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‘Jacob Lawrence & History Forward’ discussion to close exhibit at BMA

artsbma.org The Birmingham Museum of Art will close the BMA’s presentation of Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle this evening (Feb. 5) with a community discussion...

Jacob Lawrence Exhibit Closes at BMA on Feb. 7

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times  From his work capturing prominent Black historical figures, such as legendary abolitionists Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass, to the struggles...

Artworks@DJD digital Series Premieres Jan. 29 Featuring Area Performers

By Javacia Harris Bowser For the Birmingham Times For years, the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater (DJD) at the Alabama School of Fine Arts (ASFA) has been...

Yolonda ‘Yogi Dada’ Carter: The Essence of an Artist

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Yolonda “Yogi Dada” Carter’s artistry is limited only by her imagination.  Carter has produced a work she’s named GRAFFICA which is...

Poet Jahman Hill’s Short Film Explores Race and Health During COVID

By Javacia Harris Bowser For The Birmingham Times Jahman Hill is always looking for ways to evolve as an artist. His idea for the ArtWorks@TheDJD series...

Cellist Hellen Weberpal: A ‘Suite’ Alabama Climb

By Javacia Harris Bowser For The Birmingham Times If you think climbing a boulder and playing a cello are two completely unrelated skills, Hellen Weberpal is...

Birmingham’s Newest Mural Honors Civil Rights Icon, John Lewis

By Pat Byington bhamnow.org Four months later, Lee Pantazis’s secret is out.  Last August, Pantazis, Gus’s Hot Dogs owner, let me in on a secret. He told me that once...

BMA Visitors Awed by Latest Jacob Lawrence Exhibit

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times Zachary Montgomery, a Birmingham resident who recently moved to the Highland Park area, heard about iconic artist Jacob Lawrence through...

‘Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle’ Exhibit Opens at Birmingham Museum of...

By Javacia Harris Bowser For the Birmingham Times On Nov. 20, 2020, the Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) will shine a light on one of America’s...

Local Art Collectors Recall Meeting Legendary Jacob Lawrence

By Javacia Harris Bowser For the Birmingham Times When the iconic American modernist painter Jacob Lawrence came to Birmingham in 1994, local art collector Elias Hendricks...

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