Thursday, Sept. 2-Friday, Oct. 1
Jurgen Tarrasch: "Artifacts"
This exhibition will explore ideas of perception and representation through a site-specific installation constructed by the artist. Birmingham-based artist Jurgen Tarrasch is interested in abstraction as a medium. He uses painting to explore means of expression and art's capacity to convey complexity. An opening reception is planned for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2 in The Gallery at UAB, 900 13th St. South. Admission is free. Call 205-934-0815.
Friday, Oct. 15-Saturday, Nov. 6
First UAB Alumni Invitational Exhibition
This exhibition includes works by graduates from UAB's bachelor of arts and bachelor of fine arts degree programs. Each artist can submit a single work, and all submitted works will be displayed. A closing reception is planned for 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4 in The Gallery at UAB, 900 13th St. South. Admission is free. Call 205-934-0815. A limited edition print by artist and UAB alumnus David Sandlin will be available for purchase, benefiting the gallery. A work by Sandlin will be featured in the exhibition, and Sandlin will attend the show and conduct a printmaking workshop for students.
Thursday, Nov. 18-Saturday, Dec. 4
Annual Juried Student Exhibition
This exhibition features student works selected by a guest juror, who also will present a lecture while at UAB. The juror for this year's exhibition will be announced in September. An opening reception is planned for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 in The Gallery at UAB, 900 13th St. South. Admission is free. Call 205-934-0815.
UAB Department of Art and Art History partners with Sloss Furnaces and 2017 National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art & Practices, April 5-8Eleven students will attend the conference, with registration paid by donors. Exhibitions by student and professional artists are planned at Sloss and around Birmingham, including UAB’s Project Space.
Theatre UAB presents entrancing, witty Sondheim musical “A Little Night Music” from April 5-9As Theatre UAB’s musical theater BFA program grows, students are up to the challenge of this sophisticated Stephen Sondheim musical, which includes his most popular song, “Send in the Clowns.”
- Event Date April 5
Nationally recognized UAB literary journal is being renamed after author Harper Lee
- Event Date April 5
Poemmemoirstory, a nationally recognized literary publication published by the UAB Department of English is being renamed.Voice Center offers screenings to students pursuing singing careersStudents studying voice are offered free screenings of their vocal cords by professionals in the UAB Voice Center to check for overuse, allergies or reflux and to prevent potential damage.posted 6 days ago 696 viewsChamber Music @ AEIVA April 7: UAB Music presents four world premieres within installation exhibition by Jessica Angel, “Facing the Hyperstructure"The musical performance “Air in a Loop” will feature four world premiere compositions by members of the Birmingham Art Music Alliance, performed within Jessica Angel’s site-specific, large-scale installation.posted 6 days ago 643 viewsAnoushka Shankar shines April 9 for IndiaFest performance at UAB’s Alys Stephens CenterSitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar, an Alys Stephens Center favorite, will perform with a six-piece classical ensemble and focus on her album “Home” for her Birmingham performance.
UAB presents 41st annual Juried Student Exhibition, March 31-April 14Works by 37 Department of Art and Art History students selected by visiting artist Jessica Angel will be on exhibition in the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
- Event Date April 9
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus in free show March 26The Concert Band and Soldiers’ Chorus is the oldest and largest of the U.S. Army Field Band’s four performing components. This performance is free, but tickets must be reserved.
- Event Date March 31
Explore India’s art and culture with IndiaFest, presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens CenterFrom Holi celebrations to lectures and films, and silk screening workshops to performances by Grammy-nominated artists including Anoushka Shankar and Niyaz featuring Azam Ali, IndiaFest offers a wealth of opportunities in late March and April to experience Indian culture.posted 13 days ago 2254 viewsUAB Piano Series presents pianist Esther Park on March 26For the final performance of the 2016-2017 UAB Piano Series, Esther Park will perform a program of works by Beethoven, Schubert, Debussy and Messiaen.
- Event Date March 26
UAB professor, students win at 2017 Birmingham American Advertising AwardsStudents, alumni and a professor from the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Art and Art History, Department of Music, and Digital Media won 15 Best in Show, Gold and Silver awards.posted 16 days ago 3404 viewsLecture, recital to explore French keyboard music through the centuriesThe UAB Department of Foreign Languages and the Alliance Française of Birmingham will hold a recital and a lecture in English on Saturday, March 4.
- Event Date March 26
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli on March 11Pizzarelli is among the prime revivalists of the great American songbook, and has expanded that repertoire by including the music of Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Tom Waits, Antônio Carlos Jobim, and Lennon-McCartney.
- Event Date March 4
See seven smart, short plays at Theatre UAB’s 14th annual Festival of 10-Minute PlaysAll of the plays in the March 6-10 festival are written, directed and acted by students, staff and faculty from the UAB Department of Theatre. All tickets are $5, and shows typically sell out.posted a while back 2606 viewsAhn Trio stars in Salon Series, March 5 at UAB’s Alys Stephens CenterThe Ahn Trio will perform works by artists including Jimi Hendrix, Prince, David Bowie, Antônio Carlos Jobim, David Balakrishnan and more. The ASC Salon Series offers a unique setting: on-stage seating and a post-show meet-and-greet.
- Event Date March 11
Contribute to history with The March Quilts project sewing days at UABUAB Arts in Medicine will partner with Bib & Tucker Sew-Op and host sewing days for The March Quilts project at the Women and Infants Center on Feb. 17 and March 6.
- Event Date March 5
Interested in graphic design and its history? See “Graphic Means” at UAB Hill Student Center on March 7“Graphic Means” documents graphic design production from the 1950s through the 1990s. The screening is free for all UAB ID holders, including students and employees.
- Event Date February 17
Theatre UAB presents Tom Stoppard’s metaphysical murder mystery “The Real Inspector Hound” Feb. 22-26Playwright Tom Stoppard’s hilarious lampooning of murder mystery conventions features feuding theater critics Moon and Birdboot as they are swept into the whodunit they are viewing. The “play within a play” is based in three acting styles interwoven together: the farcical, the melodrama of “who done it thrillers” and Theatre of the Absurd.
- Event Date March 7
Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players bring family fun music to UAB’s Alys Stephens Center on Feb. 26Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players take children’s music to new musical and lyrical heights with his unique “kindie” rock. A family of four can enjoy the show for $30.
- Event Date February 22
UAB honors writer, composer and performer Daniel Beaty with 2017 Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar AwardBeaty will speak and perform his 2006 critically acclaimed, off-Broadway solo play, “Emergency,” at 4 p.m. Friday, March 10, in UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. A reception will be held after the event, which is free and open to the public.
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