List of Birmingham Museum of Art exhibitions
- 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"
- February 16-March 8: "Knife, Fork, and Spoon"
- January 22-February 20: "Steel, Iron, and Men"
- January 25-February 22: Festival of Arts
- Birmingham Festival of Arts 1971 Salute to Spain exhibition, including works by El Greco, Francisco de Goya, Bartolomé Murillo, and Diego Velázquez.
- May 19 - August 12: Impressions: Prints by McNeill Whistler
- June 30 - September 2: Kiyochika: Artist of Meiji Japan
- July 29 - September 2: The AmSouth Bank Collection of Naval Paintings and the Battle of Moblie Bay by Xanthus Smith
- August 17 - November 11: Splendors of the American West: Thomas Moran's art of the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone
- August 18 - November 11: Social Reform: Women and Pottery in the Arts and Crafts Movement
- August 31 - October 28: Re:memory: Picturing the Private Past
- September 18 - February 2: Intuitive Reality: The Lithographs of George Biddle
- October 21 - January 2: Gold of Africa: Jewelry and Ornaments from Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, and Senegal
- November 2 - April 14: Tradition and Transition: Chinese Paintings from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Specer III
- November 8 - January 13: A Decade Offscreen: Sid Avery's Hollywood, 1951-1961
- November 17 - February 10: Alabama Decorative Arts from the BMA Collection
- January 13 - February 24: "That's All Folks!": Bugs Bunny and Friends of Warner bros. Cartoons
- January 22 - March 3: Camera Aesthetis: Recent Acquisitions from the Photography Collection
- February 2 - March 31: Reinstallation of 19th Century Galleries
- February 16 - May 12: Images of Meiji Periods Japan (1868-1912)
- March 1 - May 7: The Stuart Legacy: English Art 1603-1714
- April 14 - June 9: Camera Portraits, 1839-1989: Photographs from the National Gallery, London
- May 19 - July 7: In Our Time: The World As Seem by Magnum Photographers
- May 25 - August 18: "Well May They Be Made": Navajo Textiles from the BMA Collection
- July 7 - October 6: Boxed Assortment: 1970's Print and Photography Portfolios from the Permanent Collection
- August 10 - October 20: Frank Lloyd Wright; Facets of Design, Selections from the Domino's Pizza Collection
- October 20 - December 8: Model Fiction: The Work of James Casebere
- November 24 - December 31: Images of America: The Painter's Eye, 1833-1925
- December 12 - February 29: Pictures of the Cosmos: Tibetan Buddist Tankas
- April 1 - August 1: Art of the Americas: Painting and Objects from the Museum's Permanent Collections
- September 27 - November 5: Views and Visions: Contemporary Photographs from the Permanent Collection
- November 20 - November 22: Dress: Costumes from the Collection of the BMA
- January 24 - February 25: Picture Relations: Photo Essays from the South by Debbie Fleming and Birney Imes
- February 1 - March 1: Jazz Age Costumes
- March 3 - June 3: Image and Text: Art, Medicine, and Learning in the Eighteeth Century
- October 1 - March 1: First East Thomas Project: Rainbows, Fences and Targets
- October 2 - October 17: Fumio Kitaoka: Woodblock Prints
- November 6 - January 2: Masterworks of American Impressionism from the Pfeil Collection
- November 13 - January 22: Gertrude Kasebier Photographer
- November 25 - December 1: Prayer Gate
- February 6 - March 20: Objects of Desire
- April 8 - May 1: Costumes from the Metropolitan Opera
- April 15 - May 29: Tiepolo and Canaletto: Prints from the Adolph Weil, Jr. Collection
- April 17 - June 26: Beyond the Tanabata Bridge: A textile Journey in Japan
- May 14 - : Second East thomas Project: New Industrial Sculpture from Germany
- July 10 - September 4: Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series
- July 10 - September 4: Lewis W. Hine: Early Work
- - September 11: A Box of Visions
- September 18 - December 31: Van Gogh's Japanese Prints
- September 20 - May 7: Honor Thy Father and Mother: A Multi-Media Installation by Lorenzo Pace
- October 14 - January 8: Made in Alabama: A State Legacy
- October 14 - December 2: John Bohorfoush Collection
- October 14 - February 12: African textiles from the Permanent Collection
- December 14 - March 12: In the Open Art
- February 2 - April 16: Alfred L. Scheinberg Collection of African Ceramics
- March 4 - April 30: Clearly Art: Pilchuck's Glass Legacy
- March 4 - April 30: Dale Chihuly Vitreographs: Prints from Glass Plates
- April 22 - June 18: The Golden Age of Dutch Painting
- April 22 - : The Third Thomas Project: The Elegant Forms of Peer Veneman
- May 7 - : Staffs of Life: Rods, Staffs, Scepters, and Wands from the Coudron Collection of African Art
- July 2 - October 25: Robert Doisneau and Elliot Erwitt: On Modern Life
- July 22 - September 3: Botticelli to Tiepolo: Three centuries of Italian Painting from Bob Jones University
- September 17 - November 26: Under a Spell: Sequin Voodoo Flag Art from Antoine Oleyant/Haiti and Tina Girouard/Louisiana
- October 6 - December 31: Echizen: Eight Hundred years of Japanese Stoneware
- October 29 - January 7: Art of the American West
- December 6 - December 8: In the Company of Animals
- December 10 - March 3; Speaking in Forms: African and American Art from the Permanent Collection of the Birmingham Museum of Art
- 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
- 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
- January 25 - April 5: Ancient Gold Jewelry from the Dallas Museum of Art
- The Artist in the Studio: Interactive Art Space For Children and Their Families (Fowler, curator)
- March 15 - May 3: Low Virtues: The Value of Human-Scale Architecture to Birmingham Urbanism
- April 26 - June 14: Images of the Floating World: Japanese Prints From the Birmingham Museum of Art (Donald Wood, curator)
- April 26 - June 14: Otsu-e: Japanese Folk Paintings from the Harriet and Edson Spencer Collection (Donald Wood, curator)
- May 17 - August 23: Shades of the South: Photography from the Permanent Collection
- June 18 - September 6: Art on Wheels: Selections from the Baber Vintage Motorsports Museum
- July 9 - September 6: William Christenberry: The Early Years, 1954-1968
- November 1 - November 29: Síndrome de Angloa
- November 1 - January 3: Chokwe!: Art and initiation Among Chokwe and Related Peoples (Gordon, curator)
- November 14 - January 31: Constructing Structure: Ilya Bolotowski, Al Head, Leon Polk Smith, and George Rickey
- December 5 - June 6: Perspectives 2: Saint Clair Cemin (David Moos, curator)
- January 31 - April 4: Art at the End of the Century: Contemporary Art from the Milwaukee Art Museum (David Moos, curator)
- February 12 - April 4: Infra-Slim Spaces:The Pysical and Spiritual in the Art of Today (David Moos, curator)
- May 2 - July 4: Roads Less Traveled: American Paintings 1833-1935
- October 3 - January 16: Near East, Far Dreams: Egypt in the Nineteenth Century Imagination
- October 3 - January 16: Searching for Ancient Egypt
- April 25 - July 4: Remembered Past, Discovered Future - The Alabama Architecture of Warren, Knight, and Davis, 1906-1961, 1999
- October 18 - January 8: William Wegman: Fashion Photographs (David Moos, curator)
- November 14 - June 30: Perspectives 3: Luis Jimenez (David Moos, curator)
- February 13 - April 30: Perspectives 4: Dori and Joseph DeCamillis (David Moos, curator)
- March 5 - May 21: Sign and Gesture: Contemporary Abstract Art from the Haskell Collection (David Moos, curator)
- Baskets of Splendor: Japanese Ikabena Baskets (Donald Wood, curator)
- March 26 - June 11: A Mark in Time: Masterworks of Contemporary Alabama Crafts (Anne Forschler, curator)
- May 6 - June 4: Having a Ball: Fifty Years of Evening Couture (Anne Forschler, curator)
- May 15 - November 15: GALORE: The Continuous Painting Wall (David Moos, curator)
- June 25 - September 3: Jonathan Lasker: Selective Identity: Paintings from the 1990s (David Moos, curator)
- July 16 - September 10: Matisse from the Baltimore Museum of Art (David Moos, curator)
- August 1 - October 29: Dream Worlds: German Porcelain Figures from Jugenstil to Art Deco (Anne Forschler, curator)
- October 8 - December 31: Radcliffe Bailey: The Magic City (David Moos, curator)
- October 8 - December 31: Girlfriend! The Barbie Sessions by David Levinthal (David Moos, curator)
- October 8 - December 31: Soiree in Bamako: Studio Photography in Mali (Jordan, curator)
- November - : Native American Gallery Reinstallation
- December 3 - April 29: Perspectives 5: Jessica Diamond Painting (David Moos, curator)
- December 3 - January 28: Yayoi Kusama: Early Drawings from the collection of Richard Castellane (David Moos, curator)
- January 21 - April 1: Voices Rising: Alabama Women at the Millenium (David Moos, curator)
- March 1 - March 30: Youth Art Month Exhibition 2001 (Marchicelli, curator)
- March 5 - May 27: The Noblemen of Stone:Fifty Years of Collecting Jade in Birmingham (Huang, curator)
- April: Birmingham International Festival 2002 - Salute to Hungary (Marchicelli, curator)
- April 6 - : Reinstallation of 14th to 18th Century Italian Art (and other nationalities) (Jeannine O'Grody, curator)
- June 10 - September 2: Crazy!: Crazy Quilts From the Collection of the Birmingham Museum of Art (Gail Trechsel, curator)
- July 1 - September 1: Beatriz Milhazes (David Moos, curator)
- September 14 - January 6: Gracious Splender: The William Hansell and Susan Mabry Hulsey Collection (Jeannine O'Grody and David Moos, curators)
- September: American Gallery Reinstallation (David Moos and Anne Forschler, curators)
- October 6 - January 6: Perspectives 6: Lawrence Weiner (David Moos, curator)
- October 14 - January 6: In the Presence of Spirits: Selections from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon (Jordan and Donald Wood, curators)
- December 15 - April 15: Chinese New Year Prints: Celebrating Wealth and Prosperity (Huang, curator)
- January 20 - April 7: Methods and Media: Drawings from the Birmingham Museum of Art (Jeannine O'Grody, curator)
- February 10 - April 14; European Masterpieces: Six Centuries of Paintings from the National Gallery of Victoria, Australia (Jeannine O'Grody and David Moos, curators)
- March 1 - March 30: Youth Art Month Exhibition 2002 (Harris, curator)
- March - : Reinstallation of the Korean Collection (Donald Wood, curator)
- April: Birmingham International Festival 2002 - Salute to South Africa (Harris, curator)
- April 7 - June 16: Ndebele Beadwork from South Africa (Harris, curator)
- May 5 - July 14: Glass of the Avant Garde: From Vienna Secession to Bauhaus (Anne Forschler, curator)
- May 26 - September 11: Julie Moos: Hat Ladies (Stephens, curator)
- September 5 - July 6: Stephen Hendee: Perspectives 7 ([David Moos]], curator)
- September 22 - January 5: Matières de Rêves: Stuff of Dreams, From Paris Musée des Art Décoratifs (Anne Forschler, curator)
- September 22 - January 5: French Paintings from the Speed Museum (Jeannine O'Grody, curator)
- October 6 - December 29: Giuseppe Moretti: Master Sculptor and Father of Vulcan (Fowler, curator)
- January 26 - April 13: Sacred Treasures: Early Italian Paintings from Southern Collections (Jeannine O'Grody, curator)
- February - April: American Visions: Selected Works of African American Art from 1960 to the present (David Moos and Emily Hanna, curators)
- February: CreativeFest (Harris, curator)
- March 1 - March 30: Youth Art Month 2003 (Harris, curator)
- March 9 - May 25: Desire and Devotion: Art from India, Nepal and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection (Donald Wood, curator)
- April: Birmingham International Festival - Salute to Canada (Harris, curator)
- May: Dutch Gallery Reinstallation (Jeannine O'Grody, curator)
- May 1 - October 5: Recycled/Remade.: Contemporary Folk Art from the Collection of the Birmingham Museum of Art (Gail Trechsel, curator)
- May - May: Lonnie Holley Part I: Perspectives 8 (David Moos, curator)
- May 18 - August 31: Chinese Blue and White Porcelain: The Thaddeus Crenshaw Collection (Donald Wood, curator)
- June 27 - August 31: The Paintings of Joan Mitchell (David Moos, curator)
- September 6 - : A Town of the Creek Nation, 1790 (Fowler, curator)
- October 2 - January 4: Eye to I: Snapshots from Birmingham, Alabama, circa 1960 (David Moos, curator)
- October 5 - January 4: Samuel Mockbee and the Rural Studio: Community Architecture (David Moos, curator)
- October 5 - January 30: MetLife Photo Outreach Project; Living in the Present: Our Birmingham in Words and Photographs (Harris, curator)
- October 12 - January 4: David Levinthal - Collector's Circle Acquisitions (David Moos, curator)
- December 23 - April 4: Figuring the Feminine: Selected works by African American Women Artists (Emily Hanna, curator)
- February 1 - April 11: Old Masters and Impressionists: Two Exhibitions of Glorious French Painting (Jeannine O'Grody and David Moos, curators)
- February 8 - March 28: Mountain Dreams: Contemporary Ceramics by Yoon Kwang-cho (Donald Wood, curator)
- March 1 - March 30: Youth Art Month 2004 (Harris, curator)
- May 9 - June 27: African Shields: Art, Power, and Identity (Emily Hanna, curator)
- May 23 - August 1: Kamisaka Sekka: Rimpa Master - Pioneer of Modern Design (Donald Wood, curator)
- October 3 - December 12: Ottoman Treasures: Rugs and Ceramics from the Collection of Dr and Mrs William T. Price
- October 3 - December 12: "Do We Think Too Much? I Don't Think We Can Every Stop". Lonnie Holley: A 25-Year Survey (Emily Hanna, curator)
- October 3 - February 6: Eighteenth-Century English Ceramics from the Catherine H. Collins Collection (Anne Forschler, curator)
- October 3 - December 12: Transformed by Fire: African Ceramics and Iron Art from the Mortimer B. and Sue Fuller Collection (Emily Hanna, curator)
- October 10 - January 2: Baseball: Recent Photographs by David Levinthal (Gail Trechsel, curator)
- February 6 - April 24: Kerry James Marshall: One True Thing: Meditations on Black Aesthetics (Emily Hanna, curator)
- February 6 - April 24: Kerry James Marshall-inspired storyboards by Carver High School Students (Harris, curator)
- February 6 - April 24: Bill Traylor, William Edmonson: African-American Art and the Modernist Impulse (Gail Trechsel, curator)
- March 1 - March 30: Youth Art Month 2005 (Harris, curator)
- April - : Terra Donovan Installation (Jackson, curator)
- May 15 - July 10: Of One Spirit: Keehn Berry as Photographer and Patron (Stephens, curator)
- May 22 - : A Century of Elegance and Refinement: New Installation of Eighteenth-Century English Art Collection (Anne Forschler, curator)
- June 12 - September 11: An Exercise in Meditation: Two Bodhisattvas (Donald Wood, curator)
- June 19 - July 31: Highlights from the Bareiss Collection of African Art (Emily Hanna, curator)
- August 7 - November 6 : Keris Invincible: Sword Handles from Indonesia, from the Collection of Dr Mark Weisman (Donald Wood, curator)
- September 4 - December 31: Old Masters to Modern Methods: Prints from the Birmingham Museum of Art (Jeannine O'Grody and Stephens, curators)
- September 11 - December 18: Through the Looking Glass: Birmingham Celebrates Senegal (Emily Hanna, curator)
- September 25 - January 1: Stitching Beauty: Kuna Indian Textiles from Panama (Emily Hanna, curator)
- September 25 - November 3: Day of the Dead Exhibition (Harris, curator)
- November 13 - January 15; Heart Gallery (Harris, curator)
- December 4 - February 26: a la Derniere Mode: Eighteenth-Century French Ceramics from the Permanent Collection (Anne Forschler, curator)
- February 5 - March 5: Alabama Power 100th Anniversary Exhibition (Beckham, curator)
- February 5 - April 23: Ethiopian Art from the Walters Art Museum (Emily Hanna, curator)
- February 5 - April 23: Painting Ethiopia: The Life and Work of Qes Adamu Tesfaw (Emily Hanna, curator)
- February 19 - May 14: The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas (Jeannine O'Grody, curator)
- February 26 - April 30: Through the Eye of the Needle: The Fabric Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz (Fowler, curator)
- March 12 - April 12: Youth Art Month 2006 (Harris, curator)
- March 19 - June 18: Out of the Hat Box: Hats from the Permanent Collection (Anne Forschler, curator)
- March 27 - May 5: Haute Japanese: Contemporary Fashions from the Collection of Carolyn Wade
- March 31 - April 2: Art in Bloom
- June 4 - August 27: Power and Purpose: African Art from the Congo (Emily Hanna, curator)
- June 4 - August 27: Amongst the Clouds: Textiles of the Miao People from Southwest China: from the Collection of Susan Weitzman Conway (Donald Wood, curator)
- July 2 - December 30: Vietnamese Ceramics: Highlights from the Collection of Virginia and William M. Spencer III (Donald Wood, curator)
- July 9 - September 30: Mel Bochner: Drawing from Four Decades (Gail Andrews, curator)
- August 13 - November 19: Japanese Prints from the Birmingham Museum of Art (Donald Wood, curator)
- October 1 - January 7: Alabama Folk Pottery (Anne Forschler, curator)
- October 1 - December 24: William Christenberry Photographs: 1961-2005 (Stephens, curator)
- October 22 - December 30: Framing a Nation: Portraits of the Founding Fathers from the Westervelt Warner Museum (Graham Boettcher, curator)
- October 29 - December 1: Vestavia School System Art Show (Harris, curator)
- December - : Re-installation of 19th Century European Collection (Anne Forschler and Jeannine O'Grody, curators)
- December 3 - February 24: Weird World of Wonders: Baroque Prints from Northern Europe (Jeannine O'Grody, curator)
- January 6 - : Rising Art of the Rising Stars (Green, Donald Wood, curators)
- January 28 - March 4: WallCeilingFloor: Works by William Anastasi, Donald Judd, and Fred Sandback (Gail Trechsel, curator)
- February 4 - May 20: Benny Gail Andrews: Works from the Miles College Collection (Emily Hanna, curator)
- February 10 - December 31: Alabama Folk Art Gallery at the Young and Vann Building (Emily Hanna and Gail Andrews, curators)
- March 1 - April 1: Youth Art Month 2007 (Harris, curator)
- March 4 - : Prague Nights (Graham Boettcher, curator)
- March 11 - June 17: Of the Moment: Photography from the BMA (Suzanne Voce Stephens, curator)
- April - May: Czech Contemporary Sculpture (Gail Andrews, curator)
- April 1 - May 27: Anxious Objects: Willie Cole's Favorite Brands (Emily Hanna, curator)
- June 10 - August 12: 77 Dances: Japanese Calligraphy by Poets, Monks, and Scholars, 1568-1868 (Donald Wood, curator)
- Sea Fever (Graham Boettcher, curator)
- August 1 - January 6: Arts of Etruria are Reborn/ARTES ETRVRIAE RENASCVNTVR (Anne Forschler, curator)
- October 12 - January 27: Pompeii: Tales from an Eruption (Meador-Woodruff, curator)
- October 28 - January 7: Promise and Peril: Images of Westward Expansion (Graham Boettcher, curator)
- February 17 - May 4: Into the Woods: American Art and the Natural Sublime (Graham Boettcher, curator)
- February 24 - May 25: Kathryn Tucker Windham: My Land, My People (Ron Platt, curator)
- February 24: The Writing on the Wall: Images from to Kill A Mockingbird (Suzy Harris, curator)
- March 2 - March 31: Youth Art Month (Harris, curator)
- March 2 - May 18: Jade: Crystalized Moonlight, Jades from the Collection of Maude Monell Vetlesen (Donald Wood, curator)
- March 30 - July 27: Vanishing Worlds: Art and Ritual in Amazonia (Emily Hanna, curator)
- March 30 - July 27: Children, Let's Protect our Forests! Paintings by Peruvian children of the Amazon basin (Emily Hanna, curator)
- April 4 - May 18: Concrete Jungle: Blossoming Artists in an Urban World (Kristen Pilato Greenwood, curator)
- May 18 - July 30: Ecology through Art (Harris, curator)
- Spring: Charlie Lucas: Through My Eyes (Ron Platt, curator)
- June 8 - September 7: A New Twist: German Ceramics from the 1950s (Anne Forschler, curator)
- June 8 - September 7: Contemporary Korean Prints: Sangku Kim (Donald Wood, curator)
- September 21 - December 31: Marion Post Wolcott: Photographing the South (Suzanne Voce Stephens, curator)
- September 28 - November 9: Leonardo da Vinci: Drawings from the Biblioteca Reale in Turin (Jeannine O'Grody, curator)
- September 28 - January 4: Sharon Louden: Taking Turns (Ron Platt, curator)
- October 5 - February 2: New Hands, Native Lands: Contemporary American Indian Ceramics and Textiles (Emily Hanna, curator)
- December 14 - March 1: Fabric of Life: African Textiles and Quilts from the American South and Kente in the Community (Emily Hanna and Gail Andrews, curators)
- January 13 - May 10: Body Image: American Art and the Human Form (Graham Boettcher, curator)
- March 25–July 15: Mary Lucier: The Plains of Sweet Regret" (Ron Platt, curator)
- August 9–August 10, 2010: Katsinas by Wilson Tawaquaptewa from the Dick Jemison Collection (Emily Hanna, curator)
- October 4 - January 10, 2010: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness (Graham Boettcher, curator)
- November–January 10, 2010: Art Inspired by America (Suzy Harris, curator)
- November–Summer 2010: Amy Pleasant: Suspended (Ron Platt, curator)
- January 24–May 23: To Make a Picture: The Photography of P. H. Polk from the Paul R. Jones Collection (Graham Boettcher & ___ Amaki, curators)
- March 14–June 6: A Passion Shared: Works from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection. (Ron Platt, curator)
- March– : African Artistry in Iron and Clay (Emily Hanna, curator)
- June 6–September 12: Costume Design and Adornment in African-American Art (Ron Platt, curator)
- June 6–September 19: Two Landscapes (Jeannine O'Grody and Don Wood, curators)
- July 31–October 10: Fashioning Kimono: Art Deco and Modernism in Japan (Don Wood, curator)
- November 7–February 6, 2011: In Friendship: Gifts from David and Natalie Sperling (Ron Platt curator)
- December 5–April 17, 2011: Spiral: Perspectives On an African-American Art Collective (Emily Hanna, curator)
- January 30–April 17: Darkroom: Photography and New Media in South Africa (Ron Platt, curator)
- May 15–July 24: A Stitch in Time (Graham Boettcher, curator)
- June 12–October 2: Faces of India: Sculpture from the Callahan Collection (Don Wood, curator)
- June 24–September 18: Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present (Ron Platt, curator)
- October 1–March 4, 2012: Celebrate Life: The Art of Chris Clark
- October 9–December 31: Daumier: Art for the Masses
- October 23–January 8, 2012: Tradition Transformed: Danish Ceramics in the Twentieth Century
- January 22–April 8: "Dragons and Lotus Blossoms: Vietnamese Ceramics from the Birmingham Museum of Art"
- February 7–June 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"
- 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"
- 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)
- 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"
- 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)
- 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)
- 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"
- Past Exhibitions.xls spreadsheet provided by the Birmingham Museum of Art
- Past Exhibitions at artsbma.org