Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

Today

Storytelling through Costuming

Join us for a panel discussion spotlighting the craft behind character creation and theatrical narrative with Sharon Morgan, of UAB's state-of-the-art Costume Studio, and April Bonasera, a pattern technician and seamstress for film and television.

Free

Poetry at the Museum

Join us at the BMA for Poetry at the Museum, co-hosted by the Magic City Poetry Festival and sponsored by the Alabama State Council on the Arts. Celebrate the convergence of poetry and visual art as local talents Lauren Slaughter, Kanou Julien, and Miriam Calleja Shaw offer a unique tour, sharing their verses inspired by […]

Free

Cultural Exchange Envisioned through Art

Join our BMA Teaching Fellow from UAB, Kane McCreadie, as he leads you through the galleries on his specially designed tour exploring cultural interactions between different societies and how those interactions reveal themselves through art. Meet Kane in the Main Lobby on the First Floor at 2:00 pm.

From Frogs to Fairies: The Influence and Intrigue of Wedgwood

Join our BMA Teaching Fellow, UAB graduate Bailey Hite, as they lead you through the galleries on their specially designed tour exploring the impressive innovations, surprising stories, and often whimsical designs of Wedgwood. Meet Bailey in the Main Lobby on the First Floor at 3:00 pm.

“Birmingham Persian Wall” by Dale Chihuly

Curious about works of art that aren’t always included on a BMA tour? Take a DeTour with us each Sunday, where we’ll spend 30 minutes focusing on a work of art that is off the beaten path.  This Sunday, drop by and join BMA Teaching Fellow Jessica Chanel Davis as she facilitates a discussion on […]

Free

A Woman’s Place: Definitions of African American Womanhood

Join our BMA Teaching Fellow from Miles College, Jessica Harris, as she leads you through the galleries on her specially designed tour exploring female resilience, identity, beauty, and empowerment.  Bonus, this will be the last day to see our exhibition Nappy Roots: A Transatlantic Story of Hair, Struggle, and Liberation, and Jessica will be discussing […]

Free

“Blue Parrots” by Les Namingha

Curious about works of art that aren’t always included on a BMA tour? Take a DeTour with us each Sunday, where we’ll spend 30 minutes focusing on a work of art that is off the beaten path.  This Sunday, drop by and join BMA Teaching Fellow Jessica Chanel Davis as she facilitates a discussion on […]

Free

Intro to Tai Chi, Yoga, & Pilates

Join us for Self-Soothe Saturday, a rejuvenating program that invites you to invigorate your body, mind, and spirit with guided yoga, meditation, and a wellness workshop. This iteration of the program will feature certified yoga, Pilates, and Tai Chi instructor Brandon Anderson. The program will incorporate a combination of Tai Chi and Yogalates, with an introduction […]

Currently full Free

“Rat” by Frank Fleming

Curious about works of art that aren’t always included on a BMA tour? Take a DeTour with us each Sunday, where we’ll spend 30 minutes focusing on a work of art that is off the beaten path.  This Sunday, drop by and join BMA Teaching Fellow Jessica Chanel Davis as she facilitates a discussion on […]

Free

“Three for Five” by John George Brown

Curious about works of art that aren’t always included on a BMA tour? Take a DeTour with us each Sunday, where we’ll spend 30 minutes focusing on a work of art that is off the beaten path.  This Sunday, drop by and join BMA Teaching Fellow Jessica Chanel Davis as she facilitates a discussion on […]

Free

Candelabra Chronicles: Unveiling Japan-Europe Trade in the Edo Period

Join us for an ArtBreak with UAB Curatorial Fellow Liz Casement. Liz will be delving into the fascinating history and craftsmanship of a pair of exquisite candelabras, currently on view in our Asian gallery. These candelabras not only highlight the opulent artistry of late 18th-century French aristocracy but also reveal the intricate trade dynamics between […]

Hiden Lecture: Penny Rose

Join us for the Hiden Lecture Series, featuring Penny Rose, a renowned British costume designer whose work has significantly influenced the film industry in films such as the Pirates of the Caribbean series! Her lecture will offer unique insights into the creative process behind some of cinema's most memorable characters.