UAB Department of Art and Art History - Birmingham


Your creative experience is influenced by place.

Birmingham is home to a vibrant community of artists, musicians, and creative entrepreneurs and is one of the largest manufacturing, banking, business and medical hubs in the southeast. Situated at this crossroads you have access to an array of resources, opportunities, and partnerships unmatched anywhere else in the state of Alabama.

The Department of Art and Art History works closely with community partners and friends to connect you to engaged learning activities, internships, and professional development opportunities. Through these opportunities you will grow personally and creatively, develop dynamic portfolios, and build deep relationships with industry professionals and creative practitioners who guide and mentor you as you move into a creative career, prepare to build your own business, or continue your studies at the graduate level.