Summer Solstice: Centering in on the Sun

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Once June arrives in Alabama, it might feel like summer, with school-free days and sweltering heat, has already started. However, the season does not officially begin until June 21, the longest day of the year. For this Summer Solstice, the BMA is celebrating the lasting brightness with sunshine found throughout our galleries.

If you ever need an escape from the sizzling sun, the Birmingham Museum of Art is the perfect place to have some free summer fun! Check out our events calendar and plan your visit today!

Looking Down Yosemite Valley, Bierstadt 1 1956.2_01_p01 3 6 5 4 "Venice: Grand Canal at Sunset” by Thomas Moran Messages Image(1819917972)
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Chatsworth House and Park. Pieter Tillemans (Flemish, active Great Britain, 1684-1734), about 1725. Oil on canvas. 26 × 68 inches. Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Purchase with funds provided by the Sklenar Family – Herb, Ellie, Susan and Tisha; and the Art Fund, Inc., AFI.4.2013.