The SMGA is an essential part of the education and development of UA students and our community. The gallery will open to the public with reduced capacity on September 14, 2020, for our rotating fall exhibition. Visitors must wear face coverings inside the gallery and maintain a minimum distance of six feet from others. The gallery is limited to fifteen (15) visitors at a time. Have questions or need assistance? Call (205) 348-1891.
Admission to the gallery is free.
Hours are Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-4:30 p.m.
Information about visitor parking is available on the UA parking services website. Parking is free on campus in a legal space after business hours. For more information, contact the gallery at (205) 348-1891.
The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art at The University of Alabama presents a year-round schedule of changing exhibitions devoted to contemporary art, including works from the Permanent Collection. The gallery, located in Garland Hall, provides artistic and cultural enrichment for the university and West Alabama communities and is committed to representing a diverse range of artistic practices primarily through exhibition and lectureship.
Exhibits and lectures complement degree programs and courses provided by the Department of Art and Art History expressing diversity in visual arts, design, the history of art, and culture. Unique opportunities to experience the visual arts in a professional museum setting connect audiences with regional, national and international exhibitions.
The Permanent Collection
Since 1950, the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, supported by The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences, has collected works on paper, photography, prints, paintings, and small sculpture. The gallery regularly presents exhibitions from this Permanent Collection. Learn more about the Permanent Collection.
Funding support for the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art comes from the department of art and art history and the College of Arts and Sciences. Additional support comes from the Farley Moody Galbraith Endowed Exhibition Fund.