Alabama Center for the Arts – Athens State University

Alabama Center for the Arts

August 19, 2019
Toni Morrison | 1931 - 2019

ACA to Hold Tribute to Toni Morrison

Dateline: August 19, 2019 The Alabama Center for the Arts will be holding a tribute to Toni Morrison on Friday, August 23 from 12:30 – 2:00 pm in the Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Building. Don Noble, an Alabama Distinguished Literary Scholar and host of Alabama Public Radio’s book… Continue Reading ACA to Hold Tribute to Toni Morrison
August 8, 2019
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Zeuxis “My Studio”Exhibit to Open August 15

Dateline: August 8, 2019 The Alabama Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the opening of Zeuxis’ “My Studio” exhibit in the Main Gallery on Thursday, August 15. Zeuxis, an association of still life painters, was founded by Phyllis Floyd and several of her painter colleagues in her New… Continue Reading Zeuxis “My Studio”Exhibit to Open August 15
August 7, 2019
Dr. Philip Way Takes Office as Athens State 37th President

Way Takes Office As Athens State’s 37th President

Dateline: August 6, 2019 Athens State University welcomed Dr. Philip Way and his wife, Cheryl, to campus on August 1 as Dr. Way officially took office as the University’s 37th President. Way, who previously served as Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs and as interim president at… Continue Reading Way Takes Office As Athens State’s 37th President
August 7, 2019
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“WINK!” Senior Show Now Open

The Alabama Center for the Arts invites you to “Wink!,” a special single-student senior showcase featuring Athens State University graphic design major, Rachel Jackson. “Wink!” will be on display through Monday, August 26, with an artist reception on Friday, August 16 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. The exhibit and reception… Continue Reading “WINK!” Senior Show Now Open
August 7, 2019
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Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama to Open September 9

The Alabama Center for the Arts will be hosting the 2019 Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama, a traveling juried art show that displays artwork created by students throughout the state of Alabama who have visual impairments, blindness, and/or deaf-blindness. The show will be displayed from Monday, September 9 through… Continue Reading Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama to Open September 9
July 12, 2019
Let's Murder Marsha Artwork

Athenian Players to Present Let’s Murder Marsha

Dateline: July 12, 2019 The Athenian Players invite you to join them as they present the wildly hilarious tale of how a misunderstanding left a happy housewife to believe that she was going to be murdered by her family. In their Summer 2019 performance of Let’s Murder Marsha by Monk… Continue Reading Athenian Players to Present Let’s Murder Marsha
May 29, 2019

ACA to Host 78th National Annual Exhibition of the Watercolor Society of Alabama

Dateline: May 29, 2019 The Alabama Center for the Arts will be hosting the Watercolor Society of Alabama’s 78th National Annual Exhibition. Presented in the Main and Walking Galleries, the exhibition will be free and open to the public beginning on Sunday, June 2 and continue through Friday, August 2.… Continue Reading ACA to Host 78th National Annual Exhibition of the Watercolor Society of Alabama
May 20, 2019

ACA To Launch New Fine Arts Camp

Dateline: May 15, 2019 This June, the Alabama Center for the Arts will be hosting a new summer arts pathway program titled “The Project” to give local high school students an in-depth experience in the world of visual and performing arts. The intensive two-week experience will help shape and bolster… Continue Reading ACA To Launch New Fine Arts Camp
May 6, 2019

Bergeron Wins Alabama Spring Art Contest

Dateline: May 6, 2019 Recently retired Athens State University art professor, Gail Bergeron, won first place in the Alabama Spring Art Contest and Exhibit with her painting “Bold Boulder.” As an avid hiker, Bergeron drew inspiration for her art piece from a hike she took in the Bankhead Forest, painting… Continue Reading Bergeron Wins Alabama Spring Art Contest
April 9, 2019

“LOOK” Senior Show to Open April 30th

Dateline: April 9, 2019 “LOOK,” Athens State University’s bi-annual showcase of its studio art, art education, and graphic design seniors, is set to open on Tuesday, April 30 at the Alabama Center for the Arts. This semester’s show will feature seven seniors whose work represents a wide variety of media… Continue Reading “LOOK” Senior Show to Open April 30th
March 6, 2019

Athenian Players Present Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Athenian Players Present Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Dateline: March 6, 2019 The Athenian Players invite you to experience the marvelously creative tale of Hamlet through the eyes of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two hapless minor characters in Shakespeare’s iconic play. Acclaimed as a modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are… Continue Reading Athenian Players Present Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
February 27, 2019

Youth Art Month Planned at ACA

Youth Art Month Planned at ACA Dateline: February 27, 2019 This March, the Alabama Center for the Arts will be celebrating Youth Art Month, an annual celebration of visual arts. A special Youth Art Month exhibit will open March 1 featuring art by area students in elementary school through high… Continue Reading Youth Art Month Planned at ACA
February 11, 2019

Annual Mardi Gras Celebration Scheduled in Athens

Annual Mardi Gras Celebration Scheduled in Athens Dateline: February 11, 2019 Eight years ago, Athens State University Art Professor Gail Bergeron challenged her art sculpture students to help bring Mardi Gras to Downtown Athens. The New Orleans native created a block party where students, dubbed the Athens State University ARTHEADS,… Continue Reading Annual Mardi Gras Celebration Scheduled in Athens
January 23, 2019

The Scottsboro Boys to Premiere in Alabama

January 23, 2019 Athens, AL – The Alabama Center for the Arts (ACA), Athens State University, Calhoun Community College, Red Mountain Theatre Company, and The Princess Theatre will host a press event on Thursday, January 24, 2019, 3:30 PM at The Princess Theater to announce details for the Alabama premiere of… Continue Reading The Scottsboro Boys to Premiere in Alabama
November 12, 2018

“Shakti” Exhibit by Tiril Benton to Open at the Center for the Arts

Dateline: November 9, 2018 The Alabama Center for the Arts will be opening a new exhibit titled shakti on Thursday, November 29, 2018. The exhibit will feature artwork by award-winning artist, Tiril Benton. Tiril has participated in a lifetime of immersion in the arts, culminating in a wonderful body of… Continue Reading “Shakti” Exhibit by Tiril Benton to Open at the Center for the Arts