May
11
to May 12

Foley Art in the Park

The Art in the Park will be held on May 11-12, 2019. There will be more than 100 talented artists displaying their work in various mediums such as oils; acrylics; watercolors; wood; pastels, graphics, charcoal, pencil; photography; jewelry/metals; 3-d sculpture; glass, porcelain, ceramics, china; fabric/weaving baskets, rug; quilting; pottery; needlework and more. Hours: Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm

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May
3
to May 4

Alabama Folk Fair

  • Pleasant Hill Methodist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Folk Fair will be held on May 3-4, 2019. There will be handmade items for sale, children's activities, musical entertainment, artists, food and more. Free admission. Hours: 9am-4pm both days

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May
2
6:00 PM18:00

Kalopsi(Art) 2019

In an event like non-other, KalopsiART brings together art, mental health, and the Birmingham community at Avondale Brewing Company on May 2nd, 2019 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

Benefiting Impact Family Counseling, and in partner ship with Homewood, Mountain Brook, and Vestavia City Schools, students will showcase their interpretation of mental health through art at a one-of-a-kind art auction. Parents, teachers, art admirers, will have the chance to take home each and every art piece on display with all proceeds going back to support Impact’s incredible Schools Program.

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Apr
27
11:00 AM11:00

Art & Paddle Peninsula Style

For the second straight year, artists of all genres will gather on Mobile Bay's western shore to share their talents. The FREE family friendly event features special musical performances by Laurie Ann Armour who is back by popular demand and renowned local artist Ryan Balthrop! Joining the fun will be storytellers, poetry. a children’s dance troupe, choirs, a Yoga class, a Martial Arts demo, a Kids’ Circle with Storytelling and Crafts. Also, the winners of the Healthy Community Art Competition through the Dauphin Island Parkway Library Winners will be announced.
Delicious food and beverages will be on hand again from South Brookley United Methodist and a kayak/canoe experience on Perch Creek is available for rent thanks to Sunshine Canoe Rentals. Contact Bob Andrews 251.367.4144 or visit https://www.sunshinecanoerentals.com/

Bring the kids and spend a day in the Park on Mobile's bay shore.

Proceeds benefit implementation of the community’s Master Plan for
redevelopment of Mobile’s only coastal community. View the plan by visiting https://thepeninsulaofmobile.org/our-projects/corridor-master-plan-2/

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Apr
13
10:30 AM10:30

The Original OLD 280 Boogie


The annual Spring “Old 280” Boogie started 18 years ago on the one year anniversary of state Highway 280 opening-up
and routing around our little town. This one-day spring gathering is set on the creative grounds of Standard Deluxe Inc. renowned for its cool and hospitable Southern ambiance.

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Apr
12
to May 19

To Kill a Mockingbird Play

  • Monroe County Museum - Courthouse Square (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Performed each Friday and Saturday Night with two afternoon performances at 2:00 p.m. Also School performances April 8, 9, 10 and 11 at 9:00 a.m. 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the play being performed in Monroeville.

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Apr
6
to Apr 7

2019 Bloomin’ Festival Arts and Craft Fair Cullman, AL

The Bloomin' Festival Arts and Craft Fair will be held on April 6-7, 2019. It'll feature about 140 booths with artists demonstrating and exhibiting their work. Join us for two days of arts, crafts, food and entertainment. Admission donation ($5) and children 5 years and under are free. Hours: 9am-5pm both days

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Apr
5
to Apr 6

Druid City Arts Festival

The Druid City Arts Festival is Tuscaloosa's premier FREE art festival, and this year is even bigger and better than ever! To celebrate 10 years of DCAF we have expanded the event to two days. We will have the standard festival on Saturday, but now we will have a Friday night event with live music and more! On Saturday, we will have a tie-dye station for kids, soap making classes, pet adoption, food vendors, and of course incredible art from artists all over the country. The entertainment district will be in effect, so grab your favorite libation from a local restaurant/bar/brewery and head over for a full day of art, music, and so much more!

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Apr
4
to Apr 5

2019 Alabama Arts Summit

  • Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This Summit is an annual convening to investigate the power and potential of the arts. Bringing together thought leaders for conversation and connection, the Arts Summit engages experts from across numerous fields, aiming to challenge old ideas, spark new ones, and catalyze potent partnerships. It will include conversations, performances, discussions, breakout sessions, and presentations. The Summit will focus on connecting the Arts across all segments of the community.

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Apr
4
6:30 PM18:30

Unframed: The Eve of Prohibition

Step back in time to high spirited 1920, The Eve of Prohibition, when swank and exuberance gained notoriety! Indulge in one evening of unbounded revelry while raising funds for the Huntsville Museum of Art during the opening celebration of the second installation of Our Shared Heritage.

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Mar
30
6:00 PM18:00

Empty Bowls HSV 2019

Designbyhart Pottery Studio and the Alabama Women's Caucus for Art present...Empty Bowls Huntsville!

Benefiting First Stop, Inc., a local organization supporting the homeless in Huntsville

Join us for soup, a drink and a handmade bowl by local potters and volunteers. $15 donation in advance, $20 at the door.

VIP tickets available for $50. VIP ticket holders get early access from 530-6pm and get first choice of bowls.

Location: Flying Monkey Theater, second floor south of Lowe Mill

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Mar
18
to Mar 22

Spring into Art Camp

  • Denise Clayton-Onwere at Lowe Mill (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Denise Onwere Gallery Art Camps.
Our 5-day art camp is designed to encourage artistic expression through a wide variety of creative experiences. During the Camp we will explore art and nature, pop art, mixed media, and comic strip art, create board games(a students favorite) and polymer clay creations. Kids will receive their own art kit to take home to continue their artistic expression upon completion of art camp.

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Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

Family Clay Activity: Creating “Toobies” with Georgia Godwin

Spend a day creating in clay with family or friends! Artist Georgia Godwin will lead a workshop in how to construct a “Toobie”- her name for the fun and whimsical clay figures that she sculpts. All ages are welcome and each participant will make a “Toobie” of their own. Bring a friend and join in the fun!

All ages, under 13 must be accompanied by a parent
March 16, 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.
$40/$10 members (Cost is per person)

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Mar
15
11:00 AM11:00

ART TALK: Christopher Nitsche

Join us for a brown bag lunch and art talk with Christopher Nitsche, whose work is featured in our special exhibition, Liminal Ship II. Nitsche creates sculptures, drawings, and temporary installations that evoke the visual and metaphorical attributes of ships.

Please bring your own lunch. Beverages will be provided.

Free for MMofA Members | General admission applies for non-members

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Mar
15
to Mar 17

67th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival

More than 230 exhibitors will bring their best works from all over the country, including many from the Southeast, to showcase at this prestigious show. Enjoy live entertainment and festival cuisine from the food court during this wonderful three-day fine arts festival. It all takes place on the streets of beautiful downtown Fairhope, Alabama.

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Mar
9
8:00 PM20:00

Black On Black Rhyme Presents: #Step2DaMic Poetry Troupe

Still riding the high from #TheAnniverseary, #Step2DaMic is back and strong as ever!

Please bring your newest poem/song and be a part of the *limited* #OpenMic segment of the show! As always, be ready for the surprises we have in store!

**To guarantee your spot on the open mic list, either DM Blackonblackrhyme Step2DaMic or call/text Salaam - (850) 210- 6975

***FOOD DRIVE***
Please bring any canned/dry food items to receive a copy of the #Step2DaMic EP - Featuring several tracks from the team you are sure to enjoy!

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Mar
9
1:00 PM13:00

The Importance of Storytelling & Narratives with Traniesa “TC” C

$15
This workshop will focus on the importance of storytelling, collecting stories, ways to collect stories, and how to give space and room for your subject(s) to tell their own stories. Participants will hear how others have collected stories, see facilitator’s process, and write out their own plan for a project.

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Mar
9
11:00 AM11:00

Holi Festival

Join us for our ninth annual Holi festival, the Indian celebration of color. Enjoy classical Indian and Bollywood-style dancing, food from local Indian restaurants, henna artists, art making, and more! The day ends with a huge celebration where everyone heads outside to play Holi, which involves the traditional throwing of powdered colors.

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Mar
9
8:00 AM08:00

Ella Grant Elementary paint project

Save the date, we are having a community workday at one of our favorite schools Ella Grant Elementary. We have conducted several small projects with them over the years and on March 9th we will be returning to help them out with a small painting project in the cafeteria.

If you would like to learn more about Rotary and what we do in our communities feel free to reach out and join in on the fun.

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Mar
8
5:00 PM17:00

Art After 5: Game of Thrones Night

Winter is coming to the BMA! Let’s prepare for the final season of Game of Thrones with a fantasy-filled night at the Museum. Channel your inner Mother of Dragons when you join us for a dragon hunt in the galleries. Crown yourself leader of Westeros with our DIY crown making while you sip on a Game of Thrones specialty cocktail. Drink and know things during a game of GOT trivia hosted by Happenin's in the 'Ham: A Better View of Birmingham. We'll even have a special GOT photo opp to commemorate the night!

Art After 5 is FREE. A cash bar is available for guests who are 21+.

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Mar
7
5:00 PM17:00

Birmingham Art Crawl

It's every first Thursday, rain or shine, in downtown Birmingham, Alabama!

The Birmingham Art Crawl is a monthly art happening that brings people to the cultural and historical city center and showcases Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent at the direction of Lindsey Christina, wonderful volunteers, the Board of Directors, and downtown neighbors.

Rain or Shine

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Kentuck's First Friday at Hotel Indigo
Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

Kentuck's First Friday at Hotel Indigo

Join Kentuck Art Center at our gallery in Hotel Indigo during Tuscaloosa's First Friday on March 1, 2019 for Rachel Ann Wakefield's opening reception. There will be hors d'oeuvres and an artists' talk at 6:30. This event is free to attend and open to the public. The Lookout, Hotel Indigo's rooftop bar and grill, will be open their regular hours.

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Art for the Arts: India
Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

Art for the Arts: India

Come and shop local artwork for a great cause!

In May I am moving to India to become a school counselor and start a music program from scratch. 100% of the proceeds from this art sale will go to supplies, instruments, music and transporting all of these items from Alabama to India.

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Mar
1
to Mar 3

Cottontails Village Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show

Many of the familiar exhibitors from Christmas Village Festival switch gears to create a spring shopping experience for their customers. One-of-a-kind Easter dresses can be found on the same aisle as handmade garden decor or gourmet candy. Original art, handcrafted soaps and unique jewelry, created by artisans from across America, fill the BJCC for this annual event.

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Water: Cahaba River Society Benefit Art Show Opening
Feb
28
5:00 PM17:00

Water: Cahaba River Society Benefit Art Show Opening

AVEDA Institute Birmingham will host a juried Art Show benefiting Cahaba River Society.

On February 28th, the AVEDA Institute Birmingham presents a juried art show featuring artists from colleges around the Birmingham region and the Aveda Institute. It is juried by Hallie Ringle, Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art from the Birmingham Museum of Art. The “Best in Show” will receive a $500 dollar grand prize awarded by the Aveda Institute. All artworks will be sold for $100 each with all proceeds benefitting the Cahaba River Society. The event is free and open to the public. The goal is to raise $5000 for our friends at the Cahaba River Society.

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Out of This World: John Lytle Wilson Opening Reception
Feb
28
5:00 PM17:00

Out of This World: John Lytle Wilson Opening Reception

  • Grand Bohemian Gallery Mountain Brook (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for the show we've all been waiting for!

You've seen his murals all over town, you've heard the buzz surrounding his latest "corrected series", and you've patiently waited for the perfect original to add to your collection. This is it! John's fantastical imagery and witty take on the human experience has captured hearts nationally and will finally fill our show walls for a solo exhibition.

*Complimentary wine and cheese

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