(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa will present the annual Tuscaloosa County School System Visual Arts Showcase May 6-25, 2022 in The Arts Council Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center.
The TCSS Showcase will open on May 6 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. during the First Friday Art Walk and will be comprised of works by both middle and high school students. Each art teacher will select seven to ten pieces with the display including a variety of media. There are six high schools, six middle schools and two intermediate schools in the TCSS.
Also featured during First Friday will be the third lantern workshop presented by Flow Tuscaloosa in the Black Box Theatre from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. The workshop is free and open to all ages. Workshop participants will work with artists to build lanterns that connect to the history and ecology of the Black Warrior River watershed, and in May, the group will gather with their lanterns for a parade down the Riverwalk. Visit https://flowtuscaloosa.com/ for more information about the project.
Gallery hours during the month of May are weekdays 9 a.m.- noon and 1-4 p.m. and also by appointment. For more information about all gallery events taking place on First Friday and the locations, visit www.firstfridaytuscaloosa.com.
The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center is located at 620 Greensboro Avenue in Downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information about the CAC, The Arts Council or Bama Theatre, patrons should LIKE the Facebook page “The Arts Council – Bama Theatre – Cultural Arts Center” and follow tuscarts on Twitter. Call 205-758-5195 or visit tuscarts.org for further information.