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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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Sep 23, 2020 @ 8:00am

5th Annual Juried Faculty & Alumni Show

ACA's 5th Annual Juried Faculty & Alumni Show opened on Wednesday, September 23 in the Main Gallery and showcases 41 selections from 23 artists consisting of faculty, staff, or alumni of Calhoun Community College and Athens State University. The show will remain open until Tuesday, November 10. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Daniel White served as the juror for this year’s show. White formerly taught as an adjunct for Athens State University at the Alabama Center for…

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Sep 24, 2020 @ 8:00am

2020 Emerging Artists Exhibition

The 2020 Emerging Artists Exhibition showcases 43 works of art created by 18 student artists from Calhoun Community College and Athens State University. Three faculty members from the ACA Gallery Committee served as jurors for the show. The exhibit will remain open through Monday, October 26 in the ACA Walking Gallery. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Dates: Sept. 24 - Oct. 26, 2020 ACA Walking Gallery

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Sep 20-26, 2020

Tempest and Temperance – Scenes from Shakespeare

Calhoun Theatre returns to the ACA Studio Theatre! FREE ADMISSION / No tickets or Advanced Reservations Only the first 50 people to arrive will be admitted in to the theater. MASKS REQUIRED. September 20 at 2:00 PM September 23 at 1:00 PM September 22, 24, 25 at 7:00 PM September 26 at 5:00 PM Audience Limited to 50 People Socially Distanced Seating For information contact Calhoun Theatre at 256/306-2693 or

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Nov 2020

Nov 10–Dec 4, 2020

2020 Calhoun Fall Student Art Show – Where Design Meets Art

Location: Alabama Center for the Arts, Walking Gallery Opening date: November 10, 2020 Closing date: December 4, 2020

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Nov 12-14, 2020

Athenian Players present Clue: Stay-At-Home Version

The Athenian Players for their Fall 2020 production are presenting Clue: Stay-At-Home Version adapted from the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, Written by Sandy Rustin, and directed by Dr. Hugh K. Long. Event: Clue: Stay-At-Home Version Dates: November 12, 13, 14 Time: 7:00pm CST Where: Live stream via Broadway on Demand ($5 cost - see details below) All performances will be streaming live on Broadway on Demand on November 12th, 13th, and 14th beginning at 7pm CST. The cost to view…

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Nov 17–Dec 9, 2020

Athens State University Senior Thesis Exhibition, LOOK (Fall 2020)

The art faculty at Athens State University rotate our thesis class, and this semester it was taught by Jamie Adams, Assistant Professor of Art. The Look art exhibition showcases the work of Athens State University’s graduating seniors. The show opens on Nov. 17 and runs through Dec. 9, free and open to the public*. Look features an all-female group six outstanding artists with over 48 artworks between them. These works include a wide range of mediums from web design and…

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Jan 2021

Jan 7, 2021 @ 8:00am

“Convalescence” by Jane Philips

The Alabama Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the opening of “Convalescence,” a collection of paintings by Jane Philips. Philips describes the exhibit as a collection that “catalogues the relationship between human and nature; a cleansing of the soul through decay, death, rebirth, meditation, isolation, wonder, and growth.” The show will be featured in the Center’s Main Gallery from January 7 until February 19. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Read the Press Release

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Jan 8–Feb 19, 2021

Juried Festival of the Cranes Art Exhibition

Juried Festival of the Cranes Art Exhibition, in connection with the Friends of Wheeler Wildlife Refuge Association's Festival of the Cranes celebration, is a display of innovative and progressive works by ACA faculty, staff and students that feature a diversity of art media depicting Whooping cranes, Sandhill cranes, raptors, birds, fish and other wildlife and nature. ACA Walking Gallery, Visual Arts building January 8 - February 19, 2021 ACA Special Hours: Saturday, January 9th – 10am-3pm The Friends of Wheeler…

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Feb 2021

Feb 17-27, 2021


Decatur, AL – Calhoun Community College Theatre presents, the Tony Award-winning rock musical, Two Gentlemen of Verona. This event is free and open to the public. The show is adapted from Shakespeare’s comedy of the same name by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright John Guare, with music by Galt MacDermot, composer of Hair. The songs are rock, R&B, ballads, and even some spicy salsa, all under the musical direction of Lauren Cantrell Salerno. The musical features a lot of dancing that is…

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