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.
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.
We are super excited to welcome Wildman’s American Grill to the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum this Saturday, May 29 from 11 AM – 1 PM! Come have lunch at the museum with Wildman’s and visit our BUGS exhibit while you’re here!
Bama Bug Fest will be crawling your way April 22-24 and will include virtual experiences and in-person exhibits at the Alabama Museum of Natural History, Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum and Tuscaloosa Public Library.
Visit Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum for the free BUGS exhibit that features University of Alabama Blount student-created photos of specimens that were photographed using the focus stacking technique!
This year’s Bama Bug Fest will be crawling your way April 22-24! Bug Enthusiasts will be able to participate in video live chats with experts, make crafts, and visit in-person exhibits at Alabama Museum of Natural History, Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, and Tuscaloosa Public Library! For more details, visit: https://bamabugfest.org/
Due to severe weather and The University of Alabama instructions, the Alabama Museum of Natural History, The Gorgas House Museum, Moundville Archaeological Park and Museum, and the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum are closed today.
In this video segment, University of Alabama student curator, Allison Mansour, reflects back on what she has learned about designing and creating exhibits. The Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum is proud to present “Stitching Together Tuscaloosa’s History” which ends on March 27, 2021.
In this video segment, UA student volunteer and exhibit curator Allison Mansour shares her insights on the importance of maintaining textiles in museum collections as well as specific details about the Bicentennial Quilt learned from interviewing head quilter Yvonne Wells.
Curated by University of Alabama student volunteer Allison Mansour, the Stitching Together Tuscaloosa’s History exhibition utilizes the 2019 Tuscaloosa Bicentennial Quilt which was created as a celebration of Tuscaloosa’s ever-changing and diversifying communities.