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Director Gail Andrews On The Loss Of Thornton Dial

Article from; see the full article here. On Monday one of America’s great artists died, Alabama native Thornton Dial. Dial’s work ranged from small sculptures to large and ambitious […]

Visitors’ View: January 2016

At the Museum, there is always something new happening in the galleries each day. We especially love seeing these experiences captured in photos by you, our visitors! Whether enjoying a […]

Visitors’ View: Albert Bierstadt

Happy birthday to artist Albert Bierstadt, who was born on January 7, 1830. Known for his breathtaking landscape paintings of the American West, Bierstadt is also the artist of one […]

Year in Review: INSPIRE

In the past year, the Museum has welcomed 56,978 children through our doors. Along with our work with children in schools, parks, at festivals, and more, we strive to INSPIRE a […]

Year in Review: CREATE

This Thanksgiving, we are feeling particularly thankful for our community and its support of the arts at the Museum all year long. By visiting us and participating in our many programs (most […]

Year in Review: SERVE

One of the many roles the Museum holds on a daily basis is to SERVE our communities, taking art beyond our walls and into the city of Birmingham. By giving to […]

A BMA Birthday Weekend: Monet and O’Keeffe

This weekend marks the birthdays of two favorite artists in the BMA collection, who are also two favorite artists throughout the history of art. Claude Monet was born on November […]

An Artist and a Veteran: John Taylor Arms

As we honor our veterans this November 11, we are inspired by the stories, acts of heroism, and dedication of our members of the Armed Forces. At the Museum, particularly […]

Museum Brings Art To Community KaBOOM! Project

On Saturday, October 17, the Museum joined many community partners to help build a new playground with KaBOOM! Plans for the playground, which was built for South Hampton K-8 School, […]

Gandhi Jayanti 2015 Poster and Essay Contest

The Indian Cultural Society and the Museum received nearly 60 entries for the Gandhi Jayanti contest this year and received works from school systems throughout the Birmingham area. We’d like to thank the […]

BMA Patrons Featured in B-Metro

Longtime BMA patrons Norm and Carnetta Davis are featured the October issue of B-Metro magazine for their expansive collection of work by African-American artists. Check out the excerpted piece below […]