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Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Museum of Art.

Donald Wood retired in December after working as a curator at The Birmingham Museum of Art for 30 years and spending the last 17 years in charge of the facility’s large Asian art collection. Read more

Central City

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Jesse Chambers

Artist and Birmingham native Sara Garden Armstrong has lived in New York 35 years, making drawings, artist books and sculptures. Read more

Faces

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The old commercial strip in the East Lake neighborhood is being revived after decades of neglect ― especially the 7600 block of First Avenue North ― and the arts are definitely playing a part. Read more

East Lake

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Photos courtesy of Beverly McNeil.

Beverly McNeil brings ‘balanced roster’ of essential element — art — to Lakeview Read more

Happenings

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Photo by Shay Allen.

When artist Libby Pantazis decided to open a gallery, she knew it had to be in downtown Birmingham, at least in part due to the area’s increased pedestrian traffic and what she calls “the energy and excitement” of the people who live there. Read more

Business

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

“Art is one of the most powerful things on this planet,” said Birmingham visual artist Rob Clifton. Read more

Faces

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Photos by Rachel Hellwig.

Alabama Ballet costume director Wendy Gamble reflects on her journey, work. Read more

Faces

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Photo by Patty Bradley.

Sloss artist in residence Ajene Williams polishes raw talent as metal arts sculptor. Read more

Faces

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Photo by Tara Massouleh.

Artist Craig Legg is bringing new life to East Lake’s most infamous theater with the opening of his art exhibit, “History of Jazz: An Exercise in Visual Storytelling.” Read more

East Lake

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Photo by Sarah Cook.

Blank Space Mural Project just one of several groups reclaiming public spaces in the form of street art. Read more

Faces

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Photo courtesy of Charles Buchanan

Show highlights Charles Buchanan’s depictions of Birmingham skyline, neighborhoods and more. Read more

Happenings

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Photo courtesy of Clark Scott.

Anna Foshee takes the helm at Sanspointe Dance Company. Read more

Happenings

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Photos by Frank Couch.

Space One Eleven in downtown Birmingham may be an art gallery, but it’s not a traditional commercial gallery. Read more

Happenings

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Photo by Erica Techo.

A father-son relationship surpasses norms as kindred spirits share artistic aspirations. Read more

Faces