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Baltimore Museum of Art

10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218-3898
+1 443-573-1700
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This is a great museum that you can go through within 2-3 hours. They had a good mix of things to... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Elmhurst, New York
great art with knowledgeable staff, plus its free

took the kids to see art, they were quite interested. They were able to roam freely and discover... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Baltimore, Maryland
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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
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is a great museum that you can go through within 2-3 hours. They had a good mix of things to see.

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

took the kids to see art, they were quite interested. They were able to roam freely and discover things on their own. It wasnt very crowded and parking was good.

Thank Nicklicous
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We went for lunch at the museum's wonderful restaurant and enjoyed delicious crab cakes in a beautiful setting before touring the museum. I was surprised and pleased by how impressive the museum is! Having visited numerous art museums across the country, I can say that...More

1  Thank elainedi
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent place for all ages. The Cone Sisters donated their world class art collection to the museum containing many 20th century works by Matisse. Picasso and many others. In the Cone Wing,is a display of their apartment in Baltimore decorated with their...More

1  Thank travelingrm
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Baltimore Museum of Art is a welcoming place for those like me who are in a wheelchair. The museum offers ample handicap parking spaces, which are free if you have your ticket stamped inside the museum. Once inside the elevator will take you to...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We went to BMA for the first time and were really impressed. We only had time for the first floor, which contained a special exhibit, Imagining Home. This was a far-ranging and interesting exhibit exploring the global theme of home and included four miniature rooms...More

Thank GreentreeMA
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a fabulous way to spend a day. All the great artists are represented here along with so much more! Parking is easy and GO TO THE PIZZA PLACE ACROSS THE STREET FOR LUNCH! It was outstanding and very reasonably priced.

1  Thank kjmyers73
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I took my wife to see the an exhibit at the BMA - Kimono & Obi: Romantic Echoes From Japan's Golden Age. It was excellent. The artistic quality of the Kimono and Obi is startling. The details in the weaving is truly amazing. The display...More

Thank TooOldtoRun
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Spectacular array of paintings and sculptures. My friend and I marvelled at the extent of the collection and the layout. Well worth a visit.

Thank MichelleAnn1962
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The museum boasts a great collection of both representative and some specials in all categories of art. From Renaissance and Baroque art to modern and contemporary art, it has a great collection of French, Dutch and American paintings. Was pleased to see a large collection...More

1  Thank dr_surajrajan
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Julie G
10 July 2017|
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Response from buddmar | Reviewed this property |
I thought it had a decent sampling of French Impressionist paintings ... as noted by others, the erudite and savvy art collecting Cone sisters brought a few masterpieces to Baltimore. However, I am from Philadelphia and here... More
Jeff M
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
31 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