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This gallery documents the history of architecture. If it's been blueprinted, you'll probably find it photographed, sketched or painted here. On the first floor, the nonprofit American Institute of Architects (AIA) Gallery displays the work of local artists. The prices are not cheap, but they're fair. Downstairs, exhibits on such topics as Baltimore's industrial buildings and the use of natural light in architecture are displayed. These works are usually not offered for sale.
The soul of this museum is its spacious wing dedicated to Modern Art masters like Rothko, de Kooning, Pollock and their contemporaries. The museum has the second largest private collection of Andy Warhol's works. It also features Oceanic and American Indian art, a sizable Old Masters collection and a beautiful sculpture garden. The BMA is also home to the Cone collection, which is a treasury of Early Modern masterpieces.
If you're interested in electronics, you should surely make a trip to this museum at Linthicum. Check out the development of electronics in the field of defense. Apart from the learning about the gradual evolution of technology in this area, you'll also get to discover its resultant effect on commercial products. You'll also find out the major role that technology plays in the whole process. Visitors can check out the incredible permanent exhibits on display, including the Fundamentals Gallery where you can learn about magnetic force, the Communication Gallery that educates you about the Morse telegraph among other things, and the Underseas Gallery, where one can marvel at the science of underwater sound transmission.