Crosscurrents of Culture

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. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

As we explore the Japanese, African and Native American galleries, we will look closely at art objects that reflect similarities between these cultures, including the importance of nature and the natural world, the spirit world and importance of ancestors.

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

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

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. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

As we explore the Japanese, African and Native American galleries, we will look closely at art objects that reflect similarities between these cultures, including the importance of nature and the natural world, the spirit world and importance of ancestors.

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

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

Imagine Asia

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. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Explore the Sculpture Garden, Chinese, Japanese, and Southeast Asian galleries for an overview of Asian art and culture. Learn what was important to their cultures in terms of lifestyle, belief systems, and technology as well as the formal qualities of shape, texture, color, and composition.

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

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

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. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Explore the Sculpture Garden, Chinese, Japanese, and Southeast Asian galleries for an overview of Asian art and culture. Learn what was important to their cultures in terms of lifestyle, belief systems, and technology as well as the formal qualities of shape, texture, color, and composition.

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

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

Artists with Disabilities

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. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Experience and learn about works by three artists who turned their “disability” into extraordinary abilities in order to create their visions of beauty!

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

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

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. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Experience and learn about works by three artists who turned their “disability” into extraordinary abilities in order to create their visions of beauty!

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

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

Mindfulness

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. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Mindfulness is the state of being conscious or aware.  On this tour we will explore the ideas of being mindful of the beauty of nature, the fleetingness of life, and the feelings and concerns of those around us.

Don’t have a visual impairment? You are welcome to join as an empathy participant.
This is a drop-in tour. But space is limited, so reservations are encouraged. Please RSVP by Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

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

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. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Mindfulness is the state of being conscious or aware.  On this tour we will explore the ideas of being mindful of the beauty of nature, the fleetingness of life, and the feelings and concerns of those around us.

Don’t have a visual impairment? You are welcome to join as an empathy participant.
This is a drop-in tour. But space is limited, so reservations are encouraged. Please RSVP by Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

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

Bridges between Earthly and Heavenly Realms

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. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Humans have always sought access to the power of the spiritual world beyond, in order to meet their needs and yearnings. Come explore some of the ways people in different cultures have sought to make the connection.

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday,March 7, 2018.

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

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. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Humans have always sought access to the power of the spiritual world beyond, in order to meet their needs and yearnings. Come explore some of the ways people in different cultures have sought to make the connection.

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday,March 7, 2018.

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

Cancelled

Please note that the Visually Impaired Program tour scheduled for Saturday, February 10 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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

Please note that the Visually Impaired Program tour scheduled for Saturday, February 10 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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

Native American Cultures across the United States

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. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Explore the artwork of the Museum’s American and Native American galleries! 

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 10.

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

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. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Explore the artwork of the Museum’s American and Native American galleries! 

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

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