Dec 08

Jacob Lawrence Through My Eyes: Erin Mitchell

Jacob Lawrence Through My Eyes: Erin Mitchell

December 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Virtual
Free

Artist Erin Mitchell shares her perspective on a selection of Jacob Lawrence’s panels and how it inspires her practice. Stick around for a live Q&A with Erin after the talk. Watch live on this page or join us on Zoom where you will be able to chat with participants and submit your own questions. All […]

Oct 20

Virtual Art Break: Seeing Music in Indian Art

Virtual Art Break: Seeing Music in Indian Art

October 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm | Virtual
Free

As a prelude to the Indian Cultural Society's virtual fall classical concert, featuring Ramneek Singh, join Katherine Anne Paul, the Virginia and William M. Spencer III Curator of Asian Art for an Art Break that illustrates how music is made visual in Indian sculpture, painting, and textiles. Click play to start the event https://vimeo.com/470265483 The […]

Nov 01

Performance by Ramneek Singh – Watch Now

Performance by Ramneek Singh – Watch Now

Q&A Live on

November 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Virtual
Free

Hear a feast for the ears in this performance by acclaimed vocalist Ramneek Singh, commissioned by the Indian Cultural Society at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Experience the peaks and valleys of Indian classical and semi-classical music through a specially curated selection of songs that showcase different musical genres such as Khayal, Tarana, Shabad, Bhajan, Thumri and Sufiana.

Nov 05

Amy Sherald: In Conversation

Amy Sherald: In Conversation

Chenoweth Lecture

November 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Virtual
Free

The BMA is pleased to welcome American painter Amy Sherald as the speaker of its Annual Chenoweth Lecture. Join us for a virtual conversation with Sherald led by Curator of Contemporary Art Hallie Ringle and our Manager of Public Programs Carey Fountain. Be a part of the conversation as we discuss Amy’s work, studio practice, […]

Feb 29

17th Annual Eivor and Alston Callahan Asian Art Lecture

17th Annual Eivor and Alston Callahan Asian Art Lecture

February 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

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, […]

Aug 25

Threads and Layers

August 25, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm | Virtual
Free

https://vimeo.com/449354337 Join us virtually on our website for our first conversation of the series with Sara Armstrong. Sara Garden Armstrong, a visual artist and founder of Ground Floor Contemporary, a cooperative art gallery in Birmingham, leads a talk on creating and cultivating space for art making and dialogue for the visual arts in Birmingham. She […]

Jun 04

Ways of Seeing: Buildings and Monuments

Ways of Seeing: Buildings and Monuments

June 4, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Price$12 - $17

Join a special guest for a talk on our current exhibition, Ways of Seeing: Buildings and Monuments, which looks at built environments in Birmingham and across the globe.

Feb 04

Nina Campbell Lecture and Reception

Nina Campbell Lecture and Reception

February 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Price$55

Join us for an evening with internationally renowned interior designer Nina Campbell. For nearly 50 years, Nina has created vibrant, imaginative spaces rooted in quintessentially English style for clients around the world, from rock stars to royalty. For this talk, Nina offers a personal tour of her colorful career with highlights from her most recent […]

Nov 07

Chenoweth Lecture

Chenoweth Lecture

November 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

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.

Oct 15

Redlining BHM

Redlining BHM

October 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Join us for the 2019 Friend Lecture featuring Birmingham artist Celestia Morgan and a panel of local community activists in conversation about the historic, systematic practice of racial housing discrimination featured in Celestia Morgan: REDLINE, an exhibition of Morgan’s work at the Birmingham Museum of Art.

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