Paul R. Jones Lecture Series: Norm & Carnetta Davis

Camellia Room, Gorgas Library 711 Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

Norm and Carnetta Davis, important collectors of African American art, will talk about their collection and collecting in a lecture titled “Artistic Sojourns: Our Quest for Knowledge and Understanding of Black Art in America and Beyond,” on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. in the Camellia Room, 2nd floor, Gorgas Library on UA campus. Over many years, Norm and Carnetta Davis have amassed one of the most impressive private collections of African American art in the southeastern United States.  [...]

Challenging Empire: Women, Art, and the Global Early Modern World Symposium

Camellia Room, Gorgas Library 711 Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

The symposium “Challenging Empire: Women, Art, and the Global Early Modern World,” part of the project Global Makers: Women Artists in the Early Modern Courts of Europe and Asia, is intended to extend and expand knowledge of cultural production by and for early modern women – particularly those associated with the courts – on a global scale. See the full program on the Department of Art & Art History's website. While numerous conferences, symposia and resulting publications in the past several [...]

ARTIST LECTURE: Craig Drennen

Gorgas Library Yellowhammer Room , United States

Artist Craig Drennen will present a public lecture on his art on Monday, March 4, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. in the Yellowhammer Room of Gorgas Library on UA campus. The public is invited to attend. Craig Drennen is a painter based in Atlanta and a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow. His recent solo exhibitions include Old Athenian & at Stove Works in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and First Acts at Atlanta Contemporary Art Center in Atlanta. He has been an artist in residence at Yaddo, MacDowell, the Triangle Arts [...]

ARTIST LECTURE: Sharon Butler

Camellia Room, Gorgas Library 711 Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art is pleased to present the exhibition, Sharon Butler: March, February 27 through April 5, 2024. Butler will present a lecture about her artwork on Wednesday, March 20, at 3:00 p.m. in the Camellia Room of Gorgas Library (2nd floor). There will be a reception for the artist following the lecture in the SMGA from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sharon Butler is an American artist and writer on art interested in ideas about contemporary abstraction, especially in a [...]