The Baltimore Museum of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, United States | Museum
The BaltimoreMuseum of Art in Baltimore, United States, is home to an internationally renowned collection of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art. Founded in 1914 with a single painting, The BaltimoreMuseum of Art today has 90,000 works of art, including the largest holding of works by Henri Matisse in the world. Throughout The BaltimoreMuseum of Art, visitors will find an outstanding selection of European and American fine and decorative arts, 15th- through 19th-century prints and drawings, contemporary art by established and emerging contemporary artists, and objects from Africa, Asia, the Ancient Americas, and Pacific Islands. Two beautifully landscaped gardens display an array of 20th-century sculpture that is an oasis in the city of Baltimore.
As a major cultural destination for the greater Baltimore region, The BaltimoreMuseum of Art organizes and presents a variety of dynamic exhibitions and innovative programs throughout the year, and frequently hosts special events with cultural and educational partners. The Museum is located three miles north of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in a park-like setting in the heart of Charles Village, adjacent to the main campus of The Johns Hopkins University. It is distinguished by a grand historic building designed in the 1920s by renowned American architect John Russell Pope and a massive wing for contemporary art added in 1994.
Gertrude’s restaurant and The BaltimoreMuseum of Art,Shop are destinations unto themselves. Visitors enjoy superb regional cuisine from celebrity chef John Shields while overlooking the scenic sculpture gardens or listening to the popular summer jazz concerts. The BaltimoreMuseum of Art Shop offers a variety of unique art-inspired gifts, including items from local artists and craftsmen.
Thanks to extraordinary government and private support, general admission to The BaltimoreMuseum of Art is free for everyone, every day, so that great art is accessible to all.