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May 18

Curator of Decorative Arts, Dr. Anne Forschler-Tarrasch

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

Join Dr. Anne Forschler-Tarrasch, Chief Curator and Marguerite Jones Harbert and John M. Harbert III Curator of Decorative Arts, for an inside look at the largest and finest collection of Wedgwood in the country, here at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Join us for ArtBreak each month where Museum curators and community partners lead visitors on a 30-minute exploration in our galleries. ArtBreaks are presented in honor of Joyce Benington’s twenty five years as a docent at the Birmingham Museum…

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May 19

Film Screening + Reception // For Paradise

May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

At the age of 18, Elizabeth Webb discovered a family history that had gone unspoken for a generation: her paternal grandfather, whom she never met, was African-American. Her father had been passing as white. He had also decided to raise his family as such, giving them no knowledge of their Black ancestry. For Paradise is a hybrid documentary that traces the construction of racial identities within her family, where members operate on both sides of the color line. Webb will…

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May 26

The Importance of Yoga

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join Kim Richardson and Jeremy Gray for a panel discussion to learn more about the importance of yoga, how it has transformed their personal lives, and the impact it can have on all our futures. Kim Richardson, a member of the Museum’s Board of Trustees, is the founder of Yes You, Yoga, which works to encourage yoga as a vital community resource. Jeremy Gray, State Representative for District 83 in the Alabama House of Representatives, sponsored legislation that lifted the…

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Jul 15

Art On The Rocks

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Free

Art On The Rocks is back! Don’t miss the biggest art party in Birmingham featuring a concert by Grammy-winning artist Eric Bellinger. Since 2005, Art On The Rocks has enlivened downtown by bringing the best of Birmingham’s creative community to the BMA for an exciting night of artful entertainment. Join us this year for live music, DJs, an interactive mural, and much more as we bring this popular event back to the Magic City for one night only! Buy Tickets!

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