UA Department of Art and Art History

Here’s our calendar for the coming semester. For a more detailed calendar of visual arts events around West Alabama, check our Art Roundups. “Like” us on Facebook to get notifications of all kinds of art events and more.

~ Fall 2017 ~We Are Selma: The Selma Portrait Project.

AUG 24 – SEP 29, 2017
We are Selma: The Selma Portrait Project by Kathryn Mayo, SMGA
SEP 6 – Public lecture, 205 Gorgas library, 7 p.m.
SEP 7 – Reception, SMGA, 5-7 p.m.

SEP 12- OCT 12 Graduate Student Show, Sella-Granata Art Gallery
SEP 14 Reception, 4-6 pm

OCT 12 – NOV 22, 2017
Contemporary Consolidated: Selections from the Permanent Collection, SMGA and Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center
Reception TBA

DEC 7, 2017– JAN 26, 2018
Department of Art and Art History Studio Faculty Research Biennial, SMGA
Reception TBA

~ Spring 2018 ~

FEB 8 – MAR 23, 2018
Paintings by Robert Kushner, SMGA
Reception TBA

APR 5 – MAY 18, 2018
Dual Currents: Inseparable Elements in Painting and Architecture, SMGA
Reception TBA


~ Open Year Round ~

Stroll between galleries through our Woods Quad Sculpture Garden with five outdoor sculptures, plus other sculptures in adjoining campus lawns.
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For events around campus, see the UA Events Calendar.
Like us on Facebook and read our weekly Art Roundups for what’s happening around West Alabama.
Information about visitor parking is here.


The Campus Drive Parking Deck at the corner of Hackberry Lane and Campus Drive provides visitor parking at a nominal cost, and is only a five-minute walk to Garland and Woods halls. Buses also run on varying schedules from the deck. To walk to Woods Quad from the parking deck, exit the main doors of the parking deck and cross Hackberry Lane southwest to Margaret Drive. Follow Margaret Drive to Capstone Drive, which runs between Gorgas Library and Garland Hall. Follow Capstone Drive to Garland Hall and the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, and to Woods Hall and the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. For more information on bus schedules, go to

UA Dept. of Art and Art History