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    Vulcan Park and Museum

    Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum

    August 13, 2010 - on going

    Vulcan is the world's largest cast iron statue; made of 100,000 pounds of iron and 56 feet tall, he stands at the top of Red Mountain overlooking the city of Birmingham. But, Vulcan is more than a statue. Vulcan Park and Museum features spectacular views of Birmingham, an interactive history museum that examines Vulcan and Birmingham's story, and a beautiful public park for visitors and locals to enjoy. With an ...more


    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 30, 2014

     Go on a magical storytelling hike with Fresh Air Family's Verna Gates. Are there fairies and dragons in the Gardens? We will be on the lookout! Fairy house building to follow. Free.


    Geology of Alabama

    Presented by Oak Mountain State Park at Oak Mountain State Park

    August 30, 2014

    Alabama has some of the oldest rocks around and it gives the people of Alabama some unique features to look at. Come learn about the rocks of Alabama. We will meet at the B-side Pavilion in the...more

    Vulture Awareness Day

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo

    August 30, 2014

    Visit the Birmingham Zoo to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day! The Birmingham Zoo currently has three of the world’s 23 species of vultures. Vultures are an ecologically...more

    Animation

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center

    May 24 - August 31, 2014

    ANIMATION featuring CARTOON NETWORK

    Explore how art, math, science and technology come together in the exciting world of Animation featuring Cartoon Network. Experiment with animation from...more

    Veterans Salute Sundays

    Presented by American Village at American Village

    June 1 - August 31, 2014

    Through art, sculpture, graphics and multimedia technology, the National Shrine and Register of Honor tells the stories of those in each generation who have served and sacrificed for American and...more

    William Thomas Exhibition

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    July 1 - August 31, 2014

    The Library Art Gallery at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, in the area of the Garden Center leading into the Library, will be the location for...more

    Nature Walk

    Presented by Oak Mountain State Park at Oak Mountain State Park

    August 31, 2014

    We will take a walk to look for different objects in nature. We will meet at the entrance to the Light Trail in the Campground at 10:00 am


    Alabama Splash Adventure

    Presented by Splash Adventure Waterpark at Alabama's Splash Adventure Waterpark

    May 17 - September 1, 2014

    Alabama’s greatest water adventure! Create water fun your way, whether it’s relaxing by the wave pool and enjoying the lazy river or amping up the excitement with monster slides,...more

    23rd Annual Labor Day Celebration and Moon Pie Eatin' Contest

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

    September 1, 2014

    On Labor Day you can participate in Alabama’s largest moon pie eating contest and compete for prize money in both children and adult categories. Across the park, the United Mine Workers hold...more

    Spring Valley Beach

    Presented by Spring Valley Beach at Spring Valley Beach

    May 24 - September 1, 2014

    Spring Valley Beach Waterpark is a family owned and operated waterpark located in Blountsville, Alabama. The water park is approximately 60 minutes north of Birmingham, Alabama right off of...more

    Nature Crafts

    Presented by Oak Mountain State Park at Oak Mountain State Park

    September 1, 2014

    We will make some crafts using things from nature. We will meet at the B-side Pavilion in the Campground at 10:00 am 


    ArtBreak: Spotlight on the Collection: It’s the Real Thing

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 2, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

    Art and Conversation

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 4, 2014

    Gonna Build a Mountain: The Making of Birmingham's American Collection

    Have you ever wondered how museums build and refine their permanent collections?...more

    First Thursdays: After Hours At BMA

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 4, 2014

    Your Night at the Museum!

    The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to present an after-hours experience on the first Thursday of each month. Wander the galleries, sip cocktails in the...more

    Helena First Friday

    Presented by Helena Business Association

    September 5, 2014

    Helena First Friday is a free, family-friendly event held in the historic district of Old Town Helena, Al on the first Friday of almost every month. The unique shops in Old Town stay open late,...more

    Magic Chromacity

    Presented by Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center and UAB Department of Art & Art History at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

    August 28 - September 5, 2014

    In the first joint project for UAB’s Cultural Corridor, the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, the Department of Art and Art History and the new Abroms-Engel Institute for the...more

    Southern Samurai

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 6, 2014

    Samurai, armor, swords, and more! Join Bart and our samurai armor to celebrate the exhibition, Lethal Beauty. Taste tea, make art, and celebrate samurai and Japanese culture.


    September Service Madness (volunteer opportunity)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 6, 2014

     This special volunteer opportunity will be held in conjunction with students and faculty from UAB. We will work on a variety of tasks and only ask that if you participate, you commit to at...more

    Save Our African American Treasures

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    September 6, 2014

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and BCRI will present 'Save Our African American Treasures on Saturday, September 6 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at BCRI. This...more

    Remy's Dog Park Opening!

    Presented by Red Mountain Park at Red Mountain Park

    September 6, 2014

    The long-awaited arrival of Birmingham’s newest off-leash dog park, Remy’s Dog Park, is set for Saturday, September 6th at Red Mountain Park. Remy’s Dog Park’s 6 acres of...more

    Extemporaneous Theatre Company Presents "Vulcan's Underpants!"

    Presented by Railroad Park and Railroad Park at Railroad Park

    March 2 - September 7, 2014

    A series of comedic improv games in the style of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" - You give us suggestions, and we turn them into hilarious comedy right before your eyes.  Don't miss...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Enthroned Madonna and Christ Child with Angels and Saints

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 7, 2014

    Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide...more

    Fall Magic: A Nature Hike Through the Senses

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 7, 2014

    Join us for a colorful fall journey in The Gardens and let your senses lead the way! Includes a story, nature senses hike and take home nature craft.


    Vulcan Keepsakes

    Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum

    December 1, 2013 - September 7, 2014

    Vulcan Keepsakes: Iron Man Memorabilia from the Birmingham Community Since his display at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, Vulcan has inspired an untold numbers of souvenirs. There have been...more

    ArtBreak: The Art of Japanese Sumi-e in Action

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 9, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

    Into the Night Art Exhibit

    Presented by The Edge of Chaos at The Edge of Chaos

    June 30 - September 11, 2014

    "Into the Night," a series of ten oil paintings by Gadsden artist, Anna Mullin, demonstrates human visual perception from dusk until the darkest hours of night. Descriptions accompany...more

    The Detroit Institute of Arts – Past, Present, and Future

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 12, 2014

    Founded in 1885, the Detroit Institute of Arts is one of the most renowned art museums in the country. DIA’s Executive Director of Collection Strategies and Information Salvador Salort-Pons,...more

    Foothills Festival with Jason Isbell

    Presented by City of Jasper: Public Works Department

    September 12 - September 13, 2014

    The Foothills Festival is a free music festival in the heart of downtown Jasper brought to you by the City of Jasper. Named for Jasper being in the foothills of the...more

    Visually Impaired Program: Bridges Between the Earthly and Spiritual Realms

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 13, 2014

    In this program for adults, held the second Saturday of each month, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile...more

    Good Things from the South

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 13, 2014

    "Good Things from the South" is the story of a kind of a love affair this former northerner developed for certain native plants...before he knew they were really southern native plants...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Seven Virtues and Seven Liberal Arts

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 14, 2014

    Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide...more

    Baby Bird Season at the Alabama Wildlife Center

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center at Alabama Wildlife Center

    April 15 - September 15, 2014

    Every day, visitors can observe the care of Alabama native wild bird patients in the nurseries, aviaries, and raptor flight cages via camera monitors or one-way glass viewing windows. Between new...more

    ArtBreak: A Dream of Italy

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 16, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

    Science Café: The Power of Poop: How Dung Studies Can Help Save the African Elephant

    Presented by McWane Science Center at John's City Diner

    September 16, 2014

    Have you ever planted some flowers in your yard only to find a deer or rabbit eating the fruits of your labor? Imagine that instead of that small critter, you encounter an elephant and that...more

    Standing Room Only presents Save Latin: A Wes Anderson Double Feature

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    September 19, 2014

    SAVE LATIN: A WES ANDERSON APPRECIATION NIGHT MOVIE DOUBLE FEATURE

    A Standing Room Only Event. Ages 21 & Up Only.

    Have you always wanted...more

    Bart’s Books: Jingle Dancer

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 20, 2014

    Bart’s Books is a storytelling program for children ages 4-7. Bart selects a new book and related work of art each month that he thinks kids will enjoy.

    This month, Bart has selected...more

    EarthBoxes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 20, 2014

    Come learn the magic of container gardening with an EarthBox®

    Poor soil conditions and small backyards are no match for the EarthBox® gardening system. Now it's easy to garden...more

    Alabama Orchid Socitey 30th Annual Show and Sale

    Presented by Alabama Orchid Society at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 19 - September 21, 2014

    Join the Alabama Orchid Socitey for their 30th Annual Show and Sale.

    • Friday, September 19, 2014
      Sale: 10:00 am – 6:00...more

    Slow Art Sunday: It’s The Real Thing

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 21, 2014

    Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide...more

    Lethal Beauty

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    June 28 - September 21, 2014

    The samurai are universally recognized warriors. Tales of their heroics have fascinated people since the 12th century. Bushido (The Way of the Samurai) is the code of chivalry by which they lived,...more

    Exhibition: “A Seat at the Big Table: Bloom Studio"

    Presented by UAB Department of Art & Art History at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

    August 11 - September 22, 2014

    UAB’s Bloom Studio, run by UAB Graphic Design Assistant Professor Doug Barrett, allows graphic design students to gain real-world experience working directly...more

    Exhibition: UAB presents “Interlude / Influence: Faculty & Alumni at Work"

    Presented by UAB Department of Art & Art History at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

    August 11 - September 22, 2014

     “Interlude / Influence” will present works from current UAB Department of Art and Art History faculty and select alumni. The exhibition will examine the dynamics of the...more

    ArtBreak: La Dolce Vita: 19th-Century Artists in Italy

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 23, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

    Author Talk “Conifers in the Landscape – A Native Son Returns” Speaker: Tom Cox,

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 25, 2014

    Cox will be signing books after the presentation. Books will be available for purchase at the event or in Leaf n Petal at the Gardens before the event.


    Bart’s Art Cart: Native American Necklaces

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 13 - September 27, 2014

    This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

    Grind your own shell to create a...more

    Autumn at Moss Rock Preserve

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 27, 2014

    With the golden light and plants revealing their fall color, autumn is a beautiful time of the year to visit Moss Rock Preserve. One of the most fascinating natural areas in the Birmingham region,...more

    Ride the Calera & Shelby RR Train

    Presented by Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

    May 17 - September 27, 2014

    RIDE THE TRAIN! The golden age of railroads and the rich heritage of the people who built and operated them come together at the Heart of Dixie, the official railroad museum for the state of...more

    Autumn at Moss Rock Preserve

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 27, 2014

     With the golden light and plants revealing their fall color, autumn is a beautiful time of the year to visit Moss Rock Preserve. One of the most fascinating natural areas in the Birmingham...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Building the Schooner, Provincetown

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 28, 2014

    Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide...more

    Cahaba River Fry-Down

    Presented by Cahaba River Society at Trussville Springs

    September 28, 2014

    Join the Cahaba River Fry-Down for fun, friends and a good ole' fashioned fish fry!

    Learn more about the relationship between water quality and the health of humans and aquatic life...more

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