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March 2017
$20

Introduction to Drawing, Adult Class

March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm /

Learn the foundations of drawing as we explore classic and contemporary techniques for drawing the world around us and within us. Learn and develop foundational drawing techniques. Pre-registration is required for all classes. Participants must register for all classes in…

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April 2017
$10

Material Exploration, 1-5 Grade Class, Session I

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am /

Enhance your child’s creativity through an exploration of art materials and creative techniques. Develop fine motor skills and learn about different cultures and art making processes while having fun creating art! Material Exploration Session I will have different art projects…

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Free

Sand Mandala Opening Ceremony

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Lama Tenzin Deshek, director of the Losel Maitri Buddhist Center in Birmingham, will spend two weeks creating a sand mandala in the BMA lobby. Mandalas are often the focus of meditation and used as a tool to guide the devotee…

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Free

Listen (to da beat)

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm /

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Julia Stork will lead a discussion on Listen (to da beat) by Larry Walker.

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$15

Introduction to Drawing, 6-12 Grade Class

April 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm /

Learn the foundations of drawing as we explore classic and contemporary techniques for drawing the world around us and within us. Learn and develop foundational drawing techniques. Pre-registration is required for all classes. Participants must register for all classes in…

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Third Space /Shifting Conversations about Contemporary Art

April 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am /

The BMA is proud to present Third Space, the first large exhibition of contemporary art from the Museum’s own collection. It highlights more than 100 works of art including painting, sculpture, photography, and video. Hugh Kaul Curator of Modern and…

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$20

Introduction to Drawing, Adult Class

April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm /

Learn the foundations of drawing as we explore classic and contemporary techniques for drawing the world around us and within us. Learn and develop foundational drawing techniques. Pre-registration is required for all classes. Participants must register for all classes in…

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Art After 5- Flower Power

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on April 7th as we welcome spring with a special flower design demonstration with Sybil Brooke Sylvester, owner of Wildflower Designs, followed by a book signing debuting her new book, Fresh. FREE for Members $10 General Admission Tonight’s…

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Free

Treasures of the Silk Road

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am /

In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and sculpture. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Explore a variety of arts in our permanent collection from the cultures along this ancient trade route!
Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, April 5.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, call 205.254.2964.

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Mind, Body, Spirit… and Art!

April 8 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm /

Join us on April 8th to celebrate International Slow Art Day with meditation, yoga, and art!

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