightful small museum

The museum was light and bright. Had a very clean feel to it. I didn't have the opportunity to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lara p
Dobbs Ferry, New York
via mobile
One of our Country's Great Collections

It's hard to imagine the Baltimore Museum of Art with the collection of the Cone Sisters. But their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is home to an internationally renowned collection of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art. Founded in 1914 with a single painting, the BMA today has 90,000 works of art-including the largest holding of works by Henri Matisse in the world.* The museum is currently undergoing an unprecedented $28 million renovation to provide visitors with a more welcoming environment and more imaginative and inspiring encounters with art. The BMA is remaining open throughout the multi-year project so that visitors can enjoy its outstanding selection of European and American painting and sculpture from the 17th through 20th centuries and the newly reinstalled Contemporary Wing with 14 galleries showcasing the art of our time. Two beautifully landscaped gardens display an array of 20th-century sculpture that is an oasis in the city. The museum's 100th anniversary will be celebrated in November 2014 with the reopening of the grand historic entrance designed by John Russell Pope and a beautiful new presentation of the museum's distinguished collection of American art. Subsequent reopenings include expanded galleries for the African and Asian art collections and a new learning and creativity center that will open in 2015. Since 2006, the BMA has eliminated general admission fees so that everyone can enjoy the power of art. * Many of the BMA's works by Matisse are part of a special exhibition traveling to museums in Indianapolis, Minneapolis, and San Antonio in 2013 and 2014. If you are visiting to see a specific artwork, please call the BMA Box Office to make sure it will be on view.
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10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218-3898
+1 443-573-1700
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The museum was light and bright. Had a very clean feel to it. I didn't have the opportunity to spend many hours there. You need about 3-4 hours to do it justice. Nicely curated works. The hidden highlight was the museum restaurant which is why...More

Thank lara p
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to imagine the Baltimore Museum of Art with the collection of the Cone Sisters. But their unparalleled collection of art is the centerpiece of the museum, and it is the reason to make sure that one gets to the BMA. In addition there...More

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 1 week ago

An Art Museum that successfully manages all art & cultural subjects with great competence. The use of a computer to transport the viewer into an off-site building & then provide that person with a 360* vista of great clarity was a first for me,as demonstrated...More

Thank bakerandrewmark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

BMA has a wonderful collection of modern art: a lot of minor works by Matisse, Van Gogh, Picasso, Gaugin. A room-full of Warhols and a wonderful collection of contemporary sculptures and installations. The sculpture garden is pretty, too. It's not crowded, it's quiet, easy to...More

Thank TPB01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not miss the mosaic collection. Marvelous. Well positioned to capture light to well orchestrate texture, color, and purpose of the mosaic in history. Yes, contemporaneous audiences appreciate mosaic as art..., but the beauty of the format in its antiquarian purpose is portrayed in a...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location was very lovely with wonderful artwork. I found it very easy to spend a few hours here.

Thank dlwilson06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have everything from sculptures and paintings to silver and fabrics. Matisse, Warhol, and so many more are represented. It is Free! I would set aside a good two hours to fully take it all in.

Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you like Matisse this is a must visit museum. Thanks the sisters Cone, the BAM had the biggest collection of Matisse but also great paintings by Gauguin, a masterprice by Cezanne, beautifull Renoir, Van Gogh or Picasso

Thank PhilippeDouvier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Matisse/Diebenkorn exhibit in October. What a spectacular collection! The rest of the museum was even better! Amazing experience! A must for any visitor to Baltimore.

Thank ChefCasey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Appealing variety of art in a comfortable setting. Especially enjoyed works from the Cone Sister's collection. Large collection of Matisse and Warhol. Free admission and free audio tour every day. What's not to like!

Thank Midwest_Karen
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Jeff M
Is the matisse exhibit still on display?
8 January 2017|
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Response from Hawk470 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Till January 29. There is an extra charge. Museum is great whether you see that exhibit or not. Some very fine Matisse in the permanent collection too.
sara c
What hotels are near the museum
30 May 2016|
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Response from LarryArmold | Reviewed this property |
1) Closest known is Hopkins Inn on St. Paul Street, about 1/4 mile to the NE (can be walked). 2) Inn at the Colonnade, yes, is we think the closest quality lodging at about 1/2 mile distant at the north end of Johns Hopkins... More
Clarissa C
Can this facility be rented for a wedding
17 February 2015|
Response from Anne B | Property representative |
Yes! You can get more details on our website under "About" and "Rentals."