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Meet the New Curator: Horace Ballard

Meet the New Curator: Horace Ballard

The Museum is thrilled to welcome Horace Ballard as our new Curator of Education. A former museum educator at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Ballard’s extensive experience in art, culture, and visitor engagement make him well equipped to

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BMA Welcomes New Curator of Education

BMA Welcomes New Curator of Education

The Birmingham Museum of Art announces the appointment of Horace D. Ballard, Jr. as the new Curator of Education. Ballard joins the Museum most recently from his position as an educator at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). He

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Artist Profile: 5 Things To Know About Hale Woodruff

Artist Profile: 5 Things To Know About Hale Woodruff

Since June, hundreds of people from all over the city, state, and region have visited the BMA’s summer exhibition Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College to view the stunning and massive murals. Commissioned by Talladega College in 1938, the vibrant murals,

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Happy Birthday, Andy Warhol!

Happy Birthday, Andy Warhol!

Happy birthday to artist Andy Warhol, born on August 6, 1928. Did you know that the famous contemporary artist has strong ties to the Birmingham Museum of Art? In fact, in 1979, he was commissioned to paint a series of portraits of

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