The Magic City: Birmingham, Alabama

Miniature Coffee and Tea Set with Tray, Wedgwood, England, About 1790, lead-glazed earthenware, cream ware, with enamel, Gift of Lucille Stewart Beeson, 1990.268.1-.10.

Must-See Collection and Exhibit

Be sure to browse the museum’s Dwight and Lucille Beeson Wedgwood Collection and Buten Wedgwood Collection. The combined collection represents over two and a half centuries of Wedgwood production. Comprising more than 9,400 objects, it’s the most comprehensive collection of its kind outside of England.

Untitled 14, from the series “Plastic Bodies,” Sheila Pree Bright, 2003, 16 x 20 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Between August 10, 2019 and January 26, 2020, the Barbie: Dreaming of a Female Future exhibition will present a striking look at the cultural influence of Barbie on the eve of her 60th anniversary. The interactive production gives visitors an opportunity to delve into their relationship with Barbie through a reimagined, modern dream house.