BMA Announces Nancy Hendrix Director of Development

After a national search, the Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nancy Hendrix as its new director of development. Nancy has nearly a decade of experience in non-profit development and joins the BMA after more than three years as deputy director of development at the Equal Justice Initiative in […]

64th Annual Museum Ball Chairs

The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to announce the co-chairs for the 2020 Museum Ball: Sallie Johnson and Garland Smith along with their daughters, Sumner Johnson Rives and Lindsay Smith Puckett.

The 63rd Annual Museum Ball

Proceeds from the Museum Ball provide critical resources to the BMA’s education department, ensuring that the visual arts are part of every child’s development.

Building the Collection

Building the Collection

As an institution committed to collecting broadly and in depth, the Birmingham Museum of Art is home to a diverse collection of more than 27,000 paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, and decorative arts dating from ancient to modern times. Our collection presents a rich panorama of cultures, featuring the Museum’s extensive holdings of Asian, European, American, […]

2019 Museum Ball Chairs

2019 Museum Ball Chairs

The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to announce the co-chairs for the 2019 Museum Ball: Lindsey and John Lacey and Courtney and Bryson Stephens. As long-standing supporters of the Museum and the arts in Birmingham, the Laceys and the Stephens are sure to create an evening to remember. The 63rd Museum Ball: Pop in […]

5 Reasons to Become a BMA Docent

5 Reasons to Become a BMA Docent

BMA docents aren’t like regular docents. They’re cool docents. Interested in becoming one? Applications for the next training class are due March 1, 2019 with training beginning in September. Our docents play a key role in fulfilling the BMA’s commitment to the community. They are trained to facilitate tours that provide exciting art experiences for visitors […]

MS Society Commissions Sculpture by Darius Hill

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 MS Society’s 2016 Legacy of Leadership honoree, Lee Styslinger Jr. The work, entitled Fiber, is a large sculpture by artist Darius Hill, created out of […]