“Public Charge”: Diasporic Immigrant Artists

The Paul R. Jones Museum is proud to present “Public Charge”: Diasporic Immigrant Artists, November 1-December 13, 2019. “Public Charge” features works by Latin and Caribbean artists from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, curated by Dr. Wendy Castenell and her ARH 490/550 class with Jones Museum curator Emily Bibb. As Dr. Castenell’s students explain

Purvis Young: Born in Liberty City

The Paul R. Jones Museum presents Purvis Young: Born in Liberty City, September 6 through October 25, 2019, in downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibition of 27 pieces by the self-taught artist has been selected entirely from the Seiler Zaden Rimes Collection, with the assistance of UA alumnus Richard Zaden. The public is invited to a First

Exposé- Black Women Through Time

Whitfield Lovell In the world of journalism, an exposé is a story that reveals new and shocking information about a person or institution. Within the world of fashion, however, exposé refers to a showcase debuting inno vative designs. Our exhibition undertakes something analogous to the latter sense of the term, wherein the surprises hold positive

The Paul R. Jones Museum presents “The Shadows”

We are proud to present a curated show by Honors Students led by Chris Davenport, of New College here at The University of Alabama. They selected the works and prepared the following curatorial statement: A large aspect of society is our perception of the idea of womanhood and the female role. Despite large steps in support of

“My Spot in the Sunlight” Advocates for Inclusive Civic Participation

On display between September 7 and October 26, the exhibition “My Spot in the Sunlight” is part of the effort for the For Freedoms 50 State Initiative. For Freedoms is a platform for greater participation in the arts and in civil society. We produce exhibitions, installations, public programs, and billboard campaigns to advocate for inclusive

Show Inspired by ‘Black Panther’ Opening at Jones Museum

The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Museum will feature a new exhibition, “BAM! Black Panther and the Black Arts Movement in the Paul R. Jones Collection,” beginning Friday, July 6. The exhibition, curated by Emily Bibb and Dr. Wendy Castenell, UA assistant professor of art and art history, was inspired by the recent blockbuster

Paul R. Jones Museum to Show Graduate Student Exhibit “Mecca”

The Paul R. Jones Museum will feature the curatorial work of seven University of Alabama graduate students from March 2 to April 27. This exhibit is a multi-layered look at the idea of mecca as revealed initially in Harlem and Atlanta, two spaces to which people of African descent have migrated since the early 20th

Elementary Students to Showcase Art at UA’s Paul R. Jones Museum

Fifteen students from Arcadia Elementary School will display their artwork alongside pieces from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Museum from Jan. 10 to Feb. 23. The public is invited to attend the exhibit, “All That Art! All That Jazz!” free of charge.