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ArtBreak: Uncovering Provenance

  Join Erin Croxton, the BMA’s 2020 Goodrich Fellow, and Robert Schindler Ph.D., curator of European art, as they discuss the efforts taken to uncover the provenance of a bas-relief […]

ArtBreak: Looking Toward a Brighter Future

Join the BMA’s Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art Hallie Ringle for a discussion of the All Things Bright and Beautiful exhibition and the ways these works envision a brighter future […]

2021 Native American Heritage Festival Performances

On November 20, 2021 we celebrated the rich Indigenous cultural history of Alabama. This free family-oriented festival featured traditional Indigenous cuisine, storytelling, dance performances, various demonstrations from Indigenous makers across […]

ArtBreak: The Importance of Archaeology and Excavation

On this ArtBreak, educational and outreach coordinator for Moundville Archaeological Park, Lindsey Gordon shares her career path into archaeology excavation and the role it plays in the state park. ArtBreaks […]

Annual Chenoweth Lecture: Kaywin Feldman

The BMA was pleased to welcome Kaywin Feldman, Director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC as the speaker of its 2021 Annual Chenoweth Lecture. Feldman presented Building […]

ArtBreak: Bird Motifs in Mississippian Art

Join Ansel Payne, PhD, Executive Director for Alabama Audubon, for an exploration of the bird motifs seen in Mississippian art and its relation to attributes of these native species. This […]

Art Heals: The Jingle Dress Project

For our annual Edward M. and Hermione C. Friend Lecture, we welcomed Art Heals: The Jingle Dress Project, an in-person performance of the traditional Jingle Dress Dance followed by a presentation […]

Art in Conversation: Power Women of Asia

Join curatorial assistant Hina Zaidi for an insider look of the Power Women rotation in the Asian galleries which explores the ways art can help us to look critically at […]