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Nov 28

Stories from the Director

Stories from the Director

In Person - Registration Required

November 28 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Free

Behind every work of art is the history of those who owned the piece before it came into the Museum's collection. Join R. Hugh Daniel Director of the Birmingham Museum of Art, Graham Boettcher, as he shares some of the more unusual and memorable stories of how works arrived at the BMA. Each Highlights Tour offers an intimate look at specific areas of the BMA collection with a BMA curator or educator. Join us to learn something new about our…

Dec 01

Beyond Bierstadt: Women Painting the Landscape

Beyond Bierstadt: Women Painting the Landscape

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

Many of the BMA's visitors know Albert Bierstadt's monumental landscape painting, Looking Down Yosemite Valley, California. But did you know that the Museum's collection is rich in landscape paintings from the mid-nineteenth century, and increasingly rich in those created by women artists? Join Katelyn D. Crawford, the William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art, to explore the work by women artists featured in the American landscape collection. Each Highlights Tour offers an intimate look at specific areas of the BMA collection…

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