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Overview

The Museum strives to provide enrichment, enlightenment, and enjoyment to the public through art. Our blog features stories that spotlight artists, offer insight into artworks, feature programs, and highlight collaborators. Check back regularly for new posts.

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Recent Posts

Contemporary Conversations:
Pete Schulte

Artist Pete Schulte, from Birmingham, works mainly with abstract geometric patterns. He is an Assistant Professor of Drawing at the University of Alabama and has been teaching since 2011.

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Contemporary Conversations:
Amy Pleasant

Painter and sculptor Amy Pleasant lives and works in Birmingham. She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA at the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA. Her work focuses on specific fractions of the human body.

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Contemporary Conversations:
Jamey Grimes

Jamey Grimes lives and works in Cottondale. He studied art and biology at Birmingham-Southern College and received his MFA in sculpture at the University of Alabama.

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Giving Tuesday 2017

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving. You are encouraged to give yourself, either through volunteering, or financially supporting at least one non-profit that is important to you.

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Meet two artists of Artist Market 2017

Artist Market celebrates local and regional artists by offering an opportunity to feature and sell their art, while also connecting with others in the industry. We took a moment to interview a couple of our artists, Pam Buwalda and Brooks Barrow.

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The Calm within the Storm

There is a whole different sort of art to entertaining and doing it well. That’s been the function of our MMFA events planner since the Museum relocated to the Blount Cultural Park in 1989. Meet Aaron Ganey, the Museum’s new Events Coordinator.

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Five “Greats” Chosen By Our Staff

Short on time while visiting the Museum? Make sure to check out these works, voted on by our staff, for a glimpse at the variety of the Museum’s collection.

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