Arts and Culture

Alabama is a creative cultural powerhouse that is unrivaled. Art is not just another attraction here, it is a part of the heart and soul of Sweet Home Alabama. Film festivals, art museums and sites dedicated to the state’s most famous artists celebrate distinctive artistic styles that can be found nowhere else. Be transformed into another world through a theater performance or find your new favorite artist through a gallery tour. No matter what your interests may be, Alabama’s culture and arts scene has something for everyone.

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Whether it's watching a performance at the local theater or walking through a museum, Alabama has some of the greatest arts experiences waiting for you.

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Expression & Culture

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Alabama Shakespeare Festival

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Virginia Samford Theatre

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Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center

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Mobile Museum of Art

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Orbix Hot Glass

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Gees Bend Quilters Collective

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Alabama Shakespeare Festival

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Virginia Samford Theatre

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Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center

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Mobile Museum of Art

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Orbix Hot Glass

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Gees Bend Quilters Collective

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Find an Alabama Arts Experience

Explore arts locations you should visit the next time you're here.
Guides Tours Or Rides
Birmingham area
Birmingham, AL
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Museum
133 6th Ave.
Thomaston, AL 36783
Changing exhibits. Handmade quilts, hooked rugs and other Alabama-made arts and crafts.Red and green pepper jelly is made on site. Pepper Jelly Festival last Saturday of April.
Historic Site
1817 3rd Ave. N
Birmingham, AL 35203
Restored 1927 movie palace. Built by Paramount, now a performing arts center. Houses largest Wurlitzer pipe organ in the South. Advance tickets available on ticketmaster.com
Museum
25521 U.S. Hwy. 98 E
Elberta, AL 36530
20,000-sq.-ft. museum on five acres of grounds, house, 1908 church, blacksmith shop, vintage tractors and more.
Historic Site
520 16th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203