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    MUSEUMS + ATTRACTIONS

     Birmingham is home to some amazing museums dedicated to Art, History, Heritage, and Science. In addition to being open for regular visits, most of these places have programs and activities to participate in as well. You can find those events by clicking here.

    Birmingham Museum of Art

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Founded in 1951, the Birmingham Museum of Art has one of the finest collections in the Southeast supported by a strong educational program designed to make the arts come alive for children and adults throughout the region. More than 24,000 objects represent a rich panorama of cultures, including Asian, European, American, African, Pre-Columbian, and Native American.

    Highlights include the Museum’s ...more


    Photography Class: What’s This Button Do?

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 12, 2015

    This class is designed for those who have just gotten their first digital camera, or for those who have had one for a while but never really felt comfortable shooting in any mode other than full...more

    Exhibition Opening-The Infanttree Project, Reflections of Generosity, and Windows Installations

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    September 11 - September 12, 2015

    Since September 11, 2001, The United States has been involved in two wars. 2.5 million American soldiers have or are serving in these wars, yet a large portion of our society is unaware of the...more

    Baking from the Heart: Mini Apple Tartes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 13, 2015

    Creating something yummy for our tummy is the perfect way to celebrate back-to-school as we make lunchbox treats using garden favorites like apples and cinnamon! As we explore the story of the...more

    Baking from the Heart: Mini Apple Tartes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 17, 2015

    Creating something yummy for our tummy is the perfect way to celebrate back-to-school as we make lunchbox treats using garden favorites like apples and cinnamon! As we explore the story of the...more

    Sushi with Kelly Viall

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 18, 2015

    Join veteran chef Kelly Viall for a night of fun and sushi! This 2 hour, hands-on beginner class will teach you all of the basics of sushi making, from rice to sauces, shopping, serving raw fish...more

    Reggae Night

    Presented by Clarion Hotel

    September 25, 2015

    The kick off party be presented by Clarion and SLS Exprrres Reggae Night!

    Show time: 10PM & 12AM 
    Admission $20


    Balancing Your body’s pH

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 26, 2015

    Celebrity Personal Chef, Registered Dietitian and Cookbook Author Melissa Petitto will be leading a discussion and cooking demonstration at Birmingham Botanical Gardens on why your body’s...more

    How to Harvest

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 10, 2015

    Learn the method to the madness of wild harvesting medicine and food. We will cover identification, harvesting methods, tools, drying methods, and storage of herbs.

    It’s going to be a...more

    Seasonal Series

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 10, 2015

    This course will introduce the participant to techniques, tools and skills necessary to capture visually stunning and interesting images through the creation of a seasonal series of...more

    Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture

    Presented by UAB Historical Collections at The Edge of Chaos, Birmingham

    October 20, 2015

    The Lost Art of the Cardiac Bedside Examination

    by Barry Silverman, MD, FACP, FACC, Northside Cardiology, Northside Hospital, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Emory...more

    Seasonal Series

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 24, 2015

    This course will introduce the participant to techniques, tools and skills necessary to capture visually stunning and interesting images through the creation of a seasonal series of...more

    Southern Tales at The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 1, 2015

    Sallie Independence Foster lived in a world of high-top shoes, inkwells, and mail carried on horseback. But storyteller Dolores Hydock and musician Bobby Horton have brought her into the 21st...more

    Herbal 1st Aid

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 14, 2015

    Come learn how to address first aid situations such as: bug bites, sun burns, shock, and sprains with herbal medicine. Teachers Antonia Viteri and Cameron Strouss will guide you through the use of...more

    Up Close & Personal: Macrophotography

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 7 - November 14, 2015

    This course will focus on all aspects of capturing, processing and displaying macro-photographic (extreme close-up) images using the plants, features and environment of the Birmingham Botanical...more

    Fall into Folklife Symposium and Expo

    Presented by Alabama Folklife Association at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    November 12 - November 14, 2015

    Alabama Folklife Association's special annual meeting this year will be a Symposium and Expo in Birmingham, Alabama, Nov. 12-14, 2015.

    Thursday night, Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. a reception with...more

    Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture

    Presented by UAB Historical Collections at The Edge of Chaos, Birmingham

    November 17, 2015

    Grant’s Final Victory: Writing His Memoirs before Dying of Throat Cancer

    by James A. Ramage, PhD, Regents Professor of History, Northern Kentucky University


    2015 Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award Celebration

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    November 21, 2015

    Living legends Smokey Robinson and Vernon Jordan will make Saturday, November 21, 2015 an unforgettable evening for guests to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s (BCRI) fourteenth annual...more

    Photography Class: What’s This Button Do?

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    December 5, 2015

    This class is designed for those who have just gotten their first digital camera, or for those who have had one for a while but never really felt comfortable shooting in any mode other than full...more

    Flora Photography

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    December 19, 2015

    This class is designed to teach the student how to capture images of the plants - shrubs, flowers, and trees - specific to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

    The class is organized into...more

    Reflections of Generosity, organized by Ron Kelsey

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    September 11 - December 31, 2015

    Organized by artist and retired (Sergeant) Ron Kelsey, Reflections of Generosity is a collection of art made by soldiers and their family members that allowed them to express...more

    Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    January 9 - January 16, 2016

    This class is designed to introduce the student to basic concepts in photography and digital camera operations including:

    Image Capture - understanding the light, know your camera, develop...more

    Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture

    Presented by UAB Historical Collections at The Edge of Chaos, Birmingham

    February 9, 2016

    The Antibiotic Era: Reform, Resistance and the Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics

    by Scott H. Podolsky, MD, Director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the Countway...more

    Spring Cleansing

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 13, 2016

    Ease your winter to spring transition with emerging spring plants. Cameron and Antonia will discus the traditional use of herbs to jump start your body with a spring cleaning.


    37th Annual Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture

    Presented by UAB Historical Collections

    March 4, 2016

    Medical Residency in the United States: Past, Present and Future

    by Kenneth M. Ludmerer, MD, Washington University, Professor, Department of Medicine and Mabel Dorn Reeder...more

    Herbal Remedies for Gardeners

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    March 12, 2016

    Learn Cameron and Antonia’s secret weapon recipes for safe non-toxic herbal alternatives to your home and garden woes.


    Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture

    Presented by UAB Historical Collections at The Edge of Chaos, Birmingham

    April 26, 2016

    Instruments and Devices: Exploring Past Medical Practices through the Material Culture of Medicine … A ‘Hidden’ History?

    by Shelley McKellar, PhD, Jason A. Hannah Chair in the...more

    The Infanttree Project, by Larry Thompson

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    September 11, 2015 - April 29, 2016

    Since September 11, 2001, The United States has been involved in two wars. 2.5 million American soldiers have or are serving in these wars, yet a large portion of our society is unaware of the...more

    Alabama Historical Radio Museum

    Presented by Alabama Historical Radio Museum at Alabama Historical Radio Museum, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The society was founded in June of 1989 by Don Kresge, a retired General Electric engineer, to provide an opportunity for men and women of all ages to join together and persue their interest in...more

    Alabama Mining Museum

    Presented by Alabama Mining Museum at Alabama Mining Museum, Dora

    Ongoing

    Focusing on the total concept of coal mining in Alabama from 1890 to 1940. In 1984 the Alabama Mining Museum was designated by the Alabama State Senate as "The Official State Coal Mining...more

    Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences - Temporarily Closed

    Presented by Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences at UAB Lister Hill Library, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences will close at the end of the day on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 for renovations.
    They expect to be closed about 5...more

    Alabama Veterans Memorial

    Presented by Alabama Veterans Memorial Park at Alabama Veterans Memorial, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Alabama Veterans Memorial is far more than just a park... It is a message from all Alabamians, recognizing the price of freedom and peace.

    Amid peaceful Alabama woodlands, you can...more

    Bessemer Hall of History

    Presented by Bessemer Hall of History Museum at Bessemer Hall of History , Bessemer

    Ongoing

    The Bessemer Hall of History offers something for everyone. Plan to visit the Hall soon to "relive" the history of the area through photographs, machinery, books and many other...more

    Oak Hill Cemetery

    Presented by Oak Hill Cemetery at Oak Hill Cemetery , Birmingham

    Ongoing

    In 1871 the City of Birmingham purchased from the Elyton Land Company 21.5 acres of land for a city cemetery (later named Oak Hill). The deed was issued December 29, 1873. As the first city...more

    Alabama Museum of Natural History

    Presented by Alabama Museum of Natural History at Alabama Museum of Natural History, Tuscaloosa

    Ongoing

    Experience the natural diversity of Alabama through exhibits from the Age of Dinosaurs, the Coal Age, and the Ice Age. View the extensive displays of geology, zoology, mineralogy, paleontology,...more

    Birmingham History Center

    Presented by Birmingham History Center at Birmingham History Center, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Birmingham History Center collects and preserves an array of historic objects, books, clothing, photographs, machinery, documents and other items of historic significance to Birmingham and...more

    Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

    Presented by Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Dedicated to the presentation, interpretation, exhibition and history of motorcycles, vintage vehicles and motorsports. Home to the world's best motorcycle collection, the museum now has over...more

    Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens

    Presented by Arlington Historic Home and Gardens at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Arlington is a fine example of Greek Revival architecture dating from the 1840s. The house was built by Judge William S. Mudd, one of the ten founders of Birmingham. The house is furnished with a...more

    Kelly Ingram Park

    Presented by Kelly Ingram Park at Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Kelly Ingram Park is a four acre park located in between 16th and 17th Streets and 5th and 6th Avenue North in the Birmingham's Civil Rights District. The park, just outside the doors of the...more

    Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

    Presented by Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame at Carver Theatre, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    This art-deco museum honors great jazz artists with ties to the state of Alabama. While furnishing educational information, the museum is also a place for entertainment. Exhibits convey the...more

    Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington

    Presented by Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington at Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington, Columbiana

    Ongoing

    The Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington collection focuses on art and artifacts from the colonial period through 1865. The collection contains paintings, letters, furniture, porcelain,...more

    Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The mission of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) is to promote civil and human rights worldwide through education. BCRI presents an in-depth look at the Civil Rights Movement through...more

    Jesse Owens Memorial Park and Museum

    Presented by Jesse Owens Memorial Park at Jesse Owens Memorial Park, Danville

    Ongoing

    In the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, a single man captured the attention of the world, winning 4 gold medals, an Olympic first. Sixty years later, thousands gathered to honor this man with the...more

    Ave Maria Grotto

    Presented by Ave Maria Grotto at Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman

    Ongoing

    Known throughout the world as "Jerusalem in Miniature," is a beautifully landscaped, four-acre park designed to provide a natural setting for the 125 miniature reproductions of some of...more

    Shelby County Historical Society, Inc. Museum & Archives

    Presented by Shelby County Historical Society, Inc. at Shelby County Historical Society, Inc. Museum & Archives, Columbiana

    Ongoing

      The Shelby County Historical Society, Inc. is dedicated to the discovery, collection, and preservation of all things related to the history of Shelby County Alabama; to the encouragement,...more

    Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament

    Presented by Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Hanceville

    Ongoing

     

    The traditional artwork throughout the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament is intended to inspire devotion in the hearts of all who come here to pray. The Romanesque-Gothic...more

    McWane Science Center

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    Ongoing

     Fun and learning never end at McWane Science Center, a nonprofit, hands-on museum and IMAX® Dome Theater. Four floors of interactive exhibits celebrate science and wonder — from an...more

    Aldridge Gardens

    Presented by Aldridge Botanical Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover

    Ongoing

    Since Aldridge Gardens opened in 2002, the 30-acre former property of well-known horticulturist Eddie Aldridge and his wife Kay has become a popular attraction in the greater Birmingham area. The...more

    Heritage Hall Museum

    Presented by Heritage Hall Museum at Heritage Hall Museum, Talladega

    Ongoing

    Heritage Hall, located in the heart of Talladega's historic Silk Stocking District, has been open to the public since 1983. Housed in the former Jemison-Carnegie Public Library building originally...more

    Anniston Museum of Natural History

    Presented by Anniston Museum of Natural History at Anniston Museum of Natural History, Anniston

    Ongoing

    Explore the wilds of Africa, the wonders of the North American wilderness, and the mysteries of 2,000 year old mummies in the seven fascinating exhibit halls of Anniston Museum of Natural...more

    American Village

    Presented by American Village at American Village, Montevallo

    Ongoing

    Founded in 1995, The American Village serves the Nation as educational institution whose mission is to strengthen and renew the foundations of American liberty and self-government by engaging and...more

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