Make plans to attend the Birmingham Museum of Art's ninth season of Art on the Rocks, a sundown series filled with live music, creative expression, themed beverages, and specialty foods. This season will showcase Birmingham artists, musicians, dancers, actors, and designers whose performances are inspired by works in the Museum's world-class collection. Every Art on the Rocks event will feature live art collaborations, a photo booth, giveaways, and much more! Buy your tickets now!
Special guests include: Dj COCO, Red Mountain Theater, DancE, ArtPlay, Teaching Artists, Sidewalk Film Festival, Opera Birmingham, and Aldridge Botanical Gardens.
Select Fridays // 7:00-11:00 pm // Members $10 / Non-members $20
June 14th - St. Paul & the Broken Bones
July 19th – The Weeks
August 9th – Man or Astro-Man?
Pre-sale tickets are available until noon the day of the event. After noon, tickets and memberships will be available at the door. Become a Junior Patron Member and get in for free! Click here to buy your tickets now!
St. Paul and the Broken Bones // 9PM / Upper Terrace / Led by the impressive and exuberant vocals of Paul Janeway and rounded out by a full horn section, this Birmingham band will have you dancing in no time!
Dj COCO // All night / Oscar's Café / Dj COCO has kept dance floors full for over a decade!
Red Mountain Theatre // 7:30PM and 8:30PM / 18th Century French Gallery / A pianist and soloist will perform music from Oh, Kay and 42nd Street, two of their upcoming musical productions!
DANCEe Performance // 7:30PM (Contemporary Gallery) and 9:30PM (Sculpture Pit) / DANCEe Company will showcase two of their original dance pieces, extending the limits of performance, choreography and overall art production!
Yellowhammer Creative // All night / Sculpture Pit / Local designers and artists from Yellowhammer Creative will be creating screen-prints, available for sale, throughout the evening.
Opera Birmingham // 8PM and 9PM / Kress Gallery / Come listen as Birmingham Opera members perform famous Italian arias, including selections from their upcoming season featuring Puccini and Verdi.
"Tattoos as Art" // 8PM and 9:15PM / Contemporary Gallery / BMA's Hugh Kaul Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Ron Platt and Development Manager for Grants & Proposals and Publications Editor Rebecca Dobrinski / Hear Curator Ron Platt talk about some of his favorite tattoo artists and their work, followed by Rebecca Dobrinski, who will discuss how tattoos are not only artistic but often carry meaning for the wearer.
Dream Work Live art presented by Harold & MOD // 7-9:30PM / Join Harold & MOD in a collaborative art piece inspired by a contemporary Alabama artist.
Photography Guild presents Emulsion Transfer Art Demonstration // All night / Bar'ts Lair / View a demonstration by photographer Truman Grayson of popular photography emulsion techniques. Also see a display of the Museum's collection of vintage cameras.
Bromberg's Table // 8th Avenue Lobby / All night / When visiting the performances and activities throughout the Museum, fill out vouchers and be entered to win a beautiful piece of Bromberg's jewelry!
Buy your tickets now! Tickets are $10 for BMA members, $20 for non-members, and free if you join as a Junior Patron!