This Women’s History Month, celebrate women in the arts with AEIVA

Join AEIVA for two-in-one fun — honor women who have played a significant role in shaping art and history, and tour the facility while savoring spring exhibitions.
Written by: Tehreem Khan
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whm StreamPhotography: Steve WoodFamilies are invited to celebrate Women’s History Month at Women in the Visual Arts Family Day, presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s ArtPlay on Saturday, March 5, in the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.

Participants will learn from local women artists and immerse themselves in the history of legendary artists. They can also tour AEIVA’s galleries that feature exciting spring exhibitions.

Two local artists, Ann Trondson and Melissa Yes, co-directors of Vinegar, a nonprofit organization that champions artists in Birmingham and beyond, will engage in activities using photography and collage. Yes is also program coordinator in the College of Arts and SciencesDepartment of Art and Art History.

This event, from 1-3 p.m., is open to public. Spaces are limited; register //">online now.

Event staff and attendees are required to wear masks indoors on campus regardless of vaccination status, as well as maintain proper distancing while on UAB’s campus, including at events.

Safety is UAB’s priority. The pandemic is a fluid situation that UAB is monitoring, in consultation with infectious disease and public health experts; events will be subject to change based on the latest COVID-19 safety guidelines.