Docent Led Tour of Newly Renovated Modern Wing BMA

Docent-Led Tour of Newly Renovated Contemporary Wing at the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA)

Event: Docent-Led Tour of Newly Renovated Contemporary Wing at the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA)

Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015

Time: Choice of time: 2 p.m. or 3 p.m.

Location: 10 Art Museum Drive (intersection of 31st Street and Charles Street, Baltimore)

Cost: Cost for a docent-led tour is $15 per non-member adult (BMA members and children 18 years and under are both free)

RSVP to: Mimi S. Joseph ( at 2106 Uffington Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21209-4411, Telephone 410-367-7792.

RSVP and send in payment no later than April 10th. Checks are to be made out to Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Maryland and sent to Mimi's home address.


The Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Maryland invites all alumni and their guests to another very appealing cultural event, a docent-led tour of the recently renovated Contemporary Wing of BMA. The transformed Contemporary Wing features more than 100 paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings, and moving image works in revitalized galleries that create thought-provoking encounters with contemporary art.

Masterfully lit under new state-of-the-art lighting, the new arrangement of the collection showcases celebrated masterworks of Olafur Eliasson, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Franz West, and other eminent artists, alongside thrilling new acquisitions such as Guyton Walker, Josephine Meckseper, Sarah Sze, and Rirkrit Tiravanija.

One of the very latest additions to the collection is a dramatic site-specific installation by award-winning artist Sarah Oppenheimer. For the two-part work, the artist meticulously crafted and inserted into the Wing's architecture aluminum and reflective glass that allows you to see unexpected views of fellow visitors, art works, and galleries above, below, and across from you.

Please note that payment is needed in advance of the tour due to museum requirement that a docent-led tour be paid in the form of a single check. We cannot make exceptions.

Also of note, the two times for the tour, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., are due to the BMA staff setting 25 attendees as the maximum number of attendees for each docent-led tour. Since we have had more than 25 at our tours in the past, we arranged for two time periods to allow all those interested in attending to be able to do so. Try to be at the museum at least fifteen minutes before the tour begins, so that we will have time to divide into smaller groups for the docent-led tour. We look forward to seeing you at this very special cultural event.