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Meet the Members of The Moth

Tricia Rose Burt. The Annual Moth Members' Show.  Walk the Line: Stories of Balancing Acts.  May 12, 2011.  Cooper Union.

Audiences across the country cannot get enough of The Moth. With its headquarters in New York City, the not-for-profit organization directs raconteurs as they present submitted narratives to create an experience that The London Guardian calls “brilliant and quietly addictive.”


“Victory! Liberty! Peace!” Happy Independence Day!

“Victory! Liberty! Peace!” Happy Independence Day!

During the nineteenth century, silk ribbons were popular means of commemorating major events, political campaigns, and the deaths of prominent public figures. This 150-year-old ribbon dates from the first Independence Day after the end of the Civil War. The slogan

Spotlight on the Collection

July 2015: Spirit Catcher

Spirit Catcher, Frank Fleming, 1982 The unicorn-human hybrid in Fleming’s Spirit Catcher sits on a tree stump looking out at the viewer, seemingly unaware of the small bird alighting on his outstretched hand or the snarling dog at his feet.

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Art Camp’s Special Visitor

Art Camp’s Special Visitor

Every year, when school is out and summer is in full swing, kids keep their creative juices flowing at the Birmingham Museum of Art’s Summer Art Camp. This year, campers are exploring and crafting works that tell stories. In keeping

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5 Faces of Fatherhood

Erwitt’s photo captures a tender moment between the ranch boy and his father. // "Ranch Boy with Father" Elliott Erwitt (United States, born France), gelatin silver print, photograph. BMA collection. 22.1990.7.

When we think of Father’s Day, we probably think of our own fathers and grandfathers. However, fathers come in many forms. Check out the different faces of fatherhood that you can find here at the Museum! Enjoy an outing with

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