Monday, April 11, 2016


The Baltimore Museum of Art

Collecting Now

Talks, Tour & Reception

WHEN: Saturday, April 16, 7-9 p.m.
Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore

Hear insights on collecting during this special evening event in celebration of New Arrivals. A tour of the exhibition and five short talks will be followed by a reception in Antioch Court with beer, wine, and sweet and savory hors d’oeuvres.

  • Artistic Director of Rhizome at the New Museum Michael Connor on collecting in the digital age
  • Private collector Darnell W. Burfoot on collecting challenging artworks 
  • Acclaimed author Andrea Pitzer on her research for The Secret History of Vladimir Nabokov
  • Walters Art Museum Paper Conservator Elisabetta Polidori on how to care for works on paper

BMA Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs Jay Fisher on how the BMA has grown its world-class collection


Large Blue Film Picasso

Picturing Painting
Now Open

Four large-scale color photographs reinterpret masterworks of painting such as da Vinci’s The Last Supper and Picasso’s Deux femmes nues assises. More

Archival Image of Lexington Market

Open Hours: Crab Cakes & Conversations

WHEN: Saturday, April 16, 2 p.m.

Learn about the history of Baltimore’s public markets over samples of Faidley’s famous crab balls, Konstant's peanuts, and classic Berger cookies. All Open Hours events are free and open to the public. More


Make TribeCreate Artisanal Soaps with Make Tribe

WHEN: Thursday, April 28, 6 p.m.

Learn how to create and customize your own artisanal soaps and package them with beautiful handmade papers. All supplies and refreshments are included in your ticket price for a very hands-on experience. More

Picturing Painting: Starn Twins (Mike and Doug Starn, American, born 1961). Large Blue Film Picasso, 1988-1989. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Frederick R. Weisman Contemporary Art Acquisitions Endowment, BMA 1989.52. © 2016 Mike & Doug Starn / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Open Hours: Lexington Market, 1850 Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Divisions, LC-USZ62-15860.

Artisanal Soap Making: Image courtesy of Make Tribe and Caleb Moore.

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