Events for Tuesday, Aug 01, 2017

Contemporary Alabama Photography

Guest Curator Richard McCabe (Curator of Photography at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans) selects work by various photography artists from throughout Alabama as part of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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THE MOBILE DELTA: Glass & Light

Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changeling environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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MPL: Silver Screenings

It’s a Senior Getaway! Join us for refreshments and a film. Our film is Sister Act. The film runs 96 minutes and is rated PG. Reservations are required. For more information or to reserve a space, please call 438-7075.

Location: Toulminville Branch

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Sunny Side Drama: Drama Junior: Pre-K- 3rd Grade

Each week's camp ends with a skit based on the theme for the week. Campers have lines, learn songs, dances, and help make the backdrop.

Location: Azalea City Center for the Arts

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USA: “Beauty in USA’s Back Yard” Art Exhibit

“Beauty in USA’s Back Yard” refers to the beauty Ron and Dawn have discovered at USA’s very own Glenn Sabastian Nature Trail. It is their hope that by this exhibit, they can make more people aware of the beauty of the nature trail. All but two of the photographs in this exhibit were taken at the nature trail (the other two were taken on USA Campus). The nature trail has been a part of the USA campus for nearly 30 years. Efforts to officially recognize the trail began with geography major Amy Milam in 2006. Amy mapped the trails and held numerous fundraisers that helped to pay for trail improvements. She also received approval to name the trail for Dr. Glenn Sebastian. In the fall of 2011, Brian Allred, assistant director of Campus Recreation, spearheaded efforts to bring the nature trail project to fruition. With substantial financial support from the Student Government Association, the Glenn Sebastian Nature Trail is now a reality.

Ron and Dawn have been interested in photography their whole lives and are both well-traveled, having taken pictures the world over. Interested in many facets of photography, they have a special love for the beauty of God’s nature, which is exemplified by the Glenn Sabastian Nature Trail.

The exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours.
http://www.southalabama.edu/librarygalleries/current.html. ​

Location: Marx Library, University of South Alabama

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The Visionary Art of Frederick Alan Marchman

A native Mobilian and lover of the flora and fauna of the coastal south, this show includes over a 150 pieces of art: paintings, sculpture and pottery and works on paper. Come celebrate Fred Marchman's work throughout the month of August, and meet his friends and family during the reception on ArtWalk night, August 11, from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.

Location: Mobile Arts Council

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Chickasaw Civic Theatre: The Little Mermaid

Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film produced by Howard Ashman & Josh Musker and written and directed by John Musker & Ron Clements.  For tickets and information visit cctshows.com or call 251-457-8887

Location: Chickasaw Civic Theatre

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