District 3

Vulcan's 120th Birthday Bash

06-02-2024

Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jun 02 @ 12:00 pm

Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon at Vulcan Park with music by The Fungis band, dance performances by Magic City Disco, and free mini cupcakes provided by Piggly Wiggly. The ever-popular NASCAR pace car will return along with special guest...

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Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon at Vulcan Park with music by The Fungis band, dance performances by Magic City Disco, and free mini cupcakes provided by Piggly Wiggly. The ever-popular NASCAR pace car will return along with special guest appearances from the Magic City Mermaid, Vesta, and ‘The Big Guy’ himself. Sloss Furnaces’ metal artists will demonstrate iron pouring process and over 20 local artists and crafters will sell their handmade goods. There will be more than 15 vendors with activities and giveaways for all guests to enjoy including a moonwalk, face painting, misting tent and more.

Burney’s Mean Greenz, Jeremiah’s Italian Ice of Vestavia Hills, D’s Crazy Dogs, The Recipe, and other food trucks will be onsite providing food for purchase. Beer and wine will also be available for purchase for those 21 and up.

The first 120 guests will receive a special Vulcan favor swag bag including a coupon for free ice cream from Jenni’s Splendid Ice Cream, Fanta provided by Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Co., and more.

Important Party Details:

Advanced tickets encouraged to skip the lines
Raffle tickets for prizes from Red Cat Coffee, Davenport’s Pizza and more will be available for $2
Special guests include the Birmingham Squadron Mascot- Commander, Magic City Mermaid, and Miss UAB 2024
Free mini cupcakes by Piggly Wiggly Birmingham (while supplies last)
Over 20 local artists and vendors selling handmade goods
Food and refreshments from Burney’s Mean Greenz, Jeremiah’s Italian Ice of Vestavia Hills, D’s Crazy Dogs, The Recipe, and Coca-Cola products available for purchase
Beer and wine will be available for purchase for adults 21 and over
On-site parking is limited. FREE shuttles will be available from the parking lot at the Jefferson County Board of Education across Valley Avenue
No pets allowed during special events

To purchase tickets and see a schedule of events, check out visitvulcan.com/events.

Vulcan’s 120th Birthday Bash is presented by Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Co. with additional support from Stone Building Company, Piggly Wiggly, Bradley Arant, ACIPCO, and media sponsors CBS 42, La Jefa, and Latino News. A special thanks to our annual corporate sponsors Protective Life, Regions Band and Vulcan Materials Company.

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Tags:   Museums + Attractions

Circle the Globe Highlights Tour

06-02-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jun 02 @ 1:00 pm

Plank Mask (nwententay), Late 20th century, Yacouba Bonde, Bwa people, Village of Boni, Burkina Faso. Wood, natural pigments. Museum purchase with funds provided by Martha Pezrow. 2004.54 With a collection of over 27,000 works of art from around...

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Plank Mask (nwententay), Late 20th century, Yacouba Bonde, Bwa people, Village of Boni, Burkina Faso. Wood, natural pigments. Museum purchase with funds provided by Martha Pezrow. 2004.54 With a collection of over 27,000 works of art from around the globe, the BMA can serve as a passport to adventure. On this tour, you’ll see works from Japan, Africa, Asia, and more. It’s perfect for first time visitors or someone curious about the BMA’s highlights. This Sunday, join our Teaching Fellows Kiera Poole and Gracie Chatham to discover the BMA’s global collection! Meet Kiera and Gracie in the Main Lobby on the First Floor at 1:00 pm. Tour Information: This tour is FREE No need to book ahead, just drop by Tours max out at 30 people Tour lasts approximately 1 hour

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Tags:  Museums + Attractions

A Royal Affair: Wedgwood’s Persian Odyssey

06-05-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jun 05 @ 10:00 am

This talk will journey through the historical, political, and artistic implications of this extraordinary exchange, revealing a captivating intersection of British craftsmanship, diplomatic relations, and Persian royalty.

Reinvigorated for the...

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This talk will journey through the historical, political, and artistic implications of this extraordinary exchange, revealing a captivating intersection of British craftsmanship, diplomatic relations, and Persian royalty.

Reinvigorated for the 2023-2024 season, Art & Conversation gathers art enthusiasts in a relaxed environment to explore diverse art-related topics. These thought-provoking sessions are now held every other month on select Wednesdays at 10:30am and allow for a deeper dive into the world of art beyond our collections and exhibitions.

Join us before each talk at 10am in our Main Lobby to enjoy coffee and light snacks courtesy of Dryft Coffee, our partners who share our passion for community and tradition.

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Art After 5 The Wizard of Oz

06-07-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jun 07 @ 5:00 pm

Follow the yellow brick road to the Birmingham Museum of Art for an Art After 5 event that’s over the rainbow! This June, we’re celebrating Pride Month with the timeless charm of The Wizard of Oz. Dive into a night where art, music, and pop...

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Follow the yellow brick road to the Birmingham Museum of Art for an Art After 5 event that’s over the rainbow! This June, we’re celebrating Pride Month with the timeless charm of The Wizard of Oz. Dive into a night where art, music, and pop culture merge, featuring Oz-inspired art activities, a costume contest, and themed cocktails. Don’t miss this magical evening that promises to entertain! Join us somewhere over the rainbow for the next Art After 5! June’s Art After 5 event is exclusively for visitors aged 18+

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Tags:  Museums + Attractions

Family Festival African Heritage Festival

06-22-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jun 22 @ 10:00 am

Join us to celebrate the vibrant traditions of African cultures and the Museum’s African art galleries with the return of the African Heritage Festival, sponsored by Medical Properties Trust with support from Blue Cross Blue Shield. The...

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Join us to celebrate the vibrant traditions of African cultures and the Museum’s African art galleries with the return of the African Heritage Festival, sponsored by Medical Properties Trust with support from Blue Cross Blue Shield. The festival will include food, art projects, and a focus on the BMA’s African art collection. This event also includes performances in the Auditorium. Seats for the performances are limited and can be reserved using the link below! Members may reserve two seats free of charge.

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Tags:  Museums + Attractions

Disney Movie Masterpieces Cruella (2021)

06-29-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm

Credit: Cruella, Cruella (2021), Courtesy of Walt Disney Archives, © Disney Disney Movie Masterpieces showcases the fashion-forward origins of an iconic villain in the 2021 film Cruella. This stylish event features a screening of the film,...

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Credit: Cruella, Cruella (2021), Courtesy of Walt Disney Archives, © Disney Disney Movie Masterpieces showcases the fashion-forward origins of an iconic villain in the 2021 film Cruella. This stylish event features a screening of the film, inviting you to delve into the world of young fashion designer Estella and her transformative journey into Cruella de Vil. Following the movie, we invite you to take home a Cruella-themed art kit. These tailor-made art kits let participants channel their inner rebel designer, ensuring an afternoon of creativity and cinematic magic.

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Tags:  Museums + Attractions

DeTours “Unfit Frame” by Titus Kaphar

07-07-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 07 @ 1:00 pm

“Unfit Frame” by Titus Kaphar, 2016, oil on canvas with gilded antique frame, books, broom, and platform. Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Purchase with funds provided by the Collectors Circle for Contemporary...

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“Unfit Frame” by Titus Kaphar, 2016, oil on canvas with gilded antique frame, books, broom, and platform. Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Purchase with funds provided by the Collectors Circle for Contemporary Art, AFI.154.2016a-k, image © Titus Kaphar Curious about works of art that aren’t always included on a BMA tour? Take a DeTour with us each Sunday, where we’ll spend 30 minutes focusing on a work of art that is off the beaten path. This Sunday, BMA Teaching Fellow Gracie Chatham will facilitate a discussion on Unfit Frame by Titus Kaphar in the English gallery. Meet Gracie in the Main Lobby on the First Floor at 1:00 pm.

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Tags:  Museums + Attractions

Invisible to the Gods: Tattoos and Devotion

08-07-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 07 @ 10:00 am

Unravel the often unseen and intriguing links between identity, tattoos and devotion in various cultures.

Reinvigorated for the 2023-2024 season, Art & Conversation gathers art enthusiasts in a relaxed environment to explore diverse art-related...

[more+]

Unravel the often unseen and intriguing links between identity, tattoos and devotion in various cultures.

Reinvigorated for the 2023-2024 season, Art & Conversation gathers art enthusiasts in a relaxed environment to explore diverse art-related topics. These thought-provoking sessions are now held every other month on select Wednesdays at 10:30am and allow for a deeper dive into the world of art beyond our collections and exhibitions.

Join us before each talk at 10am in our Main Lobby to enjoy coffee and light snacks courtesy of Dryft Coffee, our partners who share our passion for community and tradition.

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Tags:   Museums + Attractions

Art & Conversation Invisible to the Gods: Tattoos and Devotion

08-07-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 07 @ 10:30 am

Led by Angela May, the Associate Director of Learning and Engagement, this session takes us on a journey exploring the deep spiritual and cultural connections within the art of tattooing. Unravel the often unseen and intriguing links between...

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Led by Angela May, the Associate Director of Learning and Engagement, this session takes us on a journey exploring the deep spiritual and cultural connections within the art of tattooing. Unravel the often unseen and intriguing links between identity, tattoos and devotion in various cultures. Reinvigorated for the 2023-2024 season, Art & Conversation gathers art enthusiasts in a relaxed environment to explore diverse art-related topics. These thought-provoking sessions are now held every other month on select Wednesdays and allow for a deeper dive into the world of art beyond our collections and exhibitions. Join us before each talk at 10:30am in our Cafe to enjoy coffee and light snacks courtesy of Juniper at the Museum, our new cafe partners. The lecture begins at 11am in our auditorium.

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Tags:  Museums + Attractions

Vulcan's 120th Birthday Bash

06-02-2024

Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jun 02 @ 12:00 pm

Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon at Vulcan Park with music by The Fungis band, dance performances by Magic City Disco, and free mini cupcakes provided by Piggly Wiggly. The ever-popular NASCAR pace car will return along with special guest...

[more+]

Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon at Vulcan Park with music by The Fungis band, dance performances by Magic City Disco, and free mini cupcakes provided by Piggly Wiggly. The ever-popular NASCAR pace car will return along with special guest appearances from the Magic City Mermaid, Vesta, and ‘The Big Guy’ himself. Sloss Furnaces’ metal artists will demonstrate iron pouring process and over 20 local artists and crafters will sell their handmade goods. There will be more than 15 vendors with activities and giveaways for all guests to enjoy including a moonwalk, face painting, misting tent and more.

Burney’s Mean Greenz, Jeremiah’s Italian Ice of Vestavia Hills, D’s Crazy Dogs, The Recipe, and other food trucks will be onsite providing food for purchase. Beer and wine will also be available for purchase for those 21 and up.

The first 120 guests will receive a special Vulcan favor swag bag including a coupon for free ice cream from Jenni’s Splendid Ice Cream, Fanta provided by Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Co., and more.

Important Party Details:

Advanced tickets encouraged to skip the lines
Raffle tickets for prizes from Red Cat Coffee, Davenport’s Pizza and more will be available for $2
Special guests include the Birmingham Squadron Mascot- Commander, Magic City Mermaid, and Miss UAB 2024
Free mini cupcakes by Piggly Wiggly Birmingham (while supplies last)
Over 20 local artists and vendors selling handmade goods
Food and refreshments from Burney’s Mean Greenz, Jeremiah’s Italian Ice of Vestavia Hills, D’s Crazy Dogs, The Recipe, and Coca-Cola products available for purchase
Beer and wine will be available for purchase for adults 21 and over
On-site parking is limited. FREE shuttles will be available from the parking lot at the Jefferson County Board of Education across Valley Avenue
No pets allowed during special events

To purchase tickets and see a schedule of events, check out visitvulcan.com/events.

Vulcan’s 120th Birthday Bash is presented by Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Co. with additional support from Stone Building Company, Piggly Wiggly, Bradley Arant, ACIPCO, and media sponsors CBS 42, La Jefa, and Latino News. A special thanks to our annual corporate sponsors Protective Life, Regions Band and Vulcan Materials Company.

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Tags:   Museums + Attractions

Circle the Globe Highlights Tour

06-02-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jun 02 @ 1:00 pm

Plank Mask (nwententay), Late 20th century, Yacouba Bonde, Bwa people, Village of Boni, Burkina Faso. Wood, natural pigments. Museum purchase with funds provided by Martha Pezrow. 2004.54 With a collection of over 27,000 works of art from around...

[more+]

Plank Mask (nwententay), Late 20th century, Yacouba Bonde, Bwa people, Village of Boni, Burkina Faso. Wood, natural pigments. Museum purchase with funds provided by Martha Pezrow. 2004.54 With a collection of over 27,000 works of art from around the globe, the BMA can serve as a passport to adventure. On this tour, you’ll see works from Japan, Africa, Asia, and more. It’s perfect for first time visitors or someone curious about the BMA’s highlights. This Sunday, join our Teaching Fellows Kiera Poole and Gracie Chatham to discover the BMA’s global collection! Meet Kiera and Gracie in the Main Lobby on the First Floor at 1:00 pm. Tour Information: This tour is FREE No need to book ahead, just drop by Tours max out at 30 people Tour lasts approximately 1 hour

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Tags:  Museums + Attractions

A Royal Affair: Wedgwood’s Persian Odyssey

06-05-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jun 05 @ 10:00 am

This talk will journey through the historical, political, and artistic implications of this extraordinary exchange, revealing a captivating intersection of British craftsmanship, diplomatic relations, and Persian royalty.

Reinvigorated for the...

[more+]

This talk will journey through the historical, political, and artistic implications of this extraordinary exchange, revealing a captivating intersection of British craftsmanship, diplomatic relations, and Persian royalty.

Reinvigorated for the 2023-2024 season, Art & Conversation gathers art enthusiasts in a relaxed environment to explore diverse art-related topics. These thought-provoking sessions are now held every other month on select Wednesdays at 10:30am and allow for a deeper dive into the world of art beyond our collections and exhibitions.

Join us before each talk at 10am in our Main Lobby to enjoy coffee and light snacks courtesy of Dryft Coffee, our partners who share our passion for community and tradition.

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Tags:   Museums + Attractions

Art After 5 The Wizard of Oz

06-07-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jun 07 @ 5:00 pm

Follow the yellow brick road to the Birmingham Museum of Art for an Art After 5 event that’s over the rainbow! This June, we’re celebrating Pride Month with the timeless charm of The Wizard of Oz. Dive into a night where art, music, and pop...

[more+]

Follow the yellow brick road to the Birmingham Museum of Art for an Art After 5 event that’s over the rainbow! This June, we’re celebrating Pride Month with the timeless charm of The Wizard of Oz. Dive into a night where art, music, and pop culture merge, featuring Oz-inspired art activities, a costume contest, and themed cocktails. Don’t miss this magical evening that promises to entertain! Join us somewhere over the rainbow for the next Art After 5! June’s Art After 5 event is exclusively for visitors aged 18+

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Tags:  Museums + Attractions

Family Festival African Heritage Festival

06-22-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jun 22 @ 10:00 am

Join us to celebrate the vibrant traditions of African cultures and the Museum’s African art galleries with the return of the African Heritage Festival, sponsored by Medical Properties Trust with support from Blue Cross Blue Shield. The...

[more+]

Join us to celebrate the vibrant traditions of African cultures and the Museum’s African art galleries with the return of the African Heritage Festival, sponsored by Medical Properties Trust with support from Blue Cross Blue Shield. The festival will include food, art projects, and a focus on the BMA’s African art collection. This event also includes performances in the Auditorium. Seats for the performances are limited and can be reserved using the link below! Members may reserve two seats free of charge.

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Tags:  Museums + Attractions

Disney Movie Masterpieces Cruella (2021)

06-29-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm

Credit: Cruella, Cruella (2021), Courtesy of Walt Disney Archives, © Disney Disney Movie Masterpieces showcases the fashion-forward origins of an iconic villain in the 2021 film Cruella. This stylish event features a screening of the film,...

[more+]

Credit: Cruella, Cruella (2021), Courtesy of Walt Disney Archives, © Disney Disney Movie Masterpieces showcases the fashion-forward origins of an iconic villain in the 2021 film Cruella. This stylish event features a screening of the film, inviting you to delve into the world of young fashion designer Estella and her transformative journey into Cruella de Vil. Following the movie, we invite you to take home a Cruella-themed art kit. These tailor-made art kits let participants channel their inner rebel designer, ensuring an afternoon of creativity and cinematic magic.

[less-]
Tags:  Museums + Attractions

DeTours “Unfit Frame” by Titus Kaphar

07-07-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 07 @ 1:00 pm

“Unfit Frame” by Titus Kaphar, 2016, oil on canvas with gilded antique frame, books, broom, and platform. Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Purchase with funds provided by the Collectors Circle for Contemporary...

[more+]

“Unfit Frame” by Titus Kaphar, 2016, oil on canvas with gilded antique frame, books, broom, and platform. Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Purchase with funds provided by the Collectors Circle for Contemporary Art, AFI.154.2016a-k, image © Titus Kaphar Curious about works of art that aren’t always included on a BMA tour? Take a DeTour with us each Sunday, where we’ll spend 30 minutes focusing on a work of art that is off the beaten path. This Sunday, BMA Teaching Fellow Gracie Chatham will facilitate a discussion on Unfit Frame by Titus Kaphar in the English gallery. Meet Gracie in the Main Lobby on the First Floor at 1:00 pm.

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Tags:  Museums + Attractions

Invisible to the Gods: Tattoos and Devotion

08-07-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 07 @ 10:00 am

Unravel the often unseen and intriguing links between identity, tattoos and devotion in various cultures.

Reinvigorated for the 2023-2024 season, Art & Conversation gathers art enthusiasts in a relaxed environment to explore diverse art-related...

[more+]

Unravel the often unseen and intriguing links between identity, tattoos and devotion in various cultures.

Reinvigorated for the 2023-2024 season, Art & Conversation gathers art enthusiasts in a relaxed environment to explore diverse art-related topics. These thought-provoking sessions are now held every other month on select Wednesdays at 10:30am and allow for a deeper dive into the world of art beyond our collections and exhibitions.

Join us before each talk at 10am in our Main Lobby to enjoy coffee and light snacks courtesy of Dryft Coffee, our partners who share our passion for community and tradition.

[less-]
Tags:   Museums + Attractions

Art & Conversation Invisible to the Gods: Tattoos and Devotion

08-07-2024

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 07 @ 10:30 am

Led by Angela May, the Associate Director of Learning and Engagement, this session takes us on a journey exploring the deep spiritual and cultural connections within the art of tattooing. Unravel the often unseen and intriguing links between...

[more+]

Led by Angela May, the Associate Director of Learning and Engagement, this session takes us on a journey exploring the deep spiritual and cultural connections within the art of tattooing. Unravel the often unseen and intriguing links between identity, tattoos and devotion in various cultures. Reinvigorated for the 2023-2024 season, Art & Conversation gathers art enthusiasts in a relaxed environment to explore diverse art-related topics. These thought-provoking sessions are now held every other month on select Wednesdays and allow for a deeper dive into the world of art beyond our collections and exhibitions. Join us before each talk at 10:30am in our Cafe to enjoy coffee and light snacks courtesy of Juniper at the Museum, our new cafe partners. The lecture begins at 11am in our auditorium.

[less-]
Tags:  Museums + Attractions