Art on the Rocks 2019 kicks off June 14 with live music and mural making. Win tickets now!

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Art on the Rocks is returning this year for its 15th season. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

The Birmingham Museum of Art is bringing back Art on the Rocks—three nights of art-centered entertainment—on June 14, July 12 and August 9. Keep reading to find out how to win tickets!

Art on the Rocks 2019

From live music to interactive mural making, this event is a must for any art and music lover. This year’s events will feature artists Con Brio, Durand Jones & the Indicators, and Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears. Tickets are $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Members will get discounted tickets and year-round museum benefits. Sign up for membership here, or win tickets on our Instagram @BhamNow!

This year’s theme springs from the Birmingham Museum of Art’s current exhibition Ways of Seeing: Fashion. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

Art on the Rocks includes live music, DJ dance parties, artist demos, interactive mural making and more. The 2019 season of Art On The Rocks takes cues from the Birmingham Museum of Art’s current exhibition Ways of Seeing: Fashion. For more information, click here.

Con Brio is named for an Italian musical direction meaning “with spirit.” Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

Activities

Artist Demo with Mitchell Walters

  • When: 7:30-9:30PM
  • Where: Sculpture garden
  • Watch talented local artist Mitchell Walters created a work of art before your eyes. Her fashion-inspired art is where runway glam meets the canvas.
Art on the Rocks features live demonstrations from talented artists. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

Interactive Community Mural with Paul Cordes Wilm

  • When: 7-11PM
  • Where: Bromberg’s Lounge
  • Birmingham visual artist Paul Cordes Wilm combines pop art with elements of folk art inspiring the nickname “folk-pop.” His work often explores social issues and can be found all over the Magic City. Pick up a brush and get in on the action as he paints a community mural in the Bromberg’s Lounge!

Ways of Seeing: Fashion

  • When: 7-11PM
  • Where: Galleries
  • The 2019 season of Art On The Rocks is inspired by the exhibition Ways of Seeing: Fashion, which explores how fashion has been documented over the years through art. Don’t miss the fashion photo booth at the end of the exhibition hallway.
Ways of Seeing: Fashion is presented by Style Yourself Chic with Megan LaRussa and made possible by the City of Birmingham. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

Gallery Activity

  • When: 7-11PM
  • Where: Gallery
  • Make your way through our global galleries with a digital scavenger hunt.

Beats by Gina Tollese

  • When: 7-11PM
  • Where: Cafe
  • Looking for the dance floor? DJ Gina Tollese is giving out good vibes and dreamy beats all night long.
Make sure to stop by the cafe for a DJ dance party. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

Photo Spot with The FlashBar

  • When: 7-11PM
  • If it’s not on social media, did it really even happen? Check out this selfie spot, strike a pose, and tag @bhammuseum in your shot!

Con Brio

  • When: 9:30-10:45PM
  • Where: Tito’s Handmade Vodka Stage
  • Buckle up, Birmingham! This funky seven-piece San Francisco band is known for its adrenaline-fueled live shows, acrobatics included. Sway to a sound that refuses to conform to a single musical genre, fusing decades of styles to get the party started. Catch Con Brio on the Tito’s Handmade Vodka Stage!
Art on the Rocks is excited to feature seven-piece rock band Con Brio. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

Can’t make it on June 14? Don’t worry, there are two more Art on the Rocks events this summer:

July 12: Art on the Rocks featuring Durand Jones & The Indications

Durand Jones & The Indicators is made up of five friends who met as students at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

August 9: Art on the Rocks Featuring Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears

Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears have performed at many music festivals including Bonnaroo, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Bumbershoot and more. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

To learn more about Art on the Rocks and the Birmingham Museum of Art, click here!

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