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Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages
Exhibition: Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages
2/08/2018 - 04/22/2019 (more information)
Attributed to, Joseph Oldof Pierre, Haitian, 1955– 1984
Vodou Flag or Banner
(Erzulie Danthor), early 1980s
satin, sequins, and glass beads
Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Robert Cargo Folk Art Collection; Gift of Caroline Cargo, AFI.235.2013
Exhibition: Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Through 05/31/2019 (more information)
Morino Hiroaki, Japanese, born 1934
Black Rust Flower Vase, about 1985
glazed stoneware
Museum purchase, 1991.785
Black Rust Flower Vase, about 1985
Portrait of Ethel Waters, 1939
Exhibition: Stargazing: Portraits of American Musical Legends
02/14/2019 - 04/26/2019 (more information)
Luigi Lucioni (American, 1900-1988)
Portrait of Ethel Waters, 1939
oil on canvas, 32 x 25 in.
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Birmingham Museum of Art
2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
(Formerly 2000 8th Ave. N)
Birmingham, AL 35203
T: 205.254.2565
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Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: Noon-5pm
First Thursdays: open until 9pm
Closed Mondays and Major Holidays

Admission:
General Museum admission is free. Admission may be charged for special blockbuster exhibitions.

Visitor info

Tours

The Charles W. Ireland Sculpture Garden
The striking Upper Plaza was designed for and exhibits the museum’s most monumental pieces of permanent sculpture.

Oscar’s at the Museum
Lunch Tuesday through Friday, 11am-2pm. Drop ins are welcome, or you may make a reservation. Oscar’s also hosts Sunday Brunch on select Sundays. Please check the Museum Calendar for dates.

Parking
Free parking is available in the Museum lot, located behind the Museum off Richard Arrington, Jr. Boulevard. Designated parking spaces are available for visitors with disabilities. Additional parking is available in nearby Boutwell Parking Deck and in public parking spaces along Ninth Avenue North. The Museum cannot validate parking in areas other than our attached lot. Parking Map

Mission
The mission of the Birmingham Museum of Art is to provide an unparalleled cultural and educational experience to a diverse community by collecting, presenting, interpreting, and preserving works of art of the highest quality.

About the Museum

History & Timeline
Founded in 1951, the Birmingham Museum of Art has one of the finest collections in the Southeast supported by a strong educational program designed to make the arts come alive for children and adults throughout the region. More than 25,000 objects represent a rich panorama of cultures, including Asian, European, American, African, Pre-Columbian, and Native American. Highlights include the Museum’s collection of Asian art, considered the finest and most comprehensive in the Southeast, and its collection of Vietnamese ceramics, one of the finest in the world; a remarkable Kress collection of Renaissance and Baroque paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts from the late 13th century to the 1750s; the collection of 18th century European decorative arts, which includes superior examples of English ceramics and French furniture; and the Museum’s world-renowned collection of Wedgwood, the largest outside of England.

The Collection
The Birmingham Museum of Art, one of the finest regional museums in the United States, houses a diverse collection of more than 26,000 paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, and decorative arts dating from ancient to modern times. The collection presents a rich panorama of cultures, featuring the Museum’s extensive holdings of Asian, European, American, African, Pre-Columbian, and Native American art. The mission of the Birmingham Museum of Art is to provide an unparalleled cultural and educational experience to a diverse community by collecting, presenting, interpreting, and preserving works of art of the highest quality.


Exhibitions:

Stargazing: Portraits of American Musical Legends
February 14, 2019 - April 26, 2019
(more information)

Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages
December 08, 2018 - April 22, 2019
(more information)

Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Through May 31, 2019
(more information)

Ways of Seeing: An Exploration of Line
Through February 10, 2019
(more information)

Events

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