BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM OF ART
“Look of Love: Eye Miniatures From the Skier Collection” now-June 10: Ninety-six examples of the little-known “lover’s eye” miniatures, given as tokens of affection or remembrance. “Dragons and Lotus Blossoms: Vietnamese Ceramics from the Birmingham Museum of Art” now-April 8: A rare collection of sophisticated ceramics from the Southeast Asian country.
WIREGRASS MUSEUM OF ART
“Inspired by Nature: Ceramics by Lynnette Hesser and Steve Loucks” March 24- June 23: The husband-and-wife team often collaborates; Steve Loucks sculpts and forms ceramics, then his wife Lynnette Hesser embellishes it. This exhibition showcases pieces by each artist and by both as a team.
MOBILE MUSEUM OF ART
“Boxes and Their Makers” April 6-July 1: Works by 32 leading wood artists. “The American Society of Marine Artists 15th National Exhibition” now-April 8: Juried show by more than 100 artists in a variety of mediums. “Facing South: Portraits of Southern Artists by Jerry Siegel” now-April 1: Portraits of 100 regional artists.
MONTGOMERY MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
“Tornadoes” now-June 3: A small collection of art inspired by tornadoes, twisters and windstorms. “Birds of Enlightenment, Predecessors and Rivals of J.J. Audubon” March 17-June 10: Bird illustrations from 75 different publications that involved more than twice that many artists, editors, engravers, writers, printers and illustrators during the Age of Enlightenment.