The Arts

Featured Art Museums/Exhibits

Baltimore Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art is home to an internationally renowned collection of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art. The BMA today has 95,000 works of art—including the largest holding of works by Henri Matisse in the world. 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218. Tel: 443-573-1700. Cost: Free.... More Info

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African Art Museum of Maryland

11711 East Market Place, Fulton, MD 21044. 301-490-6070. A museum dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, and preserving the art of Africa. Fee.

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

13480 Dowell Rd., Dowell, MD 20629. 410-326-4640. Features a 1/4 mile walking path that meanders through the woods past permanent and loaned sculpture, including over thirty works on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. Fee.

F. Brooke Whiting House and Museum

632 Washington Street, Cumberland, MD 21502. 301-777-7782. Built for a prominent Cumberland family and now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the house is furnished with family antiques, eclectic collections, and a vast library. Call for more information.

Frostburg Museum

69 Hill Street. Frostburg, MD 21532. 301-689-1195. Built in 1899 and originally known as the Hill Street School. Free.

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

100 Lafayette Street. Havre de Grace, MD 21078. 410-939-4800. Situated where the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay, the museum tells the story of this region’s rich maritime heritage. Free.

Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum and Historic Park

44720 Lighthouse Road. Piney Point, MD. 301-994-1471. Preserves and interprets the Piney Point Lighthouse, a collection of historic Chesapeake Bay workboats and other features of this scenic Potomac River site. Fee.

Radio & Television Museum

2608 Mitchellville Road. Bowie, MD. 301-390-1020. Presents the history of broadcasting, a medium which so dramatically shaped our lives from the 1920s to today. Free.

Sandy Spring Museum

17901 Bentley Road. Sandy Spring, MD. 301-774-0022. Dedicated to preserving and teaching the history and heritage of the greater Sandy Spring community. Fee.

Steppingstone Museum

461 Quaker Bottom Road. Havre De Grace, MD. 410-939-2299. Preserves and demonstrates the rural arts and crafts of the 1880-1920 period in Harford County. Fee.