Art On The Rocks Exclusive: Con Brio

Art On The Rocks presented by Dale’s Seasoning returns on June 14 featuring musical guests Con Brio! This funky seven-piece band from San Francisco refuses to conform to a single musical genre, fusing decades of styles to create a sound uniquely their own. The band’s name comes from an Italian musical direction meaning “with spirit,” and […]

Meet the Membership Officer, Mary Little

Earlier this year the Museum welcomed Mary Little as its new membership officer. Mary has worked for a number of years in administrative and customer service roles, including her most recent position providing support to the executive director at the Birmingham Public Library. She is passionate about art and earned a B.F.A. from the University […]

Q&A with New Goodrich Intern, Kristen Pignuolo

The Birmingham Museum of Art is happy to welcome the new Goodrich Intern, Kristen Pignuolo. Originally from Houston, Texas, Kristen has a background in art research after studying modern history and art history at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and receiving her masters degree in art history from The Courtauld Institute of Art […]

Meet the Manager of Docent and Teacher Programs: Emily Hylton

BMA’s newest staff addition is Emily Hylton, who joins our Education Department as the manager of docent and teacher programs. Coming to the Museum from The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, North Carolina, Emily looks forward to engaging with the community, building relationships, and enjoying all that Birmingham has to offer. She brings […]

Planting Seeds with Local Artist Kyoka Akers

When the Museum’s education department contacted Bessemer native Kyoka Akers about being its 2018 Emerging Artist, she knew what she would create without hesitation: a colorful installation of crochet dolls. However, selecting the subject matter was about as far as the planning went for Akers. She let the dolls tell their ow stories, which manifested […]

Art On The Rocks Exclusive: Tank and the Bangas

After announcing the lineup for the 2018 season of Art On The Rocks presented by Dale’s Seasoning, one thing was clear: Birmingham loves Tank and the Bangas. You let us know through Facebook, Instagram, and online ticket sales. The group is based in New Orleans, but for band member Albert Allenback, Alabama will always be […]

Art On The Rocks Exclusive: Seratones

Leading up to their Art On The Rocks performance, we talked musical food pairings, art, and the early days with Seratones lead singer AJ Haynes. 

Meet the Goodrich Intern: Shannon Bewley

As the Goodrich Intern, Shannon Bewley has spent time with three BMA departments: Educational, Development, and Registration. Learn about her internship experience in this Q&A.


In the middle of their tour across the country, Los Colognes will make a stop in Birmingham just for a performance at the BMA. The Nashville-based, five-member band currently travels with music from their album The Wave, consisting of water and ocean metaphors that describe the everyday journey of adulthood. With a blend of their […]

Art On The Rocks Exclusive: The Underhill Family Orchestra

Don’t let the name fool you. The Underhill Family Orchestra isn’t an orchestra and its members aren’t technically related, but the undeniable bond between them might convince you otherwise. The six-member Appalachia-inspired band from Mobile, Alabama will bring their foot-stomping, Americana progressive pop sound to the Schaeffer Eye Center Stage at Art On The Rocks […]