UAB Arts

Featured Events

47th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

Works by students, chosen by artist and guest juror Donté K. Hayes, will be featured in the Annual Juried Student Exhibition at the University of Alabama at...

Donté K. Hayes, Essence, Ceramic (black clay body)

Donté K. Hayes’ work is inspired by researching traditional African heirlooms, initiation rites of birth, adulthood, marriage, eldership, and ancestry which...

Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation

Winnie the Pooh has been charming children of all ages for nearly 100 years, and now the gentle, honey-craving bear gets a fresh take. Disney’s Winnie the...

Department of Music Faculty Potpourri

Performances by the faculty members of the UAB Department of Music.

3 Bellezas/3 Beauties (2014)

Join us for the first film in Palomitas's Coming of Age Film Series. Perla is obsessed with her two daughters, and she pins them against each other in the...

Creative Non-Fiction Strikes Back

This class is for former students of "Write Your Life" or "Creative Nonfiction" with Audrey Atkins. This class will take you further along the path to...

Department of Music Faculty Recital

Patrick Evans, baritone; Yakov Kasman, piano; with James Zingara, trumpet, and Mary DelGobbo, cello. Oratorio arias by Bach, Handel, and Mendelssohn,...

Kwame Brathwaite: Black Is Beautiful

Known as the “keeper of the images,” Kwame Brathwaite deployed his photography from the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s as an agent of social change....

High School Honor Choir Festival

High school choral students from all over the state work with clinicians and perform together. Public Concert: 4:30pm

Department of Music Percussion Symposium

A day of clinic, masterclasses, and performances in percussion. Jim White, featured clinician. Contact Dr. Gene Fambrough at gfambro@uab.edu for...

Department of Music Faculty Recital

Korean Tapestry: Art Songs Composed by Korean Women Won Cho, bass Kyoung Cho, soprano Eun-Hee Park, piano

Ritual and Community Healing

Guests will discuss the history of healing rituals and community healing practices with roots dating back to human’s Paleolithic ancestors and explore some...

2/20 12pm
Virtual Event
Movie Night: 20 Feet from Stardom

Join ArtPlay and the Student Arts Council for a viewing of the documentary 20 Feet of Stardom, featuring Ranky Tanky's Quiana Parler. A film short will also...

The Year My Parents Went on Vacation/O Ano Em Que Mes Pais Saíram de Férias (2006)

The second film in the Palomitas's Coming of Age Film Series. The year is 1970, and Mauro (Michel Joelsas) is taken to live with his grandfather while his...

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Acclaimed as a modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is the fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm's-eye view...

Department of Music Faculty Recital

Emily Jaworski Koriath, mezzo-soprano. 21st century chamber works for mezzo soprano, with UAB faculty and members of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.

Creative Movement

Get a move on! Young movers and shakers will explore creativity through movement to music and rhythms. Activities in this class will promote body and sensory...

Mindful Movement - Kids

In this class built for children, we will practice mindfulness and stress reduction through both stillness and movement. As a group, we will practice both...

Mindful Movement - Adults

Learn more about yourselves and others through movement! Creating a nurturing space together, we will use improvisation and different movement techniques to...

Hip Hop Dance

This wonderful dance class infuses the newest moves with classic steps. Join Jarvis as he uses his training in hip hop explore one of the dance world’s most...

Sew Special: Hand Quilting

This is a intermediate hand stitching quilting workshop. In this class, students will practice the tools of the trade, piecing techniques, quilting and...

More Than Stand-Up

This class is an intro to writing and performing stand-up comedy with a focus on finding the funny in everyday life situations, finding your unique comedy...

The Art of Emotions

Join Director of UAB's Arts in Medicine, Kimberly Kirklin, and teaching Artist Alecia Martinez as we explore our emotions through visual art. Each week will...

The Art and Craft of Creative Non-Fiction

Whether you want to document your family's history, publish a memoir, or start a blog, this class will give you the tools you need to write your stories with...

Beginning Tap

We’ve got the rhythm. Do you? ArtPlay is excited to offer this beginning tap class for you with musical theatre dynamo, Reid Watson. If “flap,” ‘buffalo,”...

Lorena Molina: Visiting Artist Lecture

Lorena Molina is a Salvadoran multidisciplinary artist and educator. She is an Assistant Professor of Photography and Digital Media in the School of Art at...

Beginning Acting

Join ArtPlay teaching artist, Jennifer Salvant as you discover the wonders of acting. This class is for those that have always wanted to try acting class but...

ArtPlay Kids Acting

Actor and educator Jennifer Salvant will guide participants through the basics of theatre. Students will learn theatre games, improvisation, monologues,...

Sanctuary City

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright returns with an unforgettable account of two young immigrants fighting to establish a place for themselves and each...

The Future Perfect/El futuro perfecto (2016)

The third film in the Palomitas's Coming of Age Film Series. A smart and innovative look at the possible futures of a young Chinese immigrant in Buenos...

Chamber Music at AEIVA

“Chamber Music @ AEIVA” is a free concert series that aims to present quality chamber music in an engaging, inviting environment. The series offers...

Taj Express: Bollywood Jukebox

After two blockbuster seasons in North America, Taj Express returns to the Jemison Concert Hall with a brand-new show: “Bollywood Jukebox.” Taj Express:...

Guie'dani's Navel/Xquipi' Guie'dani (2019)

The fourth and final film in the Palomitas's Coming of Age Series. Guie’dani is dragged to Mexico City by her mother to help in her work as a housekeeper...

ArtPlay's Kids Night Out

Imagine an evening immersing yourself in exciting entertainment presented by award-winning artists, without having to figure out childcare! We have you...

Into the Woods

The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make. Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim & book by James...

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