Q&A with Terry Beckham

In May, Terry Beckham retired as Head Exhibitions Designer after 34 years of service to the Birmingham Museum of Art. Terry has been a great asset to the Museum and is respected by those who know him for his curiosity, creativity, and eagerness to collaborate. His tireless devotion to his work has helped the Museum connect […]

Dr. Katherine Anne Paul Named Curator of Asian Art

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Katherine Anne Paul as Curator of Asian Art. She’ll oversee a permanent collection of approximately 4,000 works from diverse cultures throughout Asia.

Meet the Membership Officer, Mary Little

Earlier this year the Museum welcomed Mary Little as its new membership officer. Mary has worked for a number of years in administrative and customer service roles, including her most recent position providing support to the executive director at the Birmingham Public Library. She is passionate about art and earned a B.F.A. from the University […]

Hallie Ringle Awarded Warhol Fellowship

Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art Hallie Ringle was recently granted a Curatorial Research Fellowship by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The Warhol Foundation will award a total of $413,500 in Fall 2018 Curatorial Research Fellowships, the highest amount since the program began in 2008. Fellows will receive grants of up to […]

2018 Museum Art Educator of the Year

The Museum is proud to announce that the Alabama Art Education Association recently awarded the 2018 Museum Art Educator of the Year to Willow Scott, Manager of Youth and Community Engagement. The Alabama Art Education Association is a professional organization of art educators dedicated to advocating for art education by following national standards, providing membership […]

Q&A with New Curator of Contemporary Art

In November 2018, Hallie Ringle joined the BMA as the new Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art. Coming to us from the Studio Museum in New York, Hallie has extensive experience working with artists and has organized numerous contemporary art exhibitions. She looks forward to facilitating conversations, strengthening the contemporary art collection, and sharing stories […]