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

Art Lessons

From UA Dialog: By Terri Robertson The late Paul R. Jones was an art collector who over his lifetime amassed one of the largest collections of African-American art in the world. His selections were eclectic, but they all reflected his passion: “The collection speaks of a politics of integration and equality, revival, trying to fundamentally

University of Alabama celebrates Black History Month with art, lectures, music

From Al.com: TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — The University of Alabama has nearly 30 events planned in the coming weeks to commemorate Black History Month on its Tuscaloosa campus. The calendar is coordinated by UA’s Crossroads Community Center, an intercultural initiative through the Division of Community Affairs. Events run through the beginning of March and range from

Scottsboro Boys photos on display downtown

From The Tuscaloosa News: An exhibit of historic photographs documenting the 1933 retrial of one of the Scottsboro Boys defendants will be on display at the University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa until Feb. 21. The exhibit “Scottsboro Boys: The Fred Hiroshige Photographs” opened Friday and features images from

UA’s Sonic Frontiers Concert series kicks off tonight with Tuscaloosa Monorail taping

From Al.com: TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — The University of Alabama’s New College recently announced its 2013-14 Sonic Frontiers Concert Series, and it kicks off tonight with Them Natives in a live taping of the show “Tuscaloosa Monorail” at Green Bar. This fall’s events feature musicians who “explore the outer boundaries of folk and rock, incorporate cutting-edge