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    ART + STAGE

    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.

    4 Poets and a Mic

    Presented by Real Life Poets

    June 30, 2017

    Birmingham, AL Artists Support Local Slam Team to Compete at International Event in San Francisco, California

    Four Poets...
    A Dope Hip Hop Artist...
    A Beast DJ...
    Two Great Hosts...
    One Mic...
    And a GREAT cause...

    Yogi Dada, John Paul Taylor, Joi Miner, and Quang Do, all four well-known and admired Birmingham poets and entertainers, will blaze the stage ...more


    Creative Expressions Craft Show

    Presented by My Sister's Keeper

    June 24 - June 25, 2017

    Creative Expressions is an Arts and Crafts show spotlighting local talent in the Bimingham, AL and surrounding areas. This two day event will focus on local crafters, artists, and small business...more

    Sewn and Thrown: Traditional Quilts and Folk Pottery from Alabama’s Black Belt Exhibit

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch, Birmingham

    May 11 - June 25, 2017

    Featuring quilts by master artists from Gee’s Bend and works by Miller’s Pottery of Brent and Ham Pottery of Selma, the Sewn and Thrown: Traditional Quilts and Folk Pottery from...more

    A Night of Laughter with International Comedian, Speaker and Author, Dennis

    Presented by Eden Westside Baptist Church

    June 25, 2017

    A NIGHT OF LAUGHTER WITH INTERNATIONALLY KNOW COMEDIAN DENNIS SWANBERG:  They say laughter is the best medicine, but many times we just don’t take the time to laugh. ...more

    Homewood Rocks! Rock Painting

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 26 - June 26, 2017

    Homewood Rocks! Rock Painting

    Wednesday, July 26, at 11 a.m. in Room 110 (Lower Level)

    Bring your creativity and join us as we paint rocks to...more

    Duct Tape Madness

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 26, 2017

    Duct Tape Madness

    Monday, June 26, at 6 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Come and see all the amazing creations that can be made with duct...more

    Adult Contemporary Dance Class

    Presented by The Dance Foundation at The Dance Foundation, Birmingham

    June 26, 2017

    Move, connect and be inspired on Mondays this June! Enjoy a variety of contemporary dance styles led by guest teaching artists. Mondays, 6:00-7:30 PM / $15/class; pay at the door.
    ...more

    Niki Sepsas Presents Boyington, Chenault, O’Hare: Valor in the Pacific

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 27, 2017

    Niki Sepsas Presents Boyington, Chenault, O’Hare: Valor in the Pacific

    Tuesday, June 27, at 1 p.m. in the Round Auditorium 

    Join us as Niki explores the...more

    Build it: Practice it, Perfect it, Perform it!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    June 27, 2017

    Applause, applause, applause. Join us for our 14th annual talent show as we showcase some on the most extraordinary children in the Avondale Library. Visit the Children's Department today to...more

    Craft Time

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    June 6 - June 27, 2017

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


    Hand Built Platter Workshop with Lana Hobbs

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

    June 27, 2017

    You will hand build a platter in this one day workshop.


    JavaScript 101

    Presented by Covalence

    June 28, 2017

    DESCRIPTION

    Interested in a career in programming? Join us for our free JavaScript crash course taught by one of our Full Stack Development instructors. This workshop is aimed at beginners...more

    Chop & Change Glass Fusion Class with Deb Ballog

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

    June 21 - June 28, 2017

    New glass fusion class - CHOP & CHANGE!  2 Wednesday classes on June 21 & 28 from 9am until Noon.


    Teen Smoothie Challenge

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 29, 2017

    Teen Smoothie Challenge

    Thursday, June 29, at 4 p.m. in Room 101 (Lower Library Level)

    Invent your own delicious smoothie creation! Online...more

    Vinyl Cutting

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    June 29, 2017

    Learn how to make your own custom vinyl decals using our vinyl cutter. Call Bethany at 205-978-4679 to register. Class takes place in the Electronic Classroom of the Vestavia...more

    Fun and Easy Monoprinting with Stacey Kelley

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham

    June 29, 2017

    Learn how to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind monoprints! Considered the most painterly method among the printmaking techniques, monoprints are made by painting or making a collage directly on the...more

    Theatre Camp 2017

    Presented by Theatre Tuscaloosa and Tvwkswzw

    June 19 - June 30, 2017

    Tuscaloosa Children's Theatre and Theatre Tuscaloosa are partnering once again to offer Theatre Camp 2017 this summer from June 19th - 30th in the fine arts center on Shelton State's...more

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

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    June 19 - June 30, 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

    Amber Orr Exhibit

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

    June 4 - June 30, 2017

    Amber Orr is the Leeds Arts Council’s featured artist in June.  The public is invited to the opening reception on June 4, 2017, 1:30-3:30 pm, to view her delightful art...more

    The FILES Arts Project 2017 Dance Workshop

    Presented by The FILES Arts Project at Alabama School of Fine Arts, Birmingham

    June 29 - July 1, 2017

    Our workshop offers rigorous training for dancers of all ages. We are currently accepting applications for Level 2 (Ages 13 and up). The registration deadline is June 9, 2017.

    The...more

    ETC presents Summer Movie Blockbuster

    Presented by Extemporaneous Theatre Company at Fifth Avenue Antiques-Theatre Downtown, Birmingham

    June 30 - July 1, 2017

    Every summer, Hollywood sends us new big budget blockbusters, with varying degrees of box office success. Now, you get to see what goes on behind the scenes in the making of these films - from the...more

    Rodney Carrington

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

    June 30 - July 2, 2017

    Sing you bastard!!!!
    Rodney Carrington is a multitalented comedian, actor, and writer who has recorded eight major record label comedy albums selling over two million copies. Two of these...more

    Bath Bombs

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 16 - July 6, 2017

    Love bath bombs? Learn how to make them yourself! Local artist, September Reed, will show you how easy it is to make your very own bath bombs at home with different colors and scents. Online...more

    First Friday Fiber Arts

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

    July 7, 2017

    Join us on the first Friday of each month for knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, crewel, embroidery and smocking.  All skill levels are welcome. Drop in and stay awhile!

    Treehouse


    Bards & Brews Open Mic @ Five Points West Library

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch, Birmingham

    July 7, 2017

    The July Bards & Brews will be an Open Mic event at the Five POints West Library and we will be featuring a musical performance by Slanguage to begin the evening! 

    As always,...more

    Contra Dance

    Presented by FOOTMAD at YWCA Birmingham, Birmingham

    July 8, 2017

    Our Band for this dance is WHISTLING RUFUS with Calling by Doug Singleton.

    We primarily do three types of dancing at FOOTMAD dances - contra dancing, square dancing and waltzes. If you...more

    Purl at the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 8, 2017

    Bring your red, white, and blue yarn to celebrate Independence. All fiber crafts welcome!


    Welcome to Night Vale with special musical guest Eliza Rickman

    at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    July 10, 2017

    WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff’s Secret...more

    Stuffed Animal Taxidermy

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 11, 2017

    Stuffed Animal Taxidermy

    Tuesday, July 11, at 3 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    This might sound a bit strange, but you will be amazed at what a...more

    Build it: Bring it, Screen it, Color it!

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    July 11, 2017

    Drop off a NEW white t-shirt at the construction site (Avondale Youth Department) no later than July 6th. We will screen your shirt and have it ready for you to color during the "Build a Better...more

    Celebrities and Brand Entrepreneurship

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 11, 2017

    Kim Kardashian, Oprah Winfrey, David Beckham – Would you buy a product from one of these celebrities?

    Supposedly, 85% of people are influenced by these kinds of...more

    3D Printing Open Lab

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    July 13, 2017

    See the 3D printers in action and get your printing questions answered. The open lab will also offer tips for best practices to achieve a successful print from your model. Registration is not...more

    Summer Art Camp with Ahmad Austin

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

    July 10 - July 13, 2017

    Allow your child to participate in a fun filled week of art making with art teacher Ahmad Austin.  During the week your child will be painting, drawing, printmaking and so much more all using...more

    Tim Hawkins

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    July 14, 2017

    Tim Hawkins has been establishing himself as one of the most in-demand comedians in the country. With 300,000,000 video views online and over 100 sold-out concerts every year, his Jackwagon Crew...more

    Portfolio Development Summer Art Camp Grades 6-12

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    July 10 - July 14, 2017

    Are you a serious high school art student who plans to major in art or design in college? Are you a younger student who would like to apply to an art-focused high school such as ASFA? If so, this...more

    Art Journal Camp for Adults

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    July 10 - July 14, 2017

    Why should just the kiddos have all the summer camp fun?!?  In this week long camp, we will learn different elements to put together an art journal!  Art journals can have words, but...more

    Adult Art Journal Camp for ages 12+ with Darla Williamson

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

    July 10 - July 14, 2017

    We will learn different techniques to create an art journal, including color splash, paper marbling, and much, much more!


    Junior Jedi Training

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 10 - July 15, 2017

    The Force will be strong with you if come to this program...you won't even need to use your hyperdrive to travel to a galaxy far, far away because it will be right here at the library. Open to...more

    Palette Knife Painting with Ahmad Austin

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham

    July 15, 2017

    Ahmad will be sharing his tips and techniques for creating vibrant palette knife paintings. Using a palette knife allows you to create a variety of interesting edges, textures, and layers. Ahmad...more

    The Birmingham Project

    July 15, 2017

    This powerful and stirring play brings to the theatrical stage one of the defining events of the Civil Rights Movement. Experience an evening of theatrical artistry, music, and history...more

    James Gregory

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

    July 14 - July 15, 2017

    The Funniest Man in America returns! For over twenty years, the unforgettable caricature of veteran comic James Gregory has stood grinning: his blue shirt untucked, his arms outstretched, a...more

    G2K Cinderella

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    July 14 - July 16, 2017

    The charm and elegance of Cinderella take the stage in this specially crafted fairytale. G2K Cinderella features all the beloved songs and familiar characters of the story in a condensed script...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    July 15 - July 16, 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

    Sloss Music & Arts Festival

    Presented by Red Mountain Entertainment at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    July 15 - July 16, 2017

    Sloss Music & Arts Festival is a two-day music and lifestyle event that takes place at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark in Birmingham, Alabama.

    Sloss Fest is 40 bands on 4...more

    Design Squad Global

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 15 - July 20, 2017

    Design Squad Global

    Thursdays, June 15 – July 20, at 2 p.m. in the Round Auditorium

    Kids explore engineering through fun-packed, high-energy,...more

    Jazz House Poetry

    Presented by WordSpeak Literary Entertainment / We Are Rtists and REV Birmingham

    June 16, 2016 - July 20, 2017

    There is poetry, painting, opera! There will be amazing drinks (brought by You)!! This is the Ensley Your Grandparents remember.  The Ensley that is Alive with art!  The open mic at the...more

    Summer Art Camp with Ahmad Austin

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

    July 17 - July 20, 2017

    Allow your child to participate in a fun filled week of art making with art teacher Ahmad Austin.  During the week your child will be painting, drawing, printmaking and so much more all using...more

    Acrylic Painting for Adults 12+ with April Levi

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

    July 17 - July 20, 2017

    Learn the basics of acrylic painting in this fun & exciting class.  Students will experience various acrylic media including acrylic inks & crackle paste.  Techniques such as...more

    Upcycle City: Mod Podge Magic

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

    July 21, 2017

    Create beautiful art with mod podge, craft paper and dollar-store frames!  All supplies, wine and light snacks provided. Free event; must be 21+ to attend. Space is limited.  Call...more

    Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo

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

    July 21, 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 gifts while...more

    Printmaking Summer Art Camp Grades 6-12

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    July 17 - July 21, 2017

    Grades 6-12
    9 am - 3 pm Learn about design and fine art in this printmaking camp. Create your own posters, t-shirts, and works of art. Students are introduced to printmaking processes, from...more

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