Opening Reception: The Right to DecideThursday, August 6
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, which was signed into law on August 6, 1965, the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts presents The Right to Decide: International Poster Invitational. Read more about the exhibit.
Opening Reception: DAVID MAISEL/BLACK MAPSFriday, August 28
6 – 8 p.m.
Preceded by a public lecture by David Maisel, 5 p.m.
Hess Family Lecture Hall
DAVID MAISEL/BLACK MAPS surveys four chapters of the artist’s ongoing body of work titled Black Maps and features twenty-eight large-scale pigment prints from four series created between 1989 and 2007 including selections from The Lake Project, The Mining Project and American Mine, Terminal Mirage, and Oblivion. Read more about the exhibit.
Candlelight Vigil for CharlestonWednesday, June 24
Join the UAB community and citizens of Birmingham as we stand together in pursuit of peace and healing and remember the lives lost in the June 17 shooting at Emmanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C.
The Freedom Exhibition: Two Countries One StruggleThe Comparative Civil Rights Photography of Spider Martin and Peter Magubane
American Segregation and South African Apartheid
50th Year Commemoration of the 1965 Voting Rights Act
City of Birmingham, William A. Bell, Sr. Mayor
Mayor’s Office of Special Projects, Renee Kemp-Rotan, Curator
June 5 - August 8, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, June 5 | 6 - 8 pm