Birmingham Museum of Art 2013


Partnership with the Birmingham Museum of Art

UAB Student Life & the Birmingham Museum of Art present:
Art, Culture, and Civil Rights: 50 Years


Tuesday, September 24, 5-8 pm
A great free event for UAB students, faculty, and staff.  Open your mind with art, art activities, scavener hunts, free food, and book and poster giveaways!

5:00-8:00 pm
Explore the exhibitions Etched in Collective History and Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project as well as the entire Museum!

6:00-6:30 pm
Panel Discussion
BMA Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Ron Platt will use the Museum's recent painting acquisition School of Beauty, School of Culture by Kery James Marshall as a catalyst for a penel discussion on the role of art in the Civil Rights Movement.  Panelist include Cleophus Thomas, Jr., attorney; Darius Hill, visual arts chair, Alabama School of Fine Arts; and Ahmad Ward, head of education, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

6:30-8:00 pm

  • Reception at Oscar's at the Museum
  • Scavenger hunt with a chance to win a fabulous prize!
  • Library resource area with book and poster giveways
  • Art activities



UAB buses to the Birmingham Museum of Art will depart from Blazer Hall Courtyard Circle at 4:30 pm.
Buses will return to UAB at 7:00 pm and at 8:00 pm.