September 29, 2014
Slavs and Tatars joined the Birmingham Museum of Art for ART PAPERS LIVE on Saturday, September 20. This illustrated presentation explored the potential of language as a strategy of both resistance and research into notions of identity, politics, colonialism, and faith. Founded …
March 8, 2014
On Saturday, March 8, the BMA welcomed Robert J. Del Bontà, Ph.D., who led the discussion Illustrating Victorious Lives: Jaina Narrative Painting. Dr. Del Bontà examined the illustrated manuscripts that detail the lives of the Jainas, through the lens of the Svetambara and Digambara. Seeing these illustrated narratives side by side was both rare and informative, and it was the first lecture on this topic held at the BMA.