A free opening reception is planned for 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. In addition to his exhibition, Nader will meet with UAB photography students for a group critique that will be followed by a free, public gallery talk, scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, March 3.
A panel discussion with the artist on social issues surrounding Beverly Fishman’s exhibition, as well as the broader intersection of visual arts, pharmaceuticals and health care, is planned for 5 p.m. prior to the exhibition’s free opening reception Jan. 20.
Thursday, 15 December 2016 14:01

41st Juried Annual Student Exhibition

The 41st Juried Annual Student Exhibition — coordinated by the Department of Art & Art History (DAAH) and presented at the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA) galleries — includes student works selected by a professional artist (juror) and functions as an experiential learning opportunity for the students of the DAAH. Entry deadline: February 17, 2017.
A group of 65 students and three faculty members will travel to Milan, Pisa, Florence and Rome, where they will tour the cities and march in the parade, which draws tens of thousands to celebrate and receive the Pope’s New Year’s Day blessing.
The film was produced by Assistant Professor of Music Technology Craig Brandwein. Psychology faculty will be on hand to discuss how to cope with adverse circumstances after the film.
Students will present papers on topics as diverse as the Aztecs’ bloody past, the Egyptian goddess Isis, Charles-François Daubigny’s floating studio, a mask of the female Sande society and the representation of women in 18th-century French portraiture.
Two, one-night only student showcases are set for Project Space, presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History. Both exhibitions are free and open to the public.
The UAB Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition represents the culmination of a diverse and intensive program of undergraduate study and will feature illustration, photography and printmaking by Lucy Allen, Amber Gomez and Anna-Kate Marcum.
Max Boot will discuss guerrilla warfare in history Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 5:30 p.m.
Department of Art and Art History and Honors College to present interdisciplinary visual research with student showcase Dec. 1.
The Department of Music presents this annual favorite, featuring UAB Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, the UAB Trumpet Ensemble, choirs and ensembles from area high schools, and the Steel City Men’s Chorus
See works by UAB Department of Art and Art History faculty on display, and enjoy monthly coffee breaks with presenting faculty at Workspace, located at the AEIVA.
Monday, 21 November 2016 11:25

Words under a microscope

What can we learn from language research? Answers from linguistics, neuroscience, computer science and more.
Olatuja and her band will open the concert, and the UAB Gospel Choir will then join her in performing holiday-inspired songs. Olatuja also will conduct a private vocal master class with students in the choir.
Tour the exhibition, enjoy refreshments, and hear music by Dmitri Shostakovich and Kurt Weill in this free collaboration by the Department of Music and the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
More than 35 music students and guest performers will tell the story of shepherd boy Amahl, who sees an enormous star and is met with regal visitors bearing gifts. The production features a full set, orchestra, costumes and more.
For the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Human Rights Award celebration, Henry Panion III designed a showcase of Alabama artists and the legacy of the civil rights movement. Central to the production are selections and performing artists from guitarist Eric Essix’s new recording “This Train: The Gospel Sessions.”
Artist and designer Mehdi Saeedi will speak at 6 p.m. Nov. 15, in the AEIVA Hess Lecture Hall, and will work with graphic design students in the Department of Art and Art History.
Senior music major Aleksandra Kasman will represent Alabama in the MTNA Southern Division competition in January in Columbia, South Carolina.
Department of Art and Art History students will give performances on sound effects added to film and pair images of artworks from across the 20th century to 12 corresponding items from the Department of Theatre’s historical costume collection.
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