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Kids and their families have so much to explore at the BMA! Travel to faraway lands, make history come alive, and discover the world of art together in our galleries and family spaces. From family tours and art activities to cultural celebrations on special Family Days, there’s always something new to do. Make plans to visit during one of our many family programs, or stop by anytime for free fun in Bart’s ArtVenture and Bart’s Lair Under the Stairs.

April 2014
Free

Bart’s Art Cart: Woven Wonders

April 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week until April 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 April, we will create woven wonders!

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Free

Bart’s Books: Something From Nothing

April 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bart’s Books is a storytelling program for children ages 4-7. Bart selects a new book and related work of art each month that he thinks kids will enjoy.

This month, Bart has selected Something from Nothing.

Bart’s Books is sponsored by Publix Super Market Charities.

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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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Family Tour: Musical Moments

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until April 30, 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?

Dance through the Museum searching for Musical Moments!

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Free

Bart’s Art Cart: Woven Wonders

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week until April 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 April, we will create woven wonders!

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Free

Family Tour: Musical Moments

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until April 30, 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?

Dance through the Museum searching for Musical Moments!

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May 2014

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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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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Free

Family Tour: Africa!

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until June 25, 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?

Travel across the globe to Africa!

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Bart’s Art Cart: Hope Holders

May 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week until June 1, 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 May, we will make hope holders! Wrap your wishes for the summer in a beaded pouch.

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Family Tour: Africa!

May 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until June 25, 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?

Travel across the globe to Africa!

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Free

Bart’s Art Cart: Hope Holders

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until June 1, 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 May, we will make hope holders! Wrap your wishes for the summer in a beaded pouch.

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Free

Bart’s Books: A Story, A Story

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bart’s Books is a storytelling program for children ages 4-7. Bart selects a new book and related work of art each month that he thinks kids will enjoy.

This month, Bart has selected A Story, A Story.

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International Museum Day

May 18

Celebrate International Museum Day in Birmingham by checking out Delacroix and the Matter of Finish on its last day! Also, make your own connection to our collection by going on a docent-led tour of our galleries.

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