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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Upcoming Events

Chad Fisher Group

Grab curbside from one of your favorite restaurants and join us for a live Drive-in performance starring Chad Fisher Group! Chad Fisher, a trombone member...

9/23 7pm

Join artist Melissa Turnage for "ArtForm-Movement." UAB Arts in Medicine will present a different artist each session to learn about the arts and mental...

9/28 2:30pm
The Art and Craft of Creative Nonfiction

Creative nonfiction is defined as “true stories, well told.” And the art of telling your true stories well is just what you’ll learn in this interactive...

10/1 5pm
Outside the Lines: Featuring Patty B. Driscoll

Relax and unwind with an evening of coloring, great conversation and an intimate Q&A with guest artist, Patty B. Driscoll. Feel free to use your own...

10/1 7pm
Primary Ballet for Pre-K

Beginning ballet students are introduced to classical ballet, fundamental positions and movements to build their foundation for dance. In addition to...

10/3 9am

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