5 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month at the BMA

The Birmingham Museum of Art is proud to celebrate the historical and contemporary contributions of black artists throughout the year, and Black History Month is no exception. Check out five different ways you can celebrate in February along with us, from a night out to a new work of art.

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 […]