From our James Beard Award-winning restaurants to our makers across the state, Alabama is a creative powerhouse for those who want inspiration from their next adventure.
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Did you know that one of the greatest theatrical destinations in America can be found right
in the heart of Alabama? The
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
in Montgomery draws visitors to diverse performances of the works by William
Virginia Samford Theatre
in Birmingham, built in 1927, presents an annual offering of stage musicals, classic dramas,
and new works. While the
Monroe County Museum
hosts the annual threatrical production of Christopher Sergel's "To Kill a Mockingbird".
When art lovers talk about exciting work being made in America today, they're usually talking
about the folk art renaissance underway in Alabama. The gorgeous handmade quilts of
have made global celebrities of the women from this isolated town, while folk art painters such as Stephen James
Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center,
and others across the state are quickly becoming celebrated names in the art world as well.
From the Gulf Coast's
Mobile Museum of Art
to North Alabama's leading visual art center at the
Huntsville Museum of Art,
you can experience some of the nation's best fine art collections at museums and galleries across