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Past Exhibits

Requiem for Steam: The Railroad Photographs of David Plowden

UA’s Transportation Museum hosted an exhibit of railroad photographs April 4 – June 24, 2017. Some information about the photographer, David Plowden: “David Plowden’s work is sometimes compared to that of the great WPA photographers—Walker Evans, Bernice Abbot, Russell Lee, Dorothea Lange—but he’s been in the field decades longer than any of them were. What he

The Modernization of Tuscaloosa’s Built Environment: The Architecture of Don Buel Schuyler, 1937 – 1964

The University of Alabama’s Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum showcased local architecture November 8, 2016, through February 27. 2017.  The exhibit, “The Modernization of Tuscaloosa’s Built Environment: The Architecture of Don Buel Schuyler, 1937 – 1964,” chronicled Schuyler’s work, primarily highlighting his contributions to Tuscaloosa but touching on his entire career.” As designer for many notable

Remembering 4 Little Girls: A Gallery of Creative Expressions

This exhibition, on loan from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, was composed of winning entries in a nationwide high school creative expression contest based on Spike Lee’s Oscar (R) nominated documentary about the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama that took the lives of four young girls.  The exhibition appeared at the