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Adults and Teens

We offer an array of opportunities for learning, creating, and sharing through art experiences at the Museum. Whether taking a class in our studios or hearing from an expert in our galleries, our visitors can choose from a variety of activities to engage with art. With established weekly programs like ArtBreak and Slow Art Sunday, or special events like First Thursday, Art On The Rocks, and teen nights, the BMA invites you to find a program that interests and excites you!

Red Mountain Garden Club Greenery Sale

Red Mountain Garden Club Greenery Sale

December 2, 2015

Red Mountain Garden Club will host its annual Greenery Sale at a new venue, Rosewood Hall in Homewood. The greenery sale offers beautiful fresh greenery and wreaths, mailbox decorations, kissing balls, and boxwood trees in addition to a curated selection of gifts and arrangements. Located on the first floor of the Homewood City Hall at SoHo Square, Rosewood Hall provides convenient underground parking with stair and elevator access and will include pick-up from the front door of Rosewood Hall.

Red Mountain Garden Club was established in 1927 and is an affiliated club of Garden Club of America. Proceeds of the Greenery Sale benefit the Memorial Garden at the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Art Break: Barbershop Sign

Art Break: Barbershop Sign

December 1, 2015

Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk during your lunch break. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

At today’s ArtBreak, we will discuss our Spotlight on the Collection, the Ghanaian piece Barbershop Sign (Oginga Cut).

Member Shopping Week

Member Shopping Week

December 1, 2015

Join us for Member Shopping Week, December 1-6! BMA Members receive 25% off gift memberships and purchases in the Museum Store all week!

During the week, we will have a special trunk show day on Thursday, December 3. Take a look at our plans:

10AM-7:30PM: Enjoy 25% off from our trunk show artists: Original B’ham, Leigh Ann Hurst Jewelry, Susan Gordon Pottery, Freedom Soap Company, and Copper Pot Kitchen.

11AM: Visions of the Black Belt talk and book signing with author Robin McDonald

11AM-2PM: BMA Members receive 25% off in Oscar’s Café. Reservations are recommended, 205.328.7850.

5-9PM: BMA Members enjoy 25% off tapas and drinks in Oscar’s Café, beer tasting, and holiday festivities during First Thursday

6PM: Birmingham Beer talk and book signing with author Carla Jean Whitley

BMA Members receive a gift with purchase this day (free Museum logo pint glass or logo mug with $50 purchase, while supplies last)

Slow Art Sunday: Windmill

November 29, 2015

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 Thomas Hart Benton’s Windmill.

Museum Closed

November 27, 2015

Please note that the Museum and Museum business offices are closed for Thanksgiving. The Museum will re-open to the public on Saturday, November 28 at 10AM.

Museum Closed

November 26, 2015

Please note that the Museum and Museum business offices are closed for Thanksgiving. The Museum will re-open to the public on Saturday, November 28 at 10AM.

No Visually Impaired Program

November 25, 2015

Please note that there will be no Visually Impaired Program today, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Check back for next month’s program!

Slow Art Sunday: Black Table Setting

November 22, 2015

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 Jack Whitten’s Black Table Setting.

Slow Art Sunday: Driven Back

November 15, 2015

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 Katia Kiss Miller will lead a discussion on this month’s Spotlight on the Collection piece, DeCost Smith’s Driven Back.

BMA Speaks: Birmingham Renaissance?

BMA Speaks: Birmingham Renaissance?

November 12, 2015

BMA Speaks offers a dynamic platform for conversations about the realities and nuances of topics relevant to the city and beyond. This month, we’ll explore Birmingham’s renaissance through a panel discussion featuring a variety of voices speaking about this topic, using recent conversations and events as a starting point. This platform offers attendees the opportunity to participate in the conversation by asking their own questions and to join the panelists in examining this topic.

6:30-8:30 PM // Panel Discussion

Featuring: Sharrif Simmons, Poet, Writer, Musician; Ahmad Ward, Head of Education, BCRI; John Archibald, Columnist, Al.com; Zac Hanson, Community Member; and Bruce Adams, Stewart Perry
Moderated by Max Rykov

Spoken word and poetry will be read by guest artists at the start of the event. A cash bar will be available throughout the evening.

Museum Closed

November 11, 2015

Please note that the Museum and Museum business offices are closed for Veterans Day. The Museum will re-open to the public on Thursday, November 12 10AM.

Slow Art Sunday: Entrée d’un gave (Source of a Mountain Stream)

November 8, 2015

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 Clyde Oyster will lead a discussion on Gustave Courbet’s Entrée d’un gave (Source of a Mountain Stream).