“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.

Southern History Photography Exhibited at the Jones Gallery

From UA Dialog: The works of two Alabama photographers, William J. Anderson and P. H. Polk, are displayed this month at UA’s Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art, giving patrons a glimpse of the U.S. South from the Depression through the Civil Rights eras. The exhibit, “Parallel Visions: William J. Anderson and P.H. Polk Photographs from

‘Migration’ exhibit shows effects of movement

From The Tuscaloosa News: The Paul R. Jones Gallery’s exhibit “Migration,” on display through April 19, showcases art that illustrates the effects of mass movements of people to different locations. The exhibit features works from the permanent Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art. The collection is made up of 1700 pieces valued at $5

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