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BMA Receives Coronavirus Relief Grant

The Birmingham Museum of Art is the recipient of a $50,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Arts’ Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The BMA is […]

Remembering Emma Amos

Senior Curator Emily G. Hanna shares memories of artist Emma Amos, who died on May 20, 2020.

American Painting Survey

This spring, the Museum took a close look at some of its American paintings. Collection highlights including George Inness’s Moonlight in Virginia, John Singer Sargent’s Lady Helen Vincent, and Charles […]

MS Society Commissions Sculpture by Darius Hill

On June 18, 2018, the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Alabama—Mississippi Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society unveiled a new work of art commissioned in honor of the […]

BMA Returns Stolen Sculpture to India

The Birmingham Museum of Art officially repatriated a stolen work of art to the nation of India in a formal ceremony that took place in New York City on the […]

Teen BMA Trip to Nashville

Written by Teen Council Member Livvy Porrill As a member of Teen BMA, I recently traveled with the group to experience the art scene in Nashville. On February 3rd, I got up […]

In Memoriam: Frank Fleming

I was more at ease with nature and animals than people, I lived within myself. I didn’t use words to describe the things I saw, and I’m sure because I […]

Honoring an Expert

The BMA recently acquired five rare original drawings attributed to the Japanese painter and print designer Kamisaka Sekka, which were purchased by the Museum to honor Dr. Donald A. Wood.