BMA Lexington Market is Baltimore Museum of Art’s Newest Branch at Lexington Market #ArtTuesday
One of my favorite things to do when visiting a new city is to check out the local markets – the more historic the better! This BMA addition to Baltimore’s Lexington Market just means I know what I’m doing first next time I’m in Baltimore. From ArtNews:
“Unlike museums, which move at sort of a self-consciously glacial pace, the idea with this is to be deeply responsive to need,” Christopher Bedford, the BMA’s director, said in an interview. “We want this to have the metabolism of a small, highly responsive not-for-profit that’s embedded in the community and listening to that community.”
The new branch, Bedford said, could operate as “an art space, an education space, a social-service space, an art-making space,” depending on feedback from those who visit.
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