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    Art Materials Expo

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    October 24 - October 25, 2014

    Don't miss our 6th biennial art materials expo. Every two years, we invite representatives from the world's premier makers of art materials and organize the event so you can try a variety of materials and learn about new techniques in one easy setting. There will be plenty of make-and-take, along with product samples, plus more information and fun than you can ...more


    ArtBreak: The Art of Finding a Brand’s Soul

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham and Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    October 21, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

    Figure Drawing with Andy Jordan

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    September 18 - October 23, 2014

    Space One Eleven is offering a six week figure drawing class led by artist Andy Jordan, 2011 recipient of the Glenda Knight Keyes Prize for Outstanding Talent and Salutatorian of the 2013...more

    Collaborations

    Presented by University of Montevallo and Samford Academy of the Arts at Bloch Hall Gallery - University of Montevallo, Montevallo

    October 2 - October 23, 2014

     Art exhibition


    Globally Challenged: Birminghams 2nd annual Adult Geography and Culture Bee

    Presented by Birmingham International Center at Bottletree Cafe, Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    This is an educational and participatory game show! This unique event features contestants, arranged into “Continent” teams, answering questions about world geography and culture on...more

    Kokedama

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 25, 2014

    Meaning ‘moss’ (koke) and ‘ball’ (dama), kokedama is a Japanese art form that offers a whole new way of displaying house plants. In this hands-on workshop you’ll have...more

    Bart’s Art Cart: Repousée!

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

    October 4 - October 25, 2014

    This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

    Engrave your own...more

    Urban Sketches

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    October 25, 2014

    Hosted by The Birmingham Urban Sketchers

    Edward Degas once said, "Drawing is not what one sees but what one can make others see."  We...more

    Design Week Birmingham

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 20 - October 25, 2014

    DWB is a multifaceted event that includes installations, lectures, film showings, exhibits, workshops and social gatherings inspired by the belief that design matters.

    Monday,...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Canal in Winter

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

    October 26, 2014

     Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help...more

    Family Tour: Serve It Up!

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

    September 2 - October 28, 2014

    Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit...more

    Family Tour: Serve It Up!

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

    October 7 - October 28, 2014

    Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit...more

    ArtBreak: So Close to Heaven

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

    October 28, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

    Paper Revisited: The Art of Sally Johnson

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Swearingen Hall Art Gallery - Samford University, Birmingham

    October 1 - October 29, 2014

    Award-winning artist Sally Johnson studied the art of paper making in Japan and has exhibited her work in many galleries and museums.


    "Second Line" Art Exhibition

    Presented by Birmingham-Southern College at Durbin Gallery of the Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art Center & Azar Studios, Birmingham

    October 3 - October 30, 2014

    The art installation “Second Line” by Jenny Hager will be held in conjunction with the Annual Art Students League/Sloss Furnaces iron pour. An opening reception for the exhibition and...more

    BOO Halloween Party

    Presented by BOO Halloween Party at B&A Warehouse, Birmingham

    October 31, 2014

    The 19th annual BOO Halloween Party will be Friday, October 31st at B&A Warehouse. BOOZILLA 19 is our theme this year, and once again our event benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of...more

    "All Things Shelby County" - an artistic perspective

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery, Columbiana

    October 11 - October 31, 2014

    Take a walk through history this October with the Fall Pilgrimage Tour through Montevallo and Columbiana. The tour highlights features of Shelby County that made it what it is today. With a place...more

    Mixed Media Workshop - Steam Punk Theme

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 1, 2014

    In this one day workshop we will use mixed media to create a 12" x 12" canvas with a Steam Punk theme! We will throw in a little Zentangle® (an easy to learn method of creating...more

    2853 Miles of Tall Tales by Scott Thigpen

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    October 3 - November 1, 2014

    Opening receptions:

    Friday October 3rd, 5:00 - 9:00 pm.
    Guest bartender: Faris Malki at Cahaba Cycle: 100% of his tips will benefit Bici Coop.
    ...more

    Alabama Art Fair Sponsored by Alabama Art Supply

    Presented by Alabama Art Supply

    October 26 - November 1, 2014

    The Alabama Art Fair, sponsored by Alabama Art Supply, is a week packed with informative demonstrations by art supply vendors such as Winsor & Newton, Golden, Liquitex, Speedball, and Jacquard...more

    Moss Rock Festival with participation by Southeastern Outings

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    PLEASE NOTE THAT DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 2. BE SURE YOU TURN ALL YOUR CLOCKS BACK ONE HOUR BEFORE GOING TO BED SATURDAY NIGHT, NOVEMBER...more

    Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 2, 2014

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! It is enjoyed by a...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District, Birmingham

    November 6, 2014

    The Birmingham Art Crawl is a monthly happenning bringing people to the cultural and historical Central City area and showcases Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Art...more

    Creative Welding at Sloss

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

    November 8 - November 9, 2014

    No experience necessary! In this workshop you'll learn to make decorative and useful items for your home or garden. The instructor will guide you through all the basic processes you need to...more

    DIY Zentangle Coasters

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 9, 2014

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! We will use basic...more

    Cast Iron Bowl-a-Rama

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

    November 10, 2014

    Join the metal arts staff for a night of creative fun! Create your own cast iron bowl. You will be given one of our resin boned sand molds to carve your own design. It's a great way to spend...more

    Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 11, 2014

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! It is enjoyed by a...more

    Essentials of Woodworking

    Presented by MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    October 29 - November 12, 2014

     Join us for a multi-part workshop on the ends and outs of working with wood and shop equipment.


    Photography Class: Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 8 - November 15, 2014

    This class is designed to introduce the student to basic concepts in photography and digital camera operations including:
    • Image Capture - understanding the light, know your camera,...more

    Basic and Intermediate Blacksmithing

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

    November 15 - November 16, 2014

    In this workshop you'll learn to move between the fire, hammer, and anvil. Using basic blacksmithing tools, you'll learn the techniques used to manipulate steel. Students can expect to...more

    Cast Iron Sculpture for Beginners

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

    November 14 - November 16, 2014

    This workshop is designed for people with no experience in casting but who feel the creative urge to deign and produce their own unique piece of artwork. The class introduces you to the basic...more

    Have Yourself a Merry Little Art Show

    Presented by Red Dot Gallery at Red Dot Gallery, Birmingham

    November 21, 2014

    Red Dot Gallery’s “Have Yourself a Merry Little Art Show” presents small, affordable works by local artists. The exhibit opens with an artists’ reception on Friday,...more

    Photography Class: Seasonal Series

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 22, 2014

    This course will introduce the participant to techniques, tools and skills necessary to capture visually stunning and interesting images through the creation of a seasonal series of...more

    BAA Annual Member Show

    Presented by Birmingham Art Association

    November 15 - November 22, 2014

    The Birmingham Art Association will be hosting their Annual Members' Show at Kings House Antiques and Oriental Rugs on Saturday, November 15 through Saturday, November 22nd. The Opening...more

    Painting: RELAXED, CREATIVE, PRODUCTIVE Monday Afternoon

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery, Columbiana

    August 4 - November 24, 2014

    Relaxed Studio Class, you decide your project!  No experience necessary!  Personalized attention given by professional painting Instructor!
     


    Art of Samford Professors Stephen Watson and Joe Cory

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Swearingen Hall Art Gallery - Samford University, Birmingham

    November 3 - November 25, 2014

    Newly appointed art professors Stephen Watson and Joe Cory introduce their talents to students and the Samford community.


    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District, Birmingham

    December 4, 2014

    The Birmingham Art Crawl is a monthly happenning bringing people to the cultural and historical Central City area and showcases Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Art...more

    Mastering Still Life Painting with John Rise

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    December 4 - December 6, 2014

    Savannah College of Art and Design professor John Rise returns to Forstall Art Center for a three day oil painting workshop. A lecture/demo will be held Thursday evening, followed by two days of...more

    In A Manger Lowly: A Christmas Open House

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Baptist Church at Vestavia Hills Baptist Church, Birmingham

    December 5 - December 6, 2014

    This inspiring exhibit of nativity displays will remind you of the miracle of the first Christmas so many years ago. Hear stirring Christmas music performed live by gifted musicians, to...more

    Christmas Tree Mixed Media on Canvas

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    December 6, 2014

    In this one day workshop we will use mixed media to create a 12 x 16 canvas. We will begin by making a paper collage tree and will add beads, metal pieces and more paper for decoration! Ages 12 +,...more

    Joseph De Sciose

    Presented by Aldridge Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover

    October 9 - December 7, 2014

    "Embracing Silence" is an exhibition of black and white photography of Moss Rock Preserve. This display features images captured at Moss Rock, a 349-acre refuge of boulder fields,...more

    Visual Art Student Exhibition

    Presented by Alabama School of Fine Arts at Alabama School of Fine Arts, Birmingham

    October 10 - December 10, 2014

    Bask in the talent at our student exhibition which is open M-F in the Vulcan Materials Gallery during school hours.  Admission is freee.


    City Center Art

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    September 15 - December 10, 2014

    City Center Art (CCA) is Space One Eleven's after school art program for youth in grades 2 - 8. 

    In addition to studio based...more

    Alabama Charcoal

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    September 16 - December 11, 2014

    Alabama Charcoal is Space One Eleven's after school art program for students in grades 9 - 12.

    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    September 16 – December 11,...more

    Graduating Senior Art Exhibit

    Presented by Samford University at Swearingen Hall Art Gallery - Samford University, Birmingham

    December 8 - December 13, 2014

    Graduating seniors will display their senior projects for professor and professional review, and for community exhibit.


    Blue Light Special Art Show

    Presented by Cahaba Clayworks and Cahaba Clayworks at Cahaba Clayworks and Earthborn Studios, Leeds

    December 13 - December 14, 2014

    Celebrating its 26th anniversary, this unique event embraces the imperfect or flawed ‘seconds’ that never see the light of commerce, as well as the best each artist has to offer....more

    Iron & Bronze Casting: Artist Open Studio

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

    December 12 - December 14, 2014

    Artist Open Studios are for artists and others who have some experience casting iron. Participants must attend all three days. Bronze will be cast on Saturday only. Participants are limited to a...more

    Basic and Intermediate Blacksmithing

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

    December 13 - December 14, 2014

    In this workshop you'll learn to move between the fire, hammer, and anvil. Using basic blacksmithing tools, you'll learn the techniques used to manipulate steel. Students can expect to...more

    Wednesday Night Studio Night

    Presented by PaperWorkers Local

    June 25 - December 17, 2014

    Every Wednesday night Paperworkers Local will be hosting an Open Studio for making art, discussing art, group projects and generally building community. Occasionally we might even take a field...more

    yard art

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    April 4 - December 24, 2014

    “Yard Art” Functional art for the garden, by various artists

    Opening receptions: Friday April 4th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm (Refreshments served)
    Guest bartenders are Kathy and...more

    Kitschmas

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    November 21 - December 24, 2014

    “Kitschmas” Gift-sized artwork and ornaments made with recycled materials by over 60 artists.

    Annual holiday open house:

    - Friday November 21st, 5:00 - 9:00 pm in sync...more

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