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Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on Rat by Frank Fleming in the Sculpture Garden.

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on Rat by Frank Fleming in the Sculpture Garden.

Studio by the Tracks

Join us for a special Art Break featuring the Executive Director of Studio by the Tracks, Suzanne Boozer, who will discuss their current exhibition featured in the Burrow Education Gallery.

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators and special guests lead visitors on a 30-minute exploration in the galleries. Join us for a special ArtBreak featuring the Executive Director of Studio by the Tracks, Suzanne Boozer, who will discuss their current exhibition featured in the Burrow Education Gallery.

Studio by the Tracks is a studio and gallery for artists with Autism Spectrum Disorders. They provide a social network and a career path that enriches the lives of the artists they serve, as well as the greater community. For more information, visit studiobythetracks.org.

 

Oil Portraits with Andy Jordan

In this four week workshop, participants will practice creating portraits from a clothed model using oil paints. You may know Andy Jordan from his ongoing weekly figure drawing class at Space One Eleven, or you may know his murals, found in various locations across Birmingham. Jordan is continually exploring painting, drawing, exhibiting, and public art projects. Join him in practicing the art of oil portraiture!

All skill levels are welcome.
Age 15+
Cost $120
Participants bring their own supplies.

Rat

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on Rat by Frank Fleming in the Sculpture Garden.

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on Rat by Frank Fleming in the Sculpture Garden.

Art in the Making: Clay Workshop with Carolyn Wass

Art in the Making for adults 55 and better returns with an 8 week Clay Workshop taught by local artist Carolyn Wass!

Participants will have the freedom to create and learn about what interests them, at their own pace. Carolyn Wass will help you make functional and/or decorative objects, practice hand-building, wheel-throwing, glazing, and more.

Classes meet Tuesdays from 10:00am to 12:00pm beginning February 26 and ending April 16.

Cost: $35 per class/$280 total
Supplies included.

ARTfix! Representing the Figure with Andy Jordan

February 3-24
Sundays 2-4

Space One Eleven is offering a four week figure workshop led by artist Andy Jordan. Participants will choose their preferred medium to develop methods for representing the human figure from live models. This class is for intermediate to advanced students

Age: 18+
Cost: $120

The Original Makers

Join us in June for an inside look at The Original Makers with co-curators Emily Hanna, Curator of the Arts of Africa and Americas, and former BMA Director Gail Andrews.

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators lead visitors on a 30-minute exploration in the galleries. Join us in June for an inside look at our latest exhibition The Original Makers with co-curators Emily Hanna, Curator of the Arts of Africa and Americas, and former BMA Director Gail Andrews.

The Original Makers Festival

Celebrate the opening weekend of our new exhibition with a fun-filled day at the BMA!

Celebrate the opening weekend of our new exhibition The Original Makers with a fun-filled day at the Museum! Featuring live music by The Cedric Burnside Project, guests will enjoy artist demonstrations by Blackbelt Treasures, art-making activities, face painting, and the opening of The Original Makers.

The Original Maker’s Festival Schedule:

Art Activities, Main Lobby, 10am – 2pm

Artist Demonstrations by Black Belt Treasures, Cafe, 10am – 2pm
Face Painting, Sculpture Garden, 10am – 2pm

Pop-Up Restaurant by Hot Tag, Sculpture Garden, 11am-2pm

Alabama Animals from the Birmingham Zoo, Sculpture Garden, 11am-12pm

Alabama Artist Scavenger Hunt, Galleries, 10am – 2pm

Live Music feat. The Cedric Burnside Project, Upper Plaza, 1:00 pm-2pm