Celebrate Your Holidays at the MMFA

Montgomery, AL (WSFA) -- Come celebrate the holiday season at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

Saturday, December 6: Join the MMFA for their thirteenth annual Holiday Open House on  from 1 to 4 PM.

The day's activities will include:

  • Musical performances
  • Horse-drawn carriage rides through the park
  • Festive art-making activities
  • Home-made cookies
  • A special reading and book signing for the children by Mississippi author Alyssa Killebrew

In addition to these holiday treats, the Museum invites guests to view the exhibition, "The Art of the Theatre".

Also, be sure to view the Museum's holiday tree, adorned with hand-made ornaments created specifically for the Museum by Alabama artists. Ornaments by Alabama artists will also be for sale in the Museum's gift shop.

There is no charge for Holiday Open House, but guests are encouraged to bring in canned goods for a donation to the Montgomery Area Food Bank or a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots.

Holiday Open House is sponsored by Compass Bank and SMI Advertising. For more information, please contact the MMFA at 334.240.4333 or visit the web site at http://www.mmfa.org.

Thursday, December 4: Join the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts for a fun filled evening of shopping and music to celebrate the holiday season!

From 5 to 7 P.M., visit the Museum's Gift Shop to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. While there, enjoy champagne and delicious chocolates, music from Montgomery Chorale carolers and a 10% discount on all merchandise. For more information, call the Museum at 334.240.4333.

Tuesday, December 23 and Wednesday, December 24: Don't forget about Holiday in the Studios from 10:30 to 11:30 & 1:30 to 2:30 P.M. While school is out, the Museum's studio will be open to children and adults.

Come enjoy art activities for the holiday season! Cost for the Holiday in the Studios is $2 for members and $8 for non-members. To make reservations call 334.240.4333.

Throughout the month of December: Get in touch with your artistic side at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

Enjoy creating your own fashions with Funky Fused Glass. Students will design creative works of art using fused glass. Each participant will make two pendants, small bowl, and a picture frame. Beginners are welcome!

For more information, contact the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts at 334.240.4333. Classes will take place on December 4, 11, and 18 from 6 to 7:30 P.M. Cost for participants is $85 for members and $145 for non-members.

The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday Noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free and donations are welcome. For more information, call the MMFA at 334.240.4333 or visit the website at http://www.mmfa.org.

The MMFA, a department of the City of Montgomery, is supported by funds from the City and County of Montgomery and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Association. Programs are made possible, in part, by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.