Discovering the BMA

The Birmingham Museum of Art, one of the finest regional museums in the United States, houses a diverse collection of more than 25,000 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, and decorative arts dating from ancient to modern times. The collection presents a rich panorama of cultures, featuring extensive holdings of African art, American art, Asian art, European fine and decorative arts, Native American art, Pre-Columbian art, and modern and contemporary art from around the world.

Whether your group is looking to discover some of our “greatest hits” or to explore more in-depth topics related to our collections – sample topics include Asian Ceramics, Southeast Asian Ceramics, Clay for Art’s Sake, a two-part History of Art tour, Lifestyles of the 18th-Century Rich and Famous, The Intelligent Eye (a slow looking and dialogue based tour), mythology, portraiture, the Renaissance, and many more! – we can customize a tour for you! For more information, please call 205.254.2964.




60 minutes


Depending on topic

Tour type

Discovering art; history/cultural