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

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

Do You See What I See? Jones Collection Online Preview

Do You See What I See? – Selections from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art An online preview of an exhibition in the Paul R. Jones Museum May 8 – August 31, 2020: Artists include William J. Anderson, Radcliffe Bailey, Doughba H. Caranda-Martin, William Crite, Allan L. Edmunds, Michael Ellison, Jessica Scott Felder, Ronald Lockett, Fahamu

Do You See What I See? Jones Museum Exhibition Invites Looking

Do You See What I See? – Selections from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art May 8 – August 31, 2020 View a preview of this exhibition online on our website, on Flickr.com or on Facebook. The new exhibition in the Paul R. Jones Museum, Do You See What I See?, draws from work by artists in the

Paul R. Jones Collection Featured on ‘Spirit of Alabama’

Emily Bibb, curator and collections manager of the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, was recently featured in WVUA 23’s Spirit of Alabama with Mike Royer. Bibb takes viewers behind the scenes in the collection to talk about the artwork and the story of the collector, Paul R. Jones, a native of Bessemer. Watch

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