Meet the Membership Officer, Mary Little

Meet the Membership Officer, Mary Little

Earlier this year the Museum welcomed Mary Little as its new membership officer. Mary has worked for a number of years in administrative and customer service roles, including her most recent position providing support to the executive director at the Birmingham Public Library. She is passionate about art and earned a B.F.A. from the University […]

Hallie Ringle Awarded Warhol Fellowship

Hallie Ringle Awarded Warhol Fellowship

Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art Hallie Ringle was recently granted a Curatorial Research Fellowship by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The Warhol Foundation will award a total of $413,500 in Fall 2018 Curatorial Research Fellowships, the highest amount since the program began in 2008. Fellows will receive grants of up to […]

2018 Museum Art Educator of the Year

2018 Museum Art Educator of the Year

The Museum is proud to announce that the Alabama Art Education Association recently awarded the 2018 Museum Art Educator of the Year to Willow Scott, Manager of Youth and Community Engagement. The Alabama Art Education Association is a professional organization of art educators dedicated to advocating for art education by following national standards, providing membership […]

Q&A with New Curator of Contemporary Art

Q&A with New Curator of Contemporary Art

In November 2018, Hallie Ringle joined the BMA as the new Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art. Coming to us from the Studio Museum in New York, Hallie has extensive experience working with artists and has organized numerous contemporary art exhibitions. She looks forward to facilitating conversations, strengthening the contemporary art collection, and sharing stories […]

Q&A with New Goodrich Intern, Kristen Pignuolo

Q&A with New Goodrich Intern, Kristen Pignuolo

The Birmingham Museum of Art is happy to welcome the new Goodrich Intern, Kristen Pignuolo. Originally from Houston, Texas, Kristen has a background in art research after studying modern history and art history at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and receiving her masters degree in art history from The Courtauld Institute of Art […]

Meet the Manager of Docent and Teacher Programs: Emily Hylton

Meet the Manager of Docent and Teacher Programs: Emily Hylton

BMA’s newest staff addition is Emily Hylton, who joins our Education Department as the manager of docent and teacher programs. Coming to the Museum from The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, North Carolina, Emily looks forward to engaging with the community, building relationships, and enjoying all that Birmingham has to offer. She brings […]

Q&A with UAB Fellow Kristen McArthur

Q&A with UAB Fellow Kristen McArthur

Each year, the Birmingham Museum of Art selects a graduate student from the University of Alabama at Birmingham to complete a yearlong fellowship at the Museum. The UAB Fellow completes special projects that provide an in-depth experience and insight into the nature of curatorial work. The 2017–2018 UAB Fellow, Kristen McArthur, spent most of her […]