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Sunday, December 3, 2017
[ details ] First Sundays
@ 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM
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Learn more about works of art on view at the Museum in these FREE docent-led tours, held the FIRST Sunday of each month at 1 P.M. .
Monday, December 4, 2017
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
[ details ] Short Course: Uncommon Territory
@ 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
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Join us for this Short Course as Curator of Art Dr. Jennifer Jankauskas and Assistant Curator of Education Elisabeth Palmer lead discussions with several artists represented in the exhibition Uncommon Territory: Contemporary Art in Alabama.

December 5 Artists Elisabeth Pellathy and Annie B. Campbell Elisabeth Pellathy is a multi-disciplinary artist, utilizing drawing, printmaking, electronic media, and digital fabrication in her work. Her art is reflective of issues raised by the disappearance of species, language, culture, and information. Annie B. Campbell is a sculptor who works primary with clay in addition to various mixed media. Her current concepts revolve around specific environmental elements, including accidents related to the extraction and transportation of fossil fuels.

December 12 Artists Irby Pace and Carlton Nell Irby Pace is a photography and continues to be interested in capturing movement photographically by utilizing smoke in order to activate the landscape. Carlton Nell is an oil painter whose large oil paintings and small drawings capture the essence of a moment, a place, or a sensation in nature.

January 9 Jennifer Jankauskas and Elisabeth Palmer The Curators will present an overview of other artists in the exhibition and contemporary practices in Alabama.

January 16 Artists E. Bruce Phillips Jr. and Darius Hill E. Bruce Phillips Jr. is a mixed media artist whose work plays with perspective in order to investigate the interconnection between humans the built environment. Darius Hill's recent work is a meditation on identity. Using a variety of media, he examines the notion of the 'black experience'.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Thursday, December 7, 2017
[ details ] EARTH’S HEART: Connecting Cultures
@ 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM
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Visit ARTWORKS on Thursday afternoons to learn about the art of India. Each month participants will explore a different culture. ARTWORKS Educator Kelly Bazan will introduce young learners to the basic greetings, visual arts, music, clothing, and traditions of the country in focus. Connections will also be made to works in the Museum's galleries. This class is free and open to the public, no reservation required (limit 25 students). Click here to learn more about this series of programs.
[ details ] Art Ed Central
@ 4:30 PM — 6:00 PM
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We invite art educators to join us for FREE monthly workshops to learn more about utilizing the Museum as a classroom resource. After informative gallery talks with Museum curators, participants enjoy related art lessons in the studio. Participants earn certification hours. Light refreshments will be served. Art Ed Central is a regional division of the Alabama Art Education Association. Workshops are co-hosted by the Museum and organized by the AAEA District Representative Sally Chambliss, art teacher at Loveless Academic Magnet Program. To register for workshops, contact Brandy Morrison at edsecy@mmfa.org or call 334.240.4365. .
Friday, December 8, 2017
Saturday, December 9, 2017

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