community collaboration

UA Art Students Illustrate Books for Statewide Reading Initiative

Nine student illustrators are helping bring original reading books to life for students in grades 1-3 across the state. In partnership with businesses, civic groups, and higher education institutions, a statewide literacy program, Reading Allies, will train community volunteers to work through individually designed lessons with striving readers. Each lesson consists of multiple books, and

Schoolchildren Collaborate with Jones Collection Art

Each year, the PRJCAA K-12 Outreach Program partners with a local school or organization to create and learn about art from the Jones Collection in their classrooms for a semester. This culminates with an exhibit of the young student’s own artwork hanging alongside work from the Jones Collection. Pre-kindergarten through third grade students at Arcadia

UA Art Students Conspire in Monster Coup of Tuscaloosa

Terrifying monsters of all shapes and sizes have overrun the city of Tuscaloosa! Termed the “Monster Takeover,” official reports verify that UA art students were heavily involved in the invasion of bronze handmade monsters, stationing their terrifying, but usually tiny, metal miscreations in key locations around town. Track them down at your own risk! Multiple

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

UA Art Foundry Casts Sculpture Across Alabama

Towering steel flowers, a massive mathematical loop-de-loop, larger-than-life baseball players and renown university presidents are just a few of the projects, supervised by Professor of Art Craig Wedderspoon, that have been created in the giant work bays at UA’s art foundry. From Tuscaloosa to Gadsden, sculptures from the foundry find homes around the state.  It

A New Year, A New “Phase” in Art and Music

Phase has been rescheduled with a new date and time. This Wednesday evening, January 31, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., experience a multi-sensory art and music performance, Phase, at Sassafras Park in Tuscaloosa. Two UA art alumni, sculptor and UA instructor Jamey Grimes and artist Malcolm Smith will create site-specific installations in the park. Sound

UA Students Give Rare Tour of Historic Home

Sunday, April 30, UA art history students will give special public tours of Lyon Hall, a historic Greek Revival home in Demopolis, Alabama. Talks on the historic architecture, art and decorative arts in the home will begin at 2:00 pm and occur every twenty minutes until 5:00 pm. Under the direction of UA assistant professor Dr. Rachel

Kentuck Artists Exhibit Work at UA Gallery

The works of eight Kentuck studio artists will be displayed through Thursday, May 25, at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa. The gallery will hold a reception for the exhibit, “Collaborate, an Exhibit Featuring Kentuck Artists,” Friday, May 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibit

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: