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Photo courtesy of Lauren Wallace.

Second-graders at Brookwood Forest Elementary School took their mapping skills to the next level by designing a mini Mountain Brook. Read more

Brookwood Forest

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Photo courtesy of Carla Ward.

Thanks to funds raised by the Mountain Brook Elementary PTO, along with the support and vision of the MBE administration, faculty and staff, MBE’s lunchroom received an update over the summer. Read more

Mountain Brook Elementary


Photo courtesy of Tora Johnson.

Watercolor artist and Mountain Brook resident Tora Johnson said she was delighted when the Artists Incorporated Gallery, an exhibit space that recently moved from Vestavia Hills to Leeds, asked her to display and sell her work. Read more


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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Seitel, a former Mountain Brook High School teacher, started making stained glass art in the early 1980s and developed a fondness for the craft after taking a class in downtown Birmingham. Read more



Photo by Emma Lindsey.

This past year the walls in the mayor's office have highlighted Mountain Brook students’ artwork. Read more

Crestline Elementary

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Alyx Chandler

If you're looking to buy a painting from a local for a Christmas gift, Janet Sanders, the Mountain Brook Art Association holiday art show chairman, said that now is the time to come by their holiday show. Read more


Fine Crafts Show

Layton Dudley

The 45th Annual Fine Crafts Show took place Nov. 11-12, 2017 at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Over 50 Alabama artists had tables with art varying from pottery, jewelry, bags and leather goods. Read more



Photo courtesy of Mary Evans.

Crestline fourth-grade students recently entertained and educated audiences about Alabama’s rich history. Read more

Crestline Elementary


Photo courtesy of Kimberly Powell.

MBE’s annual Expressions Art Contest concluded in February with an awards ceremony at the school. Read more



Sydney Cromwell

This is the 36th annual spring art festival. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

BWF had a record number of entries this year with 271 total entries. Read more

Mountain Brook Elementary

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Photo courtesy of Christina Smith.

Winners in each category include creative writing, instrumental/voice performance, photography, video and visual arts. Read more

Cherokee Bend


Photo courtesy of Monica Sargent.

This year’s Mountain Brook Junior High Art Forms allowed students the opportunity to show off their talents. Read more



Photo courtesy of Janet Sanders.

This year, the Mountain Brook Art Association, together with more than 80 artists and the support of many local organizations, will be hosting its 36th annual Spring Art Festival April 22. Read more



Courtesy of Kirby Whitehead.

Sylvester will be hosting a book signing for her new book, "Fresh." Read more



Photo courtesy of Christina Xing.

Christina Xing’s latest work screened at a national festival. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Janet Sanders.

The Mountain Brook Art Association is bringing its Holiday Show back to Brookwood Village this month, but the association is hoping its new location will draw more art lovers inside. Read more


Bryce Martinez bronze bust

Photo by Jon Anderson

Bryce Martinez' sculpture was unveiled Monday at Aldridge Gardens in Hoover. Read more

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Art supplies used to be Christmas presents Carrie Pittman requested and then never used. Now, art supplies are used to pay the bills. Read more


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Photo by Frank Couch.

Tucked away on a quiet residential street in Irondale, a small art studio is busy providing life-changing services for the often underserved. Read more


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