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September 2017

Craft Tuesday

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm /

Craft while enjoying a complimentary craft beer or beverage. Learn a contemporary craft process that is related to artwork found in the museum and then make your own work of art during the two hour class. A list of specific…

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Chapter 02: Ebony G. Patterson

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Chapter 02 features a conversation between Third Space artist Ebony G. Patterson and the BMA’s Curator of the Arts of Africa and the Americas, Dr. Emily Hanna. Ebony G. Patterson is known for her vibrant, highly adorned images and objects…

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Artist Reception (private event)

This event is by invitation to Collectors Circle for Contemporary Art members and select guests. To learn more about support group membership, visit the support group page. Please join the Collectors Circle following Chapter 02: Ebony G. Patterson for a reception…

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October 2017

Oscar’s Sunday Brunch

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm /

Enjoy delicious, locally-grown dishes from Oscar’s seasonal brunch menu in the beauty and comfort of the Museum with your family and friends. Space is limited. To make reservations, call 205.328.7850 or click here to reserve your spot online.

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Moon Jar

October 1 @ 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 Emily Omura will lead a discussion on the Moon jar in the Korean gallery.

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Welcome Reception

October 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm / ,

Join the Friends of American Art in welcoming the BMA’s new Curator of American Art, Katelyn D. Crawford, Ph.D. This event is by invitation to Friends of American Art members. To learn more about support group membership, visit the support group page.

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ArtBreak: A Dutch Mystery

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators lead visitors on a 30 minute exploration in the galleries. Join Curator of European Art Robert Schindler, Ph.D., as he walks us through the recently opened Dutch gallery, “Opulence in Disguise:…

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Homeschool Studio

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm /

Drop in for an open Ceramic Studio for students in 6th through 12th grade. An inquiry-based approach to art-making allows participants to focus on their own interests while receiving guidance and instruction to implement their creative ideas using clay. Participants…

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30 Years of ACTing UP

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

As part of Birmingham’s city-wide One In Our Blood initiative, the Birmingham Museum of Art is proud to present a panel discussion to address the U.S. blood donation policy as both a civil right and a science issue, and its…

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$10 for members // $15 for non-members

The Weldon Collection of Asian Art

October 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am /

The gift of the Asian art collection of Henry H. and June deH Weldon to the BMA is transformative. It contains over 450 major works from China, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia spanning thousands of years of history and enriches…

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