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.
MFA Alumni Exhibition, UA Gallery, September 2018

~ Fall 2018 ~

AUG 3 – SEP 28 University of Alabama Graduate Alumni Exhibition, UA Gallery and The Arts Council Gallery, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center

AUG 23 – SEP 28 Com-bine – Selections from the Permanent CollectionSarah Moody Gallery of Art

SEP 4-27 Annual Graduate Student Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery
SEP 7-OCT 29 My Spot in the Sunlight – An Exhibition from the Paul R. Jones Collection, Paul R. Jones Museum, 6th Street, Tuscaloosa

OCT 5-26 Gay Burke: The Mother of Alabama Art Photography, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
OCT 5-26 Butterfly Effect: Honoring the Legacy of Gay Burke, UA Gallery, DWCAC
OCT 5 First Friday Receptions for both exhibitions in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, 5-8 

OCT 8–24 Spirit Citizen – An International Dialogue with Artist Edgar Heap of BirdsExhibition and events, Sella-Granata Art Gallery Edgar Heap of Birds poster for Spirit Citizen exhibition and events, 2018.
OCT 10 Art Lecture: Anne Keener, Curator of Pattern Thinking: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Collection of Tom and Cynthia Schneider, Lloyd Hall 226, 3 pm
OCT 11 – NOV 16 Pattern Thinking: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Collection of Tom and Cynthia SchneiderSarah Moody Gallery of Art
OCT 11 Reception, Pattern Thinking: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Collection of Tom and Cynthia Schneider, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, 5-7 pm

OCT 22 Artist Lecture – Edgar Heap of Birds, Gorgas Library 205, 6 pm
OCT 23 Spirit Citizen – An International Dialogue with Artist Edgar Heap of BirdsGallery talk by Edgar Heap of Birds with reception following, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 4 pm

OCT 25-26 Fall Break, UA

NOV 28 Artist Lecture: Alice Hohenberg Federico, 205 Gorgas Library, 6-8 pm
NOV 29, 2018 – JAN 11, 2019 Works by Alice Hohenberg FedericoSarah Moody Gallery of Art 

My Spot in the Sunlight – An Exhibition from the Paul R. Jones Collection

~ Spring 2019 

JAN 24 – MAR 8 Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
JAN 24 Artist Lecture: Michi Meko (multi-disciplinary artist: installation, painting, sculpture, video), Gorgas Library 205, 7 pm
FEB 20-MAR 8 – Advanced Scholarship Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery
FEB 20 Artist Lecture: Ben Vida (visual artist, composer, musician: sound, performance, video, installation, 2D), Gorgas Library 205, 7 pm
MAR 5 Artist Lecture: Iva Gueorguieva (Painting, Sculpture), Gorgas Library 205, 7 pm
MAR 21 – MAY 3, 2019 Confluence by Jerry UelsmannSarah Moody Gallery of Art


~ 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.
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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 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