Hoffberger Gallery



The Hoffberger Gallery is located near the beautiful Hoffberger Chapel at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. The ample physical space can accommodate large and small works of art and offers exhibitors excellent exposure with the many meetings and events that take place at BHC throughout the year.

Established in 1958 by Claire Bornfriend, an artist and congregant of BHC, the Gallery continues to be self-sufficient and is run by a committee of active congregants, some of whom are themselves artists, committed to encouraging a love of art.

The Gallery consistently showcases works of quality in varied media by artists from all over the Mid-Atlantic region, with a special emphasis on Israeli artists during the High Holy Days. Exhibits change every two months, September through June, and offer opening receptions with refreshments. The hours for the Gallery follow BHC building hours. For directions, click here.

INFO: Marcia Bornfriend, marcia410@comcast.net, Lauren Loran, laurenloran@mac.com
or 410-764-1587, ext. 270.

Current Exhibit


Artist: Claudia Chappel
Title: Remembering Our Brightness
Show Runs: April 28 – June 27, 2022
Reception: Sunday, May 1, 2022, 2–4 pm

To purchase or questions contact:

Claudia Chappel: 410-804-7602
Marcia Bornfriend, marcia410@comcast.net
Lauren Loran, laurenloran@mac.com or 410-764-1587



Upcoming Exhibits

Artist: Claudia Chappel
Show Runs: April 28 – June 27, 2022
Reception: Sunday, May 1, 2022, 2–4 pm


Past Exhibits

March/April 2022: Christy Bergland: Mining the Rocks Series & Great Pond Maine Series

November/December 2021: Loring Davena Boglioli:  "LAST • IS • NEXT" Fiber Art

October/November 2021: Women from the Bible: Stories of Courage, Faith, Hope and Love"
Artists include:  Karen Warshal, Marshall Kinsley, Palden Hamilton, Jim McDonald, Sarah Bentley, Isaac Boyle.

January/February 2020: “East/West” work by Karen Klinedinst

November/December 2019: Suzi Galetti, paintings, "Wavelengths"

September/October 2019: Plein Air Group (13 artists) – "Baltimore’s Bygone Synagogues: History Captured"

July/August 2019: Congregant Rhonda I. Framm, watercolor, "Clouds, Mountains, and Water: Players in the Light"

May/June 2019: Paula Reynolds, photography, "Visual Diaries: Land and Sea," 

January/February 2019: The Baltimore Water Color Society "Signature Members' Exhibition"


For information on our submission process, click here to download our submission guidelines. To plan for hanging click here and view the gallery space layout and measurements. INFO: Marcia Bornfriend, marcia410@comcast.net, Lauren Loran, laurenloran@mac.com or 410-764-1587.

BHC will retain a modified commission of 35% of the sale price. As a non-profit organization this commission to BHC is tax deductible. INFO: David Weis, Controller, 410-764-1587, ext. 243.

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