Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › Lectures

Events List Navigation

Artists, educators, curators, scholars, and collectors provide lectures and presentations that encourage greater understanding of the arts.

October 2014
Free

Decoding Black Art: “We Are Roses From Our Mothers’ Gardens”: A Community Conversation Through Art

October 19 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Kelli Morgan, Ph.D. Candidate and Ford Fellow in residence at the BMA will offer a lecture series on African American art beginning this fall. All lectures are free and open to the public. The series will analyze and illuminate important works of African American art within the Museum’s permanent collection.

This first lecture of the series will introduce visitors to Kelli and hear more about her background and studies in African American art.

Event Details »
November 2014
Free

John Morton Lecture in Photography

November 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

At this year’s John Morton Lecture in Photography, we are pleased to present Curran Hatleberg. Since receiving his MFA from Yale University, Hatleberg has traveled the United States extensively to photograph. His work has been shown in galleries nationally and internationally with great critical success including most recently Know More Games, Brooklyn, NY and The International Center of Photography, New York, NY. He is the recipient of the 2014 Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer’s Fellowship Grant and the Richard Benson Prize for excellence in photography. He is the winner of the 2013 Annual Juried Competition at The Camera Club of New York. His photographs are included in the Williams College Muesum of Art and Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University. His work has been published frequently, including The United States (2003-2013) from Mossless Publishing, and his forthcoming monograph will be released by TBW Books in 2015. He currently teaches photography at Yale University.
Before and after the lecture, enjoy the Museum after hours at our First Thursday event, held from 5–9PM.

Since 2008, the BMA’s John Morton Lecture in Photography has presented photographers on the cutting edge of art and culture. Sponsored by Birmingham philanthropist and collector John Morton, the lecture is always free and open to the public.

Event Details »
Free

Decoding Black Art: Easing the Tension: Lorna Simpson and Black Women’s Identity

November 16 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Kelli Morgan, Ph.D. Candidate and Ford Fellow in residence at the BMA will offer a lecture series on African American art beginning this fall. All lectures are free and open to the public. The series will analyze and illuminate important works of African American art within the Museum’s permanent collection.

This month, Kelli will lead a discussion on Lorna Simpson and Black Women’s Identity.

Event Details »
+ iCal Import Listed Events