Celebrate Mom with gift box, concert from UAB’s Alys Stephens Center

Mother’s Day giving is covered with the Virtual Arts Pass and Alabama artisan subscription box, including a virtual Keb’ Mo’ concert, origami workshop supplies, Bottega olive oil and more.

Boy holding three hand made origami cranes for Japan relief effort.Need some inspiration this Mother’s Day?

A spring gift — perfect for moms or anyone who loves the arts — is being offered this week by UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts and ArtPlay. It includes virtual access to see Keb’ Mo’ in concert and members-only May events and art supplies to participate in the May origami workshop, and subscribers can upgrade to include a curated surprise artisan box with goods from local makers.

Exclusive Virtual Arts Pass events for May for $29 include these events, plus workshop supplies:

May 12            “Before You Fold: Learning Origami,” ArtPlay Virtual Workshop
May 13            ASC Live Virtual Concert starring blues artist Keb’ Mo’
May 25            Arts Circle Live: AEIVA Salon Series featuring new works from the AEIVA Permanent Collection

Upgrade to $49 and receive the Virtual Arts Pass box for May, which includes a copy of “Magic City Cravings: The Most Requested Recipes from Birmingham Restaurants Then & Now” *OR* a bottle of Bottega olive oil made exclusively for Chef Frank Stitt of Highlands Bar and Grill, Bottega, Chez Fonfon and Bottega Restaurant, along with:

    • Herb seeds from Little Hardware
    • Soap from Left Hand Soap Co.
    • ArtPlay notecards
    • Supplies for ArtPlay origami workshop and more.

Choose your subscription level herecravings.1. Tickets for the Keb’ Mo’ virtual live concert are also available for just $20 per household.

Other virtual May activities presented free to the community by the Alys Stephens Center, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, ArtPlay and Arts in Medicine include:
- Outside the Lines Coloring Night featuring artist Melissa Yes at 7 p.m. May 6 (register online)
- Lunch and Learn, “Finding Your Creative Wings: Exploring Enneagram Types” at noon May 12 (register online)
- Vocabby’s World, song, movement and creativity for young children at 10:30 a.m. May 15 (register online)
- Mental Health Monday, “Maternal Mental Health: Education and Advocacy Through Comedy” at 6 p.m. May 17 (register online)