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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
November 5, 2018

“LOOK” Senior Show To Open November 7

Dateline: November 5, 2018 “LOOK,” Athens State University’s bi-annual showcase of its studio art, art education, and graphic design seniors, is set to open on Wednesday, November 7 at the Alabama Center for the Arts. This semester’s show will feature three seniors whose work focuses on the exploration of unique… Continue Reading “LOOK” Senior Show To Open November 7
October 22, 2018

The Athenian Players Present “Hamlet”

Dateline: October 22, 2018 Experience one of the greatest English language plays ever written – Shakespeare’s moving story of deceit and revenge, Hamlet, performed by the Athenian Players. Set in the kingdom of Elsinore, Denmark, Prince Hamlet seeks revenge on his uncle Claudius for both the murder of his father,… Continue Reading The Athenian Players Present “Hamlet”
August 15, 2018

Students Can Join the Calhoun Chorale in Conjunction With New Minor

Students Can Join the Calhoun Chorale in Conjunction With New Minor Dateline: August 14, 2018 Calhoun Community College is opening their Chorale to students at Athens State University. Students may participate in the Calhoun Chorale free of charge during the Fall 2018 semester. Athens State will be launching a new… Continue Reading Students Can Join the Calhoun Chorale in Conjunction With New Minor
August 13, 2018

Local Artists Celebrate Bankhead Forest & Wheeler Refuge Anniversaries

July 2, 2018

Athenian Players to Present “The Odd Couple” (Female Version)

May 10, 2018

ACA to Host Historic Home Lecture

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