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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 ongoing research in art in a group show for the community. Gallery director and Associate Professor William Dooley produced the exhibition and comments, “With our […]
From the February 2015 Desktop News | Legendary musician and composer Anthony Braxton will spend Feb. 18-25 at UA working with College of Arts and Sciences students and faculty as part of a weeklong residency presented by the Sonic Frontiers concert series. This event is the first major residency by Braxton in the Southeastern United States and will be one of the largest retrospectives of his work ever produced. Braxton will work with students from the College’s art, percussion, jazz […]
From the October 2014 edition of Desktop News | Objects offering a glimpse into the lives of World War I veterans are displayed this month at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibit, “Glimpses of the Great War,” opened Saturday, Sept. 27 and will remain on display through Oct. 30. The exhibit opened on the same weekend veterans from across the state visited Tuscaloosa for the Alabama All Veterans and […]
From the January 2014 Desktop News | The University of Alabama’s two art galleries in downtown Tuscaloosa will kick off the new year with exhibitions of historic photographs and modern art. The Paul R. Jones Gallery will hold its first exhibit Jan.10-Feb. 21, featuring photographs on loan from the Morgan County Archives that document the 1933 retrial of one of Alabama’s “Scottsboro Boys.” Last year, faculty and students in the College worked together to help facilitate historic legislation that would […]