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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.

    Holiday Workshop With Doug Baulos

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    December 10, 2016

    Looking for creative gift ideas for the holidays? UAB art professor Doug Baulos is here to help. Explore a variety of processes including marbling, indigo dying, silk painting and book arts. Come learn fun new techniques and create at least four unique and remarkable handmade gifts just in time for the holidays!

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    Chelsea Christmas Village Arts & Crafts Show

    Presented by Yellowleaf Ridge Estates HOA

    December 17, 2016

    Yellowleaf Ridge Estates Homeowner Association in Chelsea, Alabama, is looking for vendors and entertainers to participate in Chelsea's Christmas Village Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday,...more

    Annual Holiday Art Show

    Presented by Mountain Brook Art Association and Hand in Paw at Brookwood Village, Birmingham

    December 2 - December 17, 2016

    The talented artists of Mountain Brook Art Association invite you to visit our HUGE two-week FREE  holiday art show at Brookwood Village, just steps across the avenue from all those wonderful...more

    Holiday Spectacular 2016

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

    December 2 - December 18, 2016

    Celebrate the holidays with a spectacular display of all your favorite music of the season! RMTC Conservatory students perform alongside Birmingham’s best local artists to warm your heart and...more

    Deck Your Walls with Smalls

    Presented by Ground Floor Contemporary at Ground Floor Contemporary, Birmingham

    December 1 - December 18, 2016

    Join us for a very full salon style opening reception, Thursday December 1. Deck your walls with our small works, great for last minute one of a kind gifts this Holiday season. Buy and take home...more

    It's Not the Mall y'all

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

    December 16 - December 18, 2016

    December 16th through 18th
    “It’s Not The Mall Y’all”

    In sync with the annual holiday event of the Forest Park South Avondale Business Association!
    In sync...more

    Simply Circuits

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    December 19, 2016

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

    Small Works Sale and Fundraiser

    Presented by PaperWorkers Local at PaperWorkersLocal, Birmingham

    November 18 - December 21, 2016

    This art sale and fundraiser is an opportunity to make holiday gift purchases while supporting PaperWorkers Local, an artists' cooperative. Our annual holiday sale includes gift sized works...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

    Kitschmas

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    November 18 - December 24, 2016

    November 18th through December 24th
    Kitschmas. Gift-sized art and recycled ornaments by 70 artists

    Opening...more

    Stained Glass Ornaments

    Presented by Fire & Brimstone Forge and Artists on the Bluff at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 1 - December 30, 2016

    Stained Glass Ornaments, Santa's Workshop

    $30 Details: Throughout the holiday season Fire & Brimstone Forge will host a special holiday class series. Each week, a "unique" stained...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

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & the Chicago Freedom Movement: Photographs by Bernard J. Kleina

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

    July 26 - December 31, 2016

    The Chicago Freedom Movement Photography Exhibit is a small but revealing snapshot of Dr. Martin Luther King's visit and marches in Chicago, and of both the ugliness and beauty of the response to...more

    Art by Annette Holland

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

    December 4 - December 31, 2016

    For more information regarding the reception, exhibit, and other Leeds Arts Council events, visit  www.leedsartscouncil.org or call the Leeds Theatre & Arts Center at...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    January 5, 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

    Daily Painting with Amy Collins

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    January 14, 2017

    Artists all over the world have embraced daily painting to jump start their creative process and improve their technique. You’ll be amazed at the benefits of painting small and painting often....more

    Mixed media with James Knowles

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    January 28, 2017

    Local artist James Knowles will guide you through the creation of two beautiful mixed media pieces using fluid acrylics and acrylic inks. These vibrant, free-flowing acrylic colors lend themselves...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

    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...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    February 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

    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

    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

    Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 11 - February 18, 2017

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, February 11| 9-noon
    Saturday, February 18| 9-noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $100|Non-Members $120

    Capture...more

    Painting with Purose with Terry Strickland

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    February 18, 2017

    Terry Strickland's highly realistic portraits in oil represent a refined beauty acquired through years of hard work and dedication to her art. In this workshop, students will paint a single facial...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

    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

    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

    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

    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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