Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, August 14, 2019. One last week of summer vacation before “adult school” starts back – spend it jazzing through art exhibitions in West Alabama! Send us your visual arts events — we want to know what you’re up to. This list is updated throughout the week on this page."The Blues in Art" at the Paul Jones Museum

Ongoing & Upcoming (in order of ending date)

AUG 16 Opening reception, Aquatic Dreams Annual Exhibition*, Daniel Day Gallery, 3025 6th Ave. South, Birmingham, 6-9 pm
AUG 17 March Quilts Workshop, Ruffner Mountain, 1214 81st Street South, Birmingham, 10 am-1 pm
AUG 23 Film screening: Hale County This Morning, This Evening + Q&A with filmmaker RaMell Ross, 211B Broad Street, York, Ala., 6:30-8 pm
AUG 23 Jazz & Art (in coordination with the Druid City Music Festival), Abstracts by Leslie Baumhower, Harrison Galleries, 2315 Univ. Blvd., Tuscaloosa, 7-9 pm
AUG 29 Opening reception, Walking Through Fire – Moxie In These Times*, VOX Gallery, 1623 Pinson St., Tarrant, Ala. (AUG 29-SEP 8), 6-9 pm
NOW-AUG 29 Crossroads Arts Alliance, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
NOW-AUG 30 Druid City Music Art Show, The Arts Council Gallery, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, 600 Greensboro Ave., TuscaloosaLeslie Baumhower at Harrison Galleries
NOW-AUG 30 It Don’t Come Easy: The Blues in Art from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, Paul R. Jones Museum, 2308 6th St., Tuscaloosa
AUG 30 DEADLINE for submissions, Wilcox ArtWorks Photography Exhibition 2019 (Wilcox Co. current or former residents)
NOW-AUG 31 Bama Bugs: John and Kendra Abbott PhotographyWarner Transportation Museum, Tuscaloosa
NOW-AUG 31 Juan M. Lopez-Bautista*, George P. Farmer Gallery, Hoover Public Library, Hoover, Ala.
NOW-AUG 31 Neel Alexander, Checa Baldarelli, Sydney Gruber, John Klosterman, Kunkle Stembridge, Rachel Wakefield, and Haylee Walker, Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Ave, Tuscaloosa (ongoing through the fall)

September 

SEP 5 Opening reception, Annual Graduate Student Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery (SEP 5-19), 4-6 pm
SEP 5 Opening reception, Department of Art and Art History 2019 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art (SEP 5-OCT 11), 5-7 pmCrossroads Arts Alliance at the Kentuck Gallery in Northport
SEP 5 Art Night Reception, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
SEP 5 Art Night Reception, Miller Pottery Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
SEP 6 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
SEP 6 First Friday reception, Susan Vitali: One Thing Follows Another, The Arts Council Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Tuscaloosa (SEP 6-27), 5-8 pm
SEP 6 First Friday reception, Purvis Young: Born in Liberty City , Paul R. Jones Museum, 6th Street, Tuscaloosa (SEP 6-OCT 25), 5-8 pm
SEP 6 Opening reception, Wilcox ArtWorks Photography Exhibition 2019, The Gallery, 103 Broad Street, Camden, Ala. (SEP 6-25), 7-9 pm
SEP 7 Meridian Art Walk, Union Station, 1901 Front St, Meridian, Miss., 8 am-1 pm
SEP 7 Tinglewood Festival, Orr Park, Montevallo, Ala., 10 am-10 pm
SEP 7 Opening reception and award presentation, INK ONLY II: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Prints, Paperworkers Local, UAB’s Project Space, 900 13th Street South (SEP 7-OCT 5), 5-7 pm
AUG 29-SEP 8 Walking Through Fire – Moxie In These Times, VOX Gallery, 1623 Pinson St., Tarrant, Ala.
SEP 13 Reception, Poets and Painters 2Betak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa (SEP 13-OCT 30), 5-7 pmPainting by Alvin C. Sella from the Birmingham Museum of Art.
SEP 14 Lecture event in conjunction with Philip Henry Gosse: A Naturalist’s Sojourn in Alabama, Smith Hall, UA campus (SEP 14-NOV TBA)
SEP 17 What It Is: A Talk on Creativity By Lynda Barry, Bama Theatre, Tuscaloosa, 7-8 pm
SEP 5-19 Annual Graduate Student Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery
NOW-SEP 24 Rik Long Exhibition, Kentuck’s Hotel Indigo Gallery, downtown Tuscaloosa
SEP 6-25 Opening reception, Wilcox ArtWorks Photography Exhibition 2019, The Gallery, 103 Broad Street, Camden, Ala.
NOW-SEP 27 Al Sella: For the Record, The University of Alabama Gallery, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Tuscaloosa
SEP 6-27 Susan Vitali: One Thing Follows Another, The Arts Council Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Tuscaloosa
NOW-SEP 30 Full House – When An Artist Collects the Work of Other Artists, Wellness Walls for Art, University Medical Center, 850 Peter Bryce Boulevard, Tuscaloosa (8am-5pm)
NOW-SEP 30 “Trash Quilts” by Ana Schuber, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Tuscaloosa, 6400 New Watermelon Rd.

October 

OCT 3 Art Night Reception, Andrew & Etta McCall Exhibition, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
OCT 3 Art Night Reception, Miller Pottery Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
OCT 4 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
OCT 4 First Friday reception, Purvis Young: Born in Liberty, Pau l R. Jones Museum, 6th Street, Tuscaloosa (SEP 6-OCT 25), 5-8 pm
OCT 5 Meridian Art Walk, Union Station, 1901 Front St, Meridian, Miss., 8 am-1 pmphoto of Miller Pottery in Brent, Ala.
SEP 7-OCT 5 INK ONLY II: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Prints, Paperworkers Local, UAB’s Project Space, 900 13th Street South, Birmingham
OCT 6 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
SEP 5-OCT 10 Miller Pottery Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
NOW-OCT 11 Andrew & Etta McCall Exhibition, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
SEP 5-OCT 11 Department of Art and Art History 2019 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
OCT 12 48th Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Kentuck Park, Northport, 9 am-5 pm
OCT 13 48th Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Kentuck Park, Northport, 9 am-4 pm
OCT 23 Artist lecture by William Paul Thomas, in conjunction with SMGA exhibition, Location TBA, 5-6 pm
OCT 24 Opening reception, William Paul Thomas: Breathin’ Different, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art (OCT 24-DEC 12), 5-7 pm
SEP 6-OCT 25 Purvis Young: Born in Liberty City, Paul R. Jones Museum, 6th Street, Tuscaloosa
OCT 26 Montevallo ArtStalk 2019, 885 Main Street, Montevallo, 1 pm-6 pm
SEP 13-OCT 30 Poets and Painters 2Betak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa
OCT 3-31 Snapshots, Stitches & Selma Blues: needlepoint artist Leanna Leithauser-Lesley and Roger Stephenson Photography exhibition, Arts Revive Carneal Building, 3 Church St, Selma, Ala."Duke Ellington," by Leanna Leithauser-Lesley

November 

NOV 1 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
NOV 1 First Friday Reception, Women of the Bible: Lashonda RobinsonBetak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa (NOV 1-30), 5-7 pm
NOV 1 Woodworkers of West Alabama Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, 3215 Univ. Blvd., Tuscaloosa, 6-9 pm

NOV 2 Sipsey Arts Alliance Annual Christmas Art Market, Fayette Civic Center, Fayette, Ala. 10 am-4 pm
NOV 2 Meridian Art Walk, Union Station, 1901 Front St, Meridian, Miss., 8 am-1 pm
NOV 3 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
NOV 7 Art Night reception, Art Students of Stillman College, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport (OCT 29-NOV 22), 5-8 pm
NOV 7 Art Night reception, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, 5-8 pm
OCT 29-NOV 22 Art Students of Stillman College, Teer Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
SEP 14-NOV TBA Philip Henry Gosse: A Naturalist’s Sojourn in Alabama, watercolor exhibition, Smith Hall, UA campus

December 

Painting by Jude Anogwih,

DEC 1 5th Street Vintage Market, Farmer’s Market Pavilion, 4150 5th Street, Northport, 10 am-4 pm
DEC 3 Dickens Downtown, historic downtown Northport, 5-8 pm
DEC 5 Art Night reception, Kentuck Studio Artists Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport (DEC 3-JAN 17), 5-8 pm
DEC 6 First Friday, Downtown Tuscaloosa, 5-9 pm (individual gallery times vary)
OCT 24-DEC 12 William Paul Thomas: Breathin’ Different, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
DEC 17 Exhibition opening, Wade Hall Postcards Traveling Exhibit: Main Streets, UA (location TBA), (DEC 17-JAN 3)
NOW-DEC 31 ‘Of This Goodly Land:’ Celebrating Alabama’s Bicentennial, 1819-2019, Gorgas Library: Pearce Lobby, Williams Collection; M.H. Bryant Hall: Hoole Special Collections
DEC 17, 2019-JAN 3, 2020 Wade Hall Postcards Traveling Exhibit: Main Streets, UA (location TBA)

2020

JAN 9 Opening reception, Cultural Collateral: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art (JAN 9-FEB 14), 5-7 pm
DEC 3, 2019-JAN 17, 2020 Kentuck Studio Artists Exhibition, Museum Gallery, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
FEB 27 Opening reception, Renée Stout: In the Parallel Universe, Part 3, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art (FEB 27-APR 10), 5-7 pm
FEB 27-APR 10 Renée Stout: In the Parallel Universe, Part 3, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
APR 16 Opening reception, Nasrin Iravani: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, (APR 16-MAY 14), 5-7 pm
APR 16-MAY 14 Nasrin Iravani: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art

Anytime

Experience the Monster Takeover and other public sculptures in downtown Tuscaloosa and Northport.
Stroll through UA’s Woods Quad Sculpture Garden with six outdoor sculptures, plus other sculptures in adjoining campus lawns and four galleries/museums in the heart of campus.
Here’s the First Friday Gallery Guide: http://www.tuscarts.org/firstfriday_artnight.php

About This Calendar

Look for this e-list each week, a service of the UA Department of Art and Art History. We hope to provide a more or less comprehensive list of exhibits and visual arts events in West Alabama (*and sometimes a wider net, esp. if West Alabama folks are showing), with hyperlinks. Follow the links to get more information. To send your exhibition info, unsubscribe to this email, or to change or add an email address, please email: rachel.dobson@ua.edu. Your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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