Scary Monsters and a Fabulous Art Festival in West Alabama

Art Roundup from the UA Dept. of Art and Art History: today is Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Beware Lions, Tigers, Bears (and an occasional “Volunteer” Hound Dog) this week while you explore West Alabama art! Check out the Arts Council’s new First Friday Tuscaloosa website. And, please 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.

HAPPENING NOW OR ENDING SOON Monster Makeover at the Drish House

OCT 19 Monster Makeover VIII Art Auction and Festival, The Historic Drish House, Tuscaloosa, 5-7:30 pm
OCT 19 Art with Friends, Tuscaloosa Museum of Art, 1400 Jack Warner Pkwy. NE, 5:30-7:30 pm
NOW-OCT 20  Sipsey Arts Alliance Exhibition: Four Southern Women – Cece Hale, Carmalinda Johnson Farley, Jo Frances Abbott White, Phyllis Williams, Fayette Art Museum, Fayette
NOW-OCT 20 7 Deadly Sins: Quilts by Yvonne Wells, Kentuck Main Gallery, Northport
OCT 21-22 46th Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Kentuck Park, Northport, 9 am-5 pm
OCT 24 Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB), Digital Media projection event, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, UA, 7:30 pm

ONGOING & UPCOMING (in order of ending date) Salmagundi at Wellness Wall for Art, University Medical Center

NOW-OCT 27 Lucid Dreaming: Surrealism and Fantasy in the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, Paul R Jones Gallery, Tuscaloosa
NOW-OCT 27 Threes: Brenda Miller Photography ExhibitArts Council Gallery, DWCAC 
NOW-OCT 30 Paintings by Barry GrahamBetak-Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, Hackberry Lane
NOW-OCT 31 Museum Preservation Society Band exhibition, Miller Art Gallery, Meridian Community College, MS
NOW-OCT 31 Photos by Elizabeth Rand: The Stillness of Time, Manna Grocery, 2300 Meadowbrook Plaza, Tuscaloosa

NOV 2 Art Night, Crossroads Arts Alliance, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, AL (NOV 2-30), 5-8 pm
NOV 3 First Friday Reception, Invoke: Works by Charlotte WegrzynowskiArts Council Gallery, DWCAC  (NOV 3-27), 5-8 pm
NOV 3 First Friday Reception, Contemporary Consolidated: Selections from the Permanent Collection, The University Art Gallery, DWCAC (OCT 12-NOV 22), 5:30-7:30 pm
NOV 3 First Friday Reception, Remembering Artist Linda Bell (A fabric collage by alumni Linda Bell
NOV 3 First Friday Reception, Woodworkers Association of West Alabama Annual Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, 2315 University Blvd., Tuscaloosa, 6-9 pm

NOV 7-8 5th Annual Chilton County Arts Festival, Clanton Performing Arts Center, AL, 9 am-3 pm
NOV 9 Visiting Artist Ridley Howard Lecture, 205 Gorgas Library, UA, 7 pm
NOW-NOV 22 Contemporary Consolidated: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art AND The University Art Gallery, DWCAC
NOV 3-27 Invoke: Works by Charlotte WegrzynowskiArts Council Gallery, DWCAC
NOV 2-30 Crossroads Arts Alliance, Kentuck Art Center, Northport, AL
NOW-NOV 30 Sumter County Drawing Experiment, Coleman Center for the Arts, York
NOW-NOV 30 Christopher Jordan, Friends Gallery, then Plaza Gallery, Hoover Public Library, Hoover, Ala.
DEC 3 5th Street Vintage Market, Northport Farmers Market, 4150-5th St., Northport, 10 am-4 pm

NOW-DEC 8 For Home and Country: Americas Entry into the War to End All Wars, Pearce Foyer 2nd flr, Gorgas Library, UA
DEC 10-17 Deadlines for Adult and Junior Divisions, 15th Annual Double Exposure Juried Photography Competition
NOW-DEC 21 Extended! “Lafayette, We Are Here!” America Enters The First World War, Westervelt Transportation Museum, Tuscaloosa
DEC 1-JAN 5, 2018 Clay Co-op Exhibition, Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC
NOW-JAN 9, 2018 Salmagundi: Sue Pieri, Karen Jacobs, Chris Metzger, Janet Mego and Deborah Hughes, University Medical Center, 850 5th Avenue East, Tuscaloosa
DEC 7-JAN 12, 2018 Kentuck Studio Artists, Kentuck Art Center, Northport
DEC 7-JAN 26, 2018 Department of Art and Art History Studio Faculty Research Biennial, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, UA
NOW-JAN 31 Hallie O’Kelley Quilts, Tuscaloosa County Juvenile Court Lobby, 6001 12th Ave., East
JAN 22-FEB 11, 2018 15th Annual Double Exposure Juried Photography Exhibit (Jr. Div.), Bama Theatre’s Junior League Gallery, 6th Street, Tuscaloosa
FEB 2-23, 2018 15th Annual Double Exposure Juried Photography Exhibit (Adult Div.), Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Greensboro Ave.

MAR 4, 2018 5th Street Vintage Market, Northport Farmers Market, 4150-5th St., Northport, 10 am-4 pm
MAR 22, 2018 Reception, Out of Order: Tobias Layman’s MFA Thesis Exhibition, Arts Council Gallery, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Tuscaloosa, 5-8 pm (MAR 12-30)
MAR 12 – 30, 2018 46th Kentuck Festival quilt design by Hallie O'Kelley!
JUN 3, 2018 5th Street Vintage Market, Northport Farmers Market, 4150-5th St., Northport, 10 am-4 pm

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 Always the latest Roundup! (Alabama Art Post) (Alabama Women’s Caucus for Art) (Betak Frangoulis Gallery) (Camden, Wilcox County) (Arts Council Gallery, DWCAC) (University of Alabama Gallery, DWCAC) (Chilton County Arts Council) (Sumter County) (arts events at UA) (Fayette County) (Fayette County) (Wilcox County) (Junior League Gallery, Bama Theatre) (Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum) (Rose Gallery, Clanton) (Sumter County Fine Arts Council) (Woodworkers Association of West Alabama) (no visual arts) (Tennessee Valley Art Association) (West Alabama Quilters Guild)


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: Your comments and suggestions are welcome.

Thank you for supporting ALL of the arts all over West Alabama!
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