Nydia, The Blind Flower Girl of 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 of Pompeii by Randolph Rogers 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, Master Docent Julia Stork will lead a discussion on Nydia, The Blind Flower Girl of Pompeii by Randolph Rogers in the American gallery.

Perseus – Homage to Benvenuto Cellini

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 Perseus – Homage to Benvenuto Cellini by Salvador Dalí in the Kress galleries.

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 Perseus – Homage to Benvenuto Cellini by Salvador Dalí in the Kress galleries.

The Potter

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 The Potter by Allan Houser in the Native 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, Master Docent Caroline Wingate will lead a discussion on The Potter by Allan Houser in the Native American gallery.

Art in the Garden

In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and sculpture.

Join Docent Janet Sanders for this guided tour of the BMA’s Sculpture Garden. Reservations are required due to limited space. Please RSVP by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.

To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, email tours@artsbma.org or call 205.254.2964.
VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups.

In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and sculpture.

Join Docent Janet Sanders for this guided tour of the BMA’s Sculpture Garden. Reservations are required due to limited space. Please RSVP by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.

To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, email tours@artsbma.org or call 205.254.2964.
VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups.

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.

The Four Evangelists

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 Mathew, Mark, Luke, John (the Four Evangelists) by Giuseppe Bernardi called Torretto in the Italian galleries.

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 Mathew, Mark, Luke, John (the Four Evangelists) by Giuseppe Bernardi called Torretto in the Italian galleries.

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.

Ceramic Sculpture with Nada Boner

Nada Boner is a Birmingham artist creating organic ceramic sculpture. Her current work, based on natural forms, is unique and imaginative. In this six-week workshop, participants will learn to bring clay forms to life through the art of hand-building.

All skill levels welcome!
Ages 16+
Cost $210 for six classes
Supplies are included.

Uma-Mahesvara (Siva and Parvati)

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 Katia Kiss Miller will lead a discussion on Uma-Mahesvara (Siva and Parvati) in the South and Southeast Asian 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, Master Docent Katia Kiss Miller will lead a discussion on Uma-Mahesvara (Siva and Parvati) in the South and Southeast Asian gallery.

Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages

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 Crocket will lead a discussion on a select works from the Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages 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, Docent Mary Lynda Crocket will lead a discussion on a select works from the Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages exhibition.

Voodoo/Tree of Life

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 Voodoo/Tree of Life by Herbert Singleton Jr.

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 Voodoo/Tree of Life by Herbert Singleton Jr.

Ganesha

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 Katia Kiss Miller will lead a discussion on the sculpture of Ganesha from the Khmer Empire. 

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 Katia Kiss Miller will lead a discussion on the sculpture of Ganesha from the Khmer Empire.

Sarasvati

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 Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on the sculpture of Sarasvati in the South and Southeast Asian 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 Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on the sculpture of Sarasvati in the South and Southeast Asian gallery.

The New Makers Community Exhibition

Free, No registration

Join us for a closing reception and enjoy light refreshments.

There’s a maker in us all. Discover yours at the pop-up Maker Stations by creating your own art inspired by The Original Makers: Folk Art from the Cargo Collection. Each drop-in art session will feature a different community artist and related art activities, so you can make something different every time. 

Drop by Saturday July 21, August 4, and August 11 from 10AM-12:30PM.  

Free, no registration necessary. Open to makers of all ages.

After each Maker Station, take your artwork with you or loan it to us temporarily and be part of the New Makers Community Exhibition in the Sharon and Grady Burrow Education Gallery, August 16 through August 28. Come to the closing reception on August 28 from 5 to 7PM and enjoy light refreshments. After the reception, take home your artwork from the show.

Sakyamuni as an Ascetic

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 Katia Kiss Miller will lead a discussion on Sakyamuni as an Ascetic in the Chinese 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 Katia Kiss Miller will lead a discussion on Sakyamuni as an Ascetic in the Chinese gallery.