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Baltimore Museum of Art
The BMA turns 100
The BMA turns 100

The Baltimore Museum of Art owes its existence to the work of civic-minded citizens a century ago who believed that a great city was incomplete without a great art museum. And from the beginning their vision of the purpose of a great museum was to provide a place for people of every station in life to come together around the idea that great art is something everyone can enjoy and appreciate. Today it is clear that the BMA, which turned 100 this month, has more than fulfilled that mission. Its collections are celebrated around the world, and its exhibitions draw hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. Since its founding the museum has helped bind the ties of community in countless...