Family Adventure - BMA-Family
Family Adventure - The Baltimore Museum of Art - Families
10 Art Museum Dr., Baltimore,
443-573-1700, 443-573-1818, www.artbma.org
The collection encompasses 90,000 works of art, including the largest holding
of works by Henri Matisse in the world, as well as masterpieces by Pablo
Picasso, Paul Cézanne, and Vincent van Gogh. The Sculpture Gardens feature a
100-year survey of modern and contemporary sculpture on nearly three landscaped
acres in the heart of the city.
Free Family Sundays
Sundays, 2-5 p.m., Drop-in, Ages 6-14
Express your inner artist in a hands-on workshop or enjoy an interactive
gallery tour designed just for families. All materials are supplied.
Artful Stories: A BMA Family Tour
Raoudi, Matisse’s perky schnauzer, is the voice behind the BMA’s Family Tour,
which highlights 20 objects in the collection. Rather than headphones, the
Family Tour offers a handheld audio device that allows families to pause and
chat about a work.
60 Objects | Countless Stories Audio Tour
Offers an insider’s perspective on the works of art from the Museum’s expert
curators, as well as art-inspired stories and poems by celebrated Baltimore
writers. This random-access tour is available free of charge. Pick up the audio
tour and map at the BMA Box Office. Available in English only.
Mapping Baltimore's Monuments Podcast
Tour 14 of Baltimore’s
monuments—from the iconic Washington Monument in Mt. Vernon to the
lesser-known bust of Wagner in Druid Hill Park—in this free, self-guided
podcast tour. Discover some of Baltimore's most intriguing monuments through
the voices of local artists, authors, curators, and historians. Simply download
the podcast to your personal digital audio player, print out
your map (pdf), and explore.
(©Baltimore's Child Inc. –
Updated Sept. 2010)