Exhibits & Gallery Shows

Guest Curator and UA Faculty Open “Freedom?” at Paul R. Jones Gallery

From the January 2017 Desktop News | The University of Alabama’s Black Faculty and Staff Association recently joined with Brooklyn-based curator Dalila Scruggs to create a new, long-term exhibition at the Paul R. Jones Gallery in downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibit, titled “Freedom? Selections from the Paul R. Jones Collection,” runs from Jan. 23 to April 28 and […]

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Virtual Reality Sandbox

From the November 2016 Desktop News | The newest interactive exhibit at the Alabama Museum of Natural History  is part sandbox, part Xbox, and it’s teaching students of all ages about topography, flood hazards, and watersheds. “With Google maps and other applications, people aren’t used to reading paper maps anymore,” Dr. Sagy Cohen, a professor in […]

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Digitizing Social Justice

From the November 2016 Desktop News | Margaret Sasser, a 2014 alumna, spent one summer during her Master’s program digging through archives at the Alabama Department of Archives and History in Montgomery, Alabama. She had been hired by Dr. Ellen Spears, an associate professor in New College and the Department of American Studies, to sort through roughly […]

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Student Sculpture Exhibited at UA Gallery’s BFA Show

Tuscaloosa, Ala. —Bachelor of Fine Arts students Kat Bornhoft and Graham Harrison will showcase their sculptures at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa Nov. 1–30. A free, public reception will be held Friday, Nov. 4 at 5 p.m. Bornhoft, who presented a 3D printed piece as […]

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A&S in the News – October 7-13

Fresh take jazzes up venerable Shakespeare play Tuscaloosa News – Oct. 8 Performances of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” are always games of expectation: What fresh take on “To be or not to be” can possibly exist under the sun? Seth Panitch’s production of “Hamlet” at the University of Alabama this week does not disappoint on this […]

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Professor Brings Cuban Art to Alabama

From the May 2016 Desktop News |When art and art history assistant professor and printmaker Sarah Marshall went to Cuba for the first time, she was there to make books. But when she saw the talent of the traditional printmakers there, she wanted to bring that influence back to the states—helping the Cuban printmakers build […]

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UA Art and Art History Faculty Biennial Exhibition

The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art presents the University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History 2016 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, opening Tuesday, April 19 until Friday, May 27. The public is invited to attend the opening reception April 19 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Every two years, UA studio art faculty exhibit their […]

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Exhibition Emphasizes Handmade Artwork

The new installation of Wellness Walls for Art, More Quilting, Carving, and Printing Too!, features the combined themes of quilting, carving and printmaking with new work from the West Alabama Quilters Guild, poster artist Isadora Bullock and selected letterpress posters by Amos Kennedy. The exhibition runs through January 14, 2016, at the University Medical Center, […]

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The Life of a Costume

From the September 2015 Desktop News | Research, sketches, mock-ups, photographs and actual costumes curated by The University of Alabama’s Donna Meester will be displayed Sept. 4-25 at UA’s Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibit, “The Life of a Costume: From Page to Stage,” provides a glimpse into […]

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Jones Gallery to Display Newly Acquired Works

A small sampling from more than 400 pieces of art that were recently acquired by The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences will be displayed at the Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa beginning June 22. The pieces are part of the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art and […]

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