In appreciation for the artist Yaacov Agam’s long history with the region, “Metamorphic” pulls entirely from private collections in and around Birmingham.
Presented by the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, the exhibition opens June 3 with a performance by the artist and a free opening reception.
Professor of Art History Heather McPherson was named the recipient of the 2016 Annibel Jenkins Prize for the best article on the subject of theatre and performance history in the 18th Century.
The exhibition, presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, features masterpieces of 19th and early 20th century American art selected from the Warners’ private collection.
UAB’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is now ranked number 68 in the nation, up from 73 in 2012, according to the U.S. News & World Report ranking of 200 top graduate programs.
April 25, 2016

Showcase

The UAB Departments of Theatre, Art and Art History and Music are just a few areas creating learning experiences for students that go far beyond the classroom.  And the community is benefiting as well.
Through its international and diversity programming, the College of Arts and Sciences is delivering on its promise of “knowledge that will change your world.”
Chapman’s new works were inspired by the 108 days the family spent waiting for his daughter’s heart transplant. Also featured are works made by his daughter and her fellow pediatric heart patients as they awaited organ transplants.
Jones, of Prattville, graduates April 30 with a dual degree in music and theater with honors and heads to the University of Illinois for a Master of Music degree this fall.
Students and faculty in the UAB African American Studies Program have been recognized for their achievements this semester.
Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Collat School of Business, the series will bring music business professionals to speak and work with students, faculty and the community.
Fifteen graduating Department of Art and Art History students will have their works featured in the exhibition, with a free opening reception from 6-8 p.m. April 29.
A one-night-only student art showcase “Taking Place: Photographs of Temporal Work” will be on exhibition from 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 18, presented by the Department of Art and Art History.
Hear about Indian truck and taxi art from a visiting guest artist and screen two short documentaries with guest filmmakers April 14-15, presented by the Department of Art and Art History at AEIVA.
Five top students from Birmingham City high schools are working directly with faculty and students from the Department of Art and Art History to bring their Chuck Taylor Converse designs to life. 
The fellowship will help further the completion of the first study, bilingual edition of a centuries old legal case.
Department of Music students will perform solo and piano ensemble works by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Schumann, Franck, Ravel, Debussy, Rachmaninoff and Piazzolla.
The musical explores sexuality, adolescent suicide, physical and sexual abuse, and homosexuality by interspersing formal dialogue with folk, pop and rock music that reveals the inner thoughts and desires of the young characters.
The UAB Gospel Choir blew the roof off the Alys Stephens Center on November 15th during their 20th anniversary concert as they celebrated with the Birmingham community.
Artist and juror Paul Rusconi selected the works by students in the Department of Art and Art History. A free lecture by Rusconi is set for 5 p.m. April 1, followed by a free opening reception.
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