William Dobbins, Principal, Dobbins Group

Birmingham Museum of Art: As a real estate investment firm, you know a good investment when you see one, and you have chosen to invest in the Birmingham Museum of Art. In your opinion, what are the greatest returns on your investment as a Museum supporter? William Dobbins: We are incredibly fortunate to have the […]

Edgar Marx, President of Marx Brothers, Inc.

Birmingham Museum of Art: How has the cultural climate changed in Birmingham since moving back? Edgar Marx: There has been a growing interest in arts and culture in the city since the 1990s. We have seen a variety of programs for junior patrons formed across the community, which reflects the successful engagement of young professionals. […]

Q&A with Paula Beck, Wells Fargo

Birmingham Museum of Art: Wells Fargo is a longtime supporter of the BMA. Why do you support the Museum and arts and culture opportunities? Paula Beck: One of the primary ways that Wells Fargo remains connected to our communities is through our commitment to supporting the arts. Our team members across Birmingham are actively involved […]

Q&A with Angie Godwin McEwen, Butler Snow Law Firm

Butler Snow has a longtime commitment to Birmingham, the community, and the arts in our city and went through a significant expansion here in 2014. The firm is a valued corporate partner that has broadened our outreach programs, and helps art come alive for our visitors. Why is it important to support the arts and […]

Q&A with Maye Head Frei, Vice President of Administration, Ram Tool

Birmingham Museum of Art: Ram Tool, founded in 1967 in Birmingham, Alabama, will celebrate 50 years in business this year. the company began with just two employees and sales of under $1 million, and has grown to more than 950 employees and supplies 35 markets in 12 states and Washington D.C. In a nutshell, to […]

Merrill Stewart, Jr., President and Founder of Stewart Perry

Birmingham Museum of Art: Stewart Perry has been a corporate partner with the BMA for 14 years. Why is it important for you to support arts and cultural institutions in our community? Merrill Stewart, Jr.: The simple answer is that the arts add to the quality of our lives. To me, the arts can create […]

Corporate Spotlight: Medical Properties Trust

Birmingham Museum of Art: Medical Properties Trust has been a corporate partner with the BMA for five years, and now MPT is partnering with the BMA in a new way, as the presenting sponsor for our annual Family Festival Series. What excites you most about this new partnership? Edward K. Aldag, Jr., Chairman, President, and […]

Mark Drew, Maynard Cooper & Gale PC

MY MUSEUM: Maynard Cooper is extremely philanthropic through charitable contributions, pro bono services, and attorney involvement in the community. Why do you feel it is important to support non-profit organizations? MARK DREW: As one of the firm’s founding principles, giving back to the community is an important part of the firm’s culture and is a […]

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