Here at Bham Now, we love supporting local art and the artists that make it. Keep reading to check out some incredible art galleries and art events you should attend!
1. Samford Arts
Whether you prefer performance or visual arts, Samford Arts has a full schedule of fun and inspiring events. Here are some events you’ll want to attend:
- The Sum of Our Parts: Art & Design Faculty Exhibition—Jan. 13-Feb. 3: This event features works from Samford’s very own professors of Art and Design. You can expect art from the Studio Art, Graphic Design, Game Design, Architecture and Interior Design departments.
- Pianist Misha Dichter—Jan. 25: Pianist Misha Ditcher will perform brilliant pieces at Brock Recital Hall.
- The Laramie Project—Feb. 3-6: Thespians this one is for you. Watch this theatre performance as it covers documentary interviews, court recordings and personal journals of real-life events.
Heal your soul by attending Lily Reeves’ Between Futures exhibit at the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts. This Birmingham-born artist strikes wonder with neon art. This is something you don’t want to miss.
3. Canary Gallery
Sign up to host your own event or take an art class. Remember art is meant to be shared!
4. Studio 2500
Studio 2500 is hosting Art For Justice Day, a paint day for kids 9 and up. Come down to create inspiring art about justice with local artists. The event is free and welcome to all, whether or not you have any painting skills.
Wine, dine and view fine art in the English Village. Reserve your table on Vino’s outdoor patio for an elegant night of wine tastings and art appreciation. In addition to the patio that overlooks the English Village, you can experience a functioning art gallery with beautiful art on display.
6. Studio By The Tracks
Forage through the collection of artworks made by folks on the autism spectrum at Studio By The Tracks. Located in what was once a little home, this little shop is a magical experience for local art lovers. Support your community and visit them soon!
7. Space One Eleven
On January 21 at 5:30 PM, make your way to Studio One Eleven’s exhibition celebrating their 35 Years of Artmaking. Partake in SOE’s history of promoting social justice through the visual arts. Some of the artists that will be featured will be present, so this is your chance to make connections in the Birmingham art scene.
8. Blue Phrog Gallery
If you’re a fan of regional art, then stop by the Blue Phrog. They have a diverse range of pottery, jewelry and paintings from local artists. This gallery is all about sharing, so don’t be a stranger.
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