Happy Chinese New Year and Year of the Dog!
Thank you, Debbie, for your dedication to the Museum and its visitors for 15 years!
Dr. Katelyn Crawford, Curator of American Art, discusses two photos from the Museum’s collection that had a major impact on the early Civil Rights Movement.
“Third Space” will look different on your next visit. The exhibition is undergoing its second of three rotations, and a number of objects will come down to showcase new pieces in the gallery.
The BMA recently acquired five rare original drawings attributed to the Japanese painter and print designer Kamisaka Sekka, which were purchased by the Museum to honor Dr. Donald A. Wood.
Although images of Guanyin were very popular in Ming dynasty China, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has the only other sculpture similar to this one, so it’s certainly something you don’t want to miss.
Join us for our Asian Heritage Festival on Saturday!
In Chinese mythology, the Qilin appears only at the impending arrival or passing of a sage or a great ruler. The animal is a good omen thought to predict prosperity and peace.
After more than 30 years as Curator of Asian Art at the Birmingham Museum of Art, Dr. Donald A. Wood retired on December 29, 2017.
It’s not too late to find the perfect present for everyone on your gift-giving list! The Museum is open today and tomorrow, so we rounded up a few of our favorites.