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10 Art-Inspired Halloween Costumes

Mummies are a classic Halloween costume, but you can get very authentic if you copy the style of this mummy mask! // "Mummy Mask" Chancay culture, Peru (1000-1460), 1100-1460. Wood and shell. Museum purchase, 1964.104.1

Happy Halloween! There’s no place better than the Museum to be inspired, so why not draw from our collection for your Halloween costume this year? There are plenty of spooky sights and colorful characters in our galleries to create a costume

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Meet the BMA’s Newest Support Group

Meet the BMA’s Newest Support Group

The Birmingham Museum of Art has launched a new support group for members who are interested in learning (or learning more) about the world of art collecting. This group, called Emerging Collectors, will take the mystery out of establishing and

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So Close to Heaven smartguide feature

The Museum recently added 10 new stops to its smartguide in conjunction with the opening of So Close to Heaven: Sacred Sculpture from the Weldon Collection. The So Close to Heaven smartguide feature, available for FREE here, complements any visit to the

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Interview: Design Week Birmingham

Interview: Design Week Birmingham

Design Week Birmingham is a multifaceted event that includes installations, lectures, film showings, exhibits, workshops, and social gatherings inspired by the belief that design matters. In its second year, Design Week Birmingham will be held October 20-25, 2014, featuring plenty of ways

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Art Inspires Art

Art Inspires Art

Teen BMA is the Museum’s leadership and volunteer program for teens in grades 9-12. Members, who come from a variety of different schools in the Birmingham metro area, learn more about the Museum and careers in the arts, and go behind-the-scenes

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5 Facts About Gandhi

5 Facts About Gandhi

In a speech, Martin Luther King Jr. once referred to Mahatma Gandhi as “a man in the hearts of all of humanity.” Through acts of nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi has earned a spot in our hearts as an icon for

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