Art On The Rocks Exclusive: Con Brio

Art On The Rocks presented by Dale’s Seasoning returns on June 14 featuring musical guests Con Brio! This funky seven-piece band from San Francisco refuses to conform to a single musical genre, fusing decades of styles to create a sound uniquely their own. The band’s name comes from an Italian musical direction meaning “with spirit,” and […]

Q&A with John Lytle Wilson

If you ask Birmingham artist John Lytle Wilson, no painting is complete without giant robots, unicorns, and a few playful purple monkeys. It’s an idea that appears often in his work, notably in his Corrected Painting series in which he inserts his animated characters into existing traditional landscape paintings. This summer, the Museum asked Wilson […]

Planting Seeds with Local Artist Kyoka Akers

When the Museum’s education department contacted Bessemer native Kyoka Akers about being its 2018 Emerging Artist, she knew what she would create without hesitation: a colorful installation of crochet dolls. However, selecting the subject matter was about as far as the planning went for Akers. She let the dolls tell their ow stories, which manifested […]

Why I Give: Henry Joe

Henry Joe sees the BMA as more than just an art museum. This is why he gives. Visit our giving page to learn how your donation to the Year-End Giving Fund makes an impact.

Why I Give: Sanjay Singh

Sanjay Singh reconnects to his roots at the BMA. This is why he gives. Visit our giving page to learn how your donation to the Year-End Giving Fund makes an impact.