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Local Galleries & Museums
Local Galleries & Museums
Features student and faculty artworks, along with local and international guest exhibits.
This gallery in Vestavia represents the works of Central Alabama artists and craftsmen.
Art Folk is a 501 (c)3 contemporary arts center in downtown Birmingham working to preserve regional arts heritage and provide a forum for socio-economic development through arts education. We are uniquely poised to reach into all areas of the community as downtown’s revitalization progresses and the arts community plays a significant role in that growth. (from website)
BAA is the oldest arts organization in the region and has been an independent association of visual and performing artists, arts enthusiasts, writers, and musicians for most of the last century. BAA particularly support the efforts of emerging artists and provides gallery space for this purpose in various locations around the city.
Located in downtown Birmingham, "beta pictoris gallery is dedicated to contemporary creativity in photography, painting, sculpture and works on paper as well as mixed media, with a strong emphasis on issue-driven artwork." (from website)
The hallway outside of the library is dedicated to featuring the work of local artists who have a love of plants, flowers, gardens or anything that has to do with the outdoors and nature. Works are displayed for 2 months at a time.
BCRI has two galleries that feature changing exhibits.
The Museum has a nationally recognized collection of art dating from ancient to modern times. Collection strengths include European, American, African, Asian, Pre-Columbian, and Native American art.
The gallery on the fourth floor of the Central Library features a wide variety of media, including paintings, photography, and fiber arts. Exhibits change monthly.
Exhibits work by professional artists and students in the fall, winter and spring.
Located on Hwy 280 in Inverness, this gallery carries the work of local and national artists and photographers and offers custom framing.
This gallery located in Homewood features regional artists.
This gallery located in the English Village area of Mountain Brook features works by local and regional artists.
Gallerie Alegria is a contemporary art glass gallery in English Village specializing in museum quality studio glass by national and international artists. Features a variety of styles and techniques.
Located in Northport just outside Tuscaloosa, the Center nurtures Southern folk art roots while showcasing emerging American craft artists. Monthly exhibitions feature the work of both established artists and of up-and-comers.
Located in downtown Leeds, the Gallery hosts exhibits by local and regional artists.
This gallery specializes in fine art photography. It is located in the Cahaba Village Plaza next to Whole Foods on Hwy 280.
Located on Montclair Road, the Center Gallery features the work of local artists.
Located at Vulcan Park and Museum, home to the world's largest cast iron statue, the Gallery hosts periodically changing exhibits for visitors to appreciate the variety and abundance of area resources, both human and natural.
One of the Southeast’s oldest art galleries and one of the largest galleries in the South, this Homewood gallery represents artists from throughout the Southeast and the nation. Includes works in oils,acrylics, watercolor, pottery, and sculpture.
Located in the Edgwood district of Homewood, Red Dot is an intimate art gallery, as well as the working studio and teaching space of the owners. Red Dot exhibits the work of its two owners alongside the art of other national artists. The gallery also offers classes in painting, drawing, and pottery for children and adults.
The gallery features changing exhibits by regional and national artists.
This gallery "presents a year-round schedule of changing exhibitions devoted to contemporary arts, including works from the Permanent Collection. The gallery, located in Garland Hall, provides artistic and cultural enrichment for the university and West Alabama communities and is committed to representing a diverse range of artistic practices primarily through exhibition and lectureship." (from website)
This nonprofit community arts organization located in downtown Birmingham features ongoing exhibitions and collaborative art projects. Space One Eleven fosters interaction among professional artists, children, and communities. Free art classes.
The Visual Arts Gallery of the University of Alabama at Birmingham is committed to critically considering and representing a diverse range of arts practices. The Gallery serves as a site for artistic innovation and interrogation through exhibitions, both contemporary and historical, which contribute to discourses on contemporary culture.
The Gallery, located in Bloch Hall, is managed by the Art Department to support our curriculum and it is a major public venue for the visual arts in Shelby County. Four professional exhibitions and eight to ten BFA student shows are presented annually with public programming often included with each exhibit. (from website)
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