August 28 - September 3, 2017

Each week UA Crossroads provides a list of upcoming
opportunities to engage the rich diversity of identities and experiences at UA.

If you are interested in having an event included, please contact the Crossroads office at 348-6930 or email us at

First Friday Art Night
Friday, September 1
Downtown Tuscaloosa

First Friday takes place on the first Friday of the month in downtown Tuscaloosa. Local galleries, businesses and restaurants are open in the evening for the community to experience what downtown Tuscaloosa has to offer. First Friday occurs monthly with the exception of holidays. Event hours vary among the locations and are listed on the site.

For more information and a personal look into the First Friday participants and their venues, an online Jubilation article has been posted on or check out the First Friday website!

On-Going and Upcoming Events
We are Selma: The Selma Portrait Project by Kathryn Mayo
Public lecture by Kathryn Mayo
Wednesday, September 6
7:00 pm
205 Gorgas

Reception in the gallery
Thursday, September 7
Sarah Moody Gallery of Art
103 Garland Hall
5:00 - 7:00 pm

The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present the exhibition  We are Selma: The Selma Portrait Project by Kathryn Mayo, August 24-September 29, 2017, in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art. The exhibition beautifully reflects each sitter and his or her attachment to the city with such a storied history.

For more information, contact the gallery at (205) 348-1891 or go to .
Homegrown Alabama Farmers Market
Thursdays throughout the fall semester
3:00 - 6:00 pm
Canterbury Episcopal Chapel 

Homegrown Alabama is the UA student-run farmers market held each Thursday from 3-6 pm at Canterbury Chapel, near campus. Support UA students and local farmers as they bring you the best of what Alabama has to offer.

Engage UA with Crossroads!

UA’s Crossroads Community Engagement Center is an initiative of the Division of Community Affairs. Crossroads fosters effective intercultural engagement for students, faculty and staff, and community members throughout the state by facilitating: 

  • workshops on inclusive engagement practices.

  • dialogues where participants are invited to share their perspectives on challenging social issues in a respectful, inclusive environment.

  • collaborative programming to encourage appreciation of the rich cultural traditions on campus and in the local community.
UA Crossroads
3617 Ferguson Center
tel: 205-348-6930  email: