Teen Night 2019 Recap

Teen BMA member Mabry Smyer shares highlights from this year’s Teen Night at the Museum.

For Freedoms Town Hall Recap

Last month, the Museum hosted a group of student activists from multiple Jefferson county high schools for a town hall program inspired by the BMA’s current exhibition For Freedoms: Civil Rights and Human Rights. Poised, thoughtful, and passionate, the students discussed their views on Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms”— the freedoms of speech and worship, […]

Fall Events Preview

Although the temperatures in Alabama might fool you, fall has begun at the Birmingham Museum of Art with a full list of exciting events. From salsa dancing to quilting, each program offers a fun and thought-provoking experience where visitors will learn more about culture and themselves. Be sure to mark your calendars and come down […]

Artist Talk with Marianne Nicolson

Join us Thursday, September 27 to hear from Marianne Nicolson, the artist behind BMA’s current exhibition Waterline. From July 27 to November 25, Waterline will be on view in the Arrington Gallery and offers visitors the chance to enjoy the serenity of its tranquil movement. As the sole work of art in this exhibition, Waterline […]

Teen Night Recap

On April 20, the Museum invited all Birmingham area high school students to a special after-hours event just for them. Teen Night was planned and hosted by Teen BMA, the Museum’s volunteer group of high school students. They devised the theme “Out of This World” and planned activities for the evening, including a very popular […]

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 much more. With so many opportunities for family-friendly fun, here’s a list of just a few of the things you won’t want to miss. Salsa and Bachata […]

Bham Now: Chapter 01 at the BMA

The Birmingham Museum of Art invites you to meet the man behind the Black Power Salute of the 1968 Olympics and the artist who created Bridge, a tribute to one of the most powerful visual icons of the 20th century. Don’t miss the Birmingham Museum of Art’s latest contemporary exhibition called Third Space and the […]

Bham Now: Chapter 01

Looking for a cool activity that’s educational, full of culture and fun for the whole family?  Check your calendar for Tuesday, April 18th for Chapter 01 at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Here’s everything you need to know about Chapters, programs that will feature artists and curators from across the country that will give you insight into the super […]