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.
Cultivate creativity with new classes at Alys Stephens Center’s ArtPlayRegistration is open for a new fall session of classes at ArtPlay, the Alys Stephens Center’s home for arts education for all ages on the UAB campus.posted 7 days ago 918 viewsUAB’s AEIVA presents "Luis Cruz Azaceta: War and Other Disasters"The exhibition, presented by the UAB College of Arts and Sciences' Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, opens Sept. 9 with a free reception.posted 12 days ago 1146 viewsWorks by UAB Department of Art and Art History students, faculty on exhibition at Lowe Mill in HuntsvilleStudents from Medium: Art Club at UAB will exhibit selected works in a juried exhibition, while Assistant Professor of Sculpture Stacey Holloway’s solo exhibition, “Herds,” will also be on view. A free reception is set for July 15.posted 18 days ago 1338 viewsOn hit show “Underground,” Theatre UAB alumna Andrea Frankle plays Suzanna Macon, character fans love to hateChosen by a scout from the UAB Department of Theatre for a scholarship, Frankle says the lessons she learned as a young actor from UAB faculty and the Tour Groups program stick with her still today.posted 28 days ago 2182 viewsUAB student artist named an American Advertising Federation Student of the YearBailey Barrow of Pinson is the only student in Alabama to receive this award for 2016. She is a student in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History.posted a while back 3146 viewsUAB arts faculty teaching, performing, exhibiting and researching this summer in Alabama, across the nation and around the worldArts faculty from the UAB College of Arts and Sciences are taking time this summer to practice their art forms and share their skills with students and audiences here and around the globe.posted a while back 2235 viewsCelebrate Fourth of July with free UAB Summer Band concert, prime seats for fireworksEnjoy show tunes, Broadway classics, patriotic favorites and standards, then watch the fireworks shot from atop Red Mountain. This free outdoor concert is presented by the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Music.
Letters of inspiration: UAB Art Club students help Bell Center graduates create lasting “legacy” artworkEach year, The Bell Center invites artists to collaborate with the center’s students and create a work of art that commemorates the graduating class. This year’s legacy piece was a collage of the young graduates’ first initials.posted a while back 1685 viewsNew series of free Pop-Up Studios at MakerSpace for summer/fall 2016 at UABThese free, short workshops will take place in June and this fall, led by the UAB Department of Art and Art History. Register now, as the studios are sure to fill up.posted a while back 4042 viewsCelebrate all things Alabama with free LOCAL festival June 18LOCAL is a free event designed to share the best of Alabama, outdoors on the ASC’s Engel Plaza. Shop, eat, visit and listen to music — it’s a perfect event for families, groups and anyone who calls Alabama home.
- Event Date July 4
Ira Glass stars in “Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host” at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center on June 11The production includes radio interviews restaged as dance pieces, plus stories from the lives of each of the three performers. The result is a funny, lively and heartfelt evening of dance and stories.
- Event Date June 18
UAB presents “Yaacov Agam: Metamorphic,” featuring 30 worksIn appreciation for the artist Yaacov Agam’s long history with the region, “Metamorphic” pulls entirely from private collections in and around Birmingham.
- Event Date June 11
UAB’s AEIVA presents Cuban artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons in “Picturing/Performing the Self,” June 3-Aug. 20Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, the exhibition opens June 3 with a performance by the artist and a free opening reception.
- Event Date June 3
Babyface show May 21 at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center is sold outBabyface, “The Story Behind the Songs” will bring together musical reminiscences from throughout his career with behind-the-scenes anecdotes, along with hit music.
- Event Date June 3
UAB presents “American Sublime: Selections from the Jack and Susan Warner Collection of American Art” from June 3-Aug. 20The exhibition, presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, features masterpieces of 19th and early 20th century American art selected from the Warners’ private collection.
- Event Date May 21
Sample Brazilian music as ArtPlay Parlor Series presents Choro de Lá pra Cá on May 13Enjoy uniquely Brazilian popular music, with hors d’oeuvres and beverages, in the intimate parlor of the Alys Stephens Center’s historic ArtPlay house.
- Event Date June 3
Rejuvenation underway for UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center in honor of 20th anniversary seasonNew improvements and enhancements will enable the Alys Stephens Center to transform the Jemison Concert Hall into a proscenium theater perfect for larger dance performances, and the center will be fully re-carpeted with the original design and materials.posted a while back 3802 viewsKristin Chenoweth, star of stage and screen, performs for Alys Stephens Center’s VIVA Health Starlight Gala June 12Emmy and Tony award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will perform for the ASC’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The gala also kicks off the Alys Stephens Center’s new 20th anniversary season.
- Event Date May 13
New paintings by Gary Chapman, “108 Black Paintings and the COTA Project,” on exhibition in Gadsden from April 29-June 24Chapman’s new works were inspired by the 108 days the family spent waiting for his daughter’s heart transplant. Also featured are works made by his daughter and her fellow pediatric heart patients as they awaited organ transplants.posted a while back 3380 viewsUAB’s Nole Jones, a star on stage, wins fellowship to one of the best graduate music programs in the nationJones, of Prattville, graduates April 30 with a dual degree in music and theater with honors and heads to the University of Illinois for a Master of Music degree this fall.posted a while back 4993 views
- Event Date June 12