After 40 years of service to the BMA, Gail Andrews retired as R. Hugh Daniel Director of the Birmingham Museum of Art in September. During her 20 years at the helm of the Museum, Andrews grew the collection from 13,000 objects to 27,000 objects, raised the endowment by $21 million, expanded the staff and programming, […]
On Wednesday, May 24, the Alabama State Council on the Arts (ASCA) presented Gail Andrews, R. Hugh Daniel Director of the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Jonnie Dee Riley Little Lifetime Achievement Award at its biennial Celebration of the Arts Awards Program in Montgomery, Alabama. Written by Dr. Graham Boettcher, the following article was presented at the Awards Program and is published in the current […]
Gail Andrews reflects on her tenure of 40 years at the BMA. She will
share some of its history and the role she played in helping shape it,
as well as what the future may hold for our institution.