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July 2014

ArtBreak: Swords of the Samurai

July 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

Today’s ArtBreak is led by Japanese sword specialist Ray Deadman. Ray will lead a tour of the swords in our exhibition Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor.

To attend this ArtBreak, you must purchase a ticket to Lethal Beauty. Tickets to the exhibition are FREE for BMA members and $10 for non-members.

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Family Tour: What Does a Warrior Wear?

July 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until August 27, 2014

Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit Bart’s ArtVenture to make an art project inspired by what you saw. What will you discover?

What does a Warrior Wear? Samurai aren’t our only warriors! Go beyond Japan to find them.

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Slow Art Sunday: Imari Charger

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, we will take a close look at the Japanese piece Imari Charger.

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Bart’s Art Cart: Super Scrolls

July 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week until July 27, 2014

This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

In July, we will extend the colors of spring with cherry blossoms and bamboo! Explore the Lethal Beauty exhibition and then make your own Japanese-inspired craft!

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$50 for members // $60 for non-members

Art & Meditation

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until August 31, 2014

This series is FULL and registration is closed. Thanks for your interest!

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ArtBreak: Georgia On My Mind

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

Today’s ArtBreak is led by the BMA’s Curator of American Art Graham Boettcher, Ph.D. Dr. Boettcher will discuss the artistic relationship between Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz’s niece, Georgia Engelhard, nicknamed “Georgia minor” by the Stieglitz family. A formidable artist in her own right, Engelhard was given an exhibition by her famous uncle at the age of 10, and became a friend and protégée of Stieglitz’s wife, Georgia O’Keeffe.

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Family Tour: What Does a Warrior Wear?

July 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until July 29, 2014

Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit Bart’s ArtVenture to make an art project inspired by what you saw. What will you discover?

What does a Warrior Wear? Samurai aren’t our only warriors! Go beyond Japan to find them.

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$250/$300

Summer Academy (Grades 6 – 12)

July 21 - 25

Space is limited! Please call 205.297.8151 to register! For students entering grades 6 – 12. Enhance your art practice and build your portfolio during this summer intensive—a week of professional-level art making and instruction. Students will take inspiration from African and Japanese cultures to create artworks about power, symbolism, and concepts of beauty.

Register Now

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Slow Art Sunday: Samurai Armor

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, master docent Marlene Wallace will lead a discussion on the samurai armor in the BMA’s collection. After Slow Art Sunday, visit the exhibition Lethal Beauty and slowly look at more suits of armor on view!

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Bart’s Art Cart: Super Scrolls

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until July 27, 2014

This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

In July, we will extend the colors of spring with cherry blossoms and bamboo! Explore the Lethal Beauty exhibition and then make your own Japanese-inspired craft!

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