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    SMART ART: Youth Cultural Arts Festival

    Presented by City of Birmingham Mayor's Office Division of Youth Services at Boutwell Municipal Auditorium , Birmingham

    May 30, 2015

    Experience an Explosion of Creativity + Fun at 2nd Annual SMART ART FESTIVAL

    Due to cooling issues with the Boutwell Auditorium, the 2nd Annual SMART ART Festival has been postponed until Saturday, May 30, 2015.

    Mark your calendars to join the City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services (DYS) to expose your youth to the many cultural arts opportunities ...more


    19th Annual Down Home Psaltery Festival

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

    June 12 - June 13, 2015

    Morning workshops and lessons on playing the psaltery. Afternoon performances by psaltery players, young and old, professional and amateurs.


    World Wide Knit in Public Day

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    June 13, 2015

    Celebrate the wonderful world of knitting! Reservations required for basic knitting or crochet lessons. Win door prizes too!

    Lessons: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Purl @ the Plaza: 1:00...more

    Yarn Addicts

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    June 17, 2015

    Bring your hooks, needles, yarn and WIP and join us after school to work on your knitting or crochet projects, share patterns, and meet other yarn addicts. 


    Summer Art Camp: 2nd - 6th grade

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

    June 15 - June 19, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art offers a one-of-a-kind camp where children experience amazing art first hand. This year, Summer Art Camp will focus on art that tells stories. Campers will explore the...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

    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

    Summer Art Camp: 2nd - 6th grade

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

    June 22 - June 26, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art offers a one-of-a-kind camp where children experience amazing art first hand. This year, Summer Art Camp will focus on art that tells stories. Campers will explore the...more

    Duct Tape Madness

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 1, 2015

    Experience all the crafty creations that can be made with duct tape.


    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    July 2, 2015

    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

    Puppet Making Workshop with Lee Bryan

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 7, 2015

    Join Lee Bryan “That Puppet Guy” as he teaches you the art of making puppets.

    All supplies included, but registration is required.


    Comic Canvas Art

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 8, 2015

    Create art with old comic books and mod podge. This event is for rising 6th through 12th grades.  Registration required.


    Art & Nature Summer Camp (rising 2nd - 5th)

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

    July 6 - July 10, 2015

    Explore your hidden talents, as well as Alabama habitats as we search for colors, patterns, and natural materials to create unique works of art. We will paint, sketch, and create works using...more

    Summer Art Camp: 2nd - 6th grade

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

    July 6 - July 10, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art offers a one-of-a-kind camp where children experience amazing art first hand. This year, Summer Art Camp will focus on art that tells stories. Campers will explore the...more

    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    July 11, 2015

    Join old friends and make new ones at this crafty meeting of all fiber enthusiasts! Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider with us.


    Summer Art Camp: 2nd - 6th grade

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

    July 13 - July 17, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art offers a one-of-a-kind camp where children experience amazing art first hand. This year, Summer Art Camp will focus on art that tells stories. Campers will explore the...more

    Pelham Palooza

    Presented by City of Pelham at Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena, Pelham

    July 18, 2015

    The City of Pelham invites you to be a part of celebrating the awesome recreational opportunities we have in the City of Pelham. 

    This FREE two day event will be held at the Oak...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    July 18 - July 19, 2015

    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

    Sloss Music & Arts Festival

    at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    July 18 - July 19, 2015

    The Inaugural Sloss Music & Arts Festival is a two-day music and lifestyle event taking place at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark on Saturday July 18 and Sunday July 19th of 2015. An...more

    Yarn Addicts

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    July 22, 2015

    Bring your hooks, needles, yarn, and WIPs, and join us to work on your knitting or crochet projects, share patterns, and meet other yarn addicts.


    Celtic Week

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell at Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell, Nauvoo

    July 21 - July 24, 2015

    Our first ever Celtic Week will offer a wide variety of classes with topics related to Ireland. Choose from fair isle knitting, Irish dancing, and music classes in fiddle, guitar and...more

    Summer Art Camp: 5k - 1st grade

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

    July 20 - July 24, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art offers a one-of-a-kind camp where children experience amazing art first hand. This year, Summer Art Camp will focus on art that tells stories. Campers will explore the...more

    Summer Camp

    Presented by Creative Mindz Dance Studio

    June 1 - July 31, 2015

    Summer Camp for ages 6yrs to 16yrs

    7:00 am - 6:00 pm      Monday - FridayCamp For The Young Dance Enthusiast

    Students will participate in classes in...more

    Summer Art Camp: 5k - 1st grade

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

    July 27 - July 31, 2015

    The Birmingham Museum of Art offers a one-of-a-kind camp where children experience amazing art first hand. This year, Summer Art Camp will focus on art that tells stories. Campers will explore the...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    August 6, 2015

    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

    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    August 8, 2015

    Knot just for knitters! Bring your yarn and knit, crochet or embroider.


    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    August 15 - August 16, 2015

    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

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    September 3, 2015

    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

    Alabama Forge Council Annual Blacksmithing Conference

    Presented by Alabama Forge Council at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    September 12 - September 13, 2015

    The Alabama Forge Council is a non-profit organization that promotes the knowledge of Blacksmithing skills and works to promote the continued re-discovery of the art of Blacksmithing.The AFC is an...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    September 19 - September 20, 2015

    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

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    October 1, 2015

    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

    Old Time Music & Crafts

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell at Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell, Nauvoo

    October 15 - October 18, 2015

    We have moved the dates of this longstanding and popular workshop. Choose from nine Old Time music classes in banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin or repertoire or try your hand at basket making or...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    October 17 - October 18, 2015

    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

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    November 5, 2015

    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 Southern Christmas Bazaar

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

    November 7, 2015

    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

    Traditional Arts & Crafts

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell at Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell, Nauvoo

    November 5 - November 8, 2015

    This workshop is timed perfectly at the beginning of the holiday season! Come to the folk school and make handmade Christmas gifts for your family and friends. Your loved ones will be delighted to...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    November 21 - November 22, 2015

    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

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    December 3, 2015

    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, food and...more

    Pepper Place Saturday Market

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

    April 11 - December 12, 2015

    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 3 - December 24, 2015

    Functional art for the garden by various artists

    This show is taking place in Naked Art’s outdoor space.

    Participating artists:
    Clint Coopersmith
    Andrew...more

    Oh My Glamz-Kids Spa

    Presented by Oh My Glamz and The City of Vestavia Hills

    February 7, 2015 - January 2, 2016

    Oh My Glamz is a mobile spa party company, servicing the greater Birmingham. Oh My Glamz specializes in kids spa parties in the comfort of your own home/location for ages 4-14....more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    January 7, 2016

    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

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    February 4, 2016

    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

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    March 3, 2016

    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

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    April 7, 2016

    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, food...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    May 5, 2016

    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

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    June 2, 2016

    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

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