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Posts Tagged ‘Art and Art History’

UA Gallery Hosts UA/UAB Joint Faculty Art Exhibit

In an unprecedented event, the work of art and art history faculty from The University of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham will be displayed from Friday, Aug. 5 to Friday, Sept. 30 at the UA Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Abstract Textile Art on Display at UA Gallery

The artwork of Heather Whidden, a University of Alabama Master of Fine Arts student, will be displayed from Friday, April 1 to Friday, April 29 at the UA Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Music, Pedal Power Highlight Yellowhammer Festival, Co-Hosted by UA Groups

Bicycles engineered by the Rock the Bike company in Oakland, California, will power all the concert stage, lighting and sound for the Yellowhammer Festival on Sunday, April 3. The event is a music and arts festival that focuses on health and environmental sustainability. The festival is hosted by The University of Alabama’s Creative Campus, the Student Government Association and University Programs.

UA’s Paul Jones Gallery of Art to Unveil ‘Black is Beautiful’ Exhibit

University of Alabama students have curated an art exhibition that responds to stereotypical portrayals of African-Americans.

UA’s Sonic Frontiers Series Presents Five Days of Collaborative Art Performances

Each day from Monday, Feb. 29, to Friday, March 4, a different artist who specializes in a particular medium will create a new piece while musician and composer Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar simultaneously creates new saxophone and electronic music. The work of each of the six Alabama-based artists will inspire the sound that Dewar creates, and in turn their work will be inspired by his music.

Church, UA Art Department Team to Host “Empty Bowls”

More than 100 ceramic bowls will come out of the firing kilns of University of Alabama ceramics instructor Wade MacDonald’s class in the coming week. Colored and glazed, the bowls will be donated to University Presbyterian Church’s “Empty Bowls 2016” fundraiser for the hungry Feb. 26.

Paintings by UA Alumna Dale Kennington on Display at Downtown Gallery

Paintings by contemporary realist and University of Alabama alumna Dale Kennington will be on display from Monday, Feb. 1, to Friday, March 11, at the UA Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibit, titled “Real Lives: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington,” showcases scenes from ordinary life, including getting haircut and waiting for a train.

Derby to Donate Civil Rights Photograph to UA during Exhibit Opening

Dr. Doris A. Derby, a documentary photographer and civil rights activist, will donate an historic photograph from the civil rights era to The University of Alabama during the opening reception of an exhibit featuring her photographs.

Elementary, High-School Students to Visit UA’s Paul R. Jones Gallery

Approximately 50 students from two Tuscaloosa schools will visit The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art during the month of October as part of the gallery’s K-12 Fellows Program.

Polk’s George Washington Carver Photos on Display at UA’s Jones Gallery

Renowned Alabama photographer P.H. Polk’s images of famed botanist George Washington Carver during his days at Tuskegee Institute will be displayed Aug. 27-Sept. 25 at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa.

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