So many festivals. So little time.

It seems like there’s always something happening here. More big events. More new festivals. More of everything. To the point where you’ll wish you had more time.


Festivals and Events in Birmingham

Birmingham is quickly becoming the go-to festival destination in the Southeast. It’s about music. It’s about art. It’s about film. It’s about food. The festival scene around here is about a lot things, and it’s about time you experienced it for yourself.

Featured Festivals and Events In Birmingham
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Stephen W. Evans

11-30-2019

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 19 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 9:00 am + 10 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 21 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 22 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Nov 25 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 28 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Friends Gallery / Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2019
Plaza Gallery / Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2019

Stephen W. Evans was born and raised in the Philadelphia area of Pennsylvania where he received a BFA in painting and drawing from the University of the Arts in 2010. In...

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Friends Gallery / Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2019
Plaza Gallery / Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2019

Stephen W. Evans was born and raised in the Philadelphia area of Pennsylvania where he received a BFA in painting and drawing from the University of the Arts in 2010. In 2017, Stephen received his MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He currently resides in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife, Lauren Frances Evans, and their three-year-old daughter, Agnes.
 

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Chuck Hemard

12-31-2019

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 19 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 9:00 am + 39 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 21 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 22 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Nov 25 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 01 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Dec 02 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 03 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 07 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 08 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Dec 09 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 10 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 12 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 13 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 14 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Dec 16 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 17 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 18 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 19 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 20 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 21 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Dec 23 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 24 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 26 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 27 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 28 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 29 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Dec 30 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 31 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Friends Gallery / Nov 2 - Dec 31, 2019

Chuck Hemard is a lifelong resident of the American south. His recent photographs, made mostly with large format film cameras, explore the complexities of contemporary landscape.In 2018, Hemard published a...

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Friends Gallery / Nov 2 - Dec 31, 2019

Chuck Hemard is a lifelong resident of the American south. His recent photographs, made mostly with large format film cameras, explore the complexities of contemporary landscape.In 2018, Hemard published a monograph with Daylight Books that explores remnants of old-growth longleaf pinelands across the Deep South. The work has been featured on Smithsonian Magazine (online), Hyperallergic, and Garden and Gun Magazine (online).  In 2014, he was awarded an Artist Fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and has work included in public collections across the southeast United States, including the Columbus Museum of Art in Columbus GA and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans.Hemard is an Associate Professor at Auburn University in the Department of Art and Art History.

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Christina A. West: Unscene

12-14-2019

Presented by Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA)... at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AE..., Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:00 am + 21 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Nov 25 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Dec 02 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 07 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Dec 09 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 10 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 13 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

CHRISTINA A. WEST: UNSCENE
AUG 26 – DEC 14
Atlanta based artist, Christina A. West, creates immersive, site-specific installations that utilize figurative sculptures and the alteration of space to create psychologically charged environments....

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CHRISTINA A. WEST: UNSCENE
AUG 26 – DEC 14
Atlanta based artist, Christina A. West, creates immersive, site-specific installations that utilize figurative sculptures and the alteration of space to create psychologically charged environments. West’s figures, which the artist distorts through an adjustment of scale and proportion, are found sitting, standing, kneeling, and crawling. The monochromatic figures, and their relationship to the fabricated interiors in which they reside, provoke subtle feelings of visual and spatial discomfort.

Building on her previous work, West’s AEIVA installation, Unscene, emphasizes the ambiguous space between—between narrative moments, between past and present, between actor and audience. The scene presented is pulled apart with the use of fragmentation, scale shifts, the integration of photography, and strategies that direct viewers through the space.

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Unfolding UAB: 50 Years of Photography from the UAB Archives

12-14-2019

Presented by Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA)... at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AE..., Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:00 am + 21 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Nov 25 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Dec 02 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 07 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Dec 09 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 10 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 13 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

On June 16, 1969, Governor Albert Brewer and members of the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama held a press conference in Montgomery to announce the creation of a new three-campus University of Alabama System. That September saw the...

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On June 16, 1969, Governor Albert Brewer and members of the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama held a press conference in Montgomery to announce the creation of a new three-campus University of Alabama System. That September saw the start of the first academic year for the newly autonomous University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

Originating as an extension program for the University of Alabama during the Great Depression and adding the medical campus in 1945, the history of UAB is multi-layered and complicated, by firmly grounded in the landscape of 20th century Birmingham.

Exhibiting over 80 photographs from the UAB Archives, Unfolding UAB pictographically traces not just the history of UAB as an institution but as a community that unfolded within the fabric of Birmingham, forging and building its own unique identity.

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Co-curated by AEIVA Collections, Exhibitions and Programs Coordinator Christina McClellan and UAB Assistant Director of Historical Collections and Archivist Tim Pennycuff.

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Salvation Army Angel Tree

12-07-2019

Presented by Brookwood Village at Brookwood Village, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:00 am + 17 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Nov 25 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 01 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Dec 02 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 07 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Brookwood Village will once again partner with Birmingham Salvation Army and WBRC Fox 6 to be the premier destination for Birmingham’s Angel Tree. This is an exciting opportunity for local residents to gather at the Village and assist families...

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Brookwood Village will once again partner with Birmingham Salvation Army and WBRC Fox 6 to be the premier destination for Birmingham’s Angel Tree. This is an exciting opportunity for local residents to gather at the Village and assist families in need during the holidays. The Salvation Army Angel Tree will be located on the upper level near Books-A-Million. Gifts can be returned to the tree prior to December 7th during the mall’s normal hours of operation.

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Homeschool STEAM Club

11-18-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 10:00 am

(K-5 Grade). Polymers and Slime Time – The students will learn about polymers through demonstrations and making their own slime. Register online.

(K-5 Grade). Polymers and Slime Time – The students will learn about polymers through demonstrations and making their own slime. Register online.

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Free Tutoring

11-18-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 3:30 pm

(K-12 grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise guests from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

(K-12 grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise guests from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

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Magic: the Gathering for Teens

11-18-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm

Magic: the Gathering for Teens
from 4-6 p.m. Rm 102
Interested in learning about Magic: the Gathering? Each game represents a battle between wizards known as “planeswalkers”, who employ spells, artifacts, and creatures depicted on individual...

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Magic: the Gathering for Teens
from 4-6 p.m. Rm 102
Interested in learning about Magic: the Gathering? Each game represents a battle between wizards known as “planeswalkers”, who employ spells, artifacts, and creatures depicted on individual Magic cards to defeat their opponents. We will have decks, but you are welcome to bring your own. Register online.

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Teen Coffee and Canvas

11-18-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm

Teen Coffee and Canvas

Monday, November 18, from 4-6 p.m. Large Auditorium

Beat the cold by enjoying a relaxing afternoon spent painting and sipping coffee (or hot chocolate). Open to 6th-12th graders. Register online.

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Teen Coffee and Canvas

Monday, November 18, from 4-6 p.m. Large Auditorium

Beat the cold by enjoying a relaxing afternoon spent painting and sipping coffee (or hot chocolate). Open to 6th-12th graders. Register online.

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Bossypants Book Club

11-18-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm

Bossypants Book Club –Confessions of a Domestic Failure

Monday, November 18, 6:30 p.m. at Urban Cookhouse

Food not provided by the library, but participants are encouraged to purchase beverages/food to enjoy during the meeting.

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Bossypants Book Club –Confessions of a Domestic Failure

Monday, November 18, 6:30 p.m. at Urban Cookhouse

Food not provided by the library, but participants are encouraged to purchase beverages/food to enjoy during the meeting.

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Neuroscience Cafe - Mechanisms of Addiction

11-18-2019

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm

NEUROSCIENCE CAFE is an ongoing series in which experts in the neurosciences present topics, create discussion and answer questions for the community. It is an outreach program of the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center.

For the latest...

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NEUROSCIENCE CAFE is an ongoing series in which experts in the neurosciences present topics, create discussion and answer questions for the community. It is an outreach program of the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center.

For the latest information, go to https://www.uab.edu/medicine/cnc/community-outreach/132-community-outreach/137-neuroscience-cafe

 

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Woodwind and String Ensembles

11-18-2019

Presented by University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts at LeBaron Recital Hall - University of Montevallo, Davis Hall, Montevallo
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 7:30 pm

This recital will feature music of many styles from Classical to Contemporary, specifically written for small groups of players such as flute choir, clarinet choir, saxophone quartet, and small string ensembles.

This recital will feature music of many styles from Classical to Contemporary, specifically written for small groups of players such as flute choir, clarinet choir, saxophone quartet, and small string ensembles.

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Storypalooza

11-25-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 10:30 pm Mon, Nov 25 @ 10:30 pm

(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

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Richard Feaster

11-26-2019

Presented by Birmingham-Southern College at Durbin Gallery of the Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art..., Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 8:30 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 8:30 am Thu, Nov 21 @ 8:30 am + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Nov 22 @ 8:30 am Mon, Nov 25 @ 8:30 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 8:30 am - less dates and times

Employing unorthodox technique, Richard Feaster combines graphite and metallic pigments with oil, acrylic and enamel paints to produce radiant monochromatic compositions that are resolutely abstract. 

Opening reception November 8, 6-8pm

Employing unorthodox technique, Richard Feaster combines graphite and metallic pigments with oil, acrylic and enamel paints to produce radiant monochromatic compositions that are resolutely abstract. 

Opening reception November 8, 6-8pm

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BFA Exhibition: Christa Kimbrough & Ashlie Lodge - University of Montevallo

11-21-2019

Presented by University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts at The Gallery at Bloch Hall, University of Montevallo, Montevallo
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 21 @ 9:00 am

Christa Kimbrough, ceramics; Ashlie Lodge, new media
These exhibitions present the scope of the students’ creative research at the conclusion of their final semester.

Christa Kimbrough, ceramics; Ashlie Lodge, new media
These exhibitions present the scope of the students’ creative research at the conclusion of their final semester.

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Medicare Open Enrollment Event

11-19-2019

Presented by United Way of Central Alabama, Inc. at Edgewater Senior Center, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 9:00 am

The Alabama State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a statewide service that is locally administered by the United Way Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County. SHIP offers free and unbiased service to Medicare recipients and their...

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The Alabama State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a statewide service that is locally administered by the United Way Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County. SHIP offers free and unbiased service to Medicare recipients and their families.

Open Enrollment is October 15th through December 7th.  Whether you need to sign up for the first time or make changes to the coverage you already have, the professionals from SHIP are here to help with free, expert, unbiased advice.

To make signing up or changes as easy as possible, SHIP is holding a series of nine public events throughout Jefferson County.  During your appointment, we will match you with a Medicare expert to go over your specific needs.

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Interiors with Kay Lewis

12-03-2019

Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 9:30 am Tue, Dec 03 @ 9:30 am

The focus of this class will be on paint application. You will start two paintings in November and finish them on Dec 3. Oil class for beginners and intermediate. You should have some experience in color mixing.

Tuesday mornings, 9:30am-12:30pm,...

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The focus of this class will be on paint application. You will start two paintings in November and finish them on Dec 3. Oil class for beginners and intermediate. You should have some experience in color mixing.

Tuesday mornings, 9:30am-12:30pm, November 5 & 19, December 3. $125 for 3 weeks. $50 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit required to hold your place.

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Wee Ones

11-26-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 9:30 am Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:30 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 9:30 am + 1 more dates and times

Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:30 am - less dates and times

(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

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We Dare Defend Our Rights: The Gun Show

12-27-2019

Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 21 @ 10:00 am + 21 more dates and times

Fri, Nov 22 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 10 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 13 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 17 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 18 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 19 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 20 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 24 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 25 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 26 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 27 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Space One Eleven presents WE DARE DEFEND OUR RIGHTS: The Gun Show - On display September 6 through December 27, 2019

Anne Arrasmith Gallery at Space One Eleven
2407 Second Avenue North, Downtown Birmingham

Works by Larry Jens Anderson, Derek...

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Space One Eleven presents WE DARE DEFEND OUR RIGHTS: The Gun Show - On display September 6 through December 27, 2019

Anne Arrasmith Gallery at Space One Eleven
2407 Second Avenue North, Downtown Birmingham

Works by Larry Jens Anderson, Derek Cracco, Jen DePlour, Darius Hill, Tom Hubbard, Valerie Mann, Jim Neel, Dread Scott, Kevin Shook and Larry Thompson.

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Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

01-12-2020

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 21 @ 10:00 am + 43 more dates and times

Fri, Nov 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 01 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 07 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 08 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 10 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 13 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 14 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 17 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 18 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 19 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 20 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 21 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 24 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 26 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 27 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 28 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 29 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 31 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jan 01 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jan 02 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jan 03 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jan 04 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jan 05 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Jan 07 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jan 08 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jan 09 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jan 10 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jan 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jan 12 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Before the selfie, before the Polaroid, and even before the photograph, there was the silhouette, a profile portrait made from cut paper. Silhouettes were a hugely popular and accessible form of portraiture in the nineteenth century, offering...

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Before the selfie, before the Polaroid, and even before the photograph, there was the silhouette, a profile portrait made from cut paper. Silhouettes were a hugely popular and accessible form of portraiture in the nineteenth century, offering almost instant images of everyday Americans—women, men, black, white, presidents, and laborers. Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now explores this previously unstudied art form by investigating its deep historical roots and considering its forceful presence today.

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Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow

12-31-2019

Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 21 @ 10:00 am + 32 more dates and times

Fri, Nov 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 01 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Dec 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 07 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 08 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Dec 10 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 13 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 14 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Dec 17 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 18 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 19 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 20 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 21 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Dec 24 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 26 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 27 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 28 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 29 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Dec 31 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow explores the struggle for full citizenship and racial equality that unfolded in the 50 years after the Civil War. When slavery ended in 1865, a period of Reconstruction began, leading to such achievements...

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Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow explores the struggle for full citizenship and racial equality that unfolded in the 50 years after the Civil War. When slavery ended in 1865, a period of Reconstruction began, leading to such achievements as the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution. By 1868, all persons born in the United States were citizens and equal before the law. But efforts to create an interracial democracy were contested from the start. A harsh backlash ensued, ushering in a half century of the “separate but equal” age of Jim Crow. Opening to mark the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment, the exhibition is organized chronologically from the end of the Civil War to the end of World War I and highlights the central role played by African Americans in advocating for their rights.

This exhibition has been organized by the New-York Historical Society. Lead support for the exhibition provided by National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Major support provided by the Ford Foundation and Crystal McCrary and Raymond J. McGuire.

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Stephen W. Evans

11-30-2019

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 19 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 9:00 am + 10 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 21 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 22 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Nov 25 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 28 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Friends Gallery / Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2019
Plaza Gallery / Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2019

Stephen W. Evans was born and raised in the Philadelphia area of Pennsylvania where he received a BFA in painting and drawing from the University of the Arts in 2010. In...

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Friends Gallery / Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2019
Plaza Gallery / Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2019

Stephen W. Evans was born and raised in the Philadelphia area of Pennsylvania where he received a BFA in painting and drawing from the University of the Arts in 2010. In 2017, Stephen received his MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He currently resides in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife, Lauren Frances Evans, and their three-year-old daughter, Agnes.
 

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Chuck Hemard

12-31-2019

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 19 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 9:00 am + 39 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 21 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 22 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Nov 25 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 01 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Dec 02 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 03 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 07 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 08 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Dec 09 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 10 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 12 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 13 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 14 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Dec 16 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 17 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 18 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 19 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 20 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 21 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Dec 23 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 24 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 26 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 27 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 28 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 29 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Dec 30 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 31 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Friends Gallery / Nov 2 - Dec 31, 2019

Chuck Hemard is a lifelong resident of the American south. His recent photographs, made mostly with large format film cameras, explore the complexities of contemporary landscape.In 2018, Hemard published a...

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Friends Gallery / Nov 2 - Dec 31, 2019

Chuck Hemard is a lifelong resident of the American south. His recent photographs, made mostly with large format film cameras, explore the complexities of contemporary landscape.In 2018, Hemard published a monograph with Daylight Books that explores remnants of old-growth longleaf pinelands across the Deep South. The work has been featured on Smithsonian Magazine (online), Hyperallergic, and Garden and Gun Magazine (online).  In 2014, he was awarded an Artist Fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and has work included in public collections across the southeast United States, including the Columbus Museum of Art in Columbus GA and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans.Hemard is an Associate Professor at Auburn University in the Department of Art and Art History.

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Christina A. West: Unscene

12-14-2019

Presented by Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA)... at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AE..., Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:00 am + 21 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Nov 25 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Dec 02 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 07 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Dec 09 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 10 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 13 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

CHRISTINA A. WEST: UNSCENE
AUG 26 – DEC 14
Atlanta based artist, Christina A. West, creates immersive, site-specific installations that utilize figurative sculptures and the alteration of space to create psychologically charged environments....

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CHRISTINA A. WEST: UNSCENE
AUG 26 – DEC 14
Atlanta based artist, Christina A. West, creates immersive, site-specific installations that utilize figurative sculptures and the alteration of space to create psychologically charged environments. West’s figures, which the artist distorts through an adjustment of scale and proportion, are found sitting, standing, kneeling, and crawling. The monochromatic figures, and their relationship to the fabricated interiors in which they reside, provoke subtle feelings of visual and spatial discomfort.

Building on her previous work, West’s AEIVA installation, Unscene, emphasizes the ambiguous space between—between narrative moments, between past and present, between actor and audience. The scene presented is pulled apart with the use of fragmentation, scale shifts, the integration of photography, and strategies that direct viewers through the space.

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Unfolding UAB: 50 Years of Photography from the UAB Archives

12-14-2019

Presented by Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA)... at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AE..., Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:00 am + 21 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Nov 25 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Dec 02 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 07 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Dec 09 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 10 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 13 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

On June 16, 1969, Governor Albert Brewer and members of the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama held a press conference in Montgomery to announce the creation of a new three-campus University of Alabama System. That September saw the...

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On June 16, 1969, Governor Albert Brewer and members of the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama held a press conference in Montgomery to announce the creation of a new three-campus University of Alabama System. That September saw the start of the first academic year for the newly autonomous University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

Originating as an extension program for the University of Alabama during the Great Depression and adding the medical campus in 1945, the history of UAB is multi-layered and complicated, by firmly grounded in the landscape of 20th century Birmingham.

Exhibiting over 80 photographs from the UAB Archives, Unfolding UAB pictographically traces not just the history of UAB as an institution but as a community that unfolded within the fabric of Birmingham, forging and building its own unique identity.

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Co-curated by AEIVA Collections, Exhibitions and Programs Coordinator Christina McClellan and UAB Assistant Director of Historical Collections and Archivist Tim Pennycuff.

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Salvation Army Angel Tree

12-07-2019

Presented by Brookwood Village at Brookwood Village, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:00 am + 17 more dates and times

Thu, Nov 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Nov 25 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 01 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Dec 02 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 07 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Brookwood Village will once again partner with Birmingham Salvation Army and WBRC Fox 6 to be the premier destination for Birmingham’s Angel Tree. This is an exciting opportunity for local residents to gather at the Village and assist families...

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Brookwood Village will once again partner with Birmingham Salvation Army and WBRC Fox 6 to be the premier destination for Birmingham’s Angel Tree. This is an exciting opportunity for local residents to gather at the Village and assist families in need during the holidays. The Salvation Army Angel Tree will be located on the upper level near Books-A-Million. Gifts can be returned to the tree prior to December 7th during the mall’s normal hours of operation.

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Homeschool STEAM Club

11-18-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 10:00 am

(K-5 Grade). Polymers and Slime Time – The students will learn about polymers through demonstrations and making their own slime. Register online.

(K-5 Grade). Polymers and Slime Time – The students will learn about polymers through demonstrations and making their own slime. Register online.

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Free Tutoring

11-18-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 3:30 pm

(K-12 grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise guests from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

(K-12 grade) Get help in K-12 subjects from Homewood High School Peer Helpers and surprise guests from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

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Magic: the Gathering for Teens

11-18-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm

Magic: the Gathering for Teens
from 4-6 p.m. Rm 102
Interested in learning about Magic: the Gathering? Each game represents a battle between wizards known as “planeswalkers”, who employ spells, artifacts, and creatures depicted on individual...

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Magic: the Gathering for Teens
from 4-6 p.m. Rm 102
Interested in learning about Magic: the Gathering? Each game represents a battle between wizards known as “planeswalkers”, who employ spells, artifacts, and creatures depicted on individual Magic cards to defeat their opponents. We will have decks, but you are welcome to bring your own. Register online.

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Teen Coffee and Canvas

11-18-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm

Teen Coffee and Canvas

Monday, November 18, from 4-6 p.m. Large Auditorium

Beat the cold by enjoying a relaxing afternoon spent painting and sipping coffee (or hot chocolate). Open to 6th-12th graders. Register online.

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Teen Coffee and Canvas

Monday, November 18, from 4-6 p.m. Large Auditorium

Beat the cold by enjoying a relaxing afternoon spent painting and sipping coffee (or hot chocolate). Open to 6th-12th graders. Register online.

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Bossypants Book Club

11-18-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm

Bossypants Book Club –Confessions of a Domestic Failure

Monday, November 18, 6:30 p.m. at Urban Cookhouse

Food not provided by the library, but participants are encouraged to purchase beverages/food to enjoy during the meeting.

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Bossypants Book Club –Confessions of a Domestic Failure

Monday, November 18, 6:30 p.m. at Urban Cookhouse

Food not provided by the library, but participants are encouraged to purchase beverages/food to enjoy during the meeting.

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Neuroscience Cafe - Mechanisms of Addiction

11-18-2019

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm

NEUROSCIENCE CAFE is an ongoing series in which experts in the neurosciences present topics, create discussion and answer questions for the community. It is an outreach program of the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center.

For the latest...

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NEUROSCIENCE CAFE is an ongoing series in which experts in the neurosciences present topics, create discussion and answer questions for the community. It is an outreach program of the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center.

For the latest information, go to https://www.uab.edu/medicine/cnc/community-outreach/132-community-outreach/137-neuroscience-cafe

 

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Woodwind and String Ensembles

11-18-2019

Presented by University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts at LeBaron Recital Hall - University of Montevallo, Davis Hall, Montevallo
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 7:30 pm

This recital will feature music of many styles from Classical to Contemporary, specifically written for small groups of players such as flute choir, clarinet choir, saxophone quartet, and small string ensembles.

This recital will feature music of many styles from Classical to Contemporary, specifically written for small groups of players such as flute choir, clarinet choir, saxophone quartet, and small string ensembles.

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Storypalooza

11-25-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Nov 18 @ 10:30 pm Mon, Nov 25 @ 10:30 pm

(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

(Preschool) Join Ms. Cristina for an interactive and playful storytime to start off the week!

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Richard Feaster

11-26-2019

Presented by Birmingham-Southern College at Durbin Gallery of the Doris Wainwright Kennedy Art..., Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 8:30 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 8:30 am Thu, Nov 21 @ 8:30 am + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Nov 22 @ 8:30 am Mon, Nov 25 @ 8:30 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 8:30 am - less dates and times

Employing unorthodox technique, Richard Feaster combines graphite and metallic pigments with oil, acrylic and enamel paints to produce radiant monochromatic compositions that are resolutely abstract. 

Opening reception November 8, 6-8pm

Employing unorthodox technique, Richard Feaster combines graphite and metallic pigments with oil, acrylic and enamel paints to produce radiant monochromatic compositions that are resolutely abstract. 

Opening reception November 8, 6-8pm

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BFA Exhibition: Christa Kimbrough & Ashlie Lodge - University of Montevallo

11-21-2019

Presented by University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts at The Gallery at Bloch Hall, University of Montevallo, Montevallo
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 21 @ 9:00 am

Christa Kimbrough, ceramics; Ashlie Lodge, new media
These exhibitions present the scope of the students’ creative research at the conclusion of their final semester.

Christa Kimbrough, ceramics; Ashlie Lodge, new media
These exhibitions present the scope of the students’ creative research at the conclusion of their final semester.

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Medicare Open Enrollment Event

11-19-2019

Presented by United Way of Central Alabama, Inc. at Edgewater Senior Center, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 9:00 am

The Alabama State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a statewide service that is locally administered by the United Way Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County. SHIP offers free and unbiased service to Medicare recipients and their...

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The Alabama State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a statewide service that is locally administered by the United Way Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County. SHIP offers free and unbiased service to Medicare recipients and their families.

Open Enrollment is October 15th through December 7th.  Whether you need to sign up for the first time or make changes to the coverage you already have, the professionals from SHIP are here to help with free, expert, unbiased advice.

To make signing up or changes as easy as possible, SHIP is holding a series of nine public events throughout Jefferson County.  During your appointment, we will match you with a Medicare expert to go over your specific needs.

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Interiors with Kay Lewis

12-03-2019

Presented by Forstall Art Center at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 9:30 am Tue, Dec 03 @ 9:30 am

The focus of this class will be on paint application. You will start two paintings in November and finish them on Dec 3. Oil class for beginners and intermediate. You should have some experience in color mixing.

Tuesday mornings, 9:30am-12:30pm,...

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The focus of this class will be on paint application. You will start two paintings in November and finish them on Dec 3. Oil class for beginners and intermediate. You should have some experience in color mixing.

Tuesday mornings, 9:30am-12:30pm, November 5 & 19, December 3. $125 for 3 weeks. $50 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit required to hold your place.

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Wee Ones

11-26-2019

Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 9:30 am Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:30 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 9:30 am + 1 more dates and times

Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:30 am - less dates and times

(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

(Ages 0-3) Join Ms. Mary for a fun and energetic storytime for ages three and under. Small snack provided.

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We Dare Defend Our Rights: The Gun Show

12-27-2019

Presented by Space One Eleven at Space One Eleven, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 21 @ 10:00 am + 21 more dates and times

Fri, Nov 22 @ 10:00 am Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 10 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 13 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 17 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 18 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 19 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 20 @ 10:00 am Tue, Dec 24 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 25 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 26 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 27 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Space One Eleven presents WE DARE DEFEND OUR RIGHTS: The Gun Show - On display September 6 through December 27, 2019

Anne Arrasmith Gallery at Space One Eleven
2407 Second Avenue North, Downtown Birmingham

Works by Larry Jens Anderson, Derek...

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Space One Eleven presents WE DARE DEFEND OUR RIGHTS: The Gun Show - On display September 6 through December 27, 2019

Anne Arrasmith Gallery at Space One Eleven
2407 Second Avenue North, Downtown Birmingham

Works by Larry Jens Anderson, Derek Cracco, Jen DePlour, Darius Hill, Tom Hubbard, Valerie Mann, Jim Neel, Dread Scott, Kevin Shook and Larry Thompson.

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Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

01-12-2020

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 21 @ 10:00 am + 43 more dates and times

Fri, Nov 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 01 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 07 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 08 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 10 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 13 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 14 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 17 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 18 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 19 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 20 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 21 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 24 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 26 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 27 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 28 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 29 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Dec 31 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jan 01 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jan 02 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jan 03 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jan 04 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jan 05 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Jan 07 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jan 08 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jan 09 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jan 10 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jan 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jan 12 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Before the selfie, before the Polaroid, and even before the photograph, there was the silhouette, a profile portrait made from cut paper. Silhouettes were a hugely popular and accessible form of portraiture in the nineteenth century, offering...

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Before the selfie, before the Polaroid, and even before the photograph, there was the silhouette, a profile portrait made from cut paper. Silhouettes were a hugely popular and accessible form of portraiture in the nineteenth century, offering almost instant images of everyday Americans—women, men, black, white, presidents, and laborers. Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now explores this previously unstudied art form by investigating its deep historical roots and considering its forceful presence today.

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Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow

12-31-2019

Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Nov 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 21 @ 10:00 am + 32 more dates and times

Fri, Nov 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Sun, Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Nov 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Nov 27 @ 10:00 am Fri, Nov 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Nov 30 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 01 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Dec 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 04 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 05 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 06 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 07 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 08 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Dec 10 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 11 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 12 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 13 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 14 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Dec 17 @ 10:00 am Wed, Dec 18 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 19 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 20 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 21 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Dec 24 @ 10:00 am Thu, Dec 26 @ 10:00 am Fri, Dec 27 @ 10:00 am Sat, Dec 28 @ 10:00 am Sun, Dec 29 @ 1:00 pm Tue, Dec 31 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow explores the struggle for full citizenship and racial equality that unfolded in the 50 years after the Civil War. When slavery ended in 1865, a period of Reconstruction began, leading to such achievements...

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Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow explores the struggle for full citizenship and racial equality that unfolded in the 50 years after the Civil War. When slavery ended in 1865, a period of Reconstruction began, leading to such achievements as the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution. By 1868, all persons born in the United States were citizens and equal before the law. But efforts to create an interracial democracy were contested from the start. A harsh backlash ensued, ushering in a half century of the “separate but equal” age of Jim Crow. Opening to mark the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment, the exhibition is organized chronologically from the end of the Civil War to the end of World War I and highlights the central role played by African Americans in advocating for their rights.

This exhibition has been organized by the New-York Historical Society. Lead support for the exhibition provided by National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Major support provided by the Ford Foundation and Crystal McCrary and Raymond J. McGuire.

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