The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to present an after-hours experience on the first Thursday of each month. Wander the galleries, sip cocktails in the garden, catch a movie, or sit down with friends for tapas at Oscar's. The Museum is open for your enjoyment until 9PM.
General Admission is FREE to enjoy First Thursdays: After Hours at the Museum. *
*If you wish to enjoy tapas or cocktails, see below for charges associated with those items.
5PM - 9PM // OPEN GALLERIES
Every one of our beautiful galleries will be open throughout the evening. With a collection of over 24,000 works of art, we are constantly rotating our growing permanent collection and featuring newly acquired works, ensuring that each visit to the Museum is a fresh experience.
5PM - 9PM // TAPAS & COCKTAILS
5:30PM - 8:30PM // LIVE MUSIC WITH MC SQUARED
6PM // GALLERY TALK: HIPPO SAFARI
Take a walk on the wild side! Join BMA's Assistant Curator of Education for Family Programs Madeline Adams for a tour of our exhibition, Hip, Hippo, Hooray!, before it closes on Sunday, June 16!
6PM - 7:30PM // WINE TASTING // OSCAR'S CAFÉ
Our friends at Hop City Birmingham will be pouring a selection of wines for you to sample! Come find your new favorite!
6:30PM // DROP-IN AND DRAW
7PM // ROBERT M. EDSEL AUTHOR LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING // STEINER AUDITORIUM
Hear best-selling author Robert M. Edsel discuss his latest book, Saving Italy, which follows two Monuments Men as they save some of Italy's greatest art treasures from the Nazis during World War II. Click here to learn more about Edsel and his lecture!