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Mar 11

Holi Festival

March 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Join us for Holi, the Indian celebration of color, for the seventh year in a row! Enjoy classical Indian and Bollywood style dancing, music, food, storytelling, art-making, and gallery exploration!

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Jun 17

African Heritage Festival

June 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

Join us on June 17th as we celebrate the vibrant traditions of African culture and the Museum's African Art gallery. This family-oriented festival will feature art-making activities, dance, and music!

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Sep 16

Hispanic Heritage Festival

September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

Celebrate Latin American culture and traditions at the Birmingham Museum of Art! Join us for a day of festivities, featuring gallery tours in Spanish and Latin dance performances. Enjoy delicious Puerto Rican cuisine at Tropicaleo’s pop-up restaurant and take part in family-friendly art activities, face painting, and much more. ¡Celebra la Cultura y las Tradiciones de Latinoamérica en el Museo de Arte de Birmingham! Acompáñanos en un día de festividades, incluye visitas guiadas en español a las galerías y presentaciones…

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Sep 15

Latinx Heritage Festival

September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

Celebrate Latin culture and traditions at the Birmingham Museum of Art during our third annual Latinx Heritage Festival!

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Apr 04

Holi: A Festival of Color

April 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

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 season. This event is free of charge. The Family Festivals Series is presented by Medical Properties Trust.

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Apr 03

Holi at Home

April 3, 2021 - April 11, 2021 | Virtual
Free
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Oct 06

Latin American Heritage Festival – At Home

October 6, 2021 - October 15, 2021 | Virtual
Free

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 BMA! Swing by to pick up your art kit to complete at home, pick ups will be available October 5 - 15. The art kits…

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Nov 20

Native American Heritage Festival

In-Person

November 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

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 out two exhibitions celebrating Native heritage from ancient to modern times: Lost Realms of the Moundbuilders and Voices So True. Schedule of Events: 10am -…

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Mar 19

Holi: A Festival of Color

March 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

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 on view in the Pizitz gallery, Expanding Darshan: Manjari Sharma, To See and Be Seen. At the end of the event, guests gather outside for…

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Jun 04

African Heritage Festival

Presented by Medical Properties Trust

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

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 and joy by creating your own traditional African Djembe drum with provided materials. Sahi On Ko Djony West African Dance and Drumming Experience // 1…

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