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    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 carried into sacred spaces of worship, and even worn over the shoulders. The shimmering banners evoke the great mystery of the loas, who helped Haitians survive unimaginable oppression and obstacles.

    In the last 50 ...more


    Art Camp for Kids Ages 8 to 11

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    July 11 - July 15, 2016

    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

    Glue Gun Gang: Fruity Coasters

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 19 - July 21, 2016

    Paint cork coasters to resemble colorful fruits. Adults only. Free! Reservation required. Sign up begins July 1. Call 205-444-7840 to sign up.

    Choose one:

    Tuesday, July 19 at 6:30...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

    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

    Art Journal Summer Camp for Teens

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    July 18 - July 22, 2016

    Art Journaling is a great way to express yourself!  Learn an array of different techniques to create an art journal during this one-week summer camp. You can use these techniques to...more

    Upcycle City: Makers in the Forest - Color Me Cool

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

    July 29, 2016

    Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation: adult coloring! Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and help to promote overall wellness, and a little wine...more

    Art Camp for Adults

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    July 25 - July 29, 2016

    Why should just the kiddos have all the summer camp fun?!?  Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use...more

    The Art of Soy Candle Making

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    July 31, 2016

    Instructor: Brittney Stallworth of Scents From Heaven
    July 31, 2016 | 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $20 | Non-members $25

    Candles are...more

    First Fridays Fiber Arts

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

    August 5, 2016

    Join us on the First Friday of each month for knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, crewel, embroidery, and smocking—all skill levels are welcome. Drop in and stay awhile! 


    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 13, 2016

    Knot just for knitters! Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider. Work on your projects and make new friends in the process.


    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    August 20 - August 21, 2016

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Woodlawn Street Market

    Presented by REV Birmingham

    September 10, 2016

    Woodlawn Street Market is an urban street market, in the heart of Historic Woodlawn, conceived for those who are always searching for unique, specialty creations. Patrons can expect merchants...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    September 17 - September 18, 2016

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Irondale Whistle Stop Festival

    Presented by The Commercial Development Authority of Irondale

    September 24, 2016

    The Whistle Stop Festival brings in a wide variety of art and food vendors from around the region.


    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow, Springville

    September 23 - September 25, 2016

    Homestead Hollow 2016 festivals featuring fine arts, unique – one of a kind – hand made crafts, pioneer demonstrations of the old time days- see wood carving, blacksmithing, wood...more

    Antiques at The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 6 - October 9, 2016

    2016 Public Show Hours

    Thursday, October 6, 11-4 p.m.
    Friday, October 7, 10-7 p.m.
    Saturday, October 8, 10-5 p.m.
    Sunday, October 9, 11-4 p.m.

    General...more

    A Southern Christmas Bazaar

    Presented by Alabaster-Pelham Rotary Club at Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena, Pelham

    October 29, 2016

    More than 50 merchants from Alabama and surrounding states will participate in this premier shopping event. Shoppers will enjoy a wide variety of unique Christmas themed items. Merchants are...more

    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow, Springville

    November 11 - November 13, 2016

    Homestead Hollow 2016 festivals featuring fine arts, unique – one of a kind – hand made crafts, pioneer demonstrations of the old time days- see wood carving, blacksmithing, wood...more

    Woodlawn Street Market

    Presented by REV Birmingham

    December 4, 2016

    Woodlawn Street Market is an urban street market, in the heart of Historic Woodlawn, conceived for those who are always searching for unique, specialty creations. Patrons can expect merchants...more

    The Market at Pepper Place

    Presented by Pepper Place Farmer's Market at Pepper Place, Birmingham

    April 9 - December 17, 2016

    The Market at Pepper Place brings the best Alabama growers, food producers and artisans to Birmingham. Join us every Saturday, April - December, rain or shine! #LocalisBetter”.


    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

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