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 […]
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 […]
We see lines everywhere in daily life: in cracks on the sidewalk, on our notebook paper, and as we stand in lines buying groceries, just to name a few. We […]
What is Folk Art? The term has meant different things over time, and many scholars have written about the problems with this catch-all category. It has referred to craft traditions […]
Marianne Nicolson’s “Waterline” installation will open to the public on July 27 at the BMA.
In commemoration of Alabama’s bicentennial, the Birmingham Museum of Art is proud to present The Original Makers: Folk Art from the Cargo Collection, an exhibition featuring more than 175 outstanding works of folk art from the Museum’s permanent collection.
Curating a show on Birmingham’s history has been an incredible learning opportunity for me as I am new to the city. Having moved here just recently, I have been struck by how much of Coe’s Birmingham is often still visible as I walk the city’s streets today.
A work central to Third Space represents a culmination of all the ideas in the exhibition. It was commissioned from Rural Studio at Auburn University.
Up for a little competition? The winner is invited to the private opening for Magic City Realism.
International Women’s Day celebrates the achievements of women and serves as a platform for gender equality. Our current contemporary exhibition Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art is a natural place for the BMA to begin a conversation about contemporary women artists and their work.