Highlights Tour // CANCELLED

Join BMA Director Dr. Graham Boettcher for an intimate highlights tour: The Enduring Legacy of Bierstadt’s Looking Down Yosemite Valley California.

American Art Highlights

Interested in seeing a few of the highlights of the BMA’s American art collection? Please drop-in and join Docent Nick Bouler for a FREE tour at 12:00 noon.

ArtBreak: La Dolce Vita: American Artists in 19th-Century Italy

Feed your body and mind at lunchtime every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk, then stay for lunch at Oscar’s! ArtBreak guests get treated to a free dessert! This week  Alice Jackson, adjunct instructor of art history at UAB, will discuss two American artists, Thomas Moran and Robert Duncanson, whose work was […]

American Modernism

Shannon Bewley, the BMA’s Provenance Research Fellow, will discuss modernism in the American Galleries and the recent expansion of the collection to include works made through 1970.

The Green Apple

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators lead visitors on a 30-minute exploration in the galleries. Please join us this week for a talk with Katelyn D. Crawford, Ph.D., our recently appointed William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art, as she takes a look at one of the Museum’s most iconic paintings, Georgia […]

Labor’s Centennial

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators lead visitors on a thirty-minute exploration of art in the galleries. Join us this ArtBreak as the new Curator of Education Rachel White leads us in a discussion of Labor’s Centennial by Robert Rauschenberg and issues of media and representation in 20th century American art.

Harold Ober House in Scarsdale by Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators lead visitors on a thirty to forty-five minutes exploration of one work of art in the galleries. Through a series of close-looking techniques and questioning, this free experience helps build the visitor’s interpretive skills across the comprehensive-range of art periods and canons represented by the BMA’s collections. […]

Artbreak: Parlor Sofa

On the third Tuesday of each month, the Curator of Education and/or Education Department staff lead visitors on a thirty to forty-five minutes exploration of one work of art in the galleries. Through a series of close-looking techniques and questioning, this free experience helps build the visitor’s interpretive skills across the comprehensive-range of art periods and canons represented by the BMA’s collections. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s and they will throw in a free dessert!

This month, we will explore Parlor Sofa (1850-55) by John Henry Belter from the Museum’s collection of American art.

Slow Art Sunday: A Dream of Italy

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, master docent Marlene Wallace will lead a discussion on Robert Duncanson’s A Dream of Italy.

Slow Art Sunday: Lady Helen Vincent, Viscountess d’Abernon

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, touring docent Mary Lynda Crockett will lead a discussion on the John Singer Sargent’s Lady Helen Vincent, Viscountess d’Abernon.