Paul R. Jones Museum

180 Art Teachers Converge on UA for Annual Meeting

In November, more than 180 art teachers from across the state converged on the UA Department of Art and Art History for a one-day dawn to dusk conference to exchange ideas about teaching art to Alabama’s K-12 students. Members of the Alabama Art Education Association held their annual conference Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at the

Sheila Pree Bright: A Community Conversation about Social Engagement through Art

Sheila Pree Bright: A Community Conversation about Social Engagement through Art Date: Wednesday, September 05, 2018 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Location: Warner Presentation Room, Wynn Fine Arts Center, Stillman College Cost: Free and open to the public   Join Sheila Pree Bright in a community engagement conversation about art! The questions: Can art

Student-curated Exhibition Showcases Artists of Color

University of Alabama students under the direction of Assistant Professor Wendy Castenell have curated an exhibition for the Paul R. Jones Museum titled Color by Color, opening May 4 with a First Friday reception in the downtown museum from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The exhibition runs through June 29. In the exhibition text greeting

Printmaking Students Create “Eclectic” Art Exhibit at the Paul Jones Museum

The public is invited to a First Friday reception honoring intermediate printmaking students and their exhibition at the Paul R. Jones Museum, 2308 Sixth Street, Tuscaloosa on Friday, November 3 from 5:30-7:30 pm. “Eclectic Way” is the culmination of a semester-long research project by intermediate printmaking students working under Associate Professor Sarah Marshall. After visiting the Paul R.

Artist Lecture: George Hunt

Memphis-based artist George Hunt will offer a lecture on his prolific career on Tuesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in Gorgas Library 205. Hunt is one of the artists featured in the Paul R. Jones Gallery’s current exhibition, Freedom?, through April 28.  For more information contact Stacy Morgan, smorgan@ua.edu, (205) 534-3882. UA Event calendar page:

In Our Galleries

IN MARCH  – Join us for receptions on Art Night on March 2 and First Friday on March 3  Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall MAR 2 Art Night Reception, Sydney Ewerth MFA Exhibition, (MAR 1-10), 4-6 pm Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, 103 Garland Hall MAR 2, Mel Kendrick: Woodblocks, (MAR 2-APR 12), 5-7 pm NOW-APR 28 Freedom? – 30 works by

Dani Sagirs: “Curating” Summer Jobs

Danielle “Dani” Sagirs has been working three jobs this summer, but she set aside some time last month to tell us about her experiences. The rising senior studio art major, with an art history minor, has been a gallery assistant for the The Jones Gallery recently hired a new director, Karen Kennedy. Because Sagirs was

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