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July 2017
Free

Ganesha

July 30 @ 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 Marlene Wallace will lead a discussion on Ganesha from Cambodia’s Khmer empire.

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August 2017

Trip to the Berkshires and the Hudson River Valley

August 3 - August 7 /

Please join the Collectors Circle for a summer excursion to the Berkshires and the Hudson River Valley! Our first stop will be to the newly expanded world of MASS MoCA, one of the nation’s largest centers for contemporary visual and…

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

Dutch Treat

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am /

Whether a permanent collection gallery or a temporary installation, it takes the contribution of the entire museum team to produce the exhibitions that visitors enjoy and have come to expect. Head Exhibitions Designer Terry Beckham shares with us the process…

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Free

Art After 5 – Cirque du BMA

August 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tonight’s event will feature: CIRQUE ENTERTAINMENT 8th Ave Lobby · 6:00-8:00PM COCKTAIL TASTING 8th Ave Lobby · 5–9PM CRAFTS 8th Ave Lobby · 5–8PM GALLERY ACTIVITIES 5-9PM SMALL PLATES AND COCKTAILS Oscar’s Cafe · 5-9PM

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Oscar’s Sunday Brunch

August 6 @ 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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Free

Doge Leonardo Loredan

August 6 @ 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, Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on Doge Leonardo Loredan by the Circle of Danese Cattaneo.

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Free

How the American West Was Won and Lost

August 12 @ 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.

Travel in time through America to explore the land and its history thought the paintings and sculptures in the BMA’s American art collection!

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, August 9.

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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Free

Cancelled

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm /

Please note that the Slow Art Sunday session scheduled for Sunday, August 13 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The discussion on Madonna and Christ Child by Lorenzo Veneziano will be rescheduled for a later date, so please check back soon!

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Free

African Reverse Glass Painting

August 15 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm /

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators and community experts lead visitors on a thirty-minute exploration of art in the galleries. Join us this ArtBreak as special guest Gaynell Hendricks gives us an exclusive look into a few…

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Art On The Rocks

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm /
It’s the final Art On The Rocks of the season! We’re packing the night full of performances by artists and actors, bakers and filmmakers, musicians, and so much more. Don't miss the last big pARTy of Birmingham’s favorite summer series. Get your tickets now!

It’s the final Art On The Rocks of the season! We’re packing the night full of performances by artists and actors, bakers and filmmakers, musicians, and so much more. Don’t miss the last big pARTy of Birmingham’s favorite summer series. Get…

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