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Emerging Collectors is the Birmingham Museum of Art’s newest support group. Through educational events, exclusive tours of private collections, and conversations with curators and collectors, we hope to take the mystery out of art collecting by showing members that it can be accessible and affordable. Whether your interest is in porcelain or paintings, contemporary art or decorative arts, or even if you don’t have an area of interest yet, Emerging Collectors will help you become more familiar with different types of art through the Museum’s collection and learn how to establish and cultivate your own collection.
Connecting the Global South
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.
RECENT ACQUISITION: CHARLES SHEELER’S TREE AND LANDSCAPE
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.
BMA debuts work by artist Amy Sherald
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.
Second Annual Collection Crawl
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 […]