17th Annual Eivor and Alston Callahan Asian Art Lecture

Beyond the Lotus: Flora in the Arts of India Throughout India the language of foliage is profound. Learn the secrets of this scented language as rendered in the visual arts through a discussion with Katherine Anne Paul, PhD, The Virginia and William M. Spencer III Curator of Asian Art at the Birmingham Museum of Art, […]

Black Out Featured Lecture: Amy Pleasant

Birmingham-based contemporary artist Amy Pleasant will be in conversation with The William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art Dr. Kate Crawford and Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art Hallie Ringle on her use of silhouettes in her work and the influence of historic silhouettes on contemporary art.

Chenoweth Lecture

Join us for a special lecture, Do You See What I see? Portraiture & (Me)mory, featuring Director of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Kim Sajet.

Indian Classical Concert

The Indian Cultural Society invites you to join them for a very special concert with Confluence, a unique trio of North Indian classical master musicians, featuring Mr. Jesse Bannister, Pratik Shrivastav, and Pt. Subhen Chatterjee.

Ways of Seeing: Fashion at the BMA

Curator of Education Rachel White speaks on the latest iteration of Ways of Seeing devoted to fashion across the Museum’s global collections.

Illustrious Wedgwood

Dr. Anne Forschler-Tarrasch examines Wedgwood’s prolific medallion production.

Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Silhouettes were at the height of their popularity in early 19th-century America. Discussing the important silhouettes in this fall’s featured exhibition, Dr. Katelyn Crawford, The William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art, offers context on these rarely-seen paper objects.

Waterline Lecture

Artist Marianne Nicolson will discuss her installation “Waterline” in this special talk.

America Inside Out: Rewriting History

Join us for a special screening and panel discussion about an episode of America Inside Out, a new six-part National Geographic docu-series featuring Katie Couric.