Although the temperatures in Alabama might fool you, fall has begun at the Birmingham Museum of Art with a full list of exciting events. From salsa dancing to quilting, each program offers a fun and thought-provoking experience where visitors will learn more about culture and themselves. Be sure to mark your calendars and come down to the Museum this fall!
- Art After 5: Salsa Night | October 5, 2018 | 5-9PM| FREE
Salsa night is back at Art After 5! Come out for a spicy evening of art, dancing, and cocktails. We’ll salsa the night away with the HeartBeat Dance Company — beginners welcome! Local mixologist Clair McLafferty will be whipping up delicious complimentary cocktails featuring Lunazul tequila. Our hands-on, Otomi-inspired embroidery project will have you exploring your inner artist, while our dynamic exhibitions will introduce you to new ones. Visit the event page for more information and an event schedule.
- Town Hall: Teens Take on the Four Freedoms | October 11, 2018 | 6-7:30PM | FREE
Four local student activists from the Student Advisory Council of Birmingham City Schools will gather to speak on the fundamental values of democracy featured in For Freedoms: Civil Rights and Human Rights, an ongoing exhibition at the BMA.
- Chapter 6: Lonnie Holley | October 25, 2018 | 8-9PM | FREE
The final event in our Third Space Chapters series, Chapter 06 features a unique musical performance by Birmingham-born artist Lonnie Holley.
- Quilting Event | October 28, 2018 | 2-5PM | FREE
Calling all quilt lovers! Join us for an artist talk with Alabama quilter Yvonne Wells, followed by a special community quilting program led by local sew-op Bib & Tucker.
- Chenoweth Lecture: Dr. Sarah Parcak | November 1, 2018 | 6-7PM | FREE
Join us for a special lecture by world-renowned space archaeologist Dr. Sarah Parcak. Parcak uses satellite imagery to identify hidden archaeological sites, including ancient pyramids, forgotten settlements, and lost tombs.