August 19, 2014
Established by Birmingham artist Amy Pleasant, Rapid Fire Birmingham gathers the city’s creative professionals for informal presentations, idea sharing and creative conversation.
The Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center and Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts will be adorned with vast artworks created from recycled and donated fabric.
August 13, 2014
Four documentary shorts made at UAB will be shown as part of a series of Alabama-made films at the festival.
Two large-scale, black and white photographic works by the UAB 2012 graduate will be on exhibition Sept. 13-Jan. 19 in Arkansas.
High school students will be introduced to life at UAB and career options with exciting hands-on learning opportunities that reinforce academic skills.
The Department of Art and Art History faculty and alumni exhibition will be on show Aug. 11-Sept. 22 at the AEIVA, with a free reception on Aug. 29.
“A Seat at the Big Table: Bloom Studio” will be on show Aug. 11-Sept. 22 at UAB’s AEIVA, with a free reception on Aug. 29.
The exhibition is part of Space One Eleven’s ongoing Mentor-Mentee Windows program, which showcases works by art teachers and their students.
In the summer course Source Materials, students used powders, liquids, expired media and everyday items to create sculptures and installations.
Each season, the Alys Stephens Center searches for innovative artists, curates unique events and enlists talented musicians to create memorable experiences for Birmingham audiences.
This season see Lalah Hathaway and Ruben Studdard, Boz Scaggs, Duquette Johnston, the Hendrix Experience, Keb’ Mo’, Mary Mary, Trombone Shorty, Kirk Whalum, Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge, and more.
A bus wrapped in UAB student Hannah Rettig’s graphic design will travel neighborhoods surrounding Birmingham’s Woodlawn community schools to provide services to parents.
Artist Amanda Browder will Skype in from New York for community sewing days May 9 and June 30 as the huge fabric installation is created.
April 30, 2014
A free opening reception for both shows is planned for 5-8 p.m. Friday, June 6, at UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
Wayne will lecture on her work at 4 p.m. June 6, followed by a free opening reception at UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
April 17, 2014
The exhibition will feature works by Matthew Barton, Christina McCoo, Ryan Meyer, Mary Morgan, Kelsea Nichols and Haley Salzburn, and a free reception is set for May 1.
April 08, 2014
UAB art students have created a space-age stage mural for a concert presented by Vulcan Park to honor the late musician Sun Ra, a Birmingham native.
Birmingham will let its light shine even brighter this year as Light Dreams returns, with jaw-dropping digital projections, live music and out-of-this-world interactive art installations.
April 04, 2014
The public is invited to participate in “Gandhian Paths to Global Progress: A Forum with Tushar Gandhi,” then he will deliver a lecture on human rights, “Three Marches and a Dream: Salt and Freedom.”