Located in the Bama Theatre, the Junior League Gallery opened in 1983 through fundraising efforts by members of the Junior League of Tuscaloosa. Originally the balcony lobby, the space was converted to a gallery through the installation of appropriate lighting and the alteration of the walls, making them suitable for hanging art work. In addition to Arts Council sponsored competitions/exhibits, the space is also available to local artists for individual or group exhibits commission free. Artists will be required to have a portfolio and original samples of their work for presentation to the staff before an exhibit is scheduled. The gallery is the home of the West Alabama Juried Show, Double Exposure Statewide Photography Exhibit and the Visual Art Achievement Awards.
Exhibit Dates: April 28-May 16, 2016
The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa will host “Westwood Art Month at the Bama” April 28-May 16, 2016 featuring the fine arts programs of Westwood Elementary. The event will include an exhibit of the students’ visual art and the 11th annual Musical Extravaganza in the theatre.
Westwood Elementary will hold its annual Musical Extravaganza Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. on stage at the historic Bama Theatre. This event will feature musical selections performed by the Westwood Singers II. The Westwood Singers will present “Go West!”, a musical that chronicles the history of Westward Expansion in the United States. Admission is $5 for adults and teens and $1 for children twelve and under who are not performing on stage. Over 100 students in grades one through five will participate in this production. The event is sponsored by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa, Westwood's adopt-a-school partner.
Art work created by students in grades K-5 will be displayed at the Bama’s Junior League Gallery April 28- May 16. All work is original and consists of drawing and painting. Awards for Best of Show, first, second, third and honorable mention will be presented in grades K-2 and 3-5. Admission to the exhibit is free. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. - 12 noon and 1 - 4 p.m. and also during Bama Theatre events. Enter the gallery through The Arts Council offices, located on the second floor of the PARA Building, during daytime hours.
The Arts Council is Westwood’s partner in the Tuscaloosa County Adopt-A-School program. For more information visit the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama at www.tuscaloosachamber.com/aas.
Monday – Friday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Also open during all
Bama Theatre events
Located in the Bama Theatre, enter the gallery through The Arts Council offices, located on the second floor of the PARA Building, during weekday hours.
For more information contact Sharron Rudowski at firstname.lastname@example.org