Upcoming Events

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    AEIVA PresentsMaterial Resonance

    In 2014, UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts opened its doors to the public and forever changed the landscape of contemporary art in Birmingham, Alabama. AEIVA’s inaugural...

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    ArtPlay PresentsArtPlay Summer Camps

    Register today for ArtPlay summer camps! ArtPlay offers camps that are the perfect experience for those passionate about visual arts or musical theatre or those just wanting to...

  • ASC PresentsCat Power Sings Dylan

    Discover the captivating music journey of Cat Power, where she fearlessly explores deep emotions through heartfelt songs and honest lyrics. From her early days influenced by New York’s...

  • ASC PresentsDru Hill

    Step into the future of R&B history and discover the groundbreaking legacy of Dru Hill, comprised of the immensely talented “NOKIO,” “SISQO,” “SMOKE,” and “BLACK.” As music historians...

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Welcome Statement

We’re thrilled to introduce you to the exciting programs and events hosted by the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA), Alys Stephens Center (ASC), ArtPlay Community Art Education (ArtPlay), and UAB Arts in Medicine (AIM). Our team is dedicated to pushing the boundaries and finding new, innovative ways to bring the arts to life. We work tirelessly to curate thought-provoking exhibitions, enriching educational programs, and experiences that promote well-being through the arts. Take a moment to explore our site and discover all that we have to offer.


Lili Anderson, Executive Director

Explore Our Organizations

Learn more about Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts
Learn more about the Alys Stephens Center
Learn more about ArtPlay Community Education
Learn more about UAB Arts in Medicine

Learn More About Our Partners

Learn more about the Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Learn more about UAB Department of Art and Art History
Learn more about UAB Department of Music
Learn more about UAB Department of Theatre