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    VISUAL ARTS

    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.

    Local Color by Charles Buchanan

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    June 17 - July 23, 2016

    June 17th through July 23

    Local Color” by Charles Buchanan

    Opening receptions:

    Friday June 17th, 5-00 - 8:00 pm (in coordination with Third Friday)
    Guest bartender is Kelsey Stein. 100% of bar tips and will benefit Railroad Park (confirmed 04-09-16)
    Saturday June 18th, 10:30 - 6:00 pm – ...more


    Jennys to Jets: Birmingham's Military Aviation History

    Presented by Southern Museum of Flight at Southern Museum of Flight, Birmingham

    April 19 - August 1, 2016

    The Jennys to Jets: Birmingham's Military Aviation History Exhibition features art and artifacts that create a visual narrative paying tribute to 100 years of worldwide aviation service by the men...more

    Magiccityreggaefestiival.com

    Presented by SLS Exprrres and Birmingham City Council

    August 5 - August 6, 2016

    A two day event kick of Fri 6:00 pm -11:00 pm on short 20st n in front of the City Hall, standing walking traffic ,vendor space is available ,Social service tables ,and art and craft vendors to...more

    Portraits in Acrylic with Chantel Barber

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    August 12 - August 13, 2016

    This comprehensive two day workshop is designed to share tips and techniques learned from over twenty-five years of working in the acrylic medium. Chantel’s gentle teaching style will enrich the...more

    Julia Elsas. Hey Friend!

    Presented by PaperWorkers Local at PaperWorkersLocal, Birmingham

    June 17 - August 14, 2016

    Julia Elsas was born in Birmingham and works in Brooklyn. She is a mixed media artist who incorporates printmaking and papermaking into her art. She graduated from Carleton College and earned her...more

    Art on the Rocks

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    June 17 - August 19, 2016

    Art on the Rocks, presented by Dale’s Seasoning, is back for an exciting 12th season! The Birmingham Museum of Art’s highly anticipated summer series brings all the best of Birmingham’s...more

    Electra: The Divinity of Light 1926-2016

    May 19 - August 19, 2016

    Electra is the 23-foot-tall, golden statue atop the eastern end of the tiled roof of the Alabama Power Building at 600 18th Street North. Originally entitled "Divinity of Light," the statue was...more

    Art reception with a sale!

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    August 19, 2016

    Open house in sync. with Third Friday in Forest Park.

    Times are tough for small businesses when it feels like a pizza oven outside, so Naked Art is having a sale: up to...more

    "Yaacov Agam: Metamorphic" Exhibition

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

    June 3 - August 20, 2016

    Yaacov Agam: Metamorphic

    June 3 - August 20, 2016
    Opening Reception Friday, June 3 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm

    The Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts is pleased to present...more

    "María Magdalena Campos-Pons: Picturing/Performing the Self" Exhibition

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

    June 3 - August 20, 2016

    June 3 - August 20, 2016
    Opening Reception, Friday, June 3 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm

    María Magdalena Campos-Pons explores the complexity of her heterogeneous Cuban identity in works...more

    "American Sublime: Selections from the Jack and Susan Warner Collection of American Art" Exhibition

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

    June 3 - August 20, 2016

    American Sublime: Selections from the Jack and Susan Warner Collection of American Art
    June 3 – August 20, 2016
    Opening Reception, Friday, June 3 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm...more

    Cirque du Soleil Presents: “TORUK – The First Flight”

    Presented by Cirque du Soleil at Legacy Arena at the BJCC, Birmingham

    August 19 - August 21, 2016

    When a natural catastrophe threatens to destroy the sacred Tree of Souls, Ralu and Entu, two Omaticaya boys on the brink of adulthood, fearlessly decide to take matters into their own hands…So...more

    Bill Barrow Exhibit

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

    July 31 - August 25, 2016

    Bill Barrow is the Leeds Arts Council’s featured artist in August. The public is invited to the opening reception on July 31, 2016, 1:30 - 3:30 pm, to view his delightful artwork. Admission is...more

    Fantabulous Summer Art Sale

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    July 15 - August 27, 2016

    July 15th through August 27th

    Fantabulous Summer Art Sale

    Up to to 50% on art!

    Sale starts with a reception on Friday July 15th in coordination with Third Friday in...more

    lobby projects: Bethany Collins

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    April 16 - August 28, 2016

    lobby projects is a new initiative by the Birmingham Museum of Art that invites contemporary artists to create site-specific commissions in the Museum’s main entrance.

    lobby...more

    18th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at Sidewalk Film Festival, Birmingham

    August 26 - August 28, 2016

    The 18th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival will take place August 26-28, 2016 in downtown Birmingham's historic theatre district. 

    Sidewalk Film Festival has been named one of...more

    History of Jazz Art Exhibit

    July 8 - August 31, 2016

    History of Jazz: An Experiment in Visual Storytelling. Art exhibit featuring fifty new works from Craig Legg, documenting the colorful history of jazz from 19th century ragtime roots to 1960's...more

    Acoustic Guitar & Crafts

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell

    September 9 - September 11, 2016

    During this workshop students will pursue pottery, hand marbling paper, and photography in a beautiful, encouraging atmosphere while others fully immerse themselves in acoustic guitar, their...more

    Color & Chill at Game Nite

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 27 - September 23, 2016

    Take a break between games during Adult Game Nite and join us for a pop-up edition of our popular adult coloring page event. FREE. 205-444-7840
    Library Plaza 7:00...more

    Burningham10 ArtMusicDance Fest

    Presented by Burningham Birmingham at Oak Mountain State Park , Pelham

    September 24, 2016

    Our 10th anniversary DIY arts festival with Fire Dancers at sundown! plus henna, drums, improv, and art. All ages FREE with park admission. Noon until 10:00 pm rain or shine. at REDBUD...more

    Charcoal: Expressive Mark Making, A Painters Approach To Drawing With Gary Chapman

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    October 1, 2016

    In this workshop students explore charcoal as the perfect drawing medium for expressive mark making. You will discover ways that techniques are applied to observational drawing for a provocative...more

    John DeMotte, New Works

    Presented by PaperWorkers Local at PaperWorkersLocal, Birmingham

    August 19 - October 16, 2016

    This is a solo show of new work by John DeMotte, a significant Birmingham artist who works primarily in photography and printmaking, specializing in photo intaglio and engraving with monoprint....more

    John DeMotte, New Works

    Presented by PaperWorkers Local at PaperWorkersLocal, Birmingham

    August 19 - October 16, 2016

    This is a solo show by John DeMotte, a long-time Birmingham artist who primarily works in photgraphy and printmaking  and who specializes  in photo intaglio and engraving with monoprint....more

    Old Time Music & Crafts

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell

    October 13 - October 16, 2016

    During this workshop quilters, basket makers and painters pursue their arts in a beautiful, encouraging atmosphere while others fully immerse themselves in old-time music, their days and nights...more

    Watercolor & Painting Workshop

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell

    October 23 - October 28, 2016

    During this workshop students will pursue realistic watercolor painting, acrylic, and mixed media collage in a beautiful, encouraging atmosphere. Classes include...

    Experiments In...more

    Oil Painting Principles and Techniques with Nancy Chaboun

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    October 27 - October 29, 2016

    Join artist and teacher Nancy Chaboun for three stimulating days of painting and discussion. Nancy will create beautiful still life arrangements with fruit, foliage, and other interesting things...more

    Traditional Arts & Crafts

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell

    November 3 - November 6, 2016

    This workshop is perfectly timed at the beginning of the holiday season! Come to the Alabama Folk School to make handmade holiday gifts for your family and...more

    CALL FOR LOCAL ARTISTS

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

    December 18, 2015 - December 23, 2016

    CALL FOR LOCAL ARTISTS:
    Every Third Friday, the loos of Forest Park merchants are turned into art installations by local artists.

    To submit, send an email to Véro titled "Tour de...more

    Yard Art

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    April 1 - December 24, 2016

    April 1 through December 24
    “Yard Art”
    Functional art for the garden by various artists
    Opening receptions: 
    Friday April 1st, 5 - 8 pm: refreshments served...more

    Hope in Motion: The Alabama Christian Movement for Human RIghts

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham

    June 18 - December 31, 2016

    When the NAACP was banned in the state of Alabama in 1956, Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and a group of community organizers formed the ACMHR in its absence. This exhibit, with help from the...more

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