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Guild Awards

♦ Nominated by another organization  |  ♥ Deceased Doris Darling Memorial Award Doris Mitman Darling, a many faceted person who had contributed in many ways to Huntsville organizations, was a charter member of The Guild of the Huntsville Museum of Art and served as the fourth president of the Guild.  Her diligent efforts to establish [...]

By | 2017-12-29T16:13:33+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HMA Employee Wins Museum Art Educator of the Year Award

Huntsville, Ala. – The Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) is proud to announce that the Alabama Art Education Association (AAEA) awarded HMA’s Director of Education/Museum Academy Laura E. Smith the prestigious 2017 Museum Art Educator of the Year Award. “I am truly honored to receive this award,” remarked Ms. Smith.  “I would like to offer [...]

By | 2017-12-08T17:57:12+00:00 December 8th, 2017|2017 News|0 Comments

Puerto Rican Artist, Adrián Villeta, to host fundraiser for Hurricane Relief Fund

Huntsville, Ala. – The Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) is thrilled to welcome Puerto Rican artist, Adrián Villeta, back to Huntsville on Friday, December 8th for a book signing and reception. Adrián Villeta was a featured artist at the Huntsville Museum of Art in 2014.  He considers himself a portrait artist, more than simply a photographer. He combines painting [...]

By | 2017-12-08T17:54:02+00:00 December 8th, 2017|2017 News|0 Comments

Museum bringing the art of cutting to Huntsville

Huntsville, Ala. – The Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) is thrilled to announce the opening of Cut Up/Cut Out on Sunday, November 19th.  Cut Up/Cut Out will be on view at the Museum for general admission until February 11, 2018. Cut Up/Cut Out is an exhibition of local, national and international artists who explore the [...]

By | 2017-12-08T17:52:16+00:00 December 8th, 2017|2017 News|0 Comments

Norman Rockwell Exhibit Coming to Huntsville Museum of Art

Huntsville, Ala. – The Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) is thrilled to announce the opening of two shows: Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera, and Secrets Behind the Wall: The Don Trachte Replicas.  Both exhibitions will be on view at the Museum for general admission until January 28, 2018. Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera is organized [...]

By | 2017-12-08T17:50:03+00:00 December 8th, 2017|2017 News|0 Comments

Former Counsel to President Nixon, John Dean, to Speak at Huntsville Museum of Art

Huntsville, Ala. – Tickets are selling quickly for the upcoming Voices of Our Times speaker, John Dean.  John Dean’s presentation, Then and Now, will be held at the Museum on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. and will include a talk, book signing and reception. John Dean is the former Counsel to the President [...]

By | 2017-12-08T17:48:14+00:00 December 8th, 2017|2017 News|0 Comments

Museum Announces Accessible Art Works Program

Huntsville, Ala – The Huntsville Museum of Art is excited to announce Accessible Art Works (AAW), a program developed by the Museum’s Education Department in collaboration with people with disabilities. “The Museum is committed to advancing a diverse and inclusive space and community by creating and implementing accessibility initiatives,” said Laura Smith, Director of Education and Museum [...]

By | 2017-12-08T17:46:21+00:00 December 8th, 2017|2017 News|0 Comments

New Member Appointed to Huntsville Museum of Art Board of Directors

Huntsville, Ala. – The Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) has announced the addition of Steven A. Johnson as the newest member of the Huntsville Museum of Art Board of Directors. This appointment filled a vacancy left by former HMA Board of Directors member, Walter (Tod) Dodgen, who served a six year term.  Mr. Johnson was appointed [...]

By | 2017-12-08T17:44:36+00:00 December 8th, 2017|2017 News|0 Comments

New Exhibit Featuring Hudson River School Landscapes Open at HMA

Huntsville, Ala. – The Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) is proud to announce the opening of the latest traveling exhibition, Painting a Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes from the Higdon Collection.  Painting a Nation will be on view at HMA now through January 7, 2018. Painting a Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes from the Higdon [...]

By | 2017-12-08T17:42:19+00:00 December 8th, 2017|2017 News|0 Comments

Museum Announces New Lineup for Voices of Our Times

Huntsville, Ala. – The Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) and Voices of Our Times series sponsors, PNC, Davidson Technologies, Colonial Printing and Packaging, and Donny’s Diamond Gallery are thrilled to announce the upcoming lineup for the sixth season of the Voices of Our Times series. Voices of Our Times is an annual series that brings [...]

By | 2017-12-08T17:41:27+00:00 December 8th, 2017|2017 News|0 Comments