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Get the new Virtual Arts Pass for exclusive access to guest artists, chefs, musicians, and more, plus LIVE Drive-in performances by Three on a String, Raquel Lily, classical bassist Xavier Foley, and Eric Essix and Holiday Soul.
“A la carte” features more than 30 renowned contemporary artists whose works utilize food to explore relevant contemporary social and cultural issues. Tour the exhibition virtually.
The Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, ArtPlay and the Institute for Arts in Medicine are offering fresh performances, new arts classes, gallery talks with artists and more.
Teaching art to medical students helps improve their observational skills in clinical encounters, their perceptions of biases, and their tolerance of ambiguity or uncertainty.

Online lessons in activities from hand stitching, paper crafts and visual arts to storytelling, writing and more are available now, including a Spanish “Storytime.”

Join the UAB community for an open panel discussion on viewing the absence of the native story in American art.

A community call-and-response libation to honor those who died by lynching will be at 5 p.m. Feb. 6, followed by a lecture from artist LaShawnda Crowe Storm.

“Focus” is a series of exhibitions that spotlights local and regional private art collections in the Southeastern United States; “Focus IV” highlights work from the Birmingham-based collection of Bill and Elizabeth Koleszar.

Through her color penciled drawings, Allyson Comstock has managed to capture the grandeur of the landscapes and the subtle, yet equally magnificent, micro-environments, says polar scientist James McClintock.
In honor of the university’s 50th anniversary, “Unfolding UAB” will present an unforgettably rich visual history of UAB through more than 80 selected photographs.
Elwood M. Beck is one of the world’s leading scholars on the topic of lynching. This event is in conjunction with the AEIVA exhibition “Mary Frances Whitfield: Why?”
West creates immersive sculptural installations and Morris uses a variety of materials to explore issues surrounding identity, race, spirituality and cultural mythologies.
Artists including Tank and the Bangas, Alabama Ballet, Chamber Music @ AEIVA, The Brook & The Bluff, and more will perform in every venue at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center and AEIVA.
Thomas removed all branding from advertisement photography aimed at African American audiences for more than four decades to create the series.
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