At Advance Relocation Systems, we have an extensive range of moving services including moving fine art and museum exhibitions. Here in Baltimore, we love art and want to share a few of the best places in the city to enjoy it.
Founded in 1914, with just one painting, the Baltimore Museum of Art has grown to include over 90,000 pieces of art. The museum showcases a large variety of American and European fine and decorative works of art, 15ththrough 19th century drawings and prints, contemporary art and ancient artifacts from the Pacific Islands, Asia, the Ancient Americas and Africa.
If you’re looking for something a little outside the box, the Baltimore Tattoo Museum focuses on the history of American tattooing. Beginning with its late 19th century origins up to its current widespread popularity, the museum showcases the spirit of electric tattoo art and also acts as a fully functioning tattoo studio.
Geppi’s Entertainment Museum showcases the evolution of American pop culture from the 17th century to present day. Geppi’s features a collection of over 6,000 pieces of memorabilia and artifacts including newspapers, magazines, toys, movie posters, figurines, comic books and more. The museum also contains standing galleries dedicated to different eras of pop culture and showcases temporary exhibits such asStar Warsand “Baltimore Heroes.”
The Maryland Science Center is one of the oldest scientific organizations in the nation with beginnings as early as 1797. The institution includes a planetarium, an IMAX theater, a science lab and many other incredible exhibits such as “Newton’s Alley” and “Dinosaur Mysteries.” The Maryland Science Center is a great place for kids and adults and won a 2006 “Best of Baltimore” award for “Best Place to Take Kids” as well as a mention inParent’s Magazineas one of the “10 Best Science Centers for Families.”
The Walters Art Museum has a diverse collection of over 35,000 objects from medieval suits of armor to ancient Egyptian mummy masks to turn of the century art deco styles. The art is divided into galleries which attempt to replicate the original state in which each work of art was displayed in order to create insight and a rewarding experience for visitors.
Fine art is one of our favorite things about our home town! For a full list of museums and art galleries in Baltimore, visit http://baltimore.org/see-do/museums.