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Mar 01

If These Walls Could Talk Part III

March 1, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Continuing the narrative begun by Nan Skier and R. Hugh Daniel Director Dr. Graham Boettcher in Parts I and II, Museum volunteer Jim Wooten relates fascinating tales and surprising backstories he has unearthed while conducting historical research on the BMA’s collection.

Apr 05

Views of Birmingham

April 5, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

In conjunction with the Museum’s exhibition Magic City Realism: Richard Coe's Birmingham, Dr. Katelyn Crawford transports us to 1930s Birmingham.

May 10

Behind the Scenes of Opulence in Disguise

May 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Dr. Robert Schindler presents on reinterpretation of our 16th and 17th-century Dutch and Flemish galleries.

Jun 07

Fashioning Vogue

June 7, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Curator of Education Rachel White shares her doctoral research on Vogue magazine.

Jul 12

Through the Lens of Travel: Asian Art in the BMA Collection

July 12, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Assistant Curator of Education Angela May continues on the topic she introduced last June.

Aug 02

Dixie Art Colony: A Look at Its Lasting Legacy

August 2, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Mark Harris, founder and director of the Dixie Art Colony Foundation, tells the story of one of the Deep South’s first art colonies, the Dixie Art Colony, active in Elmore County from 1933 to 1948. He includes in his presentation examples of the colonists’ artwork, along with vintage photographs and other materials from their scrapbooks. Art and Conversation is for people who want to learn more about art in an informal and interactive setting. These programs, with the exception of…

Sep 06

Alabama-Made Quilts from the Cargo Collection

September 6, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Gail Andrews, former Director of the BMA and co-curator of The Original Makers, discusses the quilts in this exhibition, while giving an overview of this important collection of quilts.

Oct 04

Contemporary Glass at the BMA

October 4, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Senior Curator Dr. Emily Hanna explores contemporary glass sculpture currently on view at the Museum.

Aug 01

Ways of Seeing: Fashion at the BMA

August 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Price$12 - $17

Curator of Education Rachel White speaks on the latest iteration of Ways of Seeing devoted to fashion across the Museum’s global collections.

Aug 01

Ways of Seeing: Fashion at the BMA

August 1, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

Curator of Education Rachel White speaks on the latest iteration of Ways of Seeing devoted to fashion across the Museum’s global collections.

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