Art After 5: Bards and Brews Night

Join us for the final Art After 5 of the season!

Join us for the final Art After 5 of the season! This month, we are joining forces with the Birmingham Public Library‘s Bards and Brews for a night of art making, poetry, and beer tasting! Come on out to hear spoken word from some of Birmingham’s best poets while enjoying some local craft beer tastings. Create your own poetry-inspired zine and take our special brew-inspired tour of the galleries. Don’t miss this last Art After 5!

Art After 5: Game of Thrones

Winter is coming to the BMA! Let’s prepare for the final season of Game of Thrones with a fantasy-filled night at the Museum.

Winter is coming to the BMA! Let’s prepare for the final season of Game of Thrones with a fantasy-filled night at the Museum. Channel your inner Mother of Dragons when you join us for a dragon hunt in the galleries. Crown yourself leader of Westeros with our DIY crown making while you sip on a Game of Thrones specialty cocktail. Drink and know things during a game of GOT trivia hosted by Happenin’s in the ‘Ham: A Better View of Birmingham. We’ll even have a special GOT photo opp to commemorate the night!

Art After 5 is FREE. A cash bar is available for guests who are 21+.

Schedule:

5-9pm: Make Your Own Crown!

5-9pm: Game of Thrones Gallery Hunt

5-7pm: Cocktail Tasting, The Khaleesi.

6:00pm – 7:00pm: Game of Thrones Trivia with Happenings in the Ham!

 

Game Night

It’s a brand new year, let the games begin! Our popular Game Night is back at Art After 5 with more board games than ever.

It’s a brand new year, let the games begin! Our popular Game Night is back at Art After 5 with more board games than ever.

Have some fun and make some new friends over games, gallery tours, art activities, and specialty cocktails. Feel free to BYO game to add to the mix!

Schedule:

Games All Night!
5-9PM

Maker’s Activities
5-9PM
Create your own Happy Tree Painting with a special BMA Bob Ross Tutorial

Scavenger Hunt in the Galleries
5-9PM
Take the games to the galleries with this special scavenger hunt!

Cocktail Tasting
5-8PM
Enjoy a specialty cocktail tasting provided by a local mixologist. A cash bar will also be available all night.

Museum Movie Merry-thon

We’re taking cues from some of our favorite holiday movies to bring you the hap, hap, happiest December Art After 5!

We’re taking cues from some of our favorite holiday movies to bring you the hap, hap, happiest December Art After 5! Take a Buddy-the-Elf inspired tour of the galleries followed by some serious paper snowflake making. Decorate an ugly Christmas sweater that would make Clark Griswold proud, and warm up with your new friends and some special holiday cocktails from Chattanooga Whiskey. Don’t stay Home Alone, come out to Art After 5!

Schedule:

Movie Merry-thon
5-9PM
This double feature offers two classic holiday movies.

Maker’s Activities
5-9PM
Decorate your own ugly holiday sweater and more!

Scavenger Hunt in the Galleries
5-9PM
Travel through the seven levels of the Candy Cane forest, through the sea of swirly-twirly gumdrops, and then walk through the Lincoln Tunnel in this interactive scavenger hunt.

Cocktail Tasting
5-7PM
Enjoy a specialty cocktail tasting provided by Chattanooga Whiskey. A cash bar will also be available all night.

Art After 5: BMA Bootleggers

Unwind from the week with art, music, making, and mixing.

Guys and dolls, come out to celebrate the end of prohibition with a roaring good time! The 1930’s will set the scene as we host a night of fun inspired by our latest exhibition, Magic City Realism: Richard Coe’s Birmingham. Experience what Birmingham might have been like 90 years ago with a speakeasy cocktail, swinging live music, and some gallery activities that will really blow your wig. We’ll even have the curator of Magic City Realism, Kate Crawford, on hand to offer pop-up gallery talks. It’ll be the bees knees!

Live Music feat. King Quartet
5-8:30 PM

Specialty Cocktail Tasting feat. David Hornbuckle
5-8 PM

Maker’s Activity- Printmaking
5-9 PM

Pop-Up Gallery Talks feat. Curator of American Art Katelyn Crawford
6-7:30 PM

Art After 5: March Madness

Unwind from the week with art, music, making, and mixing.

Take your March Madness game off the court and into our galleries for an art-filled night where everybody wins. Grab a tailgate-inspired cocktail sponsored by Jack Daniels and join us for an off-the-wall gallery tour highlighting the subjects in our collection who’ve truly gone mad. Don’t forget to fill out your Museum Madness brackets in which our works of art go head-to-head for the championship title of Best Artwork at the BMA.

Birmingham Museum of Art introduces Art After 5

Starting this Friday from 5pm to 9pm, the Birmingham Museum of Art will be hosting a new series, Art After 5.

Every first Friday, the museum will feature new art and entertainment with a lot of opportunities to unwind from the week. This will include mini studio art classes, guest musicians, tapas tastings, local mixologists, and art history hacks with experts.

The event is FREE for Members and only $10 for General Admission.

On Friday, you will have the opportunity to peruse through the Ghoulish Gallery Tour with Angela May of the BMA’s Education Department, watch a performance by Contemporary jazz duo Michael Glaser and Choko Aken on piano and drums. You will also get the chance to enjoy a Mini Studio Class with Instructor Meredith Knight and treat yourself to cocktails by the guest mixologist Feizal Valli of downtown’s soon-to-open, The Atomic Lounge.


Add a little Art to your Friday and enjoy the BMA’s newest series.