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Stacey Holloway – Flight of the Elephant at the UA Gallery

The University of Alabama Gallery is proud to present Stacey Holloway: Flight of the Elephant & Other Tales, October 2 – November 20, 2020, in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center. This delightful and intriguing show, guest curated by Paul Barrett, will also be part of the fall’s inaugural First Friday Art Walk, October 2,

Sella-Granata Gallery Showcases New Grad Students

The Sella-Granata Art Gallery is showcasing work by new graduate students in studio art Ryan Akers, Molly Greene, William Henry, Parker Hunt, Stephanie Kirkland and Kole Nichols. The exhibition will run from September 21 through October 9 in the SGAG in Woods Hall and online. Ryan Akers (painting) received a BA from The University of

New Forward-Thinking Student Art Group Forms

A new UA student group, Art Forward, has organized to “create a more inclusive and artistically empowered community for students at UA, members of the Tuscaloosa community, and people everywhere.” The founder and new president, sophomore Ivy Borden, said that the members of the group plan to combine art and activism “to empower individuals and

Photography Professor’s Joint Arts, Humanities Project on Climate Change Wins Grant

Assistant Professor Allison Grant is part of a joint project awarded funding support by the Collaborative Arts Research Initiative (CARI), Alabama Life Research Institute, and Office of Research and Economic Development. The project’s review panel called the collaborative work “both timely and significant.” The project, titled “Dangerous Landscapes: Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Progress in the Age

Pandemic Forces Rethinking Dreams, Rerouting Plans

The summer of 2019 found rising senior Anna Ingram chasing her dream of studying art history by applying to programs for graduate study. Ingram developed a love of Renaissance art during her undergraduate years as an art history major at UA and by her final year, knew she wanted to continue those studies post-graduation. “I

Rusty Wrought Iron, Twinkling Threads, Painted Plywood, Art in West Alabama!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Discover a world of color, texture, story, and beauty in West Alabama. Thanks to Daniel White for our featured image. Visitors with masks, practicing safe distancing, are welcome in all galleries. Or, check out all the online exhibitions

Paul R. Jones Museum Receives State Arts Council Grant

The Paul R. Jones Museum (PRJM) of Tuscaloosa is pleased to announce that the Alabama State Council on the Arts (ASCA) has awarded the museum a grant in support of its exhibition programs for 2020-2021. “This grant will help supplement our exhibition programs for the entire 2020-2021 season,” explained PRJM director Daniel White, “ranging from

With a Wobble, New Exhibits, Artists, Visitors, Take Early Steps

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, September 9, 2020. The first steps in any new endeavor are always a little “wobbly,” but we hope to be back to gallery-hopping soon. Thanks to Mark Sheinkman and the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art for our featured image. Visitors with

UA Art Museum, Galleries Open to the Public

The University of Alabama’s museums and galleries are an essential part of the education and development of UA students and the enrichment of the wider community. During the COVID-19 pandemic, UA’s art havens, both on-campus and in downtown Tuscaloosa, welcome visitors who wear masks and practice safe distancing. The Paul R. Jones Museum is open