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Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama

April 1st - May 13th For over a decade, WMA has hosted the Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama, an exhibition of work created by Alabama students with visual impair... more

Youth Art Month 2017

Each March, the Wiregrass Museum of Art hosts Youth Art Month, an event celebrated annually in schools, museums, and other organizations around the country. The ... more

Guest Room in the Unconscious Mind

January 20-March 25 Cindy Wagner is a visual narrator, telling stories through a variety of media including photography, digital image making, mixed media, and ... more

Soul Glow: A Black Experience

January 20-February 18 "My most recent work is a response to discoveries made while exploring the notion of the 'black experience.' The objective continues to be ... more

Southern Abstraction

October 21-December 31 This exhibition represents a collection of Southern artists who use abstraction as a vehicle to explore symbology, shared language and the ... more

Bud Harris - Firmly Planted In The Black Belt

October 21-December 31 "I am a painter of the South, specifically the geographic area of Alabama called the Black Belt. Having been born and raised in this part ... more

B16: Wiregrass Biennial

July 21-Sept 24 B16: Wiregrass Biennial showcases the region’s most talented contemporary artists, illustrating the South’s rich cultural heritage. The ... more

Assimilation: From Clay to Cotton, the Pottery of Guadalupe Lanning Robinson

Guadalupe Lanning Robinson July 21-Dec 31 Delicately crafted by Guadalupe Robinson, each piece speaks to the artist’s rich cultural heritage and history. This ... more

Made in Alabama

April 22nd - June 25th Made in Alabama explores the work of eight Alabama artists – Butch Anthony, Katie Baldwin, Doug Baulos, Cal Breed,Natalie Chanin, ... more

Stones In My Pathway

April 22nd - June 25th Photographs of Southern Blues Culture by Bill Steber 61 Highway is the longest road I know Goes all the way from ... more

Southern As by Amos Kennedy

June 1-September 24 Southern As exhibits the prints of famed letterpress printer Amos Kennedy, whose notable work deals primarily with culture, politics, and race. ... more

Perspectives

Perspectives presents the unique worldview of photographers Sandy Spengler, Dave Wehrly, and George Mathison. All local artists, Spengler, Wehrly, and Mathison are ... more

An Autobiography in Clay

January 22nd - June 25th Delicately crafted by Betsy Kendrick, each piece in An Autobiography in Clay speaks to the artist’s life. This exhibition includes ... more

KEEP ON PUSHING: the Rosa Parks show by Tim Kerr and Friends

Multi-talented artist, musician and activist Tim Kerr has created an immersive body of paintings, drawings and collages inspired by the spirit and legacy of social ... more

Out of the Vault: 25 Years of Collecting

WMA is pleased to announce the opening of Out of the Vault: 25 Years of Collecting, a particularly poignant exhibition on display in the fall. In 2016, WMA will ... more

Standards - Kim Whaley

Kim Whaley is a mixed-media artist and native of Troy, Alabama. Whaley’s work predominantly consists of blends of charcoal and paint, though the media are often ... more

Youth Art Month 2016

The annual exhibition of student art, for grades K-12, at the Wiregrass Museum of Art highlights visual art created in our area schools. Public, private, and home ... more

Barbara Mann: Transformation & Evolution

Barbara Mann has had over 35 years' experience as a metal and jewelry artist. Her work represents highly rendered visions of movement within nature. Of her work, ... more

Frank Gaines: Photo Bucket List Challenge

#MyDowntownDothan Frank Gaines has documented Dothan and its history for decades, lending his keen eye as a photographer to chronicle the life and culture of our ... more

Real-Lives: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington

Presented by Mike Schmitz and Family with generous support from the Friends of Dale Kennington July 17 – September 26, 2015   From da Vinci to ... more

Self Taught: Folk art from the Permanent Collection

The Wiregrass Museum of Art will showcase work from its permanent collection by American folk artists in an exhibition titled Self-Taught. Often characterized as ... more

Helen Keller Art Show

For over a decade, the Wiregrass Museum of Art has hosted The Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama. The Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama is an annual show for students ... more

A Cast of Blues

A celebration of the rich musical heritage of the blues, A Cast of Blues features 40 resin cast masks of blues legends created by artist Sharon McConnell-Dickerson. ... more

Gee's Bend Quilter's Collective

The exhibition of Gee’s Bend quilts explores the intricate artistry from a most unexpected source. Made primarily from recycled materials, the quilts have been ... more

Breaking the Silo - Through March 28

  We live in the most technologically advanced society to date. Some of this advanced technology is a result of or has lead to the creation of things that ... more

Flat Granny and Me: A procession in my mind - Through February 21

  Jenny Fine photographed her grandmother for the last ten years of her life. Since her death, the artist continues to want to make work alongside her. ... more

INTERIOR/EXTERIOR

Alex Brewer, known as HENSE, utilizes unique color and composition in his installations to evoke a bold presence in the varied spaces they inhabit. INTERIOR/E... more

B14

Download the B14 Catalogue This year’s participating artists include: James Rodger Alexander Dan Bethune Phillip Counselman Stephanie Davenport R... more

Memorials to Human Folly

Duane Paxson has an abiding appreciation for the mysteries and rhythms of nature. To this proclivity for the outside world, he marries an equally expansive knowle... more

Dazzling

Dazzling is a series of photographic portraits taken at the Platinum International Newcomer’s Pageant, by artist Sonja Rieger. The portraits are of the men ... more

Melanie Ferguson: Chandler's Cove

Born in Newport, Oregon, Melanie Ferguson was richly influenced by her ocean surroundings and nourished by assisting, studying, and working with coastal artists and native elders. She is well known for her calligraphic and illustration skills; her early advertising illustrations were widely published in local and national media. On Display April 10 through June 28, 2014 (Lower Gallery) more

John Douglas Powers: Between Centers

John Douglas Powers will be featured in an exhibition “Between Centers” where he will present his popular, kinetic sculpture Field of Reedsalongside a series of newly created video works.

On Display April 10 through June 28, 2014 (Blumberg Gallery) more

Woodie Long: The Painted Word

Long’s work is characterized by its rich and vibrant colors and genuine nature. He often painted from memory, executing complex compositions in his visual storytelling.

On Display April 10 through June 28, 2014 (Main Gallery) more