Internationally renowned collection of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art includes the world’s largest holding of works by Matisse, outstanding European and American art, and a beautiful 2.7 acre sculpture garden. The museum remains open throughout its $24.5 million phased renovation and is always free!
See Henri Matisse’s portraits of his daughter Marguerite, paintings and drawings by Morris Louis, and the BMA’s newly renovated Contemporary Wing with masterpieces by Robert Rauschenberg and Andy Warhol alongside more than a dozen new acquisitions created by established and emerging artists working today.
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