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

Jacqueline Surdell: Adoration Garden

Scrappy and interpretive, Jacqueline Surdell hand-manipulates dock cord — weaving and knotting the line into naturalistic, sculptural installations that are...

12/2 12pm
Michael Dixon: The Undeniable Blackness Between Us

Michael Dixon’s paintings and performances explore the personal, societal, and aesthetic struggles of belonging to both “white” and “black” racial and...

12/2 12pm
Piano Concert

Fred Song, piano

12/2 7pm
The O'Jays

After more than 60 years electrifying people all over the world, the mighty, legendary, R&B/Soul kings The O’Jays are set to embark on their final tour!

12/3 6pm
Mental Health Monday: Miracle Spotting

Join us for our annual art therapy segment with Board Certified Art Therapists Dr. Christianne Strang and Dr. Patricia Isis. This art-based experiential will...

12/4 6pm

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