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    We encourage entries for "Auditions and Calls for Submissions" for all arts related events. This includes Visual Art, Theatre, Music, Spoken Word, Writing, and Dance.  If you already have an account, click here to log in.

    Menagerie: ANIMAL AS SYMBOL

    Presented by Ground Floor Contemporary at Ground Floor Contemporary, Birmingham

    July 13 - July 30, 2017

    Ground Floor Contemporary is pleased to present Menagerie: ANIMAL AS SYMBOL curated by Stacey Holloway. This exhibition explores the use of animal symbolism within visual art and features a collection of national artists working in a variety of media.

    The form of the narrative has been used for centuries to entertain, to preserve culture and to instill morals. Stories can be used to ...more


    Arnez J

    Presented by Comedy Club at the StarDome at Comedy Club Stardome, Hoover

    July 21 - July 23, 2017

    To those in the know Arnez J. is quickly emerging as one of the hottest, most talked about comedic artists in the game. His raw energy, talent and comedic skill quickly landed Arnez the coveted...more

    Summer Dance Camp

    Presented by Karar Performing Arts Group at The Dance Foundation, Birmingham

    June 5 - July 24, 2017

    Beginners class: Ballet &Jazz Technique 

    Every Monday 6pm - 7pm

    The Dance Foundation ,1715 27th Ct. South Homewood Al, 35209


    Watercolor/Water-based Painting with Dr. Mary Ann Culotta

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    June 13 - July 25, 2017

    Space One Eleven presents

    Watercolor/Water-based Painting Class
    with Mary Ann Culotta

    Registration is now open! Please register by May 26, 2017....more

    Auditions for 2017-18

    Presented by Birmingham Girls Choir at Edgewood Presbyterian Church, Homewood

    July 10 - July 25, 2017

    All girls in grades one throught twelve with a strong desire to sing are invited to audition for membership in the Birmingham Girls Choir. The girls choir sings at fromal concerts, community...more

    Craft Time

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    July 11 - July 25, 2017

    Drop in anytime between 2:00 – 3:30. All ages welcome. Registration required. Registration begins 1 week prior to craft date.


    Frit Pattern Bar Glass Fusion with Deb Ballog

    Presented by Artists on the Bluff at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    July 12 - July 26, 2017

    3 day class to learn Frit Pattern Bar Glass Fusion.


    Simply Circuits

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    July 27, 2017

    Learn about electricity and circuits as you experiment with conductive ink, Little Bits, and Snap Circuit kits. Call Bethany at 205-978-4679 to register. Class takes place in...more

    Drawing & Painting for Middle & High School Students with Sandra Fuller

    Presented by Artists on the Bluff at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    June 8 - July 27, 2017

    2 Four week sessions beginning June 8 & July 6.  All the basics will be introduced.  Drawing mediums will be explored as well as composition & enriching the creative spirit.


    Watercolor Tools for the Contemporary Artist with Abe Hammer

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham

    July 27, 2017

    Join us for an exploration of the newest and most versatile tools available to the watercolor artist today. Product representative Abe Hammer will show you the benefits of working on Ampersand's...more

    Summer Comedy Camp for Youth and Teens

    Presented by Positively Funny Inc. at Comedy Club Stardome, Hoover

    July 24 - July 28, 2017

    PFI offers a Summer Comedy Camp for youth and teens at the StarDome Comedy Club in Hoover. Our professionally-trained instructors represent some of Birmingham’s best and most...more

    I'm an Alabama Artist, Too! 1 week Summer Art Camp Grades 2-5

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    July 24 - July 28, 2017

    Summer Art Camps are a perfect way for young artists to learn a new art form or improve upon their art skills! These camps give young artists ample time to dive into their projects, make friends,...more

    Opening Reception for Stuart Frentz Art Exhibit

    Presented by Unitarian Univeralist Church of Birmingham at Unitarian Universalist Church of Birmingham, Birmingham

    May 18 - July 28, 2017

    Stuart Frentz, local attorney, is the sanctuary artist for the months of June and July at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Birmingham. Stuart's photography features his digital...more

    Summer Youth Apprenticeship

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    June 19 - July 28, 2017

    This eight-week program employs 12 students, ages 16-18, to work and study under professional artists for 30 hours a week, at a minimum wage. The program is designed to expose students to a...more

    St. Alban's Art Camp

    Presented by St. Alban's Episcopal Church

    July 24 - July 28, 2017

    Art Camp with instruction in composition, perspective, color, and theme.  

    This camp is for children ages 6-12.  

    Fees are $30.  Scholarships are...more

    Darrell Hammond

    Presented by Comedy Club at the StarDome at Comedy Club Stardome, Hoover

    July 28 - July 29, 2017

    Darrell Hammond is an American actor, stand-up comedian and impressionist. He was a regular on Saturday Night Live (SNL) from1995 until 2009, and holds the record for longest tenure as an SNL cast...more

    Adult Summer Reading - Read & Win!

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    June 1 - July 31, 2017

    Have you signed up yet?

    Our Summer Reading Program for Adults kicks off June 1st, so be sure to register to Read & Win! In addition to weekly prizes for reading, we have a summer...more

    DIY Fidget Spinners

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 1, 2017

    DIY Fidget Spinners

    Tuesday, August 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the Round Auditorium

    Teens, make your very own fidget spinner! All supplies provided....more

    Celebrity Scandal Trivia

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 1, 2017

    Celebrity Scandal Trivia

    Tuesday, August 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    If Britney Spears can survive 2007, you and your teammates (up to...more

    Summer Reading Program

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    June 1 - August 1, 2017

    Have you signed up yet?

    Our Summer Reading Program for Adults kicks off June 1st, so be sure to register to Read & Win! In addition to weekly prizes for reading, we have a summer...more

    Henna Tattoo Art

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 3, 2017

    Henna Tattoo Art

    Thursday, August 3, at 3 p.m. in the Round Auditorium

    Learn the ancient art of henna tattoos. Teens will learn how to create...more

    Marsha Nelson Exhibit

    Presented by Leeds Arts Council at Leeds Theatre and Arts Center, Leeds

    July 2 - August 4, 2017

    Marsha Nelson is the Leeds Arts Council’s featured artist in July.  The public is invited to the opening reception on July 2, 2017, 1:30-3:30 pm, to view her delightful paintings. ...more

    First Friday Fiber Arts

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    August 4, 2017

    Like to knit, crochet, cross-stitch, crewel, embroider or smock? Bring your projects and join us the first Friday each month. All skill levels are welcome.


    Beginning Copperplate with Deb Warnat

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham

    August 5, 2017

    This is where it all begins! Study the classic calligraphy forms upon which all variations rest. This sound basis of techniques and materials will give you the confidence and...more

    Copper Plate Etching Workshop

    Presented by PaperWorkers Local at PaperworkersLocal, Birmingham

    July 22 - August 5, 2017

    This beginner level workshop introduces basic materials and methods involved in etching and printing from copper plates. 

    Enrollment is limited to six students.

    July...more

    Soy Candle Making

    Presented by Scents from Heaven at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO), Birmingham

    August 5, 2017

    Scents From Heaven Candles presents Soy Candle Making. Come enjoy learning how to handcraft soy candles. All supplies are included ans there will be snacks served. Candles are relaxing and...more

    Sinbad

    Presented by Comedy Club at the StarDome at Comedy Club Stardome, Hoover

    August 3 - August 6, 2017

    Sinbad never tells jokes- “I don’t know any,” he admits-but rather stalks the stage, telling real-life stories. He doesn’t deliver payoff lines; he slam-dunks them. His comedy is large,...more

    Niki Sepsas Presents Juan & Evita: The Magic of Peron

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    August 11, 2017

    Niki Sepsas Presents Juan & Evita: The Magic of Peron

    Friday, August 11, at 1 p.m. in the Round Auditorium

    Two of the Twentieth Century’s...more

    Contra Dance

    Presented by FOOTMAD at YWCA Birmingham, Birmingham

    August 12, 2017

    We primarily do three types of dancing at FOOTMAD dances - contra dancing, square dancing and waltzes. If you find yourself patting your foot or moving to good music, can walk and listen then you...more

    Southern Baptist Sissies by Del Shores

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    July 27 - August 12, 2017

    In the Del Shores classic, SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES, a group of young boys struggle with their faith and their budding sexuality, but will their religious upbringing be their salvation or their...more

    Purl at the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 12, 2017

    Knot just for knitters! Bring your yarn to knit, crochet or embroider. All ages and skill levels welcome.


    Southern Makers

    Presented by Southern Makers at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    August 12 - August 13, 2017

    Eat, drink, shop, listen and learn from more than 100 of the South’s top makers, including nationally-renowned fashion designers, textile artists, screen printers, jewelers, brewers, winemakers,...more

    Dance documentary screening

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 14, 2017

    A group of New York City fourth and fifth graders journey into the world of ballroom dancing. The Hoover Library presents free screenings of classic and contemporary documentary films. Rated PG....more

    Intro to 3D Printing

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    August 14, 2017

    Curious about 3D printing and all you can do with the technology? This class is the perfect introduction. Learn how the MakerBot works as well as the basics of finding and preparing models to...more

    Daily Painting Demo with Kay Lewis

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham

    August 17, 2017

    Discover the joy of daily painting! Local artist Kay Lewis will demonstrate her process for creating bold and expressive small works. Learn how to analyze your subject matter, then paint quickly,...more

    3D Printing Open Lab

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    August 17, 2017

    See the 3D printers in action, ask questions and learn tips for best practices to achieve a successful print from your model. Registration is not required and everyone is welcome. Class takes...more

    Third Friday in Forest Park.

    Presented by Forest Park and South Avondale Merchant Association at Forest Park and South Avondale, Birmingham

    August 18, 2017

    Third Friday in Forest Park:  

    Restaurants will have specials, shops and galleries will be open late, catch the shows you may miss during the day, shop for...more

    Art On The Rocks!

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art and Junior Patrons of the Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    August 18, 2017

    From illusionists to contortionists, breakdancing to Bollywood, and pop-up opera to body painting, Art On The Rocks is gearing up to be the most dynamic event of the summer! The...more

    Upcycle City: TBA

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    August 18, 2017

    Community Room

    Come create unique picture frames with mod podge, craft paper and dollar-store frames. Supplies, wine and light snacks provided. Free event. Ages 21+. Space is limited so...more

    Ladies Day Out!

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 19, 2017

    Treat yourself! Join us for a day of beauty, education and decadent indulgences from hand treatments and back massages to home and beauty hacks you can duplicate at home. Bring your friends for...more

    Auditions: The 39 Steps

    Presented by Theatre Tuscaloosa

    August 18 - August 19, 2017

    Synopsis: Mix a hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Ptyhon, and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit! This two-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    August 19 - August 20, 2017

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    David Sandlin: 76 Manifestations of American Destiny

    Presented by Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA) at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA), Birmingham

    June 2 - August 20, 2017

    Selected works from artist and alumnus David Sandlin will be on display at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in an exhibition is presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel...more

    imerge: EDPA 2017 Innovation Awards

    Presented by Alabama Launchpad at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    August 23, 2017

    Don’t miss Alabama’s premier innovation event on Aug. 23 at the Alabama Theatre in Birmingham!
     
    “imerge” is the next generation of the Innovation Conference that the...more

    Hymns of Hope with Ellie Holcomb: Benefit Concert

    Presented by Prodigal Pottery at Iron City Bham, Birmingham

    August 24, 2017

    We are so excited for our upcoming benefit concert featuring the amazingly talented Ellie Holcomb, a Christian singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN. Her new album release, "Red Sea Road" has...more

    CONTRA DANCE!

    Presented by FOOTMAD at YWCA Birmingham, Birmingham

    August 26, 2017

    We CONTRA DANCE at the YWCA. Always LIVE MUSIC - Always TONS OF FUN. We primarily do three types of dancing at FOOTMAD dances - contra dancing, square dancing and waltzes.  If you find...more

    Fantabulous Summer Art Sale

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    July 21 - August 26, 2017

    July 21st through August 26th

    Fantabulous Summer Art Sale

    Up to to 50% on art!
    Sale starts with a reception on Friday July 21st in...more

    Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival

    Presented by Urban Impact Inc. and City of Birmingham at Fourth Avenue Historic District , Birmingham

    August 26, 2017

    TASTE OF 4TH AVENUE JAZZ FESTIVAL is a one day jazz festival presented annually since 2003 in Birmingham’s Historic 4th Avenue District Downtown. TASTE OF 4TH AVENUE JAZZ FESTIVAL is organized...more

    Drawing with Watercolor with John Rise

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham

    August 25 - August 26, 2017

    Artist, designer, and Savanah College of Art and Design instructor John Rise will lead this investigation into the use of watercolor as a drawing medium. You will use watercolor to examine the...more

    19th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at Sidewalk Film Festival, Birmingham

    August 22 - August 27, 2017

    The 19th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival, a celebration of new independent cinema in downtown Birmingham, is set to take place August 22nd-27th, 2017. Since its debut in 1999, filmmakers from across...more

    Art Alive!

    Presented by AIDS Alabama at Roots & Revelry, Birmingham

    August 27, 2017

    Please join us for our Art Alive! event on Sunday, August 27th from 6pm-9pm at Roots & Revelry! Watch local artists create unique, original artwork during the event. Enjoy scrumptious food and...more

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