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Sunday, January 7, 2018
[ details ] First Sundays
@ 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM
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Learn more about the works of art on view and latest exhibitions at the Museum with docent-led tours offered the first Sunday of each month. These tours are free and open to the public, no reservations required.
Monday, January 8, 2018
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
[ details ] Short Course: Uncommon Territory
@ 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
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Join us for this Short Course as Curator of Art Jennifer Jankauskas and Assistant Curator of Education Elisabeth Palmer present an overview of other artists in the exhibition Uncommon Territory: Contemporary Art in Alabama and contemporary practices in Alabama. This program is free and open to the public. Click here to learn more about this series of programs. .
[ details ] Young Artists
@ 3:45 PM — 4:30 PM
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Children with their caregivers will enjoy learning to use basic elements of art in our studio. Each class will feature a different project, honing fine motor and social skills. The various series will familiarize participants with a range of art materials and techniques. Class size is limited to ten students per class. This class meets Tuesdays, January 9, 23, February 6, 20, and March 6. All supplies and materials are provided. Classes are $8 members/$13 non-members per class, or $30 members/$50 non-members for the series of five classes. Suitable for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver. To register, please contact Brandy Morrison at edsecy@mmfa.org or call 334.240.4365. Click here to learn more about our Studio Classes.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
[ details ] Ekphrasis
@ 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
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Ekphrasis is a monthly book club for Museum members devoted to the history of art. This session led by Sarah Graves will cover The Great Wave: Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, and the Opening of Old Japan by Christopher Benfey. Click here to learn more about this book and Ekphrasis. .
Thursday, January 11, 2018
[ details ] EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
@ 2:30 PM — 3:00 PM
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Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of Korea. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum's galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students). Click here to learn more about this series of programs.
[ details ] Art Ed Central
@ 4:30 PM — 6:00 PM
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Art educators are welcome to join us for these FREE monthly workshops and learn more about utilizing the Museum as a classroom resource. After informative gallery talks with Museum curators, participants enjoy related art lessons in the studio. Light refreshments are served, and certification hours are awarded! Art Ed Central is a regional division of the Alabama Art Education Association, represented by Sally Chambliss (LAMP). To register for workshops, please contact Brandy Morrison, Education Secretary, at edsecy@mmfa.org or call 334.240.4365.
[ details ] College Night: Uncommon Territory
@ 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
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College Night offers you the opportunity to become immersed in Uncommon Territory: Contemporary Art in Alabama. Guest writer James Hilgartner, a professor at Huntingdon College, will connect you to contemporary art through ekphrastic writing. This program is free and open to the public. Snacks, soda, and coffee will be provided. .
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@ 7:00 PM
Friday, January 12, 2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018

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