Cotton Pickers With Black Wagon

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 Caroline Wingate will lead a discussion on Cotton Pickers With Black Wagon by Jimmy Lee Sudduth from The Original Makers exhibition.

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 Caroline Wingate will lead a discussion on Cotton Pickers With Black Wagon by Jimmy Lee Sudduth from The Original Makers exhibition.

The Original Makers Drop-In Tour

Curoius about The Original Makers exhibition?

Please drop-in and join Docent Katia Kiss Miller for a FREE tour of the exhibition at 2:00 pm.

Curious about The Original Makers exhibition?

Please drop-in and join Docent Katia Kiss Miller for a FREE tour of the exhibition at 2:00 pm.

 

Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice

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 Marlene Wallace will lead a discussion on Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice by Benjamin West.

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 Marlene Wallace will lead a discussion on Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice by Benjamin West.

Measuring, Measuring

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 Marlene Wallace will lead a discussion on Measuring, Measuring by Emma Amos located in the Third Space exhibition.

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 Marlene Wallace will lead a discussion on Measuring, Measuring by Emma Amos located in the Third Space exhibition.

All Things Bright and Beautiful

Join us this month for a closer look at artist Amy Sherald’s “All Things Bright and Beautiful.”

Take a break for art and come to the Museum for a lunch-time talk featuring the recently unveiled work All Things Bright and Beautiful by Amy Sherald, who was commissioned to paint Michelle Obama’s official portrait for the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery in 2017. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Cafe and enjoy a complimentary dessert!

The Allen Sisters

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 Julia Stork will lead a discussion on The Allen Sisters by Wayman Adams.

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 Julia Stork will lead a discussion on The Allen Sisters by Wayman Adams.

Big Fish Eat All the Little Fish

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 Caroline Wingate will lead a discussion on Big Fish Eat All the Little Fish by Thornton Dial located in the Third Space exhibition.

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 Caroline Wingate will lead a discussion on Big Fish Eat All the Little Fish by Thornton Dial located in the Third Space exhibition.

Tending the Ground

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, Docent Mary Lynda Crockett will lead a discussion on Tending the Ground by Edward M Bannister in the American gallery.

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, Docent Mary Lynda Crockett will lead a discussion on Tending the Ground by Edward M Bannister in the American gallery.

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

Nydia, The Blind Flower Girl From Pompeii

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 Julia Stork will lead a discussion on Nydia, The Blind Flower Girl From Pompeii by Randolph Rogers.

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 Julia Stork will lead a discussion on Nydia, The Blind Flower Girl From Pompeii by Randolph Rogers.

Charles Buchanan and Jill Marlar

Local artists and printmakers Charles Buchanan and Jill Marlar will provide a unique gallery talk discussing the process of printmaking and how the art of Birmingham has evolved throughout the years.

Join us for a special look at the exhibition Magic City Realism: Richard’s Coe’s Birmingham. Local artists and printmakers Charles Buchanan and Jill Marlar will provide a unique gallery talk discussing the process of printmaking and how the art of Birmingham has evolved throughout the years.

Gallery Talk: Magic City Realism

Katelyn D. Crawford, PhD, The William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art, and special guest historian Marjorie White of the Birmingham Historical Society, will discuss Coe’s prints and paintings of industrial and residential scenes depicting Birmingham in the 1930’s.

Be among the first to take a deeper look at the BMA’s latest exhibition Magic City Realism: Richard Coe’s Birmingham. Katelyn D. Crawford, PhD, The William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art, and special guest historian Marjorie White of the Birmingham Historical Society, will discuss Coe’s prints and paintings of industrial and residential scenes depicting Birmingham in the 1930’s. Find out what brought Coe to Birmingham, why these historic etchings are being presented for the first time, and which Birmingham landmarks played a central role in Coe’s work.

Woman in a Green Coat

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 Julia Stork will lead a discussion on Woman in a Green Coat by Betty Grisham.

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 Julia Stork will lead a discussion on Woman in a Green Coat by Betty Grisham.