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Art Workshops Bring Environmental Stewardship to Life

The public is invited to a lantern-making workshop on Friday, May 6, 2022, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center during the First Friday Art Walk. Using paper, wood, glue and crayons, participants will work with artists to build lanterns that connect to the history and ecology of the Black

UA Art Historian To Speak on Notre-Dame Restoration

“Opus Magnum – The Great Restoration of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris” Friday April 1, 2022, at 12 noon, Central Time (1:00 p.m., Eastern), via Zoom. Assistant Professor Dr. Jennifer Feltman and three other scholars will present a Zoom webinar, “Opus Magnum – The Great Restoration of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris,” Friday, April 1, 2022, at

SMGA Showcases Works by Acclaimed Alumni Artist

The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art is pleased to present Exploring Thornton Willis, March 31 – May 11, 2022, featuring paintings by the artist from the gallery’s Permanent Collection. A reception will be held Friday, April 1, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the gallery. Curated by gallery director and associate professor of art William

MFA Exhibits Explore Class Privilege, Create Social Satire

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History presents the Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibitions of Shivam Pawar and Upneet Kaur Mair, April 7 – 13, 2022, in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, Woods Hall, on UA campus. A reception for the artists will be held Thursday, April 7, in the gallery from 4:00 to

MA Thesis Candidate Presents Sculpture Show at Northport Nature Trail

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History presents the MA thesis exhibition of Molly Lay, titled Time and Tension, April 1 through May 27, 2022. Lay’s exhibition of sculpture will be installed along the trail at Munny Sokol Park in Northport, Alabama. In her statement about this work, Lay writes that she

UA Art Alum Appointed Senior Electronics Technician in Physics

Mike Eddins (BA, art, BA New College, 2000) has taken a position as the senior electronics technician in The University of Alabama Department of Physics in 2022, where he’ll be installing, troubleshooting and repairing lab test equipment, computer and audio visual equipment. Eddins has worked as senior arts technician in the UA Department of Art

UA Ceramics Crafts 200 Bowls for Local Fundraiser

UA Assistant Professor Wade MacDonald and his ceramics students are again contributing 200 handmade ceramic bowls to the 14th Annual Empty Bowls, a national fundraiser that raises hunger awareness in local communities. Tuscaloosa’s event takes place Friday, March 25, 2022, at Grace Presbyterian Church from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm and benefits the Loaves and