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.”
April 01, 2014
Art students and faculty painted a mural on a plane as a memorial for four fallen Alabama pilots who will be remembered with a dedication service April 18.
The public is invited to help create the large fabric works that will be installed on the Alys Stephens Center and Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
During Ferrandi’s residency March 11-20, she will work with students, faculty, staff and the community to create “The Prosthetics of Joy,” with a free performance and exhibition.
The Salvador's Deli fundraiser March 2 will raise money to put art supply kits directly in the hands of visual arts teachers in Birmingham-area schools.
February 26, 2014
Twenty-eight students from Carver, Huffman, Parker, Ramsey and Woodlawn high schools will participate in the third annual Art Competition and Exhibition, March 5-8 at UAB.
February 26, 2014
An exhibition featuring the best works from studio art students will be on show March 19-April 18 in the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
February 21, 2014
The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Art and Art History will host the Art History Master of Arts Symposium Friday, March 7.
February 10, 2014
UAB Digital Media fellows and interns and Department of Art and Art History faculty and students swept the Birmingham American Advertising Awards at this year’s ceremony.
January 27, 2014
Tabie is the first artist featured in the Department of Art and Art History’s new “Pop-Up Studio” program, Feb. 14-15 at the AEIVA and open to the public.
A2ru is an organization that helps to integrate the arts and art practices into other areas of study, such as engineering and medicine.