Surprise yourself at NYE at the BMA—Birmingham Museum of Art’s 2022 new year’s eve party


Birmingham Museum of Art, people dancing
Dance in the New Year at the Birmingham Museum of Art. (BMA)

It’s almost 2023 and parties are officially BACK! Put on your fancy shoes and head to the Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve affair. The beautiful BMA is hosting an elegant night of unimaginable surprises—get your tickets now. Support the arts while ringing in the new year at NYE at the BMA.

Know before you go to NYE at the BMA

NYE at the BMA
The best NYE ever. (BMA)
  • When: Saturday, December 31, 8PM-12:30AM
  • Where: Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Boulevard
  • What to wear: Creative cocktail attire—dress up in your finest for this black tie affair
  • Who it’s for: 21+ only
  • Cost: $200 per person
  • Get tickets for this unique fundraiser for the BMA, presented by Titos

What to expect during NYE at the BMA

Reflect on 2022 while immersing yourself in the culture, excitement, and surprises that accompany a never-before-seen countdown to a new year. The evening’s proceeds support the Birmingham Museum of Art.

Toast the new year

Midnight toast + surprise performance
Can’t wait to see what the surprise performance is. (BMA)

Your ticket includes five complimentary drink tickets:

  • One signature drink provided by Tito’s Vodka, the presenting sponsor
  • One signature cocktail provided by Clyde Mays, supporting sponsor
  • Two signature cocktails, wine or beer AND
  • One champagne toast at midnight (plus a surprise performance)

Cheers, y’all. 🥂

Dance the night away

DJ Gina T
DJ Gina T will set the vibe. (BMA)

DJ Gina T specializes in cool sounds, warm blends and vibes from all over. She’s Gina Tollesse, pronounced tah-LEESE—a Ramsay High School alum who plays regularly in Birmingham and Atlanta, when she’s not traveling the globe. Check out this playlist from the 2022 BMA Ball to get in the mood.

To the 9’s is a 12 piece band with a three-piece horn section and five lead singers that’ll have kicking off your heels on the dance floor.

Enjoy delectable culinary delights

Chef Tyler Lyne
Chef Tyler Lyne is sure to delight with his culinary creations. (BMA)

Specially-curated hors d’oeuvres from award-winning Chef Tyler Lyne—”recognized by ZAGAT as one of New York City’s ’30 under 30′ list of trailblazers helping to define the next wave of culinary greatness” will tantalize your palate and whet your appetite.

Tyler Lyne is a molecular gastronomy expert and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. He honed his skills in Japan and at regarded restaurants as Restaurant Cru, Bouley, Momofuku Ko and Ciano before landing his first chef job as Chef de Cuisine at La Esquina.

From there, he became a partner and held the title of Executive Chef at Cloud Catering, Riviera Caterers and Creative Edge Parties. He is currently VP of Culinary at Neuman’s Kitchen. His clients have included Nasdaq, Facebook, the NFL and various red-carpet A-List events. Simultaneously, he serves as Culinary Director for Bamboo Asia—Far Out Market in San Francisco and Lucky Rooster Market Street in Miami, Chicago and South Carolina.

You may have seen him on the Food Network’s Iron Chef America in Battle Pasta.

Closer to home, you may have heard of him via Tasting TBL. He’s also the inaugural Chef in Residence at 1856 Auburn, and is planning to open Frenchie Restaurant in Five Points South in February 2023.


Engaging, unique tastings + experiences—since the theme of the evening is “an evening of the unimaginable,” you know everything they’re planning is going to be top notch.

There’s also a complimentary valet and coat check service so you can show off your finest.

Finally, Stella Artois will be showing off their arty side with custom on-site glass engraving, along with a pouring and tasting of the Belgian beer. 

Get your tickets now for NYE at the BMA.

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