Paul R. Jones Museum

First Friday Opens This Week at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center

The galleries of the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center will open this Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., for the first First Friday Artwalk in Tuscaloosa since March 2020. Visitors are asked to wear masks and stay at least six feet apart while they enjoy the open, spacious galleries of Tuscaloosa’s own art center.

Art & Art History Accolades – September 2020

Dr. Mina Kim, assistant professor of art history, published “Debating Wang Meng’s (1308-1385) Undated Handscroll: The Continuous Dialogue between Images and Texts in China,” in Misulsahak yŏn’gu (Korean Journal of Art History) 305 in March 2020. Wade MacDonald, assistant professor of art, had an artwork juried into the 28th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, for

Iconic Artist Charlie Lucas Presents Solo Exhibition at the Paul R. Jones Museum

The Paul R. Jones Museum is proud to present Charlie Lucas: Talking to the Ancestors, October 2 – February 26, 2021. The iconic, self-taught artist, Charlie Lucas, is the youngest of a pantheon of outsider artists who rose to public attention in the latter part of the twentieth century. Lucas bridges a couple of generations

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

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

UA Museum, Galleries Present Exhibitions Online

Latest online exhibitions New Studio Art Graduate Student Show 2020 Sella-Granata Art Gallery Flickr.com | Facebook.com Wobble: Selections from the Permanent Collection Sarah Moody Gallery of Art Flickr.com | Facebook.com Sara Garden Armstrong: Threads and Layers Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center Flickr.com | Facebook.com When They See Us, What Do They See?: Perspectives on Black

When They See Us, What Do They See? Perspectives on Black Art

The Paul R. Jones Museum presents When They See Us, What Do They See?: Perspectives on Black Art, August 7 – September 25, 2020, curated by Barbara-Shae Jackson. While Tuscaloosa and The University of Alabama practice safe distancing, the museum is open by appointment only. Call (205) 345-3038 or email the director for more information. What

Art Faculty and Staff Identify Key Ingredients in Learning: Community, Connection

In March, when UA had to impose social distancing to protect students, faculty and staff from the coronavirus, changes to teaching methods and learning experiences across campus were often abrupt and even disorienting. When teaching involved hands-on demonstrations or in-class practice, as it does in art and art history, painters, ceramicists, printmakers, as well as

Do You See What I See? Jones Collection Online Preview

Do You See What I See? – Selections from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art An online preview of an exhibition in the Paul R. Jones Museum May 8 – August 31, 2020: Artists include William J. Anderson, Radcliffe Bailey, Doughba H. Caranda-Martin, William Crite, Allan L. Edmunds, Michael Ellison, Jessica Scott Felder, Ronald Lockett, Fahamu