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Woman in a Green Coat

Woman in a Green Coat

February 25, 2018

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.

Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice

Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice

February 18, 2018

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.

Love Makes the World Go Round

Love Makes the World Go Round

February 10, 2018

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.

This tour focuses on the ways love has been depicted in fine art.

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

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.

The Barricade

The Barricade

February 4, 2018

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

Native American Cultures across the United States

Native American Cultures across the United States

January 13, 2018

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.

Explore the artwork of the Museum’s American and Native American galleries! 

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 10.

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.

The Green Apple

The Green Apple

November 21, 2017

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators lead visitors on a 30-minute exploration in the galleries. Please join us this week for a talk with Katelyn D. Crawford, Ph.D., our recently appointed William Cary Hulsey Curator of American

Cupid and Gazelle

Cupid and Gazelle

November 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 Julia Stork will lead a discussion on Cupid and Gazelle by Carl Paul Jennewein.

Sun Mountain

Sun Mountain

October 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, Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on Sun Mountain by Helen Frankenthaler.

Between Worlds

Between Worlds

September 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 Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on Between Worlds by Teri Greeves.