Trapezium Altar

Beverly Pepper’s Trapezium Altar (1985-1986) stands in the Upper Plaza of the Museum like a shrine to an ancient god—or perhaps like a giant tuning fork, or even a rusty tool.

1880 Crow Peace Delegation

This work by Wendy Red Star, entitled 1880 Crow Peace Delegation, consists of 10 historic photographs that have been scanned and digitally manipulated. She has annotated the scanned photographs, identifying the names of the sitters and details about their lives.

Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Want to get a FREE tour of our exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now before it closes? No worries, we’ve got you covered.

Please drop-in and join Master Docent Margaret Harrill at 1:00 pm for your last chance to tour the exhibition!

Corn Maiden

Emily Hanna, Curator of the Arts of Africa and the Americas, highlights a recent acquisition for this month’s Spotlight on the Collection.

Self Portrait as Henry Box Brown

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 […]

Q&A with Kate Taylor Boehm of Studio BOCA

Studio BOCA founders Kate Taylor Boehm and Kirby Caldwell are the dream team behind the BMA Barbie Dream House. We caught up with Boehm to learn more about BOCA and the exhibition experience.

Trapezium Altar

Beverly Pepper’s Trapezium Altar (1985-1986) stands in the Upper Plaza of the Museum like a shrine to an ancient god—or perhaps like a giant tuning fork, or even a rusty tool.

Shield 1

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 Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on Shield 1 by Hayv Kahraman in the Contemporary gallery.

Contemporary Gallery Reopens this Spring

On April 27, the front section of the Pizitz gallery will reopen with a new installation of contemporary works curated by Hallie Ringle. Drawn largely from the BMA’s permanent collection, the group of works will explore the history of under-recognized labor and will feature pieces new to the collection, along with many that haven’t been […]

Q&A with New Curator of Contemporary Art

In November 2018, Hallie Ringle joined the BMA as the new Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art. Coming to us from the Studio Museum in New York, Hallie has extensive experience working with artists and has organized numerous contemporary art exhibitions. She looks forward to facilitating conversations, strengthening the contemporary art collection, and sharing stories […]