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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announces extended hours to see Matisse/Diebenkorn exhibition

BALTIMORE, MD -The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) today announced it will offer extended hours on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays for visitors to see the popular Matisse/Diebenkorn exhibition before it closes on Sunday, January 29. The BMA’s regular museum hours are: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Beginning Thursday, January 5, visitors can see the exhibition for additional hours on Thursday evenings from 5 to 8 p.m. and one hour earlier on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 to 11 a.m. These times apply only to the Matisse/Diebenkorn exhibition.

matisse-diebenkorn-exhibition“We are absolutely delighted by the numbers of people coming to see Matisse/Diebenkorn in Baltimore and deeply gratified by the positive reviews the exhibition has received,” said BMA Dorothy Wallis Wagner Director Christopher Bedford. “We want visitors to have as many opportunities as possible to experience this superb exhibition while it is on the East Coast.”

Matisse/Diebenkorn is the first major exhibition to explore the profound influence of French artist Henri Matisse on the work of American artist Richard Diebenkorn. The BMA is the only East Coast venue for this unprecedented exhibition. Visitors have traveled from all corners of the world to see 92 objects by the artists loaned from museums and private collections throughout the U.S. and Europe. Exhibition media coverage from the Boston Globe, Esquire, and National Public Radio have praised how these extraordinary artworks reveal the lasting power of Diebenkorn’s firsthand experiences of the French artist’s work and present a new view of both artists.

Tickets are available through and at the BMA Box Office. Prices are $17.50 for adults, $15 for seniors and groups of 10 or more, $10 for students with ID, and $7.50 for ages 7-18. BMA Members and children ages 6 and under are admitted free. For more information, call 443-573-1701.