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20th Annual Rushton Concert

20th Annual Rushton Concert

February 8, 2018

Characterized by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a “poet…[with] an expressive edge to his playing that charms, questions, and coaxes,” 20-year-old American pianist Daniel Hsu captured the bronze medal and prizes for best performance of both the commissioned work and chamber

Vanitas Still Life

Vanitas Still Life

December 17, 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 Mary Lynda Crockett will lead a discussion on Vanitas Still Life in the Dutch gallery.

Artists with Disabilities

Artists with Disabilities

December 9, 2017

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.

Come experience and learn about artworks by three artists who overcame various types of disabilities to create their visions of beauty!

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, December 6.

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.

Rise of the Delta

Rise of the Delta

October 17, 2017

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 Carnetta Davis discusses Whitfield Lovell’s Rise of the Delta, a portrait of

Salsa Night at the BMA / Noche de Salsa en BMA

Salsa Night at the BMA / Noche de Salsa en BMA

October 6, 2017

An Ode to Art After 5 It’s Friday night in Birmingham, y’all. We’ve crafted a night that will surely enthrall: Cocktails and beers for your drinking pleasure, And saucy art tours to take at your leisure. It’s free! So come

Chapter 02: Ebony G. Patterson

Chapter 02: Ebony G. Patterson

September 28, 2017

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

Hispanic Heritage Festival

Hispanic Heritage Festival

September 16, 2017

Celebrate Latin American culture and traditions at the Birmingham Museum of Art! Join us for a day of festivities, featuring gallery tours in Spanish and Latin dance performances. Enjoy delicious Puerto Rican cuisine at Tropicaleo’s pop-up restaurant and take part

Oscar’s Sunday Brunch

September 3, 2017

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 Burning Peppermints // June 23

The Burning Peppermints // June 23

June 23, 2017

From illusionists to contortionists, breakdancing to Bollywood, and pop-up opera to body painting, Art On The Rocks is gearing up to be the most dynamic event of the summer! The best of Birmingham’s artists, makers, and musical guests come together in one spot

African Heritage Festival

African Heritage Festival

June 17, 2017

Join us on June 17th as we celebrate the vibrant traditions of African culture and the Museum’s African Art gallery. This family-oriented festival will feature art-making activities, dance, and music!