Family Festival

Holi: A Festival of Color

Join us for our tenth annual Holi festival, the Indian celebration of color. Enjoy classical Indian and Bollywood-style dancing, a pop-up restaurant by Taj India, henna artists, art making, and more! At the end of the event, guests gather outside for the highlight of the day, the throwing of powdered colors to welcome the spring […]

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Latin American Heritage Festival – At Home

Celebrate Latin culture at the Birmingham Museum of Art during our fifth annual Latin American Heritage Festival at home! Here you will find art making videos, salsa music performance by Orquesta MaCuba, Tropicaleo Puerto Rican Kitchen virtual demo, a Spanish language museum tour, and a photo gallery from past Latin American Heritage Festivals at the […]

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Native American Heritage Festival

Celebrate the rich Indigenous cultural history of Alabama. This free family-oriented festival features traditional Indigenous cuisine, storytelling, dance performances, various demonstrations from Indigenous makers across our state, gallery tours, art-making activities, animals presented by The Birmingham Zoo, and more family fun to immerse yourself into our region’s vibrant Native American culture! During your visit, check […]

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Holi: A Festival of Color

Join the BMA and the Indian Cultural Society for the 11th annual Holi Festival sponsored by Medical Properties Trust, the Indian celebration of color. This popular event brings communities together for a fun-filled day celebrating Indian culture and featuring music, dance, food, henna, art-making, and gallery exploration. This year’s program takes inspiration from the exhibition […]

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African Heritage Festival

Join us to celebrate the vibrant traditions of African cultures and the Museum’s African art galleries with the return of the African Heritage Festival sponsored by Medical Properties Trust. This family-oriented festival will feature food, games, dance, and music! African Djembe Drums Art Activity // 10am - 2pm Djembe means “Gather in Peace.” Spread peace […]

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2022 Annual Moon Viewing Festival

The Moon Viewing Festival honors the harvest moon, which is the full moon nearest the autumn equinox that is traditionally celebrated across Asian cultures. Join BMA’s Asian Art Society for a celebration open to all ages of the mid-autumn harvest moon. This celebration includes traditional music, performances, art-making activities, and delicious mooncakes!

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Latin American Heritage Festival

Celebrate Latin culture at the Birmingham Museum of Art during our sixth annual Latin American Heritage Festival! Join us for a day of festivities, featuring Spanish-language gallery tours and delicious Latin cuisine. Enjoy family-friendly art activities, face painting, and much more.

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12th Annual Holi Festival

Join the BMA and the Indian Cultural Society for the 12th annual HOLI Festival, the Indian celebration of color, sponsored by Medical Properties Trust.  This popular event brings communities together for a fun-filled day celebrating Indian culture and featuring music, dance, food, henna, art-making, gallery exploration, and the throwing of the colors. Come on out […]

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African Heritage Festival

Join us to celebrate the vibrant traditions of African cultures and the Museum’s African art galleries with the return of the African Heritage Festival sponsored by Medical Properties Trust with support by Blue Cross Blue Shield. Face Painting Fun: Dive into the colors and shapes of Africa with artist Yogi Dada and our talented team […]

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Latin American Heritage Festival

Immerse yourself in Latin traditions at the Birmingham Museum of Art during our seventh annual Latin American Heritage Celebration. Dive into a vibrant day filled with Spanish-speaking art explorations, mouthwatering Latin dishes, engaging art crafts for families, whimsical face painting, and much more! Experimenten las tradiciones latinas en el Museo de Arte de Birmingham con […]

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