Debra Riffe, shares her perspective on Lawrence’s work, creates her own interpretation, and encourages you to do the same based on the prompt: “What Would Jacob Lawrence Paint Today?” Riffe is the inaugural recipient of the Artist Award by BMA Collector’s Circle of Contemporary Art. Get inspired and create your own panel. Post an image […]
Tired of looking at the same old background scenery on your Zoom meetings? Surround yourself with artworks straight from the BMA!
Come in from the cold and spend time exploring the galleries!
Ready to fall in love with art? It’s almost time for Hearts for Art at the BMA! The Hearts for Art project began six years ago at the Oakland Museum of California and Columbus Museum of Art. Since then, museums across the country, including the BMA, have joined in. From February 1–February 14, you’re invited to show some […]
Happy New Year! If you plan to make resolutions for 2019, keep reading. Here are five we can help you keep. Slow down. After the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we all could use a little R&R. Let the Museum be your quiet escape. Slow down during our weekly Slow Art Sunday program, […]
The holiday season can be stressful— the kids are out of school, family comes to town, and the to-do list just keeps growing. If finding the perfect gift is still on your list, let the BMA staff lend a hand! We know that the best place to shop for unique gifts year round is right […]
It’s not too late to find the perfect present for everyone on your gift-giving list! The Museum is open today and tomorrow, so we rounded up a few of our favorites.
The Birmingham Museum of Art is looking for freelance photographers to photograph the many events the Museum hosts throughout the year. If you are interested in applying, please send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 13, 2017: Name Phone number Link to Portfolio Website 5 photos that represent the photographer’s experience with event photography
Art On The Rocks has become synonymous with great music, delicious food, and beautiful art, and the best of Birmingham creative community. In the past, we’ve partnered with local graffiti artists, dance crews, and poets, to name a few, and this year is no exception. Check out 4 awesome new Art On The Rocks features, brought to you by […]
With the growth of Japanese Buddhism from the eighth century onwards, meditative practices were brought to and further developed in Japan, and became very popular among the samurai. During the twelfth century, the samurai embraced Zen Buddhism and subsequently discovered the benefits of meditation, giving the samurai warrior the mental edge that his enemies found […]