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Museum to host free Art Demo Day

Huntsville, Ala –The Huntsville Museum of Art’s (HMA) Museum Academy is partnering with the Alabama Designer Craftsmen (ADC) to offer a free art demonstration day to the public on Saturday, January 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The art demonstrations will feature skilled artists in ceramics, recycled glass art, jewelry and fiber arts. All members [...]

By | 2018-03-02T17:40:41+00:00 January 19th, 2018|2018 News|0 Comments

Foothills to Fine Art Sponsorships

Alan Shuptrine, Mist and Lace, watercolor, 16 x 20 in. Foothills to Fine Art Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. The Huntsville Museum of Art Guild was established in 1964 to enrich, to stimulate, and to advance awareness, appreciation and knowledge of the visual arts. The Guild has been a major [...]

By | 2018-01-10T22:44:36+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Opening Ceremony for African-American History Month & Unveiling of Lucioni’s portrait of Ethel Waters

This event is sold out! Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 6 p.m. Hosted by Dianne Reynolds, Bobby Bradley and the Museum Guild Members $25 | Non-members $40 Please join Museum Executive Director, Christopher J. Madkour, and the Museum Guild as we unveil the Museum’s recent acquisition of Luigi Lucioni’s portrait of Ethel Waters. [...]

By | 2018-02-02T15:55:22+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recent Acquisitions and a Celebration of African-American History Month

Looking at the Collection: Recent Acquisitions and a Celebration of African-American History Month February 1 - April 8, 2018 Click image below to view news story by WHNT - News 19 reporter Aaron Cantrell: The Huntsville Museum of Art is pleased to present the latest version of this recurring exhibition, showcasing artworks added [...]

By | 2018-02-12T02:32:43+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Current Exhibition|0 Comments

Register now for Museum Academy Winter Classes

Huntsville, Ala – Huntsville, AL – The Huntsville Museum of Art’s (HMA) Museum Academy will offer art classes for age 3 through eighth grade. Classes begin the week of January 15. They will include ceramics, drawing, painting, and multi-media. Other classes include COOL Colors, Winter Sparkles, Collage and Cut-Paper Creations, Bedazzled Jewelry Making, COOL Clay [...]

By | 2017-12-29T22:25:02+00:00 December 29th, 2017|2017 News|0 Comments

Guild Fundraiser: Foothills to Fine Art

Alan Shuptrine, Mist and Lace, watercolor, 16 x 20 in. Foothills to Fine Art Bluegrass, Boots & Appalachian Roots The Opening Celebration of Alan Shuptrine: The Serpentine Chain Join the Huntsville Museum of Art Guild at their annual fundraiser which will celebrate the opening of, Alan Shuptrine: The Serpentine Chain. Last year's event, Southern [...]

By | 2018-04-13T17:07:53+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Exhibition Programs|0 Comments

New Connections exhibit featuring recycled art on view

Huntsville, Ala. – The Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) is pleased to present the fifth installment of its new Connections exhibition series focused on contemporary artists linked in terms of subject matter and sensibility. Connections: Hoss Haley | George Peterson | Tom Shields is on view now through March 25, 2018.  “This installment of the [...]

By | 2017-12-14T22:26:55+00:00 December 14th, 2017|2017 News|0 Comments

Guild Past Fundraisers

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By | 2017-12-12T19:54:50+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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