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Art after 5: A Different World 

April 1, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The BMA is taking it back to Hillman College with Art After 5: A Different World! Inspired by the classic sitcom, we’re celebrating late 80’s and 90’s attire through the lens of upcycled fashion. So whether you’re channeling Whitley or Denise, Dwayne or Ron, arrive in Hillman’s finest attire to embrace all the nostalgia you forgot you needed at the BMA!

Enjoy the fifth annual Recycled Runway fashion show presented by Bib & Tucker Sew-Op, get your bounce on to 90’s hip-hop tunes, and take part in art activities inspired by the coolest collegiate, Dwayne Wayne. We’ll have cocktails, food trucks, and a whole lot more. So dial up your friends on your mobile phone and tell them to get to the BMA because this night will be the bomb diggity!


Get Jiggy! // Show off how you’re all that and a bag of chips while boppin’ ya head to 90’s hip-hop with DJ Supreme.

Dwayne Wayne Flip-Up Glasses // Stay fly like the Hillman College 1991 Valedictorian, Dwayne Wayne, by making your own signature flip-up glasses!!

Friendship Bracelets // Take a Chill Pill and use our upcycled materials to make a friendship bracelet to signify that special bond with your bestie!

360 Video Booth // Leave your polaroid at home, the Bliss Booth’s 360 degree video booth is da bomb! Capture slow motion video of you and yours during the event and immediately shares them to your smartphone for all your social-sharing needs.

Recycled Runway: On the Mend // Bib & Tucker Sew-Op’s Recycled Runway is a celebration of fashion, innovation, and sustainability. This marks the fifth year of this fashion extravaganza in which they are joining with the organizers of Magic City Fashion Week, scheduled for June 9 & 10 at the BMA, to host a fashion show where looks are created from repurposed materials that are designed and sewn by Birmingham-area middle and high school students.

Maka Maka Reimagined Apparel // Maka Maka’s vision is to create sustainable, eco-conscious, fair trade, and innovative home and fashion products to minimize the negative impact of pollutants that are an outcome of the industry. Maka Maka also collaborates with artisan communities across the globe and helps revive some dying crafts as they are an integral part of humanity’s intangible cultural heritage. Join Maka Maka for an interactive presentation, which reimagines traditional Indian Sari apparel using upcycled and zero-waste materials.