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Baltimore Museum of Art

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Address: 10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218-3898
Phone Number: +1 443-573-1700
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Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is home to an internationally renowned...
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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Would definitely go again next time I'm in Baltimore

Free admittance to a wonderful museum, but leave a donation! There's some Tiffany glass, Lalique, crazy quilts, asian & african art, cool antique furniture.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Free admittance to a wonderful museum, but leave a donation! There's some Tiffany glass, Lalique, crazy quilts, asian & african art, cool antique furniture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This free Museum offers a wide range of Art works that are well displayed. The highlight is without a doubt the outstanding collection of works assembled by the Cone sisters. Many wonderful Matisses are surrounded by virtually all the leading artists of the period. It is a tribute to their good taste that they were able to collect so many... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Food was fantastic. Quiet and peaceful. loved the museum store. Got something for everyone. Great atmosphere. A wonderful experience

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I went to this museum with a friend's suggestion for its great Matisse collection. The museum was breathtaking in terms of Matisse pieces and many more wonderful pieces of Renoir, Van Gogh, Gaugin, Picasso, and so on... I literally lost myself into dreams in this museum, it was quite and calm with not so many people. Then the surprise came... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I'm a native Baltimorean and remember visiting the museum in my younger days when it lived up to its purpose and reputation as the premiere art museum of the state of Maryland. I remember the days when the museum was packed with visitors and the galleries were bursting with eclectic, elegant and sophisticated works of art. Today, however, one could... More 

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Anne B, Public Relations Manager at Baltimore Museum of Art, responded to this review

I’m sorry you didn’t have a better experience in August 2014, but the good news is a lot has changed since your last visit. The museum has completely renovated and reopened its galleries for American, African, and Asian art to great acclaim and many of the Cone Collection works that were traveling last summer have returned. The Contemporary Wing, which... More 

Springfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Sooooo much to see! Plan at least a full day to see most of it. Plan for two if you have young ones or older folks that don't get around well.

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Catonsville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great place to go for the day! Free admission make it affordable for families Have lunch at Gertrude's inside the museum.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Just being in the presence of the Old Masters, works of the Middle Ages and ancient times makes me happy. This classic art museum in the heart of Baltimore by the Johns Hopkins University will not disappoint. Park for a fee in front or on the street and stroll right in. It's free and the collection is wonderful for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

how can one not enjoy all the history and fabulous impressionist collection? the gift shop is really good. the museum restaurant is fantastic. the african collection is not much.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Spend several hours with Henri Matisse, Picasso, Degas, Renoir, and Warhol. The location is adjacent to Johns Hopkins Roland Park. The staff is knowledgeable and incredibly helpful While the Cone Collection is marvelous, the Byzantine, Sculpture garden, and visiting collections are all first rate. A must see in Baltimore.

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Address: 10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218-3898
Phone Number: +1 443-573-1700
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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