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Musical Performance to Kick Off Exhibit at UA’s Paul Jones Gallery of Art

Press Release: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A musical performance by Atlanta-based visual artist and musician Lonnie Holley, known to locals as “The Sandman,” will kick off the next exhibit at the Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibit, “The Whole Mine,” will be displayed March 3-April 11 and will showcase works by

Art Exhibit “Migration/s” Opens at UA’s Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art

Press Release: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — “Migration/s,” a collaborative exhibit that explores the theme of migration through works of art in the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama, will open at the Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa March 5. The exhibit, part of a semester-long exploration

UA’s Paul Jones Gallery of Art to Open ‘Identity Lessons’

Press Release: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — An exhibition of works curated by art students at The University of Alabama will open at The Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa Dec. 3. “Identity Lessons” will showcase works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama, chosen by more than

UA’s Paul Jones Lecture Series Opens with Brantley Visit

Press Release: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Internationally recognized artist James Sherman Brantley, who has been a part of the American art scene for more than 40 years, will visit The University of Alabama Oct. 24 as part of the Paul R. Jones Lecture Series. He will give a lecture titled “James Brantley: View from an Artist”

UA’s Paul Jones Gallery of Art Unveils ‘Depicting Portraits’ Exhibit

Press Release: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa will unveil its next exhibit, “Depicting Portraits” with an opening reception at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23. The exhibit will showcase works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, which is managed by the department of art and art

Art Historian to Present Paul R. Jones Lecture, Curate Exhibit at UA

Press Release: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Dr. Bridget R. Cooks, a leading scholar on African American art and culture, will visit The University of Alabama to speak on “Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum,” Wednesday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in room 205 of Smith Hall on the UA campus. The lecture is

UA’s Paul Jones Gallery of Art to Hold Grand Opening, Unveil Next Exhibit

Press Release: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The grand opening of the Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa will begin with a public reception from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28. It will showcase “When Words Fall Short,” featuring a selection of works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art, which is managed

‘Digital Obscura’ Exhibit Opens at UA’s Paul R. Jones Gallery

Press Release: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Art students in an advanced digital photography course at The University of Alabama have gained “real world” experience by curating an exhibit of their own original works. The exhibit, “Digital Obscura,” will be displayed through Dec.16 at the Paul R. Jones Gallery in downtown Tuscaloosa. The gallery is managed by

Photographer to Present Lecture at UA, Display Works at Paul R. Jones Gallery

Press Release: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. —The second exhibit in the newly opened University of Alabama Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa will feature the work of Atlanta-based photographer Sheila Pree Bright, who will also visit the UA campus to discuss her work. Bright’s work will be on display at the gallery Oct. 6