List of Birmingham Museum of Art exhibitions

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This is a List of Birmingham Museum of Art exhibitions hosted by the Birmingham Museum of Art since it opened in 1951:


1951

  • December 9-January 5: "Spain Speaks"
  • January 27-February 23: "Festival of Modern Art and Music"
  • April 6-27: "1951 Newspaper National Snapshot Awards Exhibition"
  • April 8-June 3: "Opening Exhibition"
  • June 5-July 14: Birmingham Art Association jury show
  • July 10-September 16: "The 1951 Corcoran Biennial"
  • July 15-August 15: "Local Collectors"
  • September 2-29: "Doctor Marion Souchon Exhibition"
  • September 9-October 6: "Modern Music & Art (Symphony Week)"
  • November 11-December 8: "Old Master Exhibition"

1952

  • February 16-March 8: "Knife, Fork, and Spoon"

1954

  • January 22-February 20: "Steel, Iron, and Men"
  • January 25-February 22: Festival of Arts

1968

  • November 3- : Four football paintings by Arnold Friberg, from the Chevrolet Sports Art Collection

1971

1973

1978

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

  • January 21 - March 3: Photographs from the Collection of Rena Hill Selfe
  • February 4 - April 7: Pictured in My Mind: Contemporary American Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Dr Kurt Gitter and Alice Rae Yelen
  • April 1 - May 26: The Elegant Brush: Korean Paintings from the collections on Dr Won-Kyung Cho
  • May 18 - August 31: The Precolumbian Ballgame: 3000 Years of Sport and Sacrifice
  • July 1 - September 1: Qin/The First Emperor: Treasurers from Ancient China
  • October 20 - September 1: The South by Its Photographers
  • November 12 - March 2: Birmingham Views: The Birmingham News Centennial Photographic Collection

1997

  • January 19 - March 29: Southern Arts and Crafts: 1890-1949
  • February 1 - May 31: African Visions: Sacred Art and Ceremony of the Basotho
  • March 23 - August 3: Cast in Splendor: German Cast Iron Decorative Arts at the Birmingham Museum of Art
  • April 11 - July 6: Looking Down Yosemite Valley: Paintings by Albert Bierstadt
  • May 18 - August 31: Crosscurrents of Culture: Arts of Africa and the Americas in Alabama Collections
  • June 8 - August 10: Audubon’s America: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection
  • August 31 - February 1: An American Inpressionist: Henry Potthast
  • September 28 - October 14: Lasting Impressions: Twentieth-century Prints from the Permanent Collection (Elliot, curator)
  • November 15 - April 5: Finder's Keepers: Illuminations by Harry Anderson

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

  • January 22April 8: "Dragons and Lotus Blossoms: Vietnamese Ceramics from the Birmingham Museum of Art"
  • February 7June 10: "Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection" ( curated by Graham Boettcher)
  • May 13-August 5: "Future Perfect: The Birmingham Museum of Art at 60"
  • May-January 6: "Arctic Beauty: Inuit Art from Canada"
  • June 24-September 16: "Warhol and Cars: American Icons."
  • August 26-December 2: "Intimate Interiors"
  • September 9: "African Artistry in Clay and Iron"
  • September 16-January 6: "The Golden Age: American Illustration from the Collection"
  • October 7-December 30: "Woven Splendor"

2013

  • April 25: "Theaster Gates: 'Tis so Sweet, or I Need Sugar Lawd"
  • August 18-November 17: "Etched in Collective History"
  • September 8-December 2: "Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project"
  • September 9-March 14: "Horizons (Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir)"
  • October 6-December 29: "Question Bridge: Black Males"
  • October 26-March 23: "Vanguard Views"
  • December 14-January 18: "Craig Wedderspoon"

2014

  • February 22-May 18: "Delacroix and the Matter of Finish"
  • June 5-January 4: "Hester Bateman: Setting the Table for Female Enterprise"
  • June 28-September 21: "Lethal Beauty" (Samurai artifacts)

2015

  • January 16-April 19: "The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Life in Pictures."
  • January 31-April 26: "Small Treasures: Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals, and their Contemporaries"
  • February 27-August 9: "Between Fantasy and Reality: Frank Fleming."
  • April 2-August 9: "Inherited Scars: A Meditation on the Southern Gothic."
  • June 13-September 6: "Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Talladega College"
  • August 3-December 18: "Manuel Álvarez Bravo" (photographs)
  • December 19-June 26: "Haitian Flags from the Cargo Collection"

2016

  • January 1-May 31: "Shift" (at satellite gallery 1910 3rd Avenue North)
  • January 15-May 20: "Seeing Things"
  • March 19-July 10: "All the Colors of the Rainbow: Uzbekistan Ikats from the Collection of Peggy Slappey." (curated by Donald Wood)
  • April 16-August 28: "Lobby Projects: Bethany Collins
  • November 4-June 11: "What's Lost is Found" (photographs)

2017

  • January 28-January 6, 2019 : "Third Space: Shifting Conversations About Contemporary Art" (curated by Wassan Al-Khudhairi)
  • February 17-February 18, 2018: "Pueblo Ceramics"
  • June 13-November 5: "Under the Big Top: American Art at the Circus"
  • June 13-November 5: "Homage to the Square: Ten Works by Josef Albers"
  • July 11-September 3: "Japanese Prints"
  • September 9-: "Opulence in Disguise: The Netherlands' Golden Age"
  • October 9-November 12: "Selections from Spencer C. Shoults"
  • November 4-January 28: "Afterlife: Asian Art from the Weldon Collection" (curated by Donald Wood)

2018

  • March 24-June 17: "Magic City Realism: Richard Coe's Birmingham" (curated by Katelyn Crawford)
  • June 16-December 30: "Original Makers: Folk Art from the Cargo Collection"

References

  • Past Exhibitions.xls spreadsheet provided by the Birmingham Museum of Art

External links