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    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 graduating class of Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta. During the class, participants will experience the challenges and rewards of drawing from a live model. Classes will consist of short and long poses and ...more


    Henna Tattoo Art

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 19, 2017

    Henna Tattoo Art

    Monday, June 19, at 6 p.m. in the Large Auditorium

    Learn the ancient art of henna tattoos. Teens will learn how to create henna...more

    Art in the Making - Intro to Drawing

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    May 4 - June 22, 2017

    INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING
    Instructor: Martha Ann Doyal
    Time: Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm
    Dates: May 4 to June 22, 2017
    Cost: $240

    Many people think they can’t...more

    Art in the Making - Art Classes for Adults Age 55 and Better

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    May 3 - June 22, 2017

    Registration closes April 19, 2017 CHARCOAL: Expressive Mark Making, A Painters Approach To Drawing
    Instructor: Gary Chapman
    Time: Wednesdays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm
    Dates: May 3 to...more

    Art in the Making - Charcoal

    Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham

    May 3 - June 22, 2017

    Expressive Mark Making, A Painters Approach To Drawing
    Instructor: Gary Chapman
    Time: Wednesdays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm
    Dates: May 3 to June 21, 2017 


    Cost:...more

    Sewn and Thrown: Traditional Quilts and Folk Pottery from Alabama’s Black Belt Exhibit

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

    May 11 - June 25, 2017

    Featuring quilts by master artists from Gee’s Bend and works by Miller’s Pottery of Brent and Ham Pottery of Selma, the Sewn and Thrown: Traditional Quilts and Folk Pottery from...more

    Vinyl Cutting

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    June 29, 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...more

    Bath Bombs

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    May 16 - July 6, 2017

    Love bath bombs? Learn how to make them yourself! Local artist, September Reed, will show you how easy it is to make your very own bath bombs at home with different colors and scents. Online...more

    Palette Knife Painting with Ahmad Austin

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham

    July 15, 2017

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

    Sloss Music & Arts Festival

    Presented by Red Mountain Entertainment at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    July 15 - July 16, 2017

    Sloss Music & Arts Festival is a two-day music and lifestyle event that takes place at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark in Birmingham, Alabama.

    Sloss Fest is 40 bands on 4...more

    Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo

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

    July 21, 2017

    Third Friday in Forest Park:  

    Restaurants will have specials, shops and galleries will be open late, catch the shows you may miss during the day, shop for gifts while...more

    Watercolor Landscapes with Wayne Spradley

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham

    July 22, 2017

    Alabama native Wayne Spradley is recognized worldwide for his exceptionally beautiful and atmospheric watercolors. He has won over 300 major awards throughout his 45-year career. Wayne’s...more

    Southern Monsters

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

    June 16 - July 22, 2017

    “Southern Monsters”

    Metal works by Eric Johnson and Dave Matson
    Opening receptions:

    ~ Friday June 16th, 5-8 pm (with the artists and in coordination with Third Friday in...more

    Opening Reception for Stuart Frentz Art Exhibit

    Presented by Unitarian Univeralist Church of Birmingham at Unitarian Universalist Church of Birmingham, Birmingham

    May 18 - July 28, 2017

    Stuart Frentz, local attorney, is the sanctuary artist for the months of June and July at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Birmingham. Stuart's photography features his digital...more

    Third Friday in Forest Park.

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

    August 18, 2017

    Third Friday in Forest Park:  

    Restaurants will have specials, shops and galleries will be open late, catch the shows you may miss during the day, shop for...more

    Fantabulous Summer Art Sale

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    July 21 - August 26, 2017

    July 21st through August 26th

    Fantabulous Summer Art Sale

    Up to to 50% on art!
    Sale starts with a reception on Friday July 21st in...more

    Landscape Essentials with Marc Hanson

    Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham

    September 14 - September 16, 2017

    This is a 3-day outdoor oil painting workshop for intermediate to advanced painters. We will paint in the field, incorporating instruction and practice, to help you move forward in your approach...more

    Yard Art

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    April 7 - December 24, 2017

    “Yard Art”

    Functional art for the garden by various artists

    Opening receptions:
    Friday April 7th, 5-8 pm: refreshments served
    Saturday April 8th, 10:30 am-6 pm:...more

    Third Space - Shifting Conversations About Contemporary Art

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

    January 28, 2017 - January 6, 2019

    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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