Welcome Reception – The Baltimore Museum of Art

100th-BMAT-blue pink-CS4https://mw2014.museumsandtheweb.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/100th-BMAT-blue-pink-CS4-314x300.jpg 314w, https://mw2014.museumsandtheweb.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/100th-BMAT-blue-pink-CS4.jpg 600w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" />The Baltimore Museum of Art reception provides a great opportunity to see great art, reconnect with old friends and make some new contacts while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and a selection of wines and beers. The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is home to an internationally renowned collection of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art. Founded in 1914 with a single painting, the BMA today has 90,000 works of art—including the largest holding of works by Henri Matisse in the world. The Museum is currently undergoing an unprecedented $28 million renovation to provide visitors with a more welcoming environment and more imaginative and inspiring encounters with art. The BMA is remaining open throughout the multi-year project so that visitors can enjoy its outstanding selection of European and American painting and sculpture from the 17th through 20th centuries and the newly reinstalled Contemporary Wing with 14 galleries showcasing the art of our time. Two beautifully landscaped gardens display an array of 20th-century sculpture that is an oasis in the city. Enjoy mobile tours of the collections and the sculpture garden.

The event will also feature a unique mobile experience by Baltimore-based artist Dan Deacon, who is known internationally for his large-scale participatory music performances. At the conference reception, Dan Deacon will present a site specific performance with the audience as the performers. Please download the Dan Deacon app prior to the performance as it will be used to turn all of the participants’  phones into a synchronized spatial light and sound environment. The app is available from iTunes and Google play.

The Museum is located at 10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, Maryland 21218 and a short three mile bus ride north of the Conference Hotel. Buses will be provided. Multiple buses will be provided between 6:00pm – 8:30pm from Hotel Lobby. Bus will run between the BMA and Conference Hotel.