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 garden, catch a movie, or sit down with friends for tapas at Oscar's. The Museum is open for your enjoyment until 9PM.
General Admission is FREE to enjoy First Thursdays: After Hours at the Museum. *
*If you wish to enjoy tapas or cocktails, see below for charges associated with those items.
5 - 9PM // Open Galleries
Every one of our beautiful galleries will be open throughout the evening. With a collection of over 24,000 works of art, we are constantly rotating our growing permanent collection and featuring newly acquired works, ensuring that each visit to the Museum is a fresh experience.
5 - 9PM // Tapas & Cocktails
Enjoy the best of seasonal and local dishes from Oscar's Café! All you can eat tapas is available for $13, and specialty beverages are available for $5. Members, bring your membership card for a discount - only $10 for tapas and 10% off of drinks! Click here to see the menu!
5:30 - 6:30PM // Piano by Willie Jackson // 8th Avenue Lobby
6PM // Gallery Talk: "A Few of My Favorite Things" // Asian Galleries
Join Senior Curator and Curator of Asian Art Donald C. Wood, Ph.D. for a tour of his favorite items in the Asian art collection.
6 - 8PM // Drop-in Holiday Card Making Workshop
6 - 7:30PM // Wine Tasting // Oscar's Café
Our friends from Hop City Birmingham will be pouring a selection of wines for you to sample! Come find your new favorite!
6:30 - 7:30PM // Embellishments holiday handbell performance
6:30PM // Drop-in and Draw
7PM // Film Screening // Miracle on 34th Street (1947, 96 minutes) // Steiner Auditorium
7:30 - 8:30PM // Live Holiday Jazz with Foxxy's Friends
December 5th First Thursday
Charcuterie: House Cured Meats, Assorted Mustards, Caper Berries, Cornichons with Crusty Breads
Queso Dip served with Tortilla Crisps
Grilled Vegetables with Artisan Oils and Vinegars
Beer Boiled Shrimp with Creole Remoulade
Artisan Cheeses and Crackers
Specialty Drinks $6