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Local Galleries & Museums
Local Galleries & Museums
Features student and faculty artworks, along with local and international guest exhibits.
This gallery in Vestavia represents the works of Central Alabama artists and craftsmen.
Art Folk is a 501 (c)3 contemporary arts center in downtown Birmingham working to preserve regional arts heritage and provide a forum for socio-economic development through arts education. We are uniquely poised to reach into all areas of the community as downtown’s revitalization progresses and the arts community plays a significant role in that growth. (from website)
BAA is the oldest arts organization in the region and has been an independent association of visual and performing artists, arts enthusiasts, writers, and musicians for most of the last century. BAA particularly support the efforts of emerging artists and provides gallery space for this purpose in various locations around the city.
Located in downtown Birmingham, "beta pictoris gallery is dedicated to contemporary creativity in photography, painting, sculpture and works on paper as well as mixed media, with a strong emphasis on issue-driven artwork." (from website)
The hallway outside of the library is dedicated to featuring the work of local artists who have a love of plants, flowers, gardens or anything that has to do with the outdoors and nature. Works are displayed for 2 months at a time.
BCRI has two galleries that feature changing exhibits.
The Museum has a nationally recognized collection of art dating from ancient to modern times. Collection strengths include European, American, African, Asian, Pre-Columbian, and Native American art.
The gallery on the fourth floor of the Central Library features a wide variety of media, including paintings, photography, and fiber arts. Exhibits change monthly.
This gallery is located on Central Avenue in Homewood.
Cahaba Clayworks is an interactive clay facility created by long time clay artists Larry Allen and Tena Payne. It offers an inspiring and instructive environment for anyone interested in working with clay. Classes are offered at all levels from beginners to advanced.
Located over historic Cobb Lane Restaurant in Birmingham's Southside, the Cobb Lane Gallery features Southern artists who work in a variety of styles: realistic to abstract, impressionistic to non-representational, in oil, acrylic, watercolor, glass, fiber and pottery.
A new concept boutique combining a gallery, shop, and on-site studios. The boutique presents an eclectic mix of art, handmade arts and crafts, unique clothing and jewelry, all created exclusively by local Birmingham artists. Located in Historic Woodlawn on the corner of 1st Ave S and 55th Place S, (from website)
This gallery in Southside "is dedicated to the promotion and presentation of the fine arts and artists in the Birmingham, Alabama area" and strives to "make all works of art that are for sale as affordable as possible..." (from website)
This gallery in Pelham is a glass art gallery and kiln-formed glass teaching studio in owned and operated by two glass artists with the goal to promote local and regional glass artists, help new glass artists get their work out in the community and provide quality fused glass instruction. (adapted from website)
Exhibits work by professional artists and students in the fall, winter and spring.
Located on Hwy 280 in Inverness, this gallery carries the work of local and national artists and photographers and offers custom framing.
This gallery located in Homewood features regional artists.
This gallery located in the English Village area of Mountain Brook features works by local and regional artists.
Gallerie Alegria is a contemporary art glass gallery in English Village specializing in museum quality studio glass by national and international artists. Features a variety of styles and techniques.
This gallery in Cahaba Heights exhibits local artists with the artwork changing out on a 6-8 weeks schedule.
Located in Northport just outside Tuscaloosa, the Center nurtures Southern folk art roots while showcasing emerging American craft artists. Monthly exhibitions feature the work of both established artists and of up-and-comers.
Located in downtown Leeds, the Gallery hosts exhibits by local and regional artists.
This gallery specializes in fine art photography. It is located in the Cahaba Village Plaza next to Whole Foods on Hwy 280.
Located on Montclair Road, the Center Gallery features the work of local artists.
Located at Vulcan Park and Museum, home to the world's largest cast iron statue, the Gallery hosts periodically changing exhibits for visitors to appreciate the variety and abundance of area resources, both human and natural.
This gallery in the Lakeview District offers examples of representational and non-representational paintings and works of art ranging from classically inspired landscapes and still lifes to contemporary abstracts. Exhibits feature established and mid-career painters to emerging artists,
One of the Southeast’s oldest art galleries and one of the largest galleries in the South, this Homewood gallery represents artists from throughout the Southeast and the nation. Includes works in oils,acrylics, watercolor, pottery, and sculpture.
This gallery in the Lakeview District "houses a diverse collection of international exhibitors while still honoring its region by featuring artists from right here in Alabama."
This colorful gallery in Forest Park takes a fun approach to art. It focuses on functional art--art that serves more than an aesthetic purpose. The name "Naked Art" was chosen so people can understand and appreciate the artists' work with the "naked eye" and without feeling intimidated.
Located in the Edgwood district of Homewood, Red Dot is an intimate art gallery, as well as the working studio and teaching space of the owners. Red Dot exhibits the work of its two owners alongside the art of other national artists. The gallery also offers classes in painting, drawing, and pottery for children and adults.
The gallery features changing exhibits by regional and national artists.
This gallery "presents a year-round schedule of changing exhibitions devoted to contemporary arts, including works from the Permanent Collection. The gallery, located in Garland Hall, provides artistic and cultural enrichment for the university and West Alabama communities and is committed to representing a diverse range of artistic practices primarily through exhibition and lectureship." (from website)
This nonprofit community arts organization located in downtown Birmingham features ongoing exhibitions and collaborative art projects. Space One Eleven fosters interaction among professional artists, children, and communities. Free art classes.
The Visual Arts Gallery of the University of Alabama at Birmingham is committed to critically considering and representing a diverse range of arts practices. The Gallery serves as a site for artistic innovation and interrogation through exhibitions, both contemporary and historical, which contribute to discourses on contemporary culture.
The gallery exhibits change monthly and feature the work of local and regional artists.
The Gallery, located in Bloch Hall, is managed by the Art Department to support our curriculum and it is a major public venue for the visual arts in Shelby County. Four professional exhibitions and eight to ten BFA student shows are presented annually with public programming often included with each exhibit. (from website)
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