Exhibit openings at both The Arts Council and The University of Alabama Galleries in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center take place on First Fridays from 5-8 pm and are free and open to the public.

Quick Facts

620 Greensboro Ave.
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, AL 35401
Phone: (205) 758-5195
Website: cac.tuscarts.org
Email: [email protected]
Hours: First Friday 5-7 p.m.


Gallery Details

The Arts Council Gallery and The University of Alabama Gallery

No First Friday in July! Visit us again on August 2nd or during our weekday hours.


The Arts Council Gallery 
Kiki Karatheodoris: “The Middle Ground: Connecting Opposing Visual Forces”

The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa will host “The Middle Ground: Connecting Opposing Visual Forces” in The Arts Council Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center June 7-July 25, 2024. Featuring works by UA Art and Art History Dept. alumnus Kiki Karatheodoris, the exhibit will feature both works on paper and paintings.

The exhibit will open on June 7 at 5 p.m. during the free First Friday Art Walk in downtown Tuscaloosa. Although the display will continue for two months, there will be no First Friday in July due to the holiday. Gallery hours are weekdays from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and admission is free.

The University of Alabama Gallery
Juan M. López-Bautista: "Dichotomies/Dicotomías"
Through July 26, 2024

The University of Alabama Gallery is pleased to present the exhibition "Dichotomies/Dicotomías": Juan M. López-Bautista, from June 7 to July 26, 2024. The public is invited to a reception for the artist on Friday, June 7, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., during downtown Tuscaloosa’s First Friday Art Walk.

López-Bautista is a professor of biology at The University of Alabama. He has held recent solo exhibitions at the Gadsden Museum of Art, Lowe Mill Arts in Huntsville, Hoover Library Gallery, and the Martin-Lett Gallery of Art in the Oxford Performing Arts Center, Oxford, Alabama. He holds an MFA in painting and printmaking from The University of Alabama and a PhD in plant biology from Louisiana State University. López-Bautista has taught for more than two decades in UA’s department of biology where his scientific research focuses on the biodiversity, systematics and phylogenomics of marine and terrestrial algae and he teaches courses in the biology of algae, plant biology and advanced phycology. 

Arts Council Gallery and UA Gallery hours weekdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m.