"I want young artists to know that there is absolutely a place for them, and that it is entirely possible to have a rewarding art career here in Alabama."
We’re proud to report that our fearless leader Buddy Palmer will receive The Gamechanger Award at The Vulcan Community Awards Dinner this fall. Each year, Vulcan Park & Museum celebrates citizens who exemplify civic pride, leadership, and progress, just as Vulcan has symbolized for 114 years.
"I hope that Rakkos feels like the antithesis of a music festival. We’re calling it a “gathering” -- a chance to enjoy the combination of sonic and visual arts in partnership with each other and the natural landscape in a way that feels more restorative."
A large part of our city’s livability, tourism, and economic growth is due to our wonderful arts and cultural organizations — and the talented and passionate staff members who work tirelessly to make the magic happen.
Come discover, shop, and support your local Birmingham makers and retailers, including some of Create Birmingham's CO.STARTERS graduates! The Marketplace is hosted by Nest, a nonprofit building a new hand-worker economy to generate global workforce inclusivity, improve women’s well-being beyond factories, and preserve cultural traditions. Working hand in hand with brands, philanthropists, and artisan businesses, Nest is using radical transparency, data-driven development, and fair market access to connect craftspeople, brands, and consumers in a circular…