Third Space aims to create a place where all voices and perspectives are equally valued. A work central to the exhibition represents a culmination of all the ideas in the exhibition. It was commissioned from Rural Studio at Auburn University.
The Museum recently acquired Tree and Landscape, a painting in tempera on paper by Charles Sheeler from 1947. The painting will serve to expand the narrative of American modernism told in the Museum’s American art collection.
The Birmingham Museum of Art unveiled a work by artist Amy Sherald, who was also commissioned to paint Michelle Obama’s official portrait for the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery in 2017.
This past spring, Emerging Collectors, one of BMA’s newest and fastest growing support groups, enjoyed one of their favorite events – the annual Art Collectors Crawl. Held on a Sunday afternoon, the group visited four of Birmingham’s most distinct collectors, including the BMA’s own Gail Andrews. The tour began with a visit to the […]
The Birmingham Museum of Art announces Katelyn D. Crawford, Ph.D., as its new William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art. Crawford currently serves as assistant curator of American art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri and will join the BMA this summer. She succeeds Graham C. Boettcher, Ph.D., who was appointed […]
We are so very honored to announce that Henry Sharpe Lynn, Jr. has endowed the position of Curator of European Art. The curatorial position is named in memory of his parents and will be the Farris Gambrill Lynn and Henry Sharpe Lynn Curator of European Art. Henry Lynn has been an active and influential member […]