Little Amal, the internationally-celebrated 12-foot-tall puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee girl, will be arriving in Birmingham, Alabama on October 11-12, 2023 as part of her epic 6,000-mile journey across the United States this fall.
“In my opinion, that’s what public art should be about. It should be something that a community can participate in, have ownership of and be excited about because it belongs to everyone.”
“She taught me that putting your art out there is like putting a piece of yourself on display and that it’s always good to keep your passion flowing. To me, she was the heart of the school.”