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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Hank Willis Thomas: unbranded

Presented by Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA)... at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AE..., Birmingham

May 31 - August 10

Hank Willis Thomas’ 2005–08 series Unbranded: Reflections in Black by Corporate America 1968-2008 decontextualizes advertising images targeted toward African-American audiences in print magazines including Ebony and Jet. For this series, Thomas appropriates and removes all branding from 4 decades of advertising photography. The result is a deceptively simple but shockingly insightful commentary on the ability of advertising to shape our cultural development and perceptions. Using the...

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Hank Willis Thomas’ 2005–08 series Unbranded: Reflections in Black by Corporate America 1968-2008 decontextualizes advertising images targeted toward African-American audiences in print magazines including Ebony and Jet. For this series, Thomas appropriates and removes all branding from 4 decades of advertising photography. The result is a deceptively simple but shockingly insightful commentary on the ability of advertising to shape our cultural development and perceptions. Using the years of Martin Luther King’s assassination and President Barack Obama’s election as start and end points, Thomas challenges viewers to distinguish between the messages conveyed through text and visual imagery.

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Dates & times

Tue, Jun 18 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jun 19 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jun 20 @ 10:00 am + 44 more dates and times

Fri, Jun 21 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Jun 24 @ 10:00 am Tue, Jun 25 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jun 26 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jun 27 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jun 28 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Jul 01 @ 10:00 am Tue, Jul 02 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jul 03 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jul 04 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jul 05 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jul 06 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Jul 08 @ 10:00 am Tue, Jul 09 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jul 10 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jul 11 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jul 12 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jul 13 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Jul 15 @ 10:00 am Tue, Jul 16 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jul 17 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jul 18 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jul 19 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Jul 22 @ 10:00 am Tue, Jul 23 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jul 24 @ 10:00 am Thu, Jul 25 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jul 26 @ 10:00 am Sat, Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Jul 29 @ 10:00 am Tue, Jul 30 @ 10:00 am Wed, Jul 31 @ 10:00 am Thu, Aug 01 @ 10:00 am Fri, Aug 02 @ 10:00 am Sat, Aug 03 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Aug 05 @ 10:00 am Tue, Aug 06 @ 10:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 10:00 am Thu, Aug 08 @ 10:00 am Fri, Aug 09 @ 10:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm - Less dates

Admission

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