Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, April 4, 2018. It’s a HUGE week with Art Night & First Friday plus DCAF on Saturday…and more festivals and fundraisers in the coming weeks. And send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you are up to! This list is updated throughout the week on this page.Painting by Lorrie Lane April 2018

APRIL ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide

APR 5 Art Night: Pat, Suzanne, Angèlique & Andrè JuneauKentuck Art Center, Northport (FEB 27-APR 24), 5-8 pm
APR 5 Art Night reception, Dr. Norman Ellis:  A Retrospective, Teer Gallery, Kentuck (APR 5-JUN 7), 5-8 pm
APR 5 Art Night reception, Dual Current: Inseparable Elements in Painting and Architecture, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, UA (APR 5-MAY 18)
APR 6 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
APR 6 First Friday, Historic Drish House, Tuscaloosa
APR 6 First Friday reception, Tuscaloosa County School Student Art Exhibit, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC (APR 6-27), 5-8 pm
APR 6 First Friday reception, Mecca: Atlanta, Harlem, Miami, and Beyond, Paul R. Jones Museum, 6th Street, Tuscaloosa, 5:30-8 pm
APR 6 First Friday reception, “A Harder Task Than Making Bricks Without Straw,” Artworks from the Doug McCraw CollectionUA Gallery, DWCAC
APR 6 First Friday open house, O’Connor Art Studios, 2316 Univ. Blvd., Tuscaloosa, 5:30-8:30 pm
APR 6 First Friday at Indigo: Scott McQueen Artist Talk, Kentuck Gallery at Hotel Indigo, Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa, 6 pm
APR 6 First Friday reception, Richard Oliver Reed BFA ExhibitionHarrison Galleries, 2315 Univ. Blvd. (APR 6-14), 6-9 pm
APR 6 First Friday open house, State of Bliss: Works by Sidney Gruber, Grace Aberdean Habitat Alchemy, 2124-9th St., Tusca., 6-9 pm

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date)Druid City Arts Festival

APR 7 Druid City Arts Festival, Government Plaza, Tuscaloosa, 10 am-5 pm
APR 11 Gallery Talk: Paul Barrett, Curator, “A Harder Task Than Making Bricks Without Straw: Artworks from the Doug McCraw Collection,” UA Gallery, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, 12 noon
APR 12 Artist Lecture: Karl HaendelVisiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series, 205 Smith Hall, UA, 6:30 pm
APR 13 Empty Bowls Soup Lunch Fundraiser, Grace Presbyterian, 113 Hargrove Road, Tuscaloosa, 11 am-2pm
APR 6-14 Richard Oliver Reed BFA ExhibitionHarrison Galleries, 2315 Univ. Blvd.
APR 14 2018 32nd Annual Sakura Festival, Midtown Village, Tusca., 1-4 pm
APR 16-20 Patrick Hoban MA Exhibition, Arts Construction Building, 16th St., Tuscaloosa
APR 20 Reception, UA Art BFA Juried ExhibitionHarrison Galleries, 2315 Univ. Blvd. (APR 20-28), 6-9 pm
APR 21 Hog Wild for Art Festival, Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center, Camden, 10 am- 3 pm
NOW-APR 22 Don’t Fence Me In, Stephen Smith Fine Art, 5104 Gary Avenue, Fairfield
NOW-APR 24 Pat, Suzanne, Angèlique & Andrè JuneauKentuck Art Center, Northport
APR 24 Exhibition opening, Westwood Art Month at the BamaJunior League Gallery, Bama Theatre, Tuscaloosa (APR 24-MAY 10)
APR 25 West Alabama Quilters Guild Fidget Quiltmaking for Hospice of West Alabama, 3851 Loop Road, Tusca., 9 am-3:30 pm 
APR 6-27 Tuscaloosa County School Student Art Exhibit, Arts Council Gallery, DWCACThornton Dial, “Scratching for Life,” 1998, Paint and gravel on wood, 48 x 48 inches, photographed by Edward Badham.
NOW-APR 27 Mecca: Atlanta, Harlem, Miami, and Beyond – Selections from the Collection, Paul R. Jones Museum, 6th Street, Tuscaloosa
APR 20-28 UA Art BFA Juried ExhibitionHarrison Galleries, 2315 Univ. Blvd., Tusca.
NOW-APR 28 William Gorgas and the Great WarMildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, Tuscaloosa
NOW-APR 30 “A Harder Task Than Making Bricks Without Straw,” Artworks from the Doug McCraw Collection, UA Gallery, DWCAC
NOW-MAY 3 Works by Harold Lovell, Tennessee Valley Art Association, Tuscumbia5th St Vintage Market in Northport - art and handmade crafts

MAY ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide

MAY 3 Art Night, Melanie ColvinKentuck Art Center, Northport (APR 27-JUN 2), 5-8 pm
MAY 3 Art Night, Members Only Exhibition, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
MAY 4 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
MAY 4 First Friday Reception, Color by Color, Paul R. Jones Museum, 5-7 pm
MAY 4 First Friday Reception, Creative Campus Arts Research Projects Exhibition, Dinah Washington Cultural Art Center, 5:30-8:00 pm
MAY 4 First Friday Reception, UA Sculpture Students, Harrison Galleries, 2315 Univ. Blvd., 6-9 pm

APR 24-MAY 10 Westwood Art Month at the BamaJunior League Gallery, Bama Theatre, 600 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa
NOW-MAY 11 Annual Juried Art Show, Coleman Center for the Arts and Sumter County Fine Arts Council, Altman Riddick Gallery, York
NOW-MAY 15 Kentuck Festival’s Call for Artist Applications
APR 5-MAY 18 Dual Current: Inseparable Elements in Painting and Architecture, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, UA
NOW-MAY 31 Scott McQueen, Kentuck Gallery at Hotel Indigo, Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa
MAY 1-31 Another Man’s Treasure Exhibition, CCAC/Rose Gallery, Clanton

JUNE FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guideRichard Oliver Reed, "Manic," 2018, glazed slip cast ceramic.

JUN 1 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
JUN 1 First Friday Reception, New Paintings by Sharon Long, Betak/Frangoulis Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane (MAY 1-JUN 30), 5-7 pm

APR 27-JUN 2 Melanie ColvinKentuck Art Center, Northport
JUN 3 5th Street Vintage Market, Northport Farmers Market, 4150-5th St., Northport, 10 am-4 pm
APR 5-JUN 7 Kentuck Members Show, Teer Gallery, Kentuck, Northport

JUNE ART NIGHT 

JUN 7 Art Night, Missionary Mary ProctorKentuck Art Center, Northport, (JUN 5-JUL 24) 5-8 pm
MAY 1-JUN 30 New Paintings by Sharon Long, Betak/Frangoulis Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane

JULY ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide

JUL 5 Art Night, Missionary Mary ProctorKentuck Art Center, Northport (JUN 5-JUL 24), 5-8 pm
JUL 5 Art Night, Lee Busby, Teer Gallery, Kentuck, Northport (JUL 5-AUG 15), 5-8 pm
JUL 6 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)Coleman Center for the Arts

MAY 20-JUN 28 Gulf Coast Contemporary: Artists in Lower Alabama, Tennessee Valley Art Association, Tuscumbia
JUN 1-JUN 30 Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama, Tennessee Valley Art Association, Tuscumbia
JUN 5-JUL 24 Missionary Mary ProctorKentuck Art Center, Northport
JUL 28 CCAC Arts Festival, Clanton Performing Arts Center, Clanton

AUGUST ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide

AUG 2 Art Night, Leanna Leithauser-LesleyKentuck Art Center, Northport (JUL 27-AUG 29), 5-8 pm
AUG 3 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)

JUL 5-AUG 15 Lee Busby, Teer Gallery, Kentuck, Northport
JUL 27-AUG 29 Leanna Leithauser-LesleyKentuck Art Center, Northport
JUL 22-AUG 31 ArtWorks 2018: TVAA Member Art Show, Tennessee Valley Art Association, TuscumbiaEllington," by Leanna Leithauser-Lesley, at Canterbury Gallery in October 2016

SEPTEMBER ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide

SEP 6 Art Night, Dennis Thompson, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, (SEP 1- OCT 19) 5-8 pm
SEP 6 Art Night, Kids of Kentuck, Teer Gallery, Kentuck, Northport (SEP 6-20), 5-8 pm
SEP 7 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)

SEP 11 Dr. Richard K. Emmerson, “Apocalypse Illuminated,” Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series, Gorgas Library 205, UA, 6:30 pm
SEP 6-20 Kids of Kentuck, Teer Gallery, Kentuck, Northport

OCTOBER ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide

OCT 4 Art Night, Dennis ThompsonKentuck Art Center, Northport (SEP 1- OCT 19), 5-8 pm
OCT 4 Art Night, Kentuck’s Permanent Collection, Teer Gallery, Kentuck, Northport (OCT 4-NOV 24), 5-8 pm
OCT 5 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
OCT 5 First Friday Reception and Reunion, The Mother of Alabama Art Photography: Gay Burke, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC (OCT 5-31), 5:30-7:30 pm
OCT 5 First Friday Reception and Reunion, Students of Gay Burke Photography Exhibition, UA Gallery, DWCAC (OCT 5-31), 5:30-7:30 pm

Photo by Rachel DobsonSEP 1- OCT 19 Dennis ThompsonKentuck Art Center, Northport
OCT 20-21 47th Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Northport
SEP 30-OCT 31 Making Alabama (Traveling Bicentennial Exhibit), Tennessee Valley Art Association, Tuscumbia
OCT 5-31 The Mother of Alabama Art Photography: Gay Burke, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
OCT 5-31 Students of Gay Burke Photography Exhibition, UA Gallery, DWCAC

NOVEMBER ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide

NOV 1 Art Night, Crossroads Arts AllianceKentuck Art Center, Northport (OCT 30-NOV 27), 5-8 pm
NOV 2 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)

NOV (dates TBA) Chilton County Arts Council Fine Arts Show, CCAC/Rose Gallery, Clanton
SEP 16-NOV 2 Selections from the Permanent Collection, Tennessee Valley Art Association, Tuscumbia
OCT 4-NOV 24 Kids of Kentuck, Teer Gallery, Kentuck, Northport
OCT 30-NOV 27 Crossroads Arts AllianceKentuck Art Center, Northport

DECEMBER ART NIGHT & FIRST FRIDAY (gallery guide

DEC 6 Art Night, Kentuck’s Studio ArtistsKentuck Art Center, Northport, (DEC 4-JAN 19) 5-8 pm
DEC 7 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)

DEC 4-JAN 19, 2019 Kentuck’s Studio Artists, Museum and Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport46th Kentuck Festival quilt design by Hallie O'Kelley!

ANYTIME: Stroll between galleries through our Woods Quad Sculpture Garden with five outdoor sculptures, plus other sculptures in adjoining campus lawns.

CALENDARS, EVENT LISTS & VISUAL ARTS SITES

http://art.ua.edu/category/roundup/ Always the latest Roundup!
http://art.ua.edu/about/calendar/
http://art.ua.edu/gallery/smga/
http://art.ua.edu/gallery/sgg/
http://art.ua.edu/gallery/prj/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/361599977234696/ (Alabama Art Post)
http://www.alabamacenterforthearts.org/
http://alwca.weebly.com/ (Alabama Women’s Caucus for Art)
http://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/search?q=Tuscaloosa
http://arts.alabama.gov/gallery.aspx
http://www.artsbham.com/visual-arts/
http://www.artsnautism.org/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/artnighttuscaloosanorthport/
http://canterburychapel.dioala.org/Ministries/art-at-canterbury.html (Betak Frangoulis Gallery)
http://www.bethanywindhamengle.com/
http://www.blackbelttreasures.com/ (Camden, Wilcox County)
http://bryantmuseum.com/
http://www.artsbma.org/exhibitions/current/
http://cac.tuscarts.org/cacgallery.php (Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC)
http://cac.tuscarts.org/uagallery.php (University of Alabama Gallery, DWCAC)
http://www.chiltoncountyartscouncil.com/ (Chilton County Arts Council)
http://colemanarts.org/ (Sumter County)
http://creativecampus.ua.edu/
http://www.druidcityartsfestival.com/
https://www.ua.edu/events/category/8/ (arts events at UA)
http://events.publicbroadcasting.net/wual/events.eventsmain
http://fayetteal.org/sipsey-arts-alliance/ (Fayette County)
http://fayetteal.org/residents/art-museum/ (Fayette County)
http://firstfridaytuscaloosa.com/
http://gorgashouse.ua.edu/
http://graceaberdean.com/
https://www.facebook.com/HookedOnArtsFestival (Wilcox County)
http://www.hooverlibrary.org/galleries
http://tuscarts.org/gallery-juniorleague.php (Junior League Gallery, Bama Theatre)
http://www.kentuck.org/
http://www.warnertransportationmuseum.com/
https://www.montevallo.edu/academics/colleges/college-of-fine-arts/departments/department-of-art/the-gallery/
http://www.oconnorartstudios.com/
https://www.facebook.com/riverportgallerynorthport
http://scfac.uwa.edu/default.htm (Sumter County Fine Arts Council)
http://www.themakersmarketalabama.com/
http://tuscaloosamoa.org/calendar-2/
http://www.tuscarts.org/calendarofevents.php
http://www.tuscarts.org/artnight.php
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/entertainment (no visual arts)
http://www.tvaa.net/ (Tennessee Valley Art Association)
http://visittuscaloosa.com/events/
http://www.waqg.com/ (West Alabama Quilters Guild)
http://wilcoxcountyartscouncil.org/

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