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We offer an array of opportunities for learning, creating, and sharing through art experiences at the Museum. Whether taking a class in our studios or hearing from an expert in our galleries, our visitors can choose from a variety of activities to engage with art. With established weekly programs like ArtBreak and Slow Art Sunday, or special events like First Thursday, Art On The Rocks, and teen nights, the BMA invites you to find a program that interests and excites you!

April 2014
Free

Indian Cultural Society Concert

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Indian Cultural Society invites you to TRILOGY, a confluence of northern Indian music by three master musicians. The concert features the music of Dr. Rajeeb Chakraborty, eminent sarod player, Mr. Jesse Bannister, leading UK saxophonist, and Pt. Subhen Chatterjee, internationally acclaimed tabla maestro. Experience some of the best in northern Indian culture with this exceptional collaboration by the three musicians.

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Birmingham Fashion Week: Rising Design Star Challenge Closes

April 20

The Museum is partnering with Birmingham Fashion Week to present an exhibition of fashion designs from students in grades 6 through 12. Birmingham Fashion Week was founded on the ideals of bringing unity to our community through fashion. Local and national designers, alongside local and national boutiques, and the Birmingham Museum of Art will gather together to promote and inspire our rising stars. Models, make-up artists, and hair stylists will showcase their talents on the runway, while encouraging locals and visitors to explore the creative talents of Birmingham.

Visit bhamfashionweek.com for more information.

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Free

Slow Art Sunday: Madonna and Christ Child

April 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 Emily Omura takes a closer look at Madonna and Christ Child, from the workshop of Ghirlandaio.

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ArtBreak: Mother and Child: Contemporary Sculpture in Red Mountain Garden

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

Today’s ArtBreak is presented by sculptor Brad Morton, who will discuss contemporary sculpture in the Red Mountain Garden. After ArtBreak, head into the garden to see the art and enjoy the lovely spring weather!

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Free

Asian Art Society: Lunch and Learn: Recent Acquisitions

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This event is for members of the Asian Art Society support group. If you’re interested in joining this support group, please contact Debbie Bartoletti at dbartoletti@artsbma.org.

Join us for a Lunch and Learn as we look at some of the exciting recent acquisitions that have come to the collection. We will also be discussing upcoming Asian Art Society events.

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Collectors Circle Salon

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This event is for members of Collectors Circle for Contemporary Art. If you’re interested in joining this support group, please contact Debbie Bartoletti at dbartoletti@artsbma.org. To attend this event, RSVP to Marianne Griffin at marianne.griffin1@gmail.com. Salons are an opportunity for members…

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Sankofa Society: New African Gallery Tour

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This event is for members of the Sankofa Society support group. If you’re interested in joining this support group, please contact Debbie Bartoletti at dbartoletti@artsbma.org.

Be among the first to see the brand new African Gallery! Join us before the opening lecture and reception for an exclusive tour with Curator of Arts of Africa and the Americas Emily Hanna, Ph.D.

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African Gallery Reopening Celebration

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

To celebrate the African gallery’s reopening, the Museum will host a lecture by renowned African art scholar, Dr. Babatunde Lawal. His talk, Meditating and Enabling the Soul: Tradition and Change in Yoruba Art, will focus on the cultural and spiritual significance of art among the Yoruba of Nigeria, contemporary movements in Yoruba art, and the Yoruba influence on the arts of the African Diaspora. Stay after for our opening reception!

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Free

Slow Art Sunday: Ganesha

April 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, master docent Marlene Wallace takes a closer look at the Indian piece Ganesha.

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ArtBreak: Delacroix and Chopin: Their Fascinating Friendship Through The Romantic Period of Art and Music

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

At this week’s ArtBreak, Nancy Wingard, Associate Professor at Birmingham-Southern College Conservatory of Music, will discuss Delacroix and Chopin: Their Fascinating Friendship Through The Romantic Period of Art and Music. With musical accompaniments, the talk will talk place in Steiner Auditorium. After ArtBreak, be sure to go see the exhibition Delacroix and the Matter of Finish!

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May 2014
$10/$15

Art & Conversation

May 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every month on the first Thursday until December 4, 2014

$10 Museum Members // $15 Nonmembers This program is for people who want to learn more about art in an informative and interactive setting. These programs, with the exception of June, are held on the first Thursday of each month,…

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Museum Ball Set Up: Part Of Museum Closed

May 1 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please note that the second floor galleries (including Oscar’s, Bart’s ArtVenture, and Museum Store) will be CLOSED to the public beginning at 2PM.

Our First Thursday events will be in the Sculpture Garden, Auditorium, and third floor ONLY. Delacroix and the Matter of Finish, on the third floor, will be open.

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Free

First Thursdays: After Hours At BMA

May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Your Night at the Museum! The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to present an after-hours experience on the first Thursday of each month. Wander the galleries, sip cocktails in the garden, catch a movie, or sit down with friends…

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ArtBreak: Plank Mask

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Today’s ArtBreak is presented by Curator of Arts of the Africas and Americas Emily Hanna, Ph.D. Dr. Hanna will discuss this month’s Spotlight on the Collection piece, a Plank Mask by the Bwa people. Join us for the talk in our newly reinstalled African gallery!

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Visually Impaired Program: The Arts of Africa

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

In this program for adults, held the second Saturday of each month, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and sculpture. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Monday, May 5.

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