Exhibit openings at both The Arts Council and The University of Alabama Galleries in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center take place on First Fridays from 5-8 pm and are free and open to the public.
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Hours: First Friday 5-8 p.m.
The Arts Council Gallery
Exhibit: “Celebration & Preservation” is an Alabama Bicentennial Commission Commemorative project celebrating two centuries of Alabama’s architectural history. Twenty-five pen-and-ink drawings of buildings from throughout the state have been created by Melissa B. Tubbs for a traveling exhibition that will be shown at six venues.
Exhibit Dates: May 4-25
Reception: May 4 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday
The University of Alabama Gallery
Exhibit: "(un)Wrapt: New Arts Research by Creative Campus Fellows"
The research projects on display include
- “Internal,” a project by senior music composition major Jared Tubbs that sonifies the human body through the use of biofeedback devices.
- “Mixed Reality,” a collaboration between dancer/choreographers Alex Mannings, a senior majoring in dance and physics, and Alexia Acebo, a senior majoring in dance and psychology, that explores the process of choreographing dance for 360-degree video.
- “C(art)ographic Conjunctions,” a study of individuals’ place on campus by doctoral student Maureen Flint.
- “Artifacts of Social Cohesion,” a sculpture, created by senior interdisciplinary studies major Nick Jackson, that creates an immersive experience with both the physical structure of the piece and the inscriptions carved into its surface.
Exhibit Dates: May 4-15
Reception: Exhibit opens May 4 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday