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An October Nip Warms Up West Alabama Art!

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, October 20, 2021. That October nip is slipping away but left a long line of art shows behind! As always, check open hours with your favorite gallery — and get your vaccinations! Galleries, museums and art events can stay open if

Art Alumna Wins Creator Labs Photo Fund Award

Alumna Arielle Gray has been selected along with 19 other artists from around the country to receive a Creator Labs Photo Fund award. The artists were announced on Aperture’s website and featured on Vogue’s website. The award is a new initiative by Aperture and Google’s Creator Labs aimed at providing financial support to photographers in

West Alabama Anticipates the 50th Kentuck Festival

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Catch the closing exhibitions this week and then the 50th Kentuck Festival this weekend! As always, check open hours with your favorite gallery — and get your vaccinations! Galleries, museums and art events can stay open if we

Art & Art History October Faculty Accolades 2021

Dr. Wendy Castenell published an essay about the nineteenth-century portrait “Ashur Moses Nathan and Son” by French painter Jules Lion, for the catalog for the Louisiana Purchase Auction at Neal Auction Company, New Orleans. Castenell will present a lecture about the portrait in New Orleans on November 11. In October, Castenell joined three other Tyson

UA Art History Webinars in October

Love art history?! Take your pick of upcoming October webinars involving UA art history faculty! UA American art historian Dr. Wendy Castenell will be part of the first Crystal Bridges Museum Tyson Fellows Virtual Roundtable discussing “Re-presenting and Reckoning with Early American Art,” Oct. 12. Cloisters assistant curator Julia Perratore will present the 2021 International

UA American Art Historian to Join National Scholars Virtual Roundtable

Assistant Professor Wendy Castenell will join three other Tyson Think Tank Fellowship scholars of American art for a virtual roundtable on October 12 from 5:00 to 6:15 p.m.(CT) titled “Re-presenting and Reckoning with Early American Art.” The fellows will share their research, including new findings, and new ways of approaching early American art. The panel will