A&S in the News: November 26 – December 2, 2023

Poetically Speaking

Poetically Speaking makes mental health an accessible art: The Crimson White – Nov. 26

On Tuesday, Nov. 7, the Counseling Center and creative writing program held their first Poetically Speaking event in Gorgas Library. The event was held to help create a community for mental health issues and to show that writing is a valuable therapeutic tool. The focuses of the event were mental health and overcoming adversity.

Susan N. McCollough Fine Arts Initiative

Susan Nomberg McCollough Fine Arts Initiative at U of A: Mullet Wrapper – Nov. 28

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is proud to present the inaugural exhibition of The Susan Nomberg McCollough Fine Arts Initiative – A University of Alabama Biennial Event, Oct. 6 through Dec. 1 at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in Tuscaloosa. The new juried exhibition features the artwork of current UA studio art majors alongside the work of UA art alumni. “A common challenge for new artists is finding a venue in which to exhibit. We want to create a way to streamline that process and enable them to show in a respected venue,’’ said McCollough, whose home and gallery are in Gulf Shores.


Moundville to host Artist-In-Residency Induction Thursday: Tuscaloosa Patch – Nov. 29

Moundville Archaeological Park on Thursday will officially welcome Mary Smith and Nancy Spain from the Muscogee Creek Nation of Oklahoma to the Jones Archaeological Museum as the museum’s new artists in residence… This event is made possible by The University of Alabama’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and in part by a grant from Alabama State Council on the Arts.