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The Burning Peppermints // June 23
June 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
From illusionists to contortionists, breakdancing to Bollywood, and pop-up opera to body painting, Art On The Rocks is gearing up to be the most dynamic event of the summer! The best of Birmingham’s artists, makers, and musical guests come together in one spot for three nights of exciting performances inspired by art and culture around the world.
Tickets are $30 general admission and $20 for members.
The Burning Peppermints
The Green Seed
Guests will become the art in Alabama artist LG Waldo’s five-minute portraits, and Beautiful Bodies of Birmingham will host an interactive and inspiring art activity in our outdoor sculpture garden. Museum galleries will be open throughout the evening, including the exhibition Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art.
Guests will be wowed by an animated breakdance performance by Jordan Brown and Bollywood performances by Aastha Dance.
Gina T. will get the party started indoors, while The Green Seed and The Burning Peppermints take the outdoor stage. In the galleries, guests will enjoy pop-up opera concerts by Opera Birmingham.
Inspired by a painting by Claude Monet from the Museum’s collection, local mixologists have crafted a specialty drink for the night called the Monet Mule. Cash bars will be located throughout the Museum, and our in-house caterer will serve small bites throughout the evening.
New to the event will be the re-imagined Lounge in the Museum’s front entrance lobby, where guests can mingle and take in the evening’s performances.