The Farmers

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Caroline Wingate will lead a discussion on The Farmers by Joan Bankemper in the English gallery.

More than a Pretty Pitcher: the BMA’s Wedgwood Gallery

Did you know that the BMA has the largest collection of Wedgwood in the country? Or that the Museum houses one of only five copies of the famed Portland Vase made in slate blue? 

Please drop-in and join Docent Ellen Johnston for a FREE tour of the Wedgwood gallery at 1:00 pm!

Plate “Julius Caesar Offering Food and Wine to the Roman People”

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Judy Shaw Cook will lead a discussion on Plate “Julius Caesar Offering Food and Wine to the Roman People” by Antonio Patanazzi in the Italian galleries.

Delft Tulip Vase

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Mary Lynda Crockett will lead a discussion on Delft Tulip Vase by De Griexe A factory in the Dutch gallery.

The Farmers

Joan Bankemper’s The Farmers is a feat of ceramic sculpture that tells a colorful story of nature and the healing power of the land.

Delft Tulip Vase

The BMA is pleased to add another outstanding example of ceramic art to its permanent collection. This 17th-century, blue and white, glazed earthenware vessel with two applied handles and applied spouts was made to hold tulips or other flowers. Tulips were introduced to Europe from Turkey in the 16th century. Once it became known that […]

What to Expect at Clay Days

Join us for the 2019 Bunting Biennial Ceramics Weekend on February 15 and 16. This free, fun-filled weekend offers a fresh format and puts emphasis on creating. There are many exciting activities planned for guests during Clay Days, so here’s a brief rundown on what to expect. Artist Talk February 15 | 6-8:30 p.m. | […]

Open Studio

Our studio is your studio. Take this open invitation to create with access to all of our art supplies and a professional teaching artist on hand to help with tips and tricks. Open Studio makes available materials used for anything from painting and pottery to printmaking and sculpture. Open Studio is held on the 2nd […]

Open Studio

Our studio is your studio. Take this open invitation to create with access to all of our art supplies and a professional teaching artist on hand to help with tips and tricks. Open Studio makes available materials used for anything from painting and pottery to printmaking and sculpture. Open Studio is held on the 2nd […]

Open Studio

Our studio is your studio. Take this open invitation to create with access to all of our art supplies and a professional teaching artist on hand to help with tips and tricks. Open Studio makes available materials used for anything from painting and pottery to printmaking and sculpture. Open Studio is held on the 2nd […]