Displaying items by tag: arts and humanities

Following the tremendous success of “Warhol: Fabricated” this winter, the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts will be hosting three exhibitions this summer that tell powerful stories of race, heritage, human rights, and human dignity: “The Freedom Exhibition: Two Countries One Struggle,” “Willie Cole: Transformations,” and “Focus I: Identified.”
Young students from The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs have had their silhouettes and creative inspirations preserved in a “legacy” piece of artwork with the help of UAB students.
Department of Music professor of piano and artist-in-residence Yakov Kasman, DMA, will perform as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine in the rarely performed Nikolay Medtner Piano Concerto No. 3 on Wednesday, May 20, in the National Philharmonia Hall of Kyiv, Ukraine.
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, the City of Birmingham, in collaboration with the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, presents “The Freedom Exhibition: Two Countries One Struggle.”
Eight music technology students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have successfully passed the AVID Pro Tools certification exam.
Craig Wooten, a graduate of the UAB Department of History, has been listening to American war veterans share their experiences in order to help promote disaster preparedness and provide disaster relief and services to military members and their families.
Works by noted American artist Willie Cole will be on exhibition from June 5-Aug. 8, presented by the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts. Cole is recognized among other artists of his generation for his potent and poetic sculptures, compositions and installations. “Willie Cole: Transformations” will showcase 15 works created between 1996 and 2015.
A recent electroacoustic work by Associate Professor of Music William Price, DMA, has been selected the The Engine Room 2015: International Sound Art Competition and Exhibition.
The 2015 Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop, a 3-week workshop that offers a rare opportunity for high school students to learn from published authors, will take place June 1-19. Deadline Extension: The Department has extended the deadline past the original date of May 1. If you missed the original deadline but are interested in participating, apply soon.
Enjoy free art and music Thursday, April 30, when the Department of Music presents a special new collaboration on campus with the Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts.
When thinking of prospective places to complete an internship, a cemetery is not exactly what comes to mind — unless you’re history student Dana Dawson, that is. Dana enjoys the hands-on learning and, well, the quiet that comes with working at Oak Hill Cemetery.
April 15, 2015

Q&A with Randy Blythe

Randy Blythe is an assistant professor in the UAB Department of English. Recently he sat down with graduate student Halley Cotton to answer a few questions.
Warhol: Fabricated, featuring 150+ works by the late pop artist, opened at the new visual arts institute AEIVA in January. Already the highest-attended visual arts exhibition in the university’s history, Warhol: Fabricated attracted almost 2,700 visitors during its run.
April 10, 2015

Pop Star

Works by the legendary Andy Warhol illuminated the UAB College of Arts and Sciences Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA) in its first major show by a globally renowned artist.
Winner of the Tony Awards’ “Triple Crown” for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, “Avenue Q” is a hilarious, irreverent, sweetly satiric coming-of-age parable performed by “Muppet”-style puppets alongside human actors.
The Thelema Trio, a Belgian new music ensemble, will appear in concert Thursday, April 16, presented by theUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamCollege of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music.
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