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

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

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

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

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 […]

Why I Give: Henry Joe

Henry Joe sees the BMA as more than just an art museum. This is why he gives. Visit our giving page to learn how your donation to the Year-End Giving Fund makes an impact.

Why I Give: Sanjay Singh

Sanjay Singh reconnects to his roots at the BMA. This is why he gives. Visit our giving page to learn how your donation to the Year-End Giving Fund makes an impact.

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of the Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) to provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment with the BMA and to BMA staff without regard to sex, race, color, religious belief, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotions, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Commitment to Diversity
The Birmingham Museum of Art is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination. The BMA is a diverse community in terms of race and ethnicity, culture, religion, personal values and traditions. BMA values this diversity recognizing that our differences contribute to our strength as an agency serving a diverse population. It is to this end that the BMA is committed to non-discrimination and advocates for an environment of tolerance with regard to cultural and personal differences. It is our belief that every employee has the right to be treated with dignity, respect, and self-worth and that it is in our best interest as an agency serving the public good to act in a manner free of bias, exclusion, and discrimination whether on the basis of faith, race, gender, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation, or any other personal differences.