Art of the State celebrates the 2018 Alabama Bicentennial theme “Honoring Our People” by focusing on contemporary art by artists currently living in, or native to, the state of Alabama. More details to follow.
Alabama Contemporary’s next major nine-month exhibition and community initiative features multimedia works by fifteen of Cuba’s foremost contemporary artists and explores Cuban culture through the categories of Home & Family, Play & Recreation, Travel & Transportation, Communications & Technology, and Dreams.
From May 4, 2017 Alabama Contemporary Art Center presents ‘Sister Shores: From Mobile to Havana’, a four month exhibition and initiative for community engagement exploring contemporary life in Cuba.
Alabama Contemporary partnered with the Souls Grown Deep Foundation of Atlanta, Georgia, to produce History Refused to Die, an exhibition featuring seventy-five works of art by fifteen self-taught African American artists from Alabama.
Featuring projects from the Los Angeles Nomadic Division and Tom Leeser from CalArts, Pre-Glo focused on the concept of globalism and its effect on contemporary social issues.
In 2012, Alabama Contemporary saw record-breaking numbers for the Futures Project, featuring Kenny Scharf, Candy Chang, Dawn DeDeaux, Nina Weisman, Tom Leeser, and New York design firm, 2X4