10 Artworks To Welcome Summertime

Summer is officially here, and what better way to celebrate than with art? These 10 images evoke many favorite summertime memories. Whether you spent summers at the beach or on the front porch with someone special, these pieces transport us to different places, times, and moments in our lives.

Even if you cannot take a big vacation this summer, the Museum is here for you! Travel the world, explore different cultures, and beat the heat in our galleries (the BMA is always set at a cool 68 degrees). Take a look at all the summer fun we have planned on our events calendar, and plan your visit today!

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"Tatsunami (A Cresting Wave" Kamisaka Sekka, Japan (1866-1942). Woodblock print, ink and color on paper. Collection of the Art Fund Inc. at the BMA, AFI238.2010.9.