Art On The Rocks Exclusive: The Lonely Biscuits

On July 22, we’re bringing the Music City to the Magic City for the second Art On The Rocks of the summer! The BMA is excited to host The Lonely Biscuits on the main stage, with an opening performance by Blue Healer, both from Nashville, Tennessee. One is an indie alternative band known for its mix of garage rock […]

First Thursday: After Hours at the Museum

Your Night at the Museum!

The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to present an after-hours experience on the first Thursday of each month. Wander the galleries, sip cocktails in the garden, catch a movie, or sit down with friends for tapas at Oscar’s. The Museum is open for your enjoyment until 9PM.

Please note that costs apply for purchase of tapas and/or cocktails.

5-9PM: Tapas and cocktails in the café.

5-7PM: Live music by local musician Jonathan Stephens

Pianist Sean Chen Performs at the Museum

The 18th Annual Lavona Rushton Concert will take place on Tuesday, October 13 at 7:30PM. To see (and hear!) why you should attend, watch this video of our performer Sean Chen:   Video from The Cliburn’s YouTube page.

Derrick Adams’ “The Entertainer”

On Saturday, March 28, the Museum welcomed artist Derrick Adams, as he performed  The Entertainer with STATIC | DISTORTION |INTERFERENCE. The Entertainer is an original performance that incorporates a musical interpretation of white, gray, and black noise composed by Philippe Treuille and a projection by Ramon Silva with Adams’ live performance. Adams acts as a human Beatbox, […]

Derrick Adams’ “The Entertainer”

The Entertainer is an original performance that incorporates a musical interpretation of white, gray, and black noise composed by Philippe Treuille and a projection by Ramon Silva with Adams’ live performance. Adams acts as a human Beatbox, mimicking the sounds echoing from a TV, microphone, and speaker, while including sound bites from media programming. The graphic imagery is inspired by the bold formal structure of Russian Constructivist propaganda used in advertising and broadcasting. The piece is a commentary on the effects of media bombardment in today’s society.

Interview with Beatrice Rana

At age 21, Beatrice Rana will be the first female pianist to ever perform at our annual Rushton Concert, taking place this year on Wednesday, October 8 at 7:30PM. In an interview with Rana, she shares some of her thoughts and personal life with us. Birmingham Museum of Art: As such an accomplished young woman, to […]