Jan 13

A Contemporary Indigenous Experience

LaDonna Brown & Marcus Briggs-Cloud

Virtual Only - Attend Online (Unrecorded)

January 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

For this virtual panel discussion, we are joined by LaDonna Brown, the Historic Preservation Officer of Chickasaw Nation, and Marcus Briggs-Cloud of Ekvnv Yefolecvlke, a community of Indigenous Maskoke persons who have reclaimed some of their ancestral homelands in what is now Weogufka, AL. Together they will discuss contemporary indigenous life and the ways it […]

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Oct 06

Latin American Heritage Festival – At Home

October 6, 2021 - October 15, 2021 | Virtual
Free

Celebrate Latin culture at the Birmingham Museum of Art during our fifth annual Latin American Heritage Festival at home! Here you will find art making videos, salsa music performance by Orquesta MaCuba, Tropicaleo Puerto Rican Kitchen virtual demo, a Spanish language museum tour, and a photo gallery from past Latin American Heritage Festivals at the […]

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Jul 29

Virtual Film Screening: Hale County This Morning, This Evening

July 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Virtual
Free

An inspired and intimate portrait of a place and its people, Hale County This Morning, This Evening looks at the lives of Daniel Collins and Quincy Bryant, two young African American men from rural Hale County, Alabama, over the course of five years. Collins attends college in search of opportunity while Bryant becomes a father […]

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Jul 15

Virtual Panel Discussion: The Green Book – Then & Now

July 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Virtual
Free

Started in 1936 by Harlem postman Victor Green, The Negro Motorist Green Book was an annual guide that helped African Americans travel the country safely, and with dignity, during a time of Jim Crow laws and segregation. The Green Book was also an indispensable resource for the era’s successful Black-owned businesses and rising African American middle class. […]

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Jul 09

Virtual Film Screening: The Green Book

July 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Virtual
Free

  In the 1930s, a Black postal carrier from Harlem named Victor Green published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide. It was called The Negro Motorist Green Book, and it helped African Americans navigate safe passages across the United States well into the 1960s. This film explores some of the […]

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Jun 26

Self-Soothe Saturday

June 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Virtual
Free

Self-Soothe Saturday invigorates your body, mind and spirit with a live virtual wellness workshop designed to educate, enlighten and revitalize. Join wellness coach Jacquie Fazekas of Bama Wellness Advocacy, and Adi Devta Kaur of THEBLKYOGI for a series of programs including virtual yoga and meditation. The first 100 registrants can reserve a Self-Soothe Sack which […]

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Jun 15

ArtBreak: The Importance of Stereoscopy

June 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm | Virtual
Free

Our current exhibition Ways of Seeing: The Art of Travel, Trade, and Transportation includes many stereoscopic images from Keystone Viewing Company. Stereoscopy was immensely popular in the mid-19th and early 20th centuries and offered viewers an accessible form of armchair travel. In this talk, we consider the importance of stereoscopic photography and its relevance today. […]

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Jun 10

Art in Conversation: Rebuilding our Communities

June 10, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm | Virtual
Free

Can art help us reimagine our communities? How can we use the arts to create systems and strategies for change? This program highlights the work of The Color Project and Ensley Alive, organizations that use art to present a counter-narrative for Birmingham’s Ensley neighborhood with the goal of erasing the negative connotations associated with this […]

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May 07

Art After 5: BMA’s Bridgerton

May 7, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Virtual
Free

Programs available between 5-9pm FREE Art kits are sold out Channel your inner duchess or duke for an evening of swoon and scandal inspired by Shonda Rhimes’s Netflix series Bridgerton. Classical pianist Eric Mobley will help set that high society vibe with a virtual concert, and Queen’s Park bartender Allie Phifer will show you how […]

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May 21

Virtual Film Screening // Minari

May 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm | Virtual
Free

Film screening is sold out Nominated for six Oscars in 2021, Minari is a tender and sweeping story about what roots us. Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving […]

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