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Q&A with Kate Taylor Boehm of Studio BOCA

Studio BOCA founders Kate Taylor Boehm and Kirby Caldwell are the dream team behind the BMA Barbie Dream House. We caught up with Boehm to learn more about BOCA and the exhibition experience.

Meet Barbie: 6 Things to Know Before You Go

Barbie: Dreaming of a Female Future opens this weekend, and after seeing the reaction on social media, it’s clear you are just as excited as we are! Before your visit, here are six things you should know about Barbie: Dreaming of a Female Future.

Strike a Pose at the BMA

The Ways of Seeing: Fashion exhibition closes on August 11, so make time to step into our studio for your own Irving Penn-inspired portrait before it’s too late!

Fashion: A Q&A with Megan LaRussa

Birmingham native Megan LaRussa chased her dream of working in the fashion industry to the Big Apple after college. She landed a successful job in trend forecasting, but it wasn’t […]

BMA Smartguide: Fashion

The Museum’s latest exhibition Ways of Seeing: Fashion officially opens to the public next week on Saturday, April 13. As the latest in a series of six consecutive exhibitions in […]

Ways of Seeing: Fashion

What is fashion? The dictionary defines it as a popular trend, especially in styles of dress and ornament. But, what is it really and what does it mean to us? […]

For Freedoms Town Hall Recap

Last month, the Museum hosted a group of student activists from multiple Jefferson county high schools for a town hall program inspired by the BMA’s current exhibition For Freedoms: Civil […]

The Original Makers: Stitching a Legacy

The quilts in The Original Makers: Folk Art from the Cargo Collection illustrate important movements and moments in Alabama quilt history and how the work of these artists has driven […]

Third Space

On January 6, 2019, our popular exhibition Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art will come to an end. It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly two years since […]

Q&A with UAB Fellow Kristen McArthur

Each year, the Birmingham Museum of Art selects a graduate student from the University of Alabama at Birmingham to complete a yearlong fellowship at the Museum. The UAB Fellow completes […]

Artist Talk with Marianne Nicolson

Join us Thursday, September 27 to hear from Marianne Nicolson, the artist behind BMA’s current exhibition Waterline. From July 27 to November 25, Waterline will be on view in the […]