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Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham, Alabama
The Birmingham Museum of Art in Birmingham, Alabama began in 1951 and now houses one of the best collections in the southeastern United States, containing over 24,000 works of art that include decorative arts, sculptures, paintings, prints and drawings that have been acquired through various means and represent many diverse cultures from Native American, Asian, Pre-Columbian, American, African and European cultures. A few of the more outstanding collections include the Asian artworks, the Vietnamese ceramics collection, the Kress collection of renaissance and baroque sculptures, decorative arts and paintings from the late 13th century to the period ending in 1750 and a marvelous 18th century European decorative arts collection that contains premier examples of French furniture and English ceramics. The city owns and operates the museum, that sits majestically on 3.9 acres in the heart of the city; which was constructed in 1959 and designed by Warren, Knights and Davis, with a wonderful rejuvenation and addition done by Edward Larrabee Barnes from New York in 1993; which is now 180,000 square feet, that includes the magnificent outdoor sculpture garden. The permanent collection contains pieces that represent African artworks, European artworks, American art, contemporary art, Folk art, Asian art, European decorative arts, Pre-Columbian art, native American art, the Charles W. Ireland sculpture garden and the Clarence B. Hanson Jr. Library. The African arts collection contains almost 2000 pieces that date from the 12th century to the present with excellent examples of masks, textiles, metal arts, figure sculpture, ritual objects, furniture, ceramics, a Yoruba mask, divination portrait of a king from Dahomey, an Egyptian false door and Benin bronze hip pendant. American works span the late 17th century to the mid20th, with artists like Childe Hassam, Frederic Remington, Gilbert Stuart, Hiram Powers, Tiffany, Frank Lloyd Wright and Georgia O'Keefe. Asian works have come here from Japan, Korea, China, southeast Asia and India with the excellent collection of Vietnamese ceramics, as well as some Buddhist and Hindu art, lacquer ware, sculpture, ceramics, prints and paintings. Contemporary works by the likes of Andy Warhol, Frank Fleming, Joan Mitchell, Philip Guston, Bill Viola, Larry Rivers, Kerry James Marshall, Grace Hartigan, Louise Nevelson, Lynda Benglis and Callum Innes. It is a spectacular collection that is sure to tickle your fancy and keep you busy the entire day, when you visit Birmingham.

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Southern Museum of FlightSouthern Museum of Flight Birmingham, Alabama
The Southern Museum of Flight is only three blocks from the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama and contains a magnificent valuable collection of aviation relics that span the 20th century in numerous areas of aviation and flight. It takes visitors through more than eighty years of winged history in the military and civilian aircraft industries, with some very famous and exciting aircraft house here. These priceless relics include the Red Baron, the Flying Tigers and the Tuskegee Airmen, along with the famous females of the day that includes Amelia Earhart and other aviation pioneers. The Tuskegee Airmen are featured as well as the Lake Murray B-25 bomber that was raised from a lake in South Carolina in 2005, the 1953 defection of Lt. No Kum Sok with F-86 and MiG 15 aircraft and a wonderful helicopter tribute to those Vietnam veterans. The museum houses an early aviation hall, ready room for snacks and rest, experimental aircraft hall, the aviation art exhibits, the Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame and 26 outdoor aircraft; and the simulators for the military aircraft, antique aircraft, ultralights and RC aircraft. Some of the more fabulous relics include the Wright Flyer replica, B-26 Douglas Invader, Beechcraft Starship, Cumulus glider, the first Delta Air Lines airplane, F4 Tomcat, F-14 Tomcat, F-86 Sabre, Huff Daland crop duster, MiG-15 Fagot, PT-19 Fairchild Cornell, Piper Cherokee PA 28-140, Republic Seabee, Starduster biplane, Stinson SR-5, T-6G Texan and the Vari-Viggen that was invented by Burt Rutan.

February 02, 2011