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Their artistry is acclaimed as one of the world’s most vibrant contemporary textile traditions. During their UAB residency, the quilters will set up public sewing spaces and workshops. 
The Grammy Award-winning opera star and arts in health advocate will guide a UAB Arts in Medicine panel discussion with experts working in the arts, neuroscience and health care.
Human bodies are made to move, says UAB Arts in Medicine artist-in-residence Melissa Turnage, and “magical” energy can happen in the brain. Here are her tips for adding dance to your day.
Experience a full night of the arts, while supporting the arts, at the VIVA Health Gala, the largest annual fundraiser for UAB’s AEIVA, Alys Stephens Center, ArtPlay and Arts in Medicine.
See the band Red Baraat kick off the UAB Arts Alliance’s 2023-2024 programming year with a free, high-energy performance on Friday, Aug. 25, thanks to support from Dora and Sanjay Singh.
Party with the arts at UAB and dance to hard-driving world music by Brooklyn brass band Red Baraat, in a free concert presented by Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded UAB Arts in Medicine a research grant to study whether magic arts training can help improve motor and social-emotional function.

Classes are available for babies to adults, from creative movement and music to acting, tap and hip-hop dance, creative writing, standup, and sewing.
The Virtual Mental Health Monday series includes sessions on dance, healing rituals, forest bathing, supporting LGBTQ+ youth, suicide prevention, caregivers and reducing homelessness. 
UAB’s Employee Assistance and Counseling Center is home to 14 clinical team members, a variety of counseling options, and programming such as support groups, workshops and seminars, yoga classes, suicide prevention training courses, and more.
UAB Arts in Medicine and the Birmingham VA’s Whole Health initiative are partnering to present weekly arts workshops for Birmingham-area veterans.
Kevin Spencer, Ph.D., a leading authority on the therapeutic benefits of magic tricks in education and rehabilitation, presents a fun-filled show with storytelling, stage magic and audience participation.
UAB faculty, staff and students are helping create, organize and perform in the massive opening and closing ceremonies, happening July 7 and July 17 at Protective Stadium.
ArtPlay was recognized as an arts education champion with the Making A Difference award, and the Inclusion Award was given to UAB Arts in Medicine for its positive impact on the lives of people with disabilities.
Health care workers showcase their musical talents and perform 20-minute sets throughout the day at UAB Hospital and The Kirklin Clinic.
As a certified Listener Poet, Salaam Green with UAB Arts in Medicine is working with UAB professionals to create poems based on their experiences for National Poetry Month in April.
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