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    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.

    Slow Art Sunday: Reclining Nude

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

    May 29, 2016

    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 guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired – not tired!

    This Sunday, Master Docent Marlene Wallace leads us in a discussion on Reclining Nude by Fernando ...more


    ALCHEMY BLOCK PARTY

    Presented by ALCHEMY and Birmingham Art Crawl

    June 2, 2016

    Alchemy will host a block party at 217 20th St N Birmingham, AL in conjunction with the Birmingham Art Crawl. Fashion show to occur at storefront as well. 


    Opening Reception for AEIVA's 3 Summer Exhibitions

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

    June 3, 2016

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

    Please join us for the opening reception for the exhibits ...more

    Special Performance by Artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons

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

    June 3, 2016

    Join us Friday, June 3, for a free performance by exhibiting artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons at 5:00 pm in the Hess Family Lecture Hall at AEIVA.

    Immediately following the performance...more

    Drawing the Figure with David Baird

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    June 4, 2016

    This figure workshop will focus on the two crucial phases in the development of a drawing. David will demonstrate, and help students practice, the ‘blocking-in’ phase of creating a drawing...more

    Vespertine by Tracie Noles Ross

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    May 20 - June 4, 2016

    May 20th through June 4th
    Vespertine by Tracie Noles Ross

    Opening...more

    Color My World: Ikat

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

    June 4, 2016

    Join 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 Bart’s...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Raven Transformation Mask

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

    June 5, 2016

    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 guide your...more

    Mythbusters

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 8, 2016

    MythBusters

    Wednesday, June 8, at 3:30 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Put commonly believed science myths to the test! Online registration required.

     


    Wire Welding Skills: Beginner - Intermediate

    Presented by MAKEbhm

    June 8, 2016

    Spend an evening learning the basics of wire, or MIG (metal inert gas) welding from Julie Carpenter. You will learn while create something special to take home. This fast paced class is great for...more

    Summer Paint & Clay Camp with Jayne Morgan and Lana Hobbs

    Presented by Lana B. Hobbs Pottery

    June 6 - June 10, 2016

    Summer Paint and Clay Camp with Jayne Morgan and Lana Hobbs

    Jayne and Lana will teach students the skills of both painting and ceramics through several fun and exciting projects! Jayne...more

    Caribbean Festival in Linn Park

    Presented by Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization at Linn Park, Birmingham

    June 11, 2016

    Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization presents a vibrant, fun-filled, familiy friendly day of Caribbean culture, music, food and entertainment in beautiful Linn Park.

    Bring the...more

    Planet Arts- The Upcycle Arts Festival

    Presented by Fultondale Arts Council at Black Creek Park, Fultondale, Fultondale

    June 11, 2016

    Calling all artists and nonprofits! You are invited to apply to be a part of the 1st annual Planet Art Upcycle Arts Festival hosted by the Fultondale Arts Council (formally the Black Creek...more

    Visually Impaired Program: America Then and Now

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

    June 11, 2016

    In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and...more

    Kids Night Out at the SCAC

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

    June 11, 2016

    Kids Night Out  @ the SCAC 

    Time:  6-9pm 

    Children ages 6-14 
    Each Night Out is themed! 
    Children will Learn about...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Mountain Boulder, Chinese (Qing dynasty)

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

    June 12, 2016

    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 guide your...more

    A Creatives Brunch at Vulcan

    Presented by Healthy Concepts Inc. at Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham

    June 12, 2016

    A Creatives Brunch at Vulcan, is an opportunity for creatives across the area to socialize and enjoy brunch while gaining valuable information about succeeding in this industry from our Passsion...more

    Coming Out: To & From

    Presented by PFLAG Birmingham at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    June 3 - June 12, 2016

    PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF "COMING OUT: TO & FROM," featuring local stories from those who have come out as LGBTQ+ and those who have been come out to. Our...more

    Studio 104 with Trina Stogner

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

    June 14, 2016

    Studio 104 with Trina Stogner

    Fun adult evening classes with Trina Stogner.   Gather your friends and head out to the SCAC.  Bring your...more

    Virtual-Reality

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 15, 2016

    Virtual-Reality

    Wednesday, June 15, at 4:00 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Want to see the latest technology and advances in virtual-reality? Join us during Teen Tech Week as UAB’s...more

    SCAC Instrucors/Student Gallery Exhibit

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

    May 5 - June 17, 2016

    Our favoirte gallery event of the year! Showcasing the art of our talented Instructors and Students. Gallery Opening Reception is Thursday, May 5, 2016. The exhibit will be on display through June...more

    Summer Clay Camp-Session 1

    Presented by Lana B. Hobbs Pottery

    June 13 - June 17, 2016

    Clay Camp with Lana Hobbs

    Kids Ages 7-12 are invited to participate in learning the basic skills of ceramics through fun and exciting projects. We will cover sculpting, hand-building,...more

    Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo, June 17

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

    June 17, 2016

    Shop local and enjoy your neighborhood restaurants and shops in Forest Park!

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

    Painting with Liquid Acrylics with James Knowles

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    June 18, 2016

    Liquid acrylic paint, or acrylic ink, is a fascinating new development in the world of painting mediums. Benefits include lightfastness, bright color with the initial wash, and no color lifting...more

    Community Fun Day

    Presented by Hope Lutheran Church

    June 18, 2016

    Hope’s Community Fun Day!

    Join us Saturday, June 18th from 9:00AM until 3:00pm for Hope’s Community Fun Day!  The day is meant for people of ALL...more

    Shop Class

    Presented by MAKEbhm

    June 18, 2016

    A pre-requisite for having full access to our wood shop. Joe will give an overview of each tool, then guide the attendees in using the tools themselves. He’ll also focus on the culture of the...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Vase, Meissen (19th C)

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

    June 19, 2016

    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 guide your...more

    Ceramics Skills: Beginner to Intermediate

    Presented by MAKEbhm

    June 8 - June 22, 2016

    Join us for our Ceramics Skills Class. Our class size is kept small, giving you one-on-one time with our skilled instructors and the ability to explore both throwing and hand building techniques....more

    Summer Theatre Camp 2016

    Presented by Theatre Tuscaloosa

    June 13 - June 24, 2016

    Tuscaloosa Children's Theatre and Theatre Tuscaloosa are partnering once again to offer Theatre Camp 2016 this summer from June 13th - 24th in the fine arts center on Shelton State's...more

    New Ideal: New Works Exhibit by Merrilee Challiss

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

    May 7 - June 24, 2016

    “Everything going forward must be either an elegy (for what we have lost) or a celebration (of what we have left). Or both.”

    Those are the reflective words of Birmingham artist...more

    Summer Clay Camp-Session 2

    Presented by Lana B. Hobbs Pottery

    June 20 - June 24, 2016

    Clay Camp with Lana Hobbs Kids Ages 7-12 are invited to participate in learning the basic skills of ceramics through fun and exciting projects. We will cover sculpting, hand-building, pottery...more

    "B-Side" Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception

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

    June 24, 2016

    The opening reception for the "B-Side" Gallery Exhibit.will be Friday, June 24, 2016 from 6-8pm. 

    This exhibit will be composed of artists' visual music-themed interpretations,...more

    Ceramics Skills: Beginner to Intermediate

    Presented by MAKEbhm

    June 11 - June 25, 2016

    Join us for our Ceramics Skills Class. Our class size is kept small, giving you one-on-one time with our skilled instructors and the ability to explore both throwing and hand building techniques....more

    Haitian Flags from the Cargo Collection

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

    December 19, 2015 - June 26, 2016

    In both African and European traditions, flags and banners are symbols of identity, power, and authority. When used in Vodoun ceremonies, flags represent the loa spirits and are...more

    Tapestry 2016: A retrospective

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

    April 25 - June 26, 2016

    Tapestry 2016 marks the second retrospective exhibit of BCRI’s personal collection, revealing for the first time, some pieces that have been graciously donated to the Institute as part of its...more

    Slow Art Sunday: L’Aurore (Dawn)

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

    June 26, 2016

    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 guide your...more

    Ceramics Skills: Beginner to Intermediate

    Presented by MAKEbhm

    June 12 - June 26, 2016

    Join us for our Ceramics Skills Class. Our class size is kept small, giving you one-on-one time with our skilled instructors and the ability to explore both throwing and hand building techniques....more

    Henna Tattoo Art

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 29, 2016

    Henna Tattoo Art

    Wednesday, June 29, at 3:30 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Learn the ancient art of henna tattoos. Teens will learn how to create henna designs and receive a...more

    Shop Class

    Presented by MAKEbhm

    July 9, 2016

    A pre-requisite for having full access to our wood shop. Joe will give an overview of each tool, then guide the attendees in using the tools themselves. He’ll also focus on the culture of the...more

    All the Colors of the Rainbow: Uzbekistan Ikats from the Collection of Peggy Slappey

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

    March 19 - July 10, 2016

    For the past decade, ikat patterns have permeated the fashion and design industry, touching everything from clothing and furniture to decorative arts. Despite its recent ubiquity, the ikat...more

    iTween: Star Wars

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 14, 2016

    iTween: Star Wars

    Thursday, July 14, at 3:00 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    The Force will be strong with you if come to this program...you won't even need to use your hyperdrive to...more

    Palette Knife Painting with Ahmad Austin

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Homewood

    July 16, 2016

    Ahmad Austin will be sharing his tips and techniques for creating vibrant palette knife paintings. Using a palette knife allows artists to create a variety of interesting edges, textures, and...more

    Summer Camp: Artists of Alabama (ages 5-8)

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

    July 18 - July 22, 2016

    Shelby County Arts Council Summer Fine Arts Camp! PAINTING POTTERY and MUSIC! This year we are focusing our camp on Artists of Alabama! Artists include:  Thornton Dial, Nall, James Dean...more

    Visual Art Summer Camps and Courses 2016!

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    June 6 - July 22, 2016

    Space One Eleven (SOE) is offering exciting art camps for rising 2nd through 12th graders. Join professional artists in our studios to draw, paint, and create with clay and fabric arts!...more

    Color & Chill at Game Nite

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    May 27 - July 22, 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

    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...more

    Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival

    Presented by Urban Impact Inc. and City of Birmingham at Fourth Avenue Historic District , Birmingham

    July 23, 2016

    TASTE OF 4TH AVENUE JAZZ FESTIVAL is a one day jazz festival presented annually since 2003 in Birmingham’s Historic 4th Avenue District Downtown.  This year’s TASTE OF 4TH...more

    Beach Music Showcase

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

    July 23, 2016

    $20 Doors open at 7:00pm. Tickets includes a complimentary beverage reception. SCAC Members enjoy reserved seating.  All other seating is General Admission. 

    Break out...more

    Bubble School

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 26, 2016

    Pop goes the bubble!  Join Miss Kit as we learn about how to make some of the coolest bubbles in town.


    B-Side Gallery Exhibit

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

    June 24 - July 29, 2016

    The subject matter in this B Side exhibit will be composed of artists' visual music-themed interpretations, covering all genres from country to rock and jazz. Tony Brock, B Side Art Show...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

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