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

Capture This!

Does your teen have an affinity for taking pictures? Are they obsessed with Instagram? In our class, students can take that interest in the photographic...

4/7 4pm
UAB Percussion Ensemble Recital

Under the direction of Dr. Gene Fambrough, the UAB Percussion Ensemble is the primary percussion ensemble at UAB, and is devoted to contemporary and...

4/7 7pm
Musical Theatre Basics

All the world’s a stage and a stage is meant for dancing and singing. Join Jenn Palmieri from UAB’s Department of Musical Theatre as she shares her talents...

4/8 3:30pm
The Acting Studios

The Acting Studios teaching artist Susan McCain follows legendary Lee Strasberg’s design. This technique begins with Sensory work, the heart of the method,...

4/8 6pm
UAB Brass Ensembles

Students of the UAB Brass Ensemble in recital. The UAB Brass Ensemble is under the direction of Dr. James Zingara.

4/8 7pm

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