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August 2014
$50 for members // $60 for non-members

Art & Meditation

August 30 @ 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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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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Craig Wedderspoon Closes

August 31

Craig Wedderspoon is a Tuscaloosa-based sculptor who creates abstract work in both metal and wood at various scales. Wedderspoon has created a new body of sculpture specifically for the Museum’s outdoor Mezzanine Sculpture Gallery, where it will open on December…

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Slow Art Sunday: Three for Five

August 31 @ 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 John George Brown’s piece Three for Five.

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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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ArtBreak: Spotlight on the Collection: It’s the Real Thing

September 2 @ 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 BMA Trustee Jack Drake, who will lead a discussion on September’s Spotlight on the Collection piece, Smokin’ Joe Ain’t J’mama by Hank Willis Thomas.

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$10/$15

Art & Conversation

September 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

$10 Museum Members // $15 Nonmembers GONNA BUILD A MOUNTAIN: THE MAKING OF BIRMINGHAM’S AMERICAN COLLECTION Have you ever wondered how museums build and refine their permanent collections? In this candid talk Curator Graham Boettcher discusses the strengths of our…

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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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Public Tour: Lethal Beauty

September 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free with admission (FREE for BMA members, $10 for non-members) // No reservations required Discover the artistry of samurai arms and armor through a guided tour of Lethal Beauty.

Stay after the public tour for our First Thursday event!

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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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