Paul R. Jones Collection

Museum Staff Highlights Collector’s Vision Throughout Pandemic

Despite restrictions due to safety precautions around COVID-19, the staff of the Paul R. Jones Museum is going full steam ahead with exhibitions and events focused around the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama. Daniel White, director of the museum, and Emily Bibb, curator of the collection, have put

Printmaking Students Create “Eclectic” Art Exhibit at the Paul Jones Museum

The public is invited to a First Friday reception honoring intermediate printmaking students and their exhibition at the Paul R. Jones Museum, 2308 Sixth Street, Tuscaloosa on Friday, November 3 from 5:30-7:30 pm. “Eclectic Way” is the culmination of a semester-long research project by intermediate printmaking students working under Associate Professor Sarah Marshall. After visiting the Paul R.

Students Create Outdoor Projections for First Friday

The public is invited to have an immersive video experience during April First Friday in downtown Tuscaloosa! UA digital media students have made new work in response to the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama. On April 7 (First Friday), near two downtown Tuscaloosa galleries, The Jones Projection will be projected onto two buildings between

Black is Beautiful Exhibition Places “People of Color at Center Stage”

“In a world dominated by white protagonists, we’re placing people of color at center stage,” said Tanesha Childs, a senior majoring in photography. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (from UA’s College of Arts & Sciences)  — University of Alabama students have curated an art exhibition that responds to stereotypical portrayals of African-Americans. The exhibit, titled “Black is Beautiful,” opens

Cassandra Speaks to the University

Bill Dooley, associate professor of art and director of the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art and Emily Bibb, collections manager for The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama, spent a few hours one afternoon recently hanging a new art work, Cassandra by Benjamin Smith, in the foyer of Morgan Hall.     An unusual example of a

UA Art Faculty Artwork Acquired for Paul R. Jones Collection

A pencil and organic ink work by William Dooley, associate professor of art and director of UA’s Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, has been added to the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art. Dooley’s artwork will be included in the exhibition, “Lately: Recent Acquisitions to the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art,” on display through August

UA students inspired by Anthony Braxton Fuse Art and Music in University Gallery Exhibit

University of Alabama art students will exhibit works inspired by the music of renowned jazz composer and musician Anthony Braxton Feb. 6-27, 2015 at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibit, “Anthony Braxton: Falling River Music Exhibition,” coincides with Braxton’s weeklong residency at UA Feb.

Digital Photo Students Respond to Jones Collection Artists

The Department of Art and Art History is proud to present an exhibition, Call and Response, which features works by Paul R. Jones Collection artists and students in Digital Media and Photography Professor Chris Jordan initiated the project with his spring 2013 class: “Each student adopted a particular photo-related piece from the PRJ collection. After