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    Watercolor Society of Alabama Members' Showcase

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

    September 21 - October 31, 2014

    Nearly 60 aqua media works from across the state will be on display September 21–October 31 during the 2014 Watercolor Society of Alabama Annual Members' Showcase at the Central Library. The free exhibit will be in the library’s Fourth Floor Gallery.  

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    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.
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    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

    Presented by Moss Rock Festival at Moss Rock Preserve, Hoover

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    On November 1 & 2, 2014, grab friends and family and get outside to the Moss Rock Festival at The Preserve in Hoover. Explore Nature, Eco Ideas, Art + Design at...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

    Chilton County ARTS Festival

    Presented by Chilton County Arts Council

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    This annual vendor show is indoors, located inside a beautiful exhibition hall just one mile off Interstate 65 Exit 212 at the Clanton Jeff State campus.  Original art, local art vendors,...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

    Featured Artists Reception

    Presented by Artists Incorporated Gallery and Artists Incorporated Gallery at Artists Incorporated, Vestavia Hills

    November 7, 2014

    Join us for a reception at Artists Incorporated Gallery Friday, November 7, 2014 4:30 - 8:30 p.m. and meet our featured artists. Featured this month: Amy Collins, Nelson Grice, Amy Peterson, Paula...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

    Art, Beats + Lyrics

    Presented by ART BEATS LYRICS at Workplay, Birmingham

    November 14 - November 15, 2014

    Magic City it's been a while but we're back! With the flavor of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey, we bring you Art, Beats + Lyrics. An outburst of creativity and originality. AB+L infuses...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

    Zentangle Dangles - Christmas Card Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 16, 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! Within Zentangle...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.


    Statewide Student Juried Art Competition

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

    August 11 - November 27, 2014

    The Shelby County Arts Council and the University of Montevallo invites high school students from across the state to enter this year's Juried Art Show. Students in 10th, 11th and 12th grade...more

    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

    6th Annual Artist Market

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

    December 6, 2014

    Visit the 6th Annual Artist Market! 

    Artists will be offering their one-of-a-kind art for sale.  Artwork will include pottery, jewelry, fabric art, paintings, drawings, print...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

    So Close to Heaven

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

    October 25 - December 31, 2014

    So Close to Heaven: Sacred Sculpture of Asia from the Collection of June “Jimmy” deH. and Henry H. Weldon includes pieces that date from the fifth to the twentieth centuries and come...more

    Artistic Perseverance

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

    October 14 - December 31, 2014

    "Artistic Perseverance" features the work of Steve R. Skipper, internationally known for his college and professional sports themes. This exhibition, which will be displayed in the...more

    Josef Breitenbach Photographs

    Presented by AMW Gallery

    October 30 - December 31, 2014

    Please join us at AMW Inc. October 30 through December 31, 2014 for our tenth anniversary exhibition. On view will be photographs by Josef Breitenbach.

    Josef Breitenbach was born in Munich...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

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

    January 1, 2015

    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

    Craig Wedderspoon Exhibition

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

    December 14, 2013 - January 4, 2015

    Craig Wedderspoon is a Tuscaloosa-based sculptor who creates abstract work in both metal and wood at various scales. Wedderspoon has created a new body of sculpture specifically for the...more

    Hester Bateman: Setting the Table for Female Enterprise

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

    May 10, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    When the widowed Hester Bateman took over her husband’s silver workshop in 1761, she faced the staggering challenge of running a physically and creatively demanding business at a time when...more

    AD ASTRA

    Presented by T-Rex tiny gallery

    November 7, 2014 - January 9, 2015

    T Rex is honored to have Sarah Heath presenting new work in her solo show, AD ASTRA.

    “Ad Astra Per Aspera” is Latin for “To the Stars Through Difficulties”. I grew...more

    Impressionist Landscape Painting with David Nichols

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    January 10, 2015

     David Nichols' approach to impressionism is to capture the essence of the subject through soft, alluring colors and contrasting light. He will focus on design and composition, how light...more

    Wonders of the Universe

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

    October 14, 2014 - January 11, 2015

    On Oct. 14, "Wonders of the Universe," 21 paintings by local artist James Dean, Jr., opens in BCRI's Vann Gallery. The artist describes the works: "It is my sincere hope that...more

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