Art Inspires Art

Teen BMA is the Museum’s leadership and volunteer program for teens in grades 9-12. Members, who come from a variety of different schools in the Birmingham metro area, learn more about the Museum and careers in the arts, and go behind-the-scenes with curators and visiting artists. They learn about objects in the Museum’s collection and share that […]

Interview with Beatrice Rana

At age 21, Beatrice Rana will be the first female pianist to ever perform at our annual Rushton Concert, taking place this year on Wednesday, October 8 at 7:30PM. In an interview with Rana, she shares some of her thoughts and personal life with us. Birmingham Museum of Art: As such an accomplished young woman, to […]

Meet the Curator: Wassan Al-Khudhairi

We are excited to welcome our new Hugh Kaul Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Wassan Al-Khudhairi, who began her appointment on May 5, 2014. Al-Khudhairi was previously Co-Artistic Director at the Gwangju Biennale Foundation in South Korea, Founding Director of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Qatar, and has held positions at the […]

Behind the Scenes with the Curator: Art Papers Live

In anticipation of our upcoming event featuring Slavs and Tatars, explore the article and video below for an introduction to the artists and their practice: “Long Legged Linguistics” Slavs and Tatars, by HG Masters, Art Asia Pacific web exclusive. Click here to read the article. Slavs and Tatars in conversation with Anthony Downey, Language Arts […]

Meet the New Curator: Robert Schindler

  We are delighted to welcome our new Curator of European Art, Robert Schindler, Ph.D. Schindler’s area of specialty is Northern European Art, yet his experience encompasses the entire range of material that he will be responsible for here in Birmingham. His scholarly expertise and strong museum experience will shine new light on diverse aspects […]

Jim Hansen, PNC

Why is it important for corporations to support the arts? PNC’s Jim Hansen discusses.

Company Spotlight: Alabama Power Foundation

John O. Hudson III is Alabama Power Company’s Vice President, Public Relations & Charitable Giving, and the President, Alabama Power Foundation. Alabama Power Company is an overall sponsor for ArtSpeaks: 50 Years Forward, the BMA’s civil rights commemoration exhibition series, and has been a strong supporter of the BMA for over 25 years.

John D. Johns, Protective Life

John D. Johns, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Protective Life, discusses why Protective supports the Museum.