Skip to main content

Special Event Hours: ACA Open to the Public on December 14 for Multiple Events

December 12, 2019

Special Hours for December 14, 2019 Events: 10:00am-8:00pm — BOTH the Visual Arts building & Performing Arts building will open.

Guests will be able to visit both the ACA’s Visual Arts building (to see the Forgotten Alabama photography exhibition in the gallery) and the ACA’s Performing Arts building (to see the Making Alabama traveling exhibit in the lobby and 2 performances of the Truman Capote production, Holiday Memories, in the Recital Hall).

Guests can come and go between the two buildings, but we will have scheduled events:

Visual Arts Building: 10:00am–8:00pm

Main Gallery:

  • Glenn Wills photography exhibition, Forgotten Alabama, in the main gallery. On display through February 17, 2020
  • December 14 at 12:00noon
    Forgotten Alabama photography exhibition Reception – Main Gallery.
    Guests can enjoy light refreshments and also mix and mingle in the gallery while viewing Glenn Wills’s photography. Free and open to the public.
  • December 14 from 12:30 – 1:15pm
    Artist Talk with Forgotten Alabama photographer and guest lecturer, Glenn Wills – 3M Room. Book signing to follow lecture. Free and open to the public.
Performing Arts Building: 10:00am–8:00pm


  • December 14 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Making Alabama, Traveling Bicentennial Exhibit
    Free and open to the public
  • December 14 at 5:00pm
    Grand finale / “Happy Birthday Alabama” – a very short program in lobby area of ACA’s Performing Arts building to celebrate Alabama’s 200th Birthday. The Decatur Youth Symphony ensemble will perform as we remember famous Alabamians.



December 14, 2019 ad at the ACA