American Modernism

Shannon Bewley, the BMA’s Provenance Research Fellow, will discuss modernism in the American Galleries and the recent expansion of the collection to include works made through 1970.

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators and special guests lead visitors on a 30-minute exploration in the galleries. This month, Shannon Bewley, the BMA’s Provenance Research Fellow, will discuss modernism in the American Galleries and the recent expansion of the collection to include works made through 1970.

What Did Jesus Look Like? The Artist as Visual Theologian

Dr. Amy C. Cottrill, the Denson N. Franklin Associate Professor of Religion at Birmingham-Southern College, will discuss the Embodying Faith exhibition.

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators and special guests lead visitors on a 30 minute exploration in the galleries. Join us this month for a talk with Amy C. Cottrill, Ph.D., the Denson N. Franklin Associate Professor of Religion at Birmingham-Southern College, focusing on the exhibition Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages.

 

 

Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages

Join Curator of European Art Robert Schindler for a special look at the recently opened exhibition “Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages.”

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators lead visitors on a 30 minute exploration in the galleries. Join Dr. Robert Schindler, The Fariss Gambrill Lynn and Henry Sharpe Lynn Curator of European Art, as he walks us through the recently opened exhibition Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages

Quilts of The Original Makers

Join special guest speaker and BMA Docent Jeannine Brown as she gives us an in-depth look at the quilting process and discusses the different methods used by southern quilt makers.

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators and special guests lead visitors on a 30-minute exploration in the galleries. This month, join special guest speaker and BMA Docent Jeannine Brown as she gives us an in-depth look at the quilting process and discusses the different methods used by southern quilt makers.

Cahaba River Society

Join us this month for a special discussion on water conservation and art with the Cahaba River Society.

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators and special guests lead visitors on a 30-minute exploration in the galleries. This month, curators and members of the Cahaba River Society will speak about cross-currents between Waterline and the Cahaba River Watershed in a special ArtBreak on Tuesday, October 16 at noon.

ArtBreak: For Freedoms

Join us for a discussion on “For Freedoms: Civil Rights and Human Rights,” featuring special guest John Paul Taylor of Real Life Poets.

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators and special guests lead visitors on a 30-minute exploration in the galleries. Join us this month for a discussion on our newest exhibition, For Freedoms: Civil Rights and Human Rightsfeaturing special guest John Paul Taylor of Real Life Poets.

 

 

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.

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.