Paul R. Jones Museum

Black is Beautiful Exhibition Places “People of Color at Center Stage”

“In a world dominated by white protagonists, we’re placing people of color at center stage,” said Tanesha Childs, a senior majoring in photography. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (from UA’s College of Arts & Sciences)  — University of Alabama students have curated an art exhibition that responds to stereotypical portrayals of African-Americans. The exhibit, titled “Black is Beautiful,” opens

Cassandra Speaks to the University

Bill Dooley, associate professor of art and director of the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art and Emily Bibb, collections manager for The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama, spent a few hours one afternoon recently hanging a new art work, Cassandra by Benjamin Smith, in the foyer of Morgan Hall.     An unusual example of a

UA Art Faculty Artwork Acquired for Paul R. Jones Collection

A pencil and organic ink work by William Dooley, associate professor of art and director of UA’s Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, has been added to the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art. Dooley’s artwork will be included in the exhibition, “Lately: Recent Acquisitions to the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art,” on display through August

Lucy Curzon Introduces Schoolchildren to Art in the Paul Jones Collection

In October 2014, Lucy Curzon, director of education and outreach for the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at UA, spoke to students from Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary and Westlawn Middle schools at the Paul Jones Gallery in Tuscaloosa as part of the gallery’s inaugural K-12 Fellows program. After a ribbon-cutting by College of Arts

Art Lessons

This article is reprinted from the Fall 2013 issue of The University of Alabama’s Undergraduate Research magazine.  The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art provides UA students with a wealth of learning opportunities, both scholarly and creative. By Terri Robertson When you consider the term art history, what comes to mind? Perhaps you envision a darkened classroom

Call and Response: Digital Photo Students Interact with the Jones Collection

Tuscaloosa, AL — The Department of Art and Art History is proud to present an exhibition, Call and Response, which features works by Paul R. Jones Collection artists and students in Chris Jordan’s Advanced Digital Photography class. The works will be on display in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, April 17 – May 10, 2013. There will be a reception Thursday,