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February 2018
Free

Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice

February 18 @ 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 Katia Kiss-Miller will lead a discussion on Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice by Benjamin West.

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Drop-In Drawing

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm /

Spend time sketching in the sculpture garden or galleries during this FREE drop-in class.

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Mayor Randall Woodfin

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm /

Join us on Tuesday, February 20th at noon for a very special ArtBreak presented by Mayor Randall Woodfin.

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Free

Woman in a Green Coat

February 25 @ 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 Julia Stork will lead a discussion on Woman in a Green Coat by Betty Grisham.

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$20

Craft Tuesday

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm /

Art meets craft. Enjoy a craft beer while creating an original work of art!

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Friends of American Art Annual Dinner (Private Event)

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm /

This event is by invitation to Friends of American Art members and select guests. To learn more about support group membership, visit: http://artsbma.org/support-groups/ RSVP to 205-254-2567.

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March 2018
$12 for members // $17 for non-members

If These Walls Could Talk Part III

March 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm /

Continuing the narrative begun by Nan Skier and R. Hugh Daniel Director Dr. Graham Boettcher in Parts I and II, Museum volunteer Jim Wooten relates fascinating tales and surprising backstories he has unearthed while conducting historical research on the BMA’s collection.

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Art After 5: March Madness

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Unwind from the week with art, music, making, and mixing.

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Free

Sixteenth Eivor and Alston Callahan Asian Art Lecture

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm /
Prince with Falcon, (detail), ‘Abd al-Karim Bijapur, c. 1605, The David Collection, Copenhagen

In this special lecture, art historian John Seyller Ph.D, will illuminate the illustrious career of a previously unknown Mughal court painter, Abd al-Karim, who until recently was only known as the Bodleian Painter.

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$60

Landscape Painting

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm /

While exploring shape and color, learn to compose landscapes using palette knife techniques with artist Alisa Koch.

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