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    Aisha Tandiwe Bell and Tony Bingham Exhibition

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    September 9, 2016 - February 1, 2017

    Space One Eleven presents Let them eat red earth. Let them eat dirt. by Aisha Tandiwe Bell and 59th Street Stories: the Ways of the Folk by Tony Bingham Opening Reception: Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 from 5:30-7:00 pm artist performance by Aisha Tandiwe Bell at 6:15 pm at the Space One Eleven Galleries 2407 Second Avenue ...more


    Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo

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

    January 20, 2017

    Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo
    Restaurants will have specials, shops and galleries will be open late (5-8 pm), catch the shows you may miss during the day, shop for gifts while...more

    Beginning Zentangle Class - Wine Tangles

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    January 20, 2017

    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 wide...more

    Create Your Own Coloring Pages

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    January 21, 2017

    Select one of Dr Seuss' inspirational quotes or bring your favorite!  We will add some Seuss-like flowers with some Zentangle patterns,to create a page you can color!  Kids...more

    Chip Ghigna Opening Reception

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

    January 22, 2017

    Chip Ghigna is the Leeds Arts Council’s featured artist in January.  The public is invited to the opening reception on January 22, 2017, 1:30-3:30 pm, to view his delightful...more

    Vinyl Cutting

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

    January 26, 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 Hills Library.


    "Structure for Seeing" Art Exhibition

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

    January 6 - January 26, 2017

    The Durbin Gallery at Birmingham-Southern College will host an exhibition for most of January featuring the assemblages of two Alabama-based painters, Ty Smith and Jürgen...more

    International Bazaar

    Presented by University of Alabama at Birmingham at University of Alabama at Birmingham Campus, Birmingham

    January 26, 2017

    In partnership with a variety of individuals and group participants, UAB’s Social Justice Advocacy Council will provide a platform for the cultural diversity inherent to our university and the...more

    Zentangle 3Z Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    January 27, 2017

    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 wide...more

    11th Annual Chinese New Year Festival

    Presented by Birmingham Chinese Festival Association at Boutwell Municipal Auditorium , Birmingham

    January 28, 2017

    Festival hours will be 11:00 am - 2:30 pm. The Chinese American community will celebrate Lunar Chinese New Year in Downtown Birmingham at Boutwell Auditorium. To showcase ancient...more

    Kami-Con Season 9

    Presented by World Conquest Inc. at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    January 27 - January 29, 2017

    Kami-Con is a 3-day convention that celebrates Japanese culture, geek culture, anime & manga, cosplay, tabletop & video gaming, comics, TV shows, movies, and much, much more! Kami-Con is...more

    r e s o l u t i o n

    Presented by Ground Floor Contemporary at Ground Floor Contemporary, Birmingham

    January 10 - January 29, 2017

    Celebrate the New Year with us at the opening reception for our January show, Tuesday, January 10th!

    works by:
    Barbara Hirschowitz
    Martha Jean Shaw
    Catherine Friend...more

    riffs, drifts, shifts and myths Mixed-Media Exhibit

    Presented by University of Montevallo at Bloch Hall Gallery - University of Montevallo, Montevallo

    January 12 - February 2, 2017

    Mixed-media sculpture by the Department of Art’s newest faculty artist. - Tanner Young This exhibition combines Young’s interest in music, humor,and storytelling in large-scale and intimate...more

    Skyscapes in Oil with Barbara Davis

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    February 4, 2017

    Join artist Barbara Davis for this one-day workshop offering instruction on painting luminous skyscapes with a limited oil palette. Refine your landscape painting by improving your...more

    Chip Ghigna

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

    January 11 - February 4, 2017

    Chip Ghigna is the Leeds Arts Council’s featured artist in January.  Chip Ghigna is a painter working in oils and acrylics from his studio in Birmingham, Alabama.   He earned a...more

    Intro to 3D Printing

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

    February 6, 2017

    Are you curious about 3D printing and all you can do with it? This class is the perfect introduction. You’ll also learn how the Makerbot works as well as the basics of finding and preparing...more

    Bath Bombs

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 8, 2017

    Bath...more

    3D Printing Open Lab

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

    February 9, 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...more

    Acrylic Textures with Lisa O.

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    February 11, 2017

    Lisa will teach you how to layer acrylic colors using brushes, palette knives and other tools, as well as how to use the many acrylic mediums available today to achieve dazzling effects and...more

    Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    February 11, 2017

    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 wide...more

    Richard Stockham's "Afterward"

    Presented by PaperWorkers Local at PaperWorkersLocal, Birmingham

    January 20 - February 12, 2017

    "Afterward" is Richard Stockham's show of works on paper. Mr. Stockham is a woodblock printer who occasionally works with other print methods. His prints are personal visual narratives, windows...more

    Zentangle Valentine's Day Tangles

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    February 14, 2017

    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 wide...more

    Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo

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

    February 17, 2017

    During the Third Friday events, the Forest Park merchants' loos are transformed into art installations by local artists. 

    A judge will award the best installation artist with a $200...more

    The Green Book

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

    February 16 - February 19, 2017

    In a time when separate but equal was the law of the land, travel was complex and full of uncertainties. Where a family could eat, sleep, or buy gasoline was never without tension and, in some...more

    Zentangle Six Week Series of Art Classes

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    January 21 - February 25, 2017

    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 wide...more

    Theatre UAB presents "The Real Inspector Hound"

    Presented by Theatre UAB at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    February 22 - February 26, 2017

    "The Real Inspector Hound" written by Tom Stoppard. Stoppard's hilarious lampooning of murder mystery conventions features feuding theatre critics Moon and Birdboot as they are swept into the...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    March 2, 2017

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    ECHO, drawings by Sara Garden Armstrong

    Presented by 21st Street Studios and Alabama School of Fine Arts at 21st Street Studios, Birmingham

    February 2 - March 4, 2017

    Drawings by Sara Garden Armstrong, curated by Cumbee Tyndal, visual arts instructor at the Alabama School of Fine Arts (ASFA) and Director of ASFA's Vulcan Materials Gallery, this body of...more

    Theatre UAB's 14th Annual Festival of 10-Minutes Plays

    Presented by Theatre UAB at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    March 6 - March 10, 2017

    Theatre UAB's 14th Annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays. Produced by Lee Shackleford. This marks Theatre Uab's 14th year of original plays written, directed and acted by students, staff and faculty...more

    David Puxley: Wedgwood’s First Studio Potter

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

    April 18, 2015 - April 2, 2017

    From the late eighteenth century when Josiah Wedgwood utilized the designs of artists like John Flaxman and Lady Elizabeth Templetown for many of his jasperware designs, the Wedgwood company has...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    April 6, 2017

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    A Little Night Music

    Presented by Theatre UAB at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    April 5 - April 9, 2017

    "A Little Night Music," music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. Winner of four Tony Awards, this entrancing musical explores the tangled web of affairs of...more

    Afterschool Zentangle Class for Elementary Kids

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    January 19 - April 27, 2017

    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 wide...more

    Afterschool Zentangle Class for Middle School Kids

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    January 19 - April 27, 2017

    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 wide...more

    School of Rock

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

    April 21 - April 30, 2017

    Get ready for a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing musical direct from Broadway. The new musical, School of Rock, follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who poses as a...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    May 4, 2017

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    26th Annual Arty Party

    Presented by BAO (Birmingham AIDS Outreach) at B&A Warehouse, Birmingham

    May 7, 2017

    Arty Party is an annual art auction benefiting BAO. Local, regional, and national artists donate their art to BAO for this event. There are typically over 200 pieces of art with 15 of the...more

    Alabama Charcoal Art Classes

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    January 14 - May 13, 2017

    Alabama Charcoal is Space One Eleven’s advanced studio art class, portfolio development, and career mentoring program for high school students who are serious about art. This rigorous...more

    City Center Art After School Art Classes

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    January 9 - May 15, 2017

    City Center Art Level 1 (CCA1) Grades 2 – 5, Beginner Studio, Mondays 4:00 – 6:00 pm.
    CCA1 is a beginner level art studio class for youth in grades 2 – 5. This class is for the...more

    ARTfix!: Figure Drawing with Andy Jordan

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    January 5 - May 25, 2017

    Space One Eleven offers ongoing figure drawing classes led by artist, Andy Jordan, 2011 recipient of the Glenda Knight Keyes Prize for Outstanding Talent and Salutatorian of the 2013...more

    What's Lost is Found

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

    November 4, 2016 - June 11, 2017

    In May 2015, The Do Good Fund, a non-profit organization that acquires and exhibits photographs made in the American South, invited Lauren Henkin to be an artist-in-residence for a month in Hale...more

    Third Space - Shifting Conversations About Contemporary Art

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

    January 28 - June 30, 2017

    The Birmingham Museum of Art is proud to present Third Space, the first large exhibition of contemporary art from the Museum’s own collection. Third Space highlights more than 100 works of art...more

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