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Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4.7/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
Baltimore Museum of Art, a 1929 building modeled after a Roman temple, holds more than 90,000 pieces of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art, plus the largest collection of Henri Matisse's works in the world. Some of the museum's highlights include works by Picasso, van Gogh, Renoir, Matisse, and Cézanne. You'll also find objects from ancient Egypt; masks, figures, and ceremonial weapons of old African tribes; and mosaics from ancient Antioch. Browse through works by the Mayas and Aztecs, including ceramics, dancing figures, and golden ritual objects, dating as far back as 2500 BCE. Don't forget to take a walk through the museum's gardens, which showcase 20th-century sculptures. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Baltimore Museum of Art and many more Baltimore attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Baltimore travel itinerary maker.
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  • It is not known where the not-so-famous, Johns Hopkins campus for art, Matisse's paintings. If you're someone who likes Zehi art-friendly places where more great free and open
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  • There are plenty of large works of Matisse, very impressive. Too crowded I went on a weekend afternoon, calm could appreciate. Stylish Museum Shop toy variety is interesting. Free parking is paid.
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  • The BMA has a wonderful collection and the entry is free, a rarity in today's world. The Cone collection of French Impressionists is one of the finest anywhere. Street parking is usually not diffident...  read more »
  • Great Museum with different era's art collection. Good place to explore. Every Sunday (except last Sunday of the month) they have a Free Family Sunday Art workshop for kids & teenagers. Parents- Grandparents are welcome to that workshop. Instructors are very generous & helpful to everyone. Loved that museum!!!!!
  • The spacing and labeling of art works in this museum is superb. I spent one hour in a group with a very knowledgeable docent taking us through the "American" collection, with a primary emphasis on Tiffany. It was time extremely well-spent. I knew little to nothing about Tiffany's work, and came away captivated and enlightened. The collection is quite diverse, but well-labelled and beautifully hung. Like many museums with a long heritage, it's easy to get lost, but that's part of the journey, a wrong turn may bring you to a collection you didn't even know you'd be interested in. Top of my "must see list" were 4 paintings by Hudson River artists which I have admired in books for years, and there they were, well lit, carefully hung, succintly labeled and intelligently described! And presented in a way that one's thought process could easily move from the Hudson River in the 19th Century to Tiffany in the same era. Worth a trip from New York. Admission is free, and so is the Circulator to get there. And be careful how you approach the museum, you may get captivated by the sculptures you pass through on the way and not get inside!
  • This museum has a wonderful collection of art. I attended their free tour on Wednesday & the tour guide gave a good overview, but ended up spending the whole hour in their "Home" exhibit which was a great exhibit. Their website was helpful & has very clear instructions on how to get there using public transportation. They also have a decent size sculpture garden that is so relaxing to walk through.
  • This museum recently reopened after a multimillion dollar renovation that completely overhauled the main lobby area, the giftshop, the Contemporary wing and even reopened a historic entrance that was closed for decades. This museum has a wide range of artworks in both medium and artists ranging from paintings and textiles to sculptures and video, from Mattise and Renoir to more modern artists such as Andy Warhol and Franz West. What's so awesome about this museum is it has completely free admission, some temporary exhibitions may require an additional fee to enter and view but the permanent collection is free to view.
  • Great exhibits and guest-friendly layout. Good place for those who might not be at experts as well as for those with an expertise. Fun and educational activities for individuals and families.
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