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Feb 2020

Feb 20, 2020 @ 2:00pm

The Alabama Center for the Arts (ACA) will welcome artists from the Core Ensemble to perform the chamber music theatre work Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance in recognition of Black History Month. The event is free and open to the public and will be held on Thursday, February 20 at 2:00 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center. Read the Press Release

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Mar 2020

Mar 2, 2020 @ 8:00am

Youth Art Month 2020

Annual Showcase of Young Talent The 17th annual exhibit features art by area students, elementary school through high school, in coordination with area school art teachers of Morgan County. Gallery Exhibit: March 2 - 27, 2020 YAM Awards Reception:  Thursday, March 12 @ 5:30pm Art Awards presented by Rotary Club of Decatur Daybreak (YEA Decatur! - for Youth Education Arts)

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Feb 20-Mar 7, 2020

Calhoun Theatre presents The Comedy of Errors – The Pop Musical

Calhoun Theatre has turned Shakespeare’s hilarious farce of mistaken identity, The Comedy of Errors, into a rousing pop musical. The show is filled with dancing and popular songs as two sets of identical twins cause mayhem and laughs in the zany and colorful town of Ephesus. Dates: February 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 and March 5, 6 at 7:00pm Sunday, March 1 at 2:00pm Saturday, March 7 at 5:00pm ACA Studio Theatre, Performing Arts building Tickets:  $12 general admission | $8 for students and…

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Apr 2020

Apr 2, 2020 @ 8:00am

Calhoun Community College 2020 Student Art Show

April 2-15, 2020 ACA Main & Walking Galleries Free and open to the public Awards Reception & Ceremony: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 12:00noon-1:00pm Entry Guidelines & More Info:

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Apr 27–May 29, 2020

Athens State University Senior Art Exhibition “LOOK” Spring 2020

Athens State University faculty, staff, and students at the Alabama Center for the Arts have had to adjust to a “less-than-ideal” ending to the spring semester thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. On-ground classes transitioned to online formats, and all in-person events were cancelled. This consequently affected the bi-annual “LOOK” senior art exhibit, which was planned as an in-person exhibit in the Center’s main gallery. However, in lieu of cancelling the LOOK exhibit altogether, the Alabama Center for the Arts faculty…

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Jun 2020

Jun 5, 2020 @ 8:00am

Guadalupe Lanning Robinson “Continuation” Exhibit

“Continuation” features the uniquely artistic talents of Guadalupe Lanning Robinson, a native of Mexico City, who has lived in Alabama for more than 30 years with her husband, an Alabama native. Robinson’s pottery is a blend of her Mexican culture and tradition with the culture and tradition of the Deep South. She also creates quilts with mesmerizing patterns and designs, including a unique flair that distinguishes her work from that of other artists. The “Continuation” exhibit is now available online…

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Jul 2020

Jul 8, 2020 @ 8:00am

Passages: 2015-2020 featuring Brooke P. Alexander

Main Gallery Exhibition Passages: 2015-2020 (Brooke P. Alexander, Artist) Dates: July 8 – August 26, 2020 Brooke P. Alexander, born and raised in Athens, Alabama, attended both Calhoun Community College and Athens State University, representing a tremendous success story for the Alabama Center for the Arts. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with a minor in English from Athens State in 2015. Alexander then moved to Oxford, Mississippi and received her Master of Fine Arts in Studio…

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Jul 14, 2020 @ 8:00am

2020 Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama

ACA Summer Hours: Mon-Wed, 8am-5pm Thurs, 8am-8pm Fri, 8am-12pm The 2020 Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama exhibit is a traveling juried art show that displays artwork created by students throughout Alabama who have visual impairments, blindness, and/or deaf-blindness. The show will be displayed through Wednesday, August 26 in the Walking Gallery. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama has been hosted by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the University…

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Aug 2020

Aug 24, 2020 @ 6:00pm

Passages: 2015-2020 Zoom Artist Talk featuring Brooke P. Alexander

Unusual times call for a new approach! Since the ACA can't host a face-to-face artist talk with reception, we are hosting our very first Zoom Artist Talk with Brooke P. Alexander! Monday, August 24th at 6:00pm Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 863 8764 0719 Passcode: 996194 Hope to "see" you there! About the Exhibit Passages: 2015-2020 (Brooke P. Alexander, Artist) Dates: July 8 – August 26, 2020 “Passages: 2015-2020” will be featured in the Alabama Center for the Art’s…

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Sep 2020

Sep 2, 2020 @ 8:00am

Calhoun Community College 2020 Student Art Show

The Show that Almost Wasn't September 2-17, 2020 ACA Main Gallery Free and open to the public Closing Awards & Reception: Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 12:00noon-1:00pm View Photo Gallery

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