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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!

Introduction to Drawing, 6-12 Grade Class

Introduction to Drawing, 6-12 Grade Class

March 14, 2017

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

Raven Telling His Story in the Fog

Raven Telling His Story in the Fog

March 12, 2017

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 Raven Telling His Story in the Fog by Zöe Marich Urness.

Cancelled

Cancelled

March 11, 2017

Please note that the Visually Impaired Program tour scheduled for Saturday, March 11 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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.

Introduction to Ceramics, 6-12 Grade Class

Introduction to Ceramics, 6-12 Grade Class

March 7, 2017

In this course, we will explore form, surface, and structure to create functional objects and sculptures in clay. We will focus on developing a strong foundation in the fundamentals of hand-building techniques and how to properly handle and manipulate clay

Mementoes of District Six

Mementoes of District Six

March 5, 2017

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 Mementoes of District Six by Sue Williamson.

New Directions in Native American Art

March 2, 2017

Curator of the Arts of Africa and the Americas Emily Hanna discusses important emerging contemporary Native American artists while taking a look at new works installed in the Museum’s Native American gallery.

Mpangui jimagua (Twin Brothers) by José Bedia

Mpanqui Jimagua (Twin Brothers)

February 26, 2017

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 Mpanqui Jimagua (Twin Brothers) by José Bedia in our new Third Space exhibition.

Cancelled

Cancelled

February 22, 2017

Please note that the Visually Impaired Program tour scheduled for Wednesday, February 22 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To schedule a VIP group tour, call 205.254.2964.

Introduction to Ceramics, 6-12 Grade Class

Introduction to Ceramics, 6-12 Grade Class

February 21, 2017

In this course, we will explore form, surface, and structure to create functional objects and sculptures in clay. We will focus on developing a strong foundation in the fundamentals of hand-building techniques and how to properly handle and manipulate clay

Mpangui jimagua (Twin Brothers) by José Bedia

Mpangui jimagua (Twin Brothers) by José Bedia

February 21, 2017

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators lead visitors on a thirty minute exploration of one work of art in the galleries. Join us in February as Wassan Al-Khudhairi, Hugh Kaul Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, discusses