As an institution committed to collecting broadly and in depth, the Birmingham Museum of Art is home to a diverse collection of more than 27,000 paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, and decorative arts dating from ancient to modern times. Our collection presents a rich panorama of cultures, featuring the Museum’s extensive holdings of Asian, European, American, […]
The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to announce the co-chairs for the 2019 Museum Ball: Lindsey and John Lacey and Courtney and Bryson Stephens. As long-standing supporters of the Museum and the arts in Birmingham, the Laceys and the Stephens are sure to create an evening to remember. The 63rd Museum Ball: Pop in […]
BMA docents aren’t like regular docents. They’re cool docents. Interested in becoming one? Applications for the next training class are due March 1, 2019 with training beginning in September. Our docents play a key role in fulfilling the BMA’s commitment to the community. They are trained to facilitate tours that provide exciting art experiences for visitors […]
On June 18, 2018, the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Alabama—Mississippi Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society unveiled a new work of art commissioned in honor of the MS Society’s 2016 Legacy of Leadership honoree, Lee Styslinger Jr. The work, entitled Fiber, is a large sculpture by artist Darius Hill, created out of […]
Maacah Davis finds inspiration in art. This is why she gives.
Judy Cook inspires children every day as a Museum docent. This is why she gives.
Henry Joe sees the BMA as more than just an art museum. This is why he gives. Visit our giving page to learn how your donation to the Year-End Giving Fund makes an impact.
Sanjay Singh reconnects to his roots at the BMA. This is why he gives. Visit our giving page to learn how your donation to the Year-End Giving Fund makes an impact.
The Birmingham Museum of Art was pleased to dedicate the Education gallery space in honor of Sharon and Grady Burrow on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. The act of naming this gallery reaches far beyond the walls of the Museum, as year after year the BMA’s Education programming and exhibitions impact young, budding artists from throughout […]
While the BMA collects art from all over the globe, it takes just as seriously the goal of collecting important work by the most significant artists born or active in the state of Alabama. Well represented within the Museum’s collection are the Weavers, a multi-generational dynasty of women artists from Selma. Most famous among the […]