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Alabama Center for Architecture

109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
205.322.4386 http://www.alcfa.org

October 2014

Design Week Birmingham

October 20, 2014 - October 25, 2014
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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  DWB is a multifaceted event that includes installations, lectures, film showings, exhibits, workshops and social gatherings inspired by the belief that design matters. Check out more at www.dwbhm.com.   ONGOING   Design Week Headquarters and Design Shop Hosted by DWB Alabama Center for Architecture 109 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. South, Birmingham AL 35233 Time / October 9th - 25th Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm   After-School Design Workshops Hosted By Desert Island Supply Co. Desert Island Supply…

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Pop-Up Design Shop / DWB

October 20, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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The ACFA will act as headquarters throughout Birmingham Design Week. Come pick up tickets, get information about events from our friendly volunteers and shop at our pop-up shop supplied with locally designed goods including furniture, home decor, personal accessories and printed material.   This year's Design Shop includes products from Alabama Chanin, bohēm, Charles Buchanan, Church Street Coffee & Books, Cliff Spencer, Fusoform, Hide&True, laurenmaryDESIGN, Matter Print Shop, Mitchell Bat Co, Morgan Hill Creative, Orbix Hot Glass, Plenty Design Coop, Project…

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January 2015

“Embracing Silence” Photography Exhibit

January 13, 2015 @ 10:00 am - February 13, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

M-F from 10-4 through Feb. 13

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Meditation 101 with Sharon Nelson / Fit Nation Pt. 2

January 20, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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$10

Tuesday, January 20 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. $10 suggested donation to ACFA  Sharon is a Landscape Architect and Certified Arborist, working in Birmingham since 1985.  You may know her from the City of Hoover, where she has directed the Landscape Architecture/Urban Forestry Division for the last 18 years. Sharon has traveled across the US and Southeast Asia for meditation workshops and weeklong retreats with her long-time Teacher.  Her style of meditation is based on an ancient Chinese tradition.  She attributes…

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dreamArchitecture Teacher Workshop

January 24, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

Our dreamArchitecture Teacher Workshop is a FREE program provided by the Alabama Center for Architecture. The program will provide teachers with resources on how to teach this year's theme, Dream Factory, in their classrooms. Schedule: 9:00 - 9:15       Introduction and Welcome 9:15 - 10:15     Architecture 101 & Factory Design / Chris Giattina, GA Studio & BLOX / http://bloxbuilt.com/ 10:15 - 10:30   Break 10:30 - 12:00   “Hands-on Watercolor Workshop” / Adrienne Retief / http://www.adrienneretief.com/ RSVP by Wednesday, January 21, 2015 to kathryn@aiabham.org.

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March 2015

Great Temple of Travel: The Design & Legacy of Birmingham Terminal Station

March 10, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

Featuring historical drawings, photographs, and postcards, this exhibition highlights the architecture and impact of Birmingham Terminal Station. Built in 1909, in its early twentieth-century heyday Terminal Station was a hub of southern rail travel and an architectural marvel. Great Temple of Travel offer viewers a window into the station’s design, construction, and status as a Magic City icon. Join us for an opening reception to celebrate AIA Birmingham’s first 50th Anniversary exhibit on Tuesday, March 10, from 5:30 to 7:30…

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dreamArchitecture Artwork Due

March 25, 2015
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Due to the ACFA by 5 p.m.

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April 2015

Paints & Pours – Studio By the Tracks

April 28, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

Free event

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October 2015

Exhibit: Top 50 Architectural Projects by AIA Birmingham Area Firms

October 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am - October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

The ACFA will act as headquarters throughout Design Week Birmingham. Come pick up tickets, get information about events from our friendly volunteers, snag some merch and grab a Design Week guide to plan your week. The Alabama Center for Architecture also presents the top 50 architectural projects by American Institute of Architects Birmingham area firms. The exhibit includes projects from unbuilt to social impact and will be on exhibit from Oct. 5th  to 30th,  Monday – Friday 10:00 AM –…

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Design Week Birmingham 2015

October 19, 2015 - October 24, 2015
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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More info TBA!

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Opening Reception: Top 50 Architectural Projects by AIA Birmingham Area Firms

October 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

The ACFA will act as headquarters throughout Design Week Birmingham. Come pick up tickets, get information about events from our friendly volunteers, snag some merch and grab a Design Week guide to plan your week. The Alabama Center for Architecture also presents the top 50 architectural projects by American Institute of Architects Birmingham area firms. The exhibit includes projects from unbuilt to social impact and will be on exhibit from Oct. 5th  to 30th,  Monday – Friday 10:00 AM –…

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January 2016

Opening Reception: Music Poster Show

January 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Private Collections, Vintage to Present

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dreamArchitecture: Birmingham Teacher Workshop

January 23, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

Birmingham teachers, RSVP today!

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April 2016

Celebrate Saving Architecture! Exhibit Opening & Reception

April 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

Thursday, April 14th from 5:30-7:30 pm

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January 2017

Second Annual Posters, Pints & Pies Exhibit: Opening Reception

January 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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$5

Thursday, Jan. 19th from 6-8 pm

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Birmingham Teacher Workshop 2017

January 28, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

Saturday, January 28th from 9a-12p

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March 2017

Living Small Exhibit: Opening Reception

March 9, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

Thursday, March 9th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Living Small Exhibit

March 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 31, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

Open M-F from 10a - 4p (Tiny Home no longer on site)

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April 2017

ACFA Scholarship Applications Due

April 6, 2017
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Must be postmarked by April 6th!

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October 2017

ACFA Fundraiser 2017: Alabama Landmarks Ornaments & Prints

October 26, 2017 - December 21, 2017
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Order today! Ornaments $22 and Prints $30

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December 2017

Santa’s Stocking Stuffers Pop-Up Shop and ArtXArchitects at the Alabama Center for Architecture

December 1, 2017 - December 19, 2017
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Dec. 1-19, Mon-Sat from 10-3 at the Alabama Center for Architecture

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January 2018

Posters, Pies & Pints: Posters Due to the ACFA

January 11, 2018
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Due Thursday, January 11th by 5 PM to the ACFA!

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3rd Annual Posters, Pints & Pies – Opening Reception

January 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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$5

Thursday, Jan. 25th from 7-9 PM - $5

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dreamArchitecture: Birmingham Teacher Workshop

January 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

Saturday, Jan. 27th from 9-12 at the Alabama Center for Architecture

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March 2018

Building with Bricks: Hands-On Design-Build Experience & Architecture Exhibit

March 6, 2018 - March 30, 2018
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Free

March 6-March 31 at the ACFA

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April 2018

dreamArchitecture: Birmingham Artwork Due

April 5, 2018
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Thursday, April 5th by 5:00 pm to the ACFA

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2018 Scholarship Applications Due

April 6, 2018
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Must be delivered or postmarked by 12:00 pm on April 6, 2018!

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January 2019

dreamArchitecture: Birmingham Teacher Workshop

January 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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To assist educators in bringing our theme to their classrooms, we are hosting a FREE Teacher Workshop on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Alabama Center for Architecture.

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4th Annual Posters, Pies, & Pints

January 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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The Alabama Center for Architecture (ACFA) invites you to join us at our gallery (109 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. South) for the Third Annual Posters, Pints & Pies exhibit opening reception on Thursday, January 31 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Hand-selected by local music-lovers, these show posters are curated from private collections and have included Grateful Dead, Phish, Widespread Panic, Drive-By Truckers, Ben Harper, MOE, BB King, Galactic, Jefferson Airplane, The Black Keys, Warren Haynes, Gov’t Mule, Bob Dylan, Lumineers,…

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March 2019

Building with Bricks: Hands-On Design-Build Experience & Architecture Exhibit

March 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Join us for another year of LEGO architecture & design!

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April 2019

dreamArchitecture: Birmingham Artwork Due

April 3, 2019
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Deliver your artwork via courier or in person by 5:00pm to the Alabama Center for Architecture.

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June 2019

June Design Lecture: Global Green – Perspectives on Sustainable Design in Developing Nations

June 13, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
Free

Join us for a free Design Lecture on the AIA Birmingham Honor Award Winning Project - University of Nations in Cambodia! Presented by firm principal John Hudson with 100Fold Studio! Bring your own lunch. RSVP to katie@karmamanagementinc.com 

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October 2019

N2 ARCHITECTURE Informational Meeting

October 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States

Have you thought about volunteering with N2 ARCHITECTURE? N2 ARCHITECTURE brings local practicing architects to middle or high schools to present a 30-45 minute PowerPoint presentation designed to educate students about the built environment and the architectural profession. This program is offered at no cost to the school. We hope you will join us on Tuesday, October 15th to learn more about the ACFA's middle & high school outreach program. Bring your own lunch and meet at the ACFA at…

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December 2019

Adrienne Retief’s “Art & Architecture”

December 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States

The ACFA is proud to show the work of Adrienne Retief, AIA from December 6th-20th.

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