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Birmingham Museum of Art

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2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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June 2019

Father’s Day Brunch at Oscar’s

June 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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Enjoy delicious, locally-grown dishes from Oscar’s seasonal brunch menu in the beauty and comfort of the Museum with your family and friends.

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Dreaming

June 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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 Dreaming by Eanger Irving Couse in the American gallery.

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Drop-In Drawing

June 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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Spend time sketching in gallery during this guided drawing class. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies.

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Community Mural

June 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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Join us for a special ArtBreak featuring local Birmingham artist Paul Cordes Wilm, who recently created the mural in the Museum’s 8th Ave Lobby during our June 14th Art On The Rocks event.

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African Heritage Festival

June 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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Celebrate vibrant traditions and cultures of regions throughout the African diaspora at the BMA’s free-of-charge African Heritage Festival.

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Nydia, The Blind Flower Girl of Pompeii

June 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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.

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Hagar and Ishmael Saved by the Angel

June 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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 Hagar and Ishmael Saved by the Angel by Sebastiano Ricci in the Kress galleries.

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July 2019

Museum Closed

July 4, 2019
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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The Museum will be closed for the 4th of July holiday.

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The Spirit of Revolt

July 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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 Judy Cook will lead a discussion on The Spirit of Revolt by Helen Gertrude in the American gallery.

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VISITAS GUIADAS EN ESPAÑOL EN BMA // SPANISH TOURS AT THE BMA

July 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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El BMA se enorgullece de presentar visitas guiadas de su colección en español.

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Mavis Pusey: Locating Legacies

July 11, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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$12 – $17

Hallie Ringle, Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art, shares her research on lesser-known abstract artist Mavis Pusey.

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Art On The Rocks feat. Durand Jones & the Indications

July 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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$15 – $25

For July’s Art On The Rocks, Durand Jones & the Indications bring a sweet, soulful sound to Birmingham for the first time since the debut of their second album American Love Call.

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BMA Your Way Drop-In Tour

July 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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Is there something specific you are interested in seeing in our galleries? The BMA’s docents love to show off the collection. 

Drop-in and join Master Docent Mary Lynda Crockett for a FREE tour and see the BMA your way!

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School of Beauty, School of Culture

July 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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 School of Beauty, School of Culture by Kerry James Marshall in the Contemporary gallery.

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Visitas guiadas en español en BMA // Spanish Tours At The BMA

July 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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El BMA se enorgullece de presentar visitas guiadas de su colección en español.

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American Modernism

July 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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.

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Drop-In Drawing

July 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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Spend time sketching in gallery during this guided drawing class. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies.

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Quail Feeding Amidst Susuki and Kikyo

July 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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 Quail Feeding Amidst Susuki and Kikyo by Matsumura Keibun in the Japanese gallery.

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Portrait of a Lady

July 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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 Portrait of a Lady by Lavinia Fontana in the Italian galleries.

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August 2019

Ways of Seeing: Fashion at the BMA

August 1, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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$12 – $17

Curator of Education Rachel White speaks on the latest iteration of Ways of Seeing devoted to fashion across the Museum’s global collections.

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Oscar’s Sunday Brunch

August 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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Enjoy delicious, locally-grown dishes from Oscar’s seasonal brunch menu in the beauty and comfort of the Museum with your family and friends.

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Pure Land of Amitabha

August 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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 the Pure Land of Amitabha temple wall in the Chinese gallery.

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Art On The Rocks feat. Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears

August 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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$15 – $25

Art On The Rocks always brings out the fabulous and fashionable, and the 2019 theme will take cues from our exhibition, Ways of Seeing: Fashion.

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Ways of Seeing: Fashion Drop-In Tour

August 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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Curious about the various roles fashion plays in art?  Want to get the inside scoop on our latest exhibition Ways of Seeing: Fashion?

Please drop-in and join Master Docent Margaret Harrill for a FREE tour of the exhibition at 1:00 pm!

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Shield 1

August 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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 Shield 1 by Hayv Kahraman in the Contemporary gallery.

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Visitas guiadas en español en BMA // Spanish Tours At The BMA

August 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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El BMA se enorgullece de presentar visitas guiadas de su colección en español.

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Drop-In Drawing

August 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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Spend time sketching in gallery during this guided drawing class. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies.

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Lady Helen Vincent

August 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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 Lady Helen Vincent by John Singer Sargent in the American gallery.

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Figural Jug

August 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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 Figural Jug by John Lehman in the American gallery.

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September 2019

Oscar’s Sunday Brunch

September 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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Enjoy delicious, locally-grown dishes from Oscar’s seasonal brunch menu in the beauty and comfort of the Museum with your family and friends.

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Le Matin, temps brumeux, Pourville (Foggy Morning at Pourville)

September 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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 Mary Lynda Crockett will lead a discussion on Le Matin, temps brumeux, Pourville (Foggy Morning at Pourville) by Claude Monet in the 19th c. European gallery.

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Illustrious Wedgwood

September 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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$12 – $17

Dr. Anne Forschler-Tarrasch examines Wedgwood’s prolific medallion production.

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Saint Sebastian

September 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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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 Saint Sebastian by Francesco D’Ubertino Verdi, called Bacchiacca in the Italian galleries.

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Visitas guiadas en español en BMA // Spanish Tours At The BMA

September 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
Birmingham,AL35203United States
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El BMA se enorgullece de presentar visitas guiadas de su colección en español.

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