Baltimore Museum of Art – Art of the Ancient Americas

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Baltimore Museum of Art

With more than 40 years of senior executive experience, Anthony W. Deering has served in management positions for several large companies throughout the United States. Anthony W. Deering has also been a board member of a number of organizations and charities. His service includes a term as chairman of the board for the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Opened in 1914, the Baltimore Museum of Art features 210,000 square feet of exhibition space within a historic 1920s building designed by architect John Russell Pope. The museum includes over 95,000 artifacts and works from around the world, many of which were featured in the Art of the Ancient Americas exhibit.

Dating back to 2500 BC, Art of the Ancient Americas highlighted works from native cultures such as the Chimu and Muisca people of Andean South America and the Aztec and Maya people of Mesoamerica. One of the original exhibits in this collection included the Myths of Ancient Peru, a collection of Peruvian ceramics. Other important objects included figures depicting Maya and Aztec noblewomen, and a serpentine figure of Olmec origin.