2019 Family Festival Series Recap

The BMA is proud to bring diverse communities together to share in one another’s heritage during our quarterly heritage festivals. During the 2019 season, 5,578 visitors joined us to celebrate cultures and traditions from around the world. We kicked off the season in January with the Japanese Heritage Festival, inspired by our Japanese art collection. […]

Visitors’ View: Holi Festival 2019

The BMA hosted its 9th Annual Holi: A Festival of Color on March 9, 2019. Nearly 2,500 guests came out to enjoy this traditional Indian holiday, which celebrates the arrival of spring. During the event, guests took in classical Indian and Bollywood-style dance performances, engaged in hands-on art experiences, received authentic henna tattoos, and enjoyed […]

5 Things to Do at Holi: A Festival of Color

Written by Communications Intern Hope Tucker With springtime just around the bend, the BMA is gearing up to celebrate with our annual Holi Festival. An ancient Hindu holiday that began in India, Holi festivals now take place all over the world to welcome the changing of the season. Join us this Saturday, March 9, from […]

African Heritage Festival

Join us on June 17th as we celebrate the vibrant traditions of African culture and the Museum’s African Art gallery. This family-oriented festival will feature art-making activities, dance, and music!

Hispanic Heritage Festival

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Birmingham Museum of Art! Enjoy local food, live music, and art activities for all ages! Go on an adventure in our galleries with a scavenger hunt, listen to a storyteller read Adelita in English and Spanish, or join us for a special Spanish language tour of our collection. The […]

5 Things to do at Hispanic Heritage Festival

We hope you’re making plans to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the BMA! This is one fiesta you won’t want to miss. With so many opportunities for family-friendly fun, here’s a list of just a few of the things you can do at our festival on Saturday. Learn to Salsa. Put on your dancing shoes and […]