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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.

August 2014

Bart’s Art Cart: Folded Foil Fun!

August 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week until August 31, 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 August, we will head to the sculpture garden to check out Craig Wedderspoon’s Quilted Vessels and then make our own!

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September 2014

Family Tour: Serve It Up!

September 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until October 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?

Serve It Up! What do you use to eat? Explore the Museum for all items.

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Free

First Thursdays: After Hours At BMA

September 4 @ 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

Southern Samurai

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Samurai, armor, swords, and more! Join Bart and our samurai armor to celebrate the exhibition, Lethal Beauty. Taste tea, make art, and celebrate samurai and Japanese culture.

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Family Tour: Serve It Up!

September 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until October 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?

Serve It Up! What do you use to eat? Explore the Museum for all items.

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Bart’s Art Cart: Native American Necklaces

September 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week until September 28, 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 September, we will make geometric patterns inspired by the designs found in our Native American Gallery!

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Family Tour: Serve It Up!

September 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until October 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?

Serve It Up! What do you use to eat? Explore the Museum for all items.

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Bart’s Books: Jingle Dancer

September 20 @ 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 Cynthia Leitich Smith’s Jingle Dancer.

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

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Bart’s Art Cart: Native American Necklaces

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until September 28, 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 September, we will make geometric patterns inspired by the designs found in our Native American Gallery!

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Family Tour: Serve It Up!

September 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until October 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?

Serve It Up! What do you use to eat? Explore the Museum for all items.

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Bart’s Art Cart: Native American Necklaces

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week until September 28, 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 September, we will make geometric patterns inspired by the designs found in our Native American Gallery!

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Family Tour: Serve It Up!

September 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until October 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?

Serve It Up! What do you use to eat? Explore the Museum for all items.

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October 2014
Free

First Thursdays: After Hours At BMA

October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
The First Thursday of Every Month

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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Family Tour: Serve It Up!

October 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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?

Serve It Up! What do you use to eat? Explore the Museum for all items.

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Family Tour: Serve It Up!

October 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until October 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?

Serve It Up! What do you use to eat? Explore the Museum for all items.

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