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Giving Tuesday 2021 (November 30)

GivingTuesday reimagines a world built upon shared humanity and generosity. Whether it’s making someone smile, helping a neighbor or stranger out, showing up for an issue or people we care about, or giving some of what we have to those who need our help, every act of generosity counts, and everyone has something to give.

UA Museums’ Thanksgiving Holiday Closures

Happy Thanksgiving from The University of Alabama Museums! Each of our museums has its own holiday schedule so we’d like to help make it easier to know when they are closed and when they will be reopening.

Thanksgiving Holiday Announcement

  The Museum will be open the Saturday after Thanksgiving on November 27.  Bring your family and friends to Tuscaloosa’s only history museum and see the new exhibit featuring Muscogee artist Mary Smith. 10:00 – 4:30 Free Admission

Weave with Mary: Meet the Artist (November 6)

Muscogee (Creek) artist, Mary Smith, will be at the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. Smith is the featured artist behind the new temporary exhibit, Weaving Muscogee Creek Culture: The Artistry of Mary Smith.

Apply For Our Work Study Gallery Assistant Position!

The Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum is looking for a new Gallery Assistant! The position requires a University of Alabama student, who is motivated, creative, and responsible, is able to work on Saturdays, able to interact with the public, and is willing to help out with museum projects.

Woman in a Dress – Starts August 10th!

In an ongoing effort to highlight the many facets of Tuscaloosa’s history, the people of our shared past, and the research contributions of University of Alabama students, Woman in a Dress is the featured fall exhibition.

Exhibit: Woman in a Dress

**Masks must be worn when visiting the museum regardless of vaccination status per UA regulations as of August 6, 2021.** In an ongoing effort to highlight the many facets of Tuscaloosa’s history, the people of our shared past, and the research contributions of University of Alabama students, Woman in a Dress is the featured fall