Top 8 reasons we’ll be at Art on the Rocks on July 27, presented by Dale’s Seasoning, at the Birmingham Museum of Art

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Paint a mural with acclaimed local artist Erin Mitchell at Art on the Rocks. Photo by Courtney Little, @fmlivenow, via erinleannworks.com

Pre-party at the Pizitz, cocktails at the museum and post-party at Moon Shine, Elyton Hotel’s rooftop bar. Art on the Rocks at the Birmingham Museum of Art makes for a super fun night, but here’s what really makes it rock. Get your tickets now for Friday, July 27, $25 for nonmembers and $15 for members.

1. Live Music

The Birmingham Museum of Art consistently knocks it out of the park when it comes to booking musical guests. Next up, Seratones.

Hailing from Shreveport, Louisiana, Seratones will bring its “Southern musicality, garage rock ferocity and general badassery” to Art on the Rocks on July 27. Buy tickets today.

2. Trendsetters

See an exclusive fashion show by Splashed by DKG, a luxury streetwear brand that’s local to Birmingham. Known for hand-constructed garments marked by bold, meticulously designed textiles, Splashed by DKG rocked Nashville Fashion Week in 2017 and 2018 and launched Magic City Fashion Week last fall.

“To popularize. To cause a stir. To make an impact. To make a SPLASH.”—Splashed by DKG

3. Interactive Mural Painting

Last June, we helped local artist John Lytle Wilson paint a new mural inside the museum. On July 27, we’ll pick up our paintbrushes again to help Blank Space Bham create its latest community mural.

The best part? You’ll be painting alongside acclaimed artist and Birmingham native Erin Mitchell!

4. Vinyl-Loving DJs

The legendary Seasick Records in Crestwood is providing the DJ. Count on the records spinning all evening long, indoors and out.

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Photo via Instagram @seasickrecord
5. Artist and Maker Demos

Macramé is back! Bonnie Poore, the Birmingham maker behind Bonnybee Designs, will show off her mad skills on July 27.

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Macramé. Photo via bonnybeedesigns.com
6. Exclusive First Look

Marianne Nicolson’s exhibition “Waterline” opens at July’s Art on the Rocks.

“Step into a darkened gallery where you’ll be among the first to experience a unique new exhibition. Artist Marianne Nicolson brings indigenous histories and worldviews to light through this immersive experience.”—Birmingham Museum of Art

7. Artsy Scavenger Hunt

Did you know the Birmingham Museum of Art has over 27,000 artworks in its collection? The education department has planned an oh-so clever gallery hunt so we discover some of these wonders for ourselves.

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Will “Gravity’s Rainbow” by Odili Donald Odita be part of the scavenger hunt at Art on the Rocks? Sorry, you have to find out for yourself. Image via artsbma.org
8. $10 Off Tickets With Membership

Already a member of the Birmingham Museum of Art? Cha-ching! You can buy tickets to Art on the Rocks for $15 instead of $25.

Not a member yet? It’s not too late for savings. An individual annual membership starts at just $50. When you take advantage of discounted tickets and membership benefits year-round, it practically pays for itself. Plus, you’ll help keep the Birmingham Museum of Art open and free to the public.

Thanks to Dale’s Seasoning and Tito’s Handmade Vodka for supporting Art on the Rocks at the Birmingham Museum of Art.

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