AEIVA Closure

In accordance with UAB and the Thanksgiving Holiday, AEIVA will be closed Thursday, November 23rd through Sunday, November 26th.

Material Evidence: Art in Search of Representation & Identity

January 16 - March 6, 2014

Material Evidence is the inaugural exhibition for the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.

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Curated by the Birmingham Museum of Art, the exhibition features works culled from the impressive private collections of some of Birmingham’s most dedicated art collectors and enthusiasts. This exhibition will also include selections from the UAB Permanent Art Collection.

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Upcoming Events

  • Roberta Kaplan and Joshua Matz on LGBTQ Rights and Religious Freedom

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Highlights from AEIVA’s past exhibitions include "Warhol: Fabricated," "Jessica Angel: Facing the Hyperstructure," and "The Freedom Exhibition: Two Countries One Struggle."

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AEIVA is open to the public Monday - Friday, 10 am to 6 pm; Saturday, noon to 6 pm. AEIVA is closed on Sundays.

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Facility Rental

AEIVA houses the Art and Art History department, three University galleries, a lecture hall that holds up to 64 seats, and an atrium that can accommodate up to 100 individuals.

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Become a Member

Become part of the AEIVA community and help support cutting-edge exhibitions, a growing permanent collection, dynamic lectures, and educational events.

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About Us

Designed by world-renowned architect Randall Stout, AEIVA is a center for UAB and the Birmingham community to engage with contemporary art and artists.