Upcoming Events

Winter Invitational  // January 18, 2021 – February 26, 2021 at The Art Gallery Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center

This quarter’s Winter Invitational Art Exhibition is in full swing! Come by the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center and take a look at some fantastic pieces by Frank Uhlig and Hugh Williams. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 – 12 a.m.

AACT Young Performers Presents Sally Cotter and the Censored Stone // February 25 – 27 and March 1 & 4 – 6 at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center. Tickets available at auburnact.org closer to show date.

When Sally falls asleep while reading books about a certain juvenile wizard, she dreams that she is a student at Frogbull Academy of Sorcery. But danger is lurking, and it is up to Sally and her new friends Dave and Harmonica to save the day. Will she become the hero like the one in her favorite series? And who is the mysterious Censor who keeps rewriting the story as it goes along? This parody of certain well-known and well-loved book series will keep you laughing the whole way through.

Empty Bowls to Benefit Food Bank of East Alabama // March 27, 2021 5 – 7 p.m. at Kiesel Park

As part of an ongoing effort to combat hunger in our area, the City of Auburn’s Dean Road Ceramics Studio and the City of Opelika’s Denson Drive Recreation Center will host the 8th annual Auburn-Opelika Empty Bowls on Saturday, March 27th, 2021 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Kiesel Park. Each year, the event alternates between Auburn and Opelika. This event will include entertainment and raffle prizes. Tickets can be purchased at either the Dean Road Ceramics Studio in Auburn or the Denson Drive Recreation Center in Opelika starting February 15th. Every ticket purchased is a direct donation to the Food Bank of East Alabama. Each ticketholder gets their choice of a handmade bowl created by local artists and a “to go” soup kit. In case of inclement weather, Empty Bowls will be held at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center. For more information visit auburnalabama.org/emptybowls.

For more info., contact Emillie Dombrowski, Art Education Specialist, at (334) 501-2944.


For more information about the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center or any upcoming exhibits and events, you can follow the Auburn Arts Association on Facebook as well as visit www.auburnalabama.org/arts.

Visit the Membership section today to find out how you can become part of the Auburn Arts Association and stay up-to-date on all arts events!

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