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Museum showcases traveling Smithsonian exhibit for Apollo 11 50th anniversary

Huntsville, Ala. – The Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) is celebrating the 50th anniversary of man’s first step on the Moon with the exhibit A New Moon Rises, which will feature dynamic images of the Moon captured by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC). The exhibit opened over the weekend and will be on view [...]

By | 2019-05-20T20:04:34+00:00 May 20th, 2019|2019 News|0 Comments

A New Moon Rises: Views from the LROC

A New Moon Rises: Views from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Adtran, Jurenko, Thurber and Guild GalleriesMay 19 – August 11, 2019 image: North Pole Topography, (detail), Courtesy NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Arizona State University. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of man’s first step on the Moon, see Earth’s [...]

By | 2019-05-20T15:59:02+00:00 May 20th, 2019|Current Exhibition|0 Comments

Museum Executive Director designated as a Friend of West Point

Huntsville, Ala –The Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) is proud to announce that HMA Executive Director Christopher J. Madkour has been awarded the title of “Friend of West Point” from the West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG). This honor gives him full membership in and grants him the same benefits accorded to all members of [...]

By | 2019-04-29T15:52:45+00:00 April 29th, 2019|2019 News|0 Comments

International interior designer to speak in Huntsville

Huntsville, Ala. – International interior designer, Nina Campbell, will speak at the Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) on Thursday, April 11 during a Voices of Our Times luncheon.  Limited seating remains. One of the foremost interior designers of today, Nina Campbell's almost fifty-year career exemplifies the best of English interior design, and showcases pared-down traditionalism, [...]

By | 2019-03-27T14:44:41+00:00 March 27th, 2019|2019 News|0 Comments

Huntsville Museum of Art to showcase famed Art Nouveau artist, Alphonse Mucha

Huntsville, Ala. – The Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) is excited to showcase artworks by famed artist, Alphonse Mucha, in the exhibition Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau on display March 24 - June 23, 2019. Taking inspiration from the unruly aspects of the natural world, Art Nouveau has influenced art and architecture, especially in [...]

By | 2019-03-18T15:22:22+00:00 March 18th, 2019|2019 News|0 Comments

Museum to celebrate 32nd Annual Youth Art Month

Huntsville, Ala. – The Huntsville Museum of Art (HMA) proudly presents its 32nd celebration of Youth Art Month (YAM) with the YAM 2019: Exhibition for Youth Art Month on display from March 10 through April 28.  Congressman Mo Brooks, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, and others are expected to attend an awards ceremony held at the [...]

By | 2019-03-04T19:51:08+00:00 March 4th, 2019|2019 News|0 Comments

Looking at the Collection: People | Places | Things

Looking at the Collection: People | Places | Things Adtran, Jurenko, Thurber & Guild Galleries November 17, 2018 – February 24, 2019 Since its inception in 1970, the Huntsville Museum of Art has increased its permanent collection from a small handful of founding gifts to nearly 3,200 works of historical and contemporary art in a [...]

By | 2019-02-25T21:08:17+00:00 February 24th, 2019|Past Exhibition|0 Comments

Limited tickets remain for Huntsville’s premier Cocktail Party and Art Auction

Huntsville, Ala. – The Huntsville Museum of Art’s (HMA) Gala Committee is excited to present the 28th Annual Gala Week beginning with an already sold-out Gala Luncheon featuring guest speaker, Trace Barnett of The Bitter Socialite, on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, followed by another sold-out Black Tie Dinner & Live Auction on Thursday, February 28.  [...]

By | 2019-02-12T17:16:38+00:00 February 12th, 2019|2019 News|0 Comments

Encounters: Denise Stewart-Sanabria

Encounters: Denise Stewart-Sanabria Grisham Gallery October 7, 2018 – January 20, 2019 Denise Stewart-Sanabria, Alien Disco Inferno, 2018, oil on canvas, 48 x 66 in. The latest exhibition in this long-standing showcase for outstanding regional contemporary art focuses on the distinctive work of this celebrated Tennessee artist. Stewart-Sanabria paints hyperrealist “portraits” of everything from animated [...]

By | 2019-01-29T17:23:00+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Past Exhibition|0 Comments

Our Shared Heritage: Alabama Artists from the Collection

Our Shared Heritage: Alabama Artists from the Collection Chan Gallery 1850 - 1940: On view January 27 – March 24, 2019 1940 - Present: On view April 7 – June 9, 2019 "Alabama, they say, is like one big front porch where folks gather on summer nights to tell tales and talk family."   — [...]

By | 2019-04-18T21:24:34+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Current Exhibition|0 Comments