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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!

Cancelled

Cancelled

January 14, 2017

Please note that the Visually Impaired Program tour scheduled for Saturday, January 14 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.tions to portray the great diversity of the earth’s wonders!

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 11.

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

Introduction to Ceramics, 6-12 grade

January 10, 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

Zelda Fitzgerald's Ober House

Harold Ober House in Scarsdale

January 8, 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 Emily Omura will lead a discussion on Harold Ober House in Scarsdale by Zelda Fitzgerald.

Enthroned Madonna and Christ Child with Angels, Saints Paula and Agatha

Enthroned Madonna and Christ Child with Angels, Saints Paula and Agatha

December 18, 2016

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 Mary Lynda Crockett will lead a discussion on Enthroned Madonna and Christ Child with Angels, Saints Paula and Agatha by Michele Ciampanti.

A Romantic Landscape

A Romantic Landscape

December 11, 2016

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 A Romantic Landscape by Thomas Doughty.

Venugopala

December 4, 2016

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 bronze Indian sculpture Venugopala.

Oscar's Sunday Brunch

Oscar’s Sunday Brunch

December 4, 2016

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.

The Wounded Bunkie

The Wounded Bunkie

November 27, 2016

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 The Wounded Bunkie by Frederick Remington.

Christ with Instruments of the Passion

Christ with Instruments of the Passion

November 20, 2016

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 Caroline Wingate will lead a discussion on Christ with Instruments of the Passion by Jacopo d’Arcangelo del Sellaio.

Harold Ober House in Scarsdale by Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald

Harold Ober House in Scarsdale by Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald

November 15, 2016

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators lead visitors on a thirty to forty-five minutes exploration of one work of art in the galleries. Through a series of close-looking techniques and questioning, this free experience helps build the visitor’s