Sunday, September 25, 2016


The Baltimore Museum of AA

WHERE: Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore

Matisse/Diebenkorn Logo

Join Today for Free Tickets to the Exhibition & Preview Party


This landmark exhibition brings together more than 90 paintings and drawings by Henri Matisse (1869-1954) and Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993). See the French modern master’s enduring influence on one of the greatest post-war American painters. More



The Birth of Feminism

Front Room: Guerrilla Girls

Opening September 25

A selection of 48 protest posters from the Guerrilla Girls' Portfolio Compleat shows more than 30 years of the acclaimed feminist collective's audacious graphics, telling statistics, and provocative humor. More







Spit Series

BMA Hosts

Areas for Action

Saturday, October 1, 11 a.m.

During this performance of Areas for Action directed by Oliver Herring, four volunteers will spray colorful food dye from their mouths onto gallery walls. This playful, but physically demanding performance will produce a vibrant backdrop for a new installation of Herring's works. More





Detail, Study for Aspects of Negro Life: From Slavery Through Reconstruction

Rarely Shown Watercolor on View

The BMA’s stunning Aaron Douglas watercolor, Study for Aspects of Negro Life: From Slavery Through Reconstruction, is now on view for the first time in nearly a decade. The work inspires a character in the book All American Boys, recently named by The Maryland Humanities Council as the 2016 One Maryland One Book. More

Image credits:
Henri Matisse. The Yellow Dress. 1929-31. The Baltimore Museum of Art. ©2016 Succession H. Matisse / ARS NY
Richard Diebenkorn. Seated Figure with Hat. 1967. National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C. ©2016 The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation

Guerrilla Girls. Birth of Feminism movie poster. 2001. From the "Portfolio Compleat". The Baltimore Museum of Art: Women's Committee Acquisitions Endowment for Contemporary Prints and Photographs, BMA 2015.47.66. © Guerrilla Girls

Oliver Herring. Areas for Action, Day 15: Color Spit Duet; Kristen and Davis Spit Blue. 2011. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Frederick R. Weisman Contemporary Art Acquisitions Endowment. BMA 2012.191.25. Courtesy the Artist. ©Oliver Herring

Aaron Douglas. Detail, Study for Aspects of Negro Life: From Slavery through Reconstruction. 1934. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Purchased with exchange funds from The Edward Joseph Gallagher III Memorial Collection, BMA 2004.179. © Heirs of Aaron Douglas/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY