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2018 Family Festival Series Recap

Last year was filled with fun family festivals at the BMA! We started the 2018 season with the Asian Heritage Festival, which showcased activities inspired by the Museum’s diverse Asian […]

Planting Seeds with Local Artist Kyoka Akers

When the Museum’s education department contacted Bessemer native Kyoka Akers about being its 2018 Emerging Artist, she knew what she would create without hesitation: a colorful installation of crochet dolls. […]

Holi: A Festival of Color

Join us on Saturday, March 10 as we partner with the Indian Cultural Society to celebrate the 8th annual Holi: A Festival of Color.

5 Things to Do at Hispanic Heritage Festival

Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with a celebration at the BMA! Join us on September 16 for a day of festivities, featuring gallery tours, dance performances, art activities, face painting, and […]

5 Things to Do at African Heritage Festival

We hope your weekend plans include celebrating the vibrant traditions and cultures of Africa at our African Heritage Festival on Saturday! Inspired by the art in our African galleries, this free festival […]

Holi Festival Recap

[gss= On March 11th, the BMA hosted its seventh annual Holi celebration. Over 2,000 people came out to enjoy traditional Indian dance performances,  special tastings of vegetable pakoras from Taj […]

2016 Family Festival Recap

The BMA had a great time during our 2016 family festivals! We hold four family festivals every year, and each one is packed with exciting activities for all ages. Over […]

5 Things to do at Hispanic Heritage Festival

We hope you’re making plans to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the BMA! This is one fiesta you won’t want to miss. With so many opportunities for family-friendly fun, here’s […]

What to Expect at the BMA Studio School

School is back in session at the Museum and it’s shaping up to be an exciting semester! Our schedule includes classes for every age and experience level. Whether you call yourself an artist […]

Caribbean Day Recap

It’s not everyday that you see exotic animals at the Museum, but the BMA’s recent Caribbean Day collaboration was anything but average! On Saturday, June 11, the BMA partnered with the Central […]