UAB Visual and Performing Arts

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We are a growing UAB arts organization that encompasses the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA), Alys Stephens Center, ArtPlay and UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine. UAB Visual and Performing Arts believe that the collaboration will allow for all disciplines of the arts to intersect and immerse our community in a world of creativity.

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Centers & Institutes

Upcoming Events

Sight Singing Fundamentals

This class is designed to cover the notation, concepts, and application of beginning music theory as it relates to solo music selections. Students will be...

11/30 4pm
Arts Circle LIVE: Fabiola Ortiz

Arts Circle members are invited to attend the Arts Circle LIVE: AEIVA Salon Series featuring a gallery talk led by Fabiola Ortiz. Not an Arts Circle Member...

12/1 6pm
Film Critique: Holiday Edition

‘Tis the season for winter wonderlands! Join us for ArtPlay’s last lunch and learn for 2020 featuring, “Film for the Holidays: A Dialogue on...

12/2 12pm
Oxen of the Grill by David Sandlin

Join us for our next Outside the Lines LIVE Coloring Night with AEIVA featuring internationally known guest artist, David Sandlin. Work on your own...

12/3 7pm
Addressing Grief with Art Therapy

Join us for this month’s Virtual Mental Health Monday. Guest speaker Dr. Christianne Strang will share her professional insight into addressing grief with...

12/7 6pm

Recent Events

Intro to Improv


ArtPlay Kids Acting


Recent Activity

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