Q&A with New Goodrich Intern, Kristen Pignuolo

The Birmingham Museum of Art is happy to welcome the new Goodrich Intern, Kristen Pignuolo. Originally from Houston, Texas, Kristen has a background in art research after studying modern history and art history at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and receiving her masters degree in art history from The Courtauld Institute of Art […]

Meet the Manager of Docent and Teacher Programs: Emily Hylton

BMA’s newest staff addition is Emily Hylton, who joins our Education Department as the manager of docent and teacher programs. Coming to the Museum from The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, North Carolina, Emily looks forward to engaging with the community, building relationships, and enjoying all that Birmingham has to offer. She brings […]

Q&A with UAB Fellow Kristen McArthur

Each year, the Birmingham Museum of Art selects a graduate student from the University of Alabama at Birmingham to complete a yearlong fellowship at the Museum. The UAB Fellow completes special projects that provide an in-depth experience and insight into the nature of curatorial work. The 2017–2018 UAB Fellow, Kristen McArthur, spent most of her […]

BMA Director Receives NAACP Award

In July, Director Graham Boettcher was awarded the 2018 Metro Birmingham NAACP Community Empowerment Award. The award acknowledges the contribution of an individual who has strongly supported the well-being of the community by focusing on areas such as economic growth, education and/or political and social justice. “I am honored to accept this award largely on […]

Former BMA Interns

At the beginning of my internship, I began to think about former BMA interns and how this experience affected their respective career trajectories upon completion. What advice would they have for future interns? And what did they learn while working at the Museum? Luckily, I was able to track down a few former interns to […]

Hallie Ringle Named Curator of Contemporary Art

The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Hallie Ringle as its new Hugh Kaul Curator for Contemporary Art. After an extensive national search, the BMA welcomes Hallie from The Studio Museum in Harlem. She will begin her duties at the BMA on November 1. “We are thrilled to welcome Hallie […]

Meet the Director of Development: Kate Tully Delgreco

In the spring, Kate Tully Delgreco joined the Birmingham Museum of Art as its new Director of Development. After more than 10 years in development at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Kate brings to the Museum experience in building rewarding philanthropic partnerships through her ambitious and strategic approach to fundraising. Birmingham Museum of Art: […]

Meet the BMA Interns

Hailing from different hometowns, schools, and backgrounds, seven interns were invited to the Birmingham Museum of Art this summer to gain hands-on experience in a museum setting. When I applied for this internship, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect as, admittedly, I had never even been to the Museum. In my short time here […]

Deputy Director Selected as NextGen2018 Fellow

In March, the Birmingham Museum of Art’s James Milton and Sallie R. Johnson Deputy Director, Meghan Ann Hellenga, completed the highly esteemed Getty Leadership Institute’s NextGen 2018, an executive education program for managers tapped as the next generation of museum leaders. The program featured diverse and impressive representation of professionals from across the museum industry, […]

Tribute to Don Wood

After more than 30 years as Curator of Asian Art at the Birmingham Museum of Art, Dr. Donald A. Wood retired on December 29, 2017.