cross-campus collaboration

‘An Evening at the Pool’ Features Lantern Parade May 21

The public is invited to Flow Tuscaloosa’s “An Evening at the Pool,” Saturday, May 21, which begins at 7:00 p.m. with a Lantern Parade. Lineup for the parade begins at 7:00 p.m. on Tuscaloosa’s Riverwalk near the Bama Belle’s old dock (near Hotel Indigo) at the north end of Greensboro Avenue. The Lantern Parade is

Art Workshops Bring Environmental Stewardship to Life

The public is invited to a lantern-making workshop on Friday, May 6, 2022, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center during the First Friday Art Walk. Using paper, wood, glue and crayons, participants will work with artists to build lanterns that connect to the history and ecology of the Black

North American Hand Papermakers Conference Hosted at UA

Artist Beth Sheehan, who serves as office associate in the department of art and art history, and UA Book Arts assistant professor Kyle Holland co-organized and co-hosted the North American Hand Papermakers Conference, 2021 Fluid Practices. The virtual conference on papermaking took place September 25 and 26, and featured demonstrations, group panels and individual talks

Art and Art History and Asian Studies Host Japanese Art Lecture

Julie Nelson Davis, professor of the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania, will present an online lecture, “The Art World of Ukiyo-e: The ‘Pictures of the Floating World’ in Context,” Monday, October 18, 2021, at 5:30 pm (CT) on Zoom. Click on this link to register. Dr. Davis is the author of Utamaro

NEA Grant Awarded to Art and History Professors for Joint Arts Project

Assistant Professor Jamey Grimes, CARI Fellow, and Dr. Julia Brock, CARI Fellow and assistant professor of history, have been awarded a National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) Our Town grant for their project, Flow Tuscaloosa, the Collaborative Arts Research Initiative (CARI) announced on their website. Flow Tuscaloosa recognizes the successful restoration of Hurricane Creek, a Tuscaloosa

Artist Rebecca Rutstein to Present Online Talk at UA

The Collaborative Arts Research Initiative (CARI) and the College of Arts and Sciences are pleased to present an online artist talk by Rebecca Rutstein titled “The intersection of Art and Science,” hosted by Dr. Julia Cartwright, on Zoom, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at 5 PM. Registration is required – at this link. Artist Rebecca Rutstein

When They See Us, What Do They See? Perspectives on Black Art

The Paul R. Jones Museum presents When They See Us, What Do They See?: Perspectives on Black Art, August 7 – September 25, 2020, curated by Barbara-Shae Jackson. While Tuscaloosa and The University of Alabama practice safe distancing, the museum is open by appointment only. Call (205) 345-3038 or email the director for more information. What

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