Recent Videos and Activities for Culture

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute was developed out of a need for a deep understanding of race relations and civil rights issues. The Institute opened in 1992, spearheaded by Birmingham’s [more]

December 13, 2019

Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention

Founded in 1966, the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention was spurred by the folk revival of the 1960s and hearkened back to the fiddling contests of the 1920s and [more]

December 12, 2019

Temple B’nai Sholom

Temple B’nai Sholom is a historic synagogue located in downtown Huntsville. Temple B’nai Sholom is the oldest synagogue in Alabama in continuous use. The congregation B’nai Sholom, or “Sons of [more]

December 12, 2019

BBQ Regions

Barbecue, the age-old art and science of slow-cooking meat, is revered in the state of Alabama, from pecan-infused pork in Mobile to white sauce-soaked chicken on the banks of the [more]

December 10, 2019

Coon Dog Cemetery

Popularly known as the Coon Dog Cemetery, the Key Underwood Coon Dog Memorial Graveyard in Colbert County was established in 1937. The cemetery is the final resting place for more [more]

June 30, 2017

Gee’s Bend Quilts

Quilt making has a long history in Alabama, and there are no finer examples of this art form than the motifs and craftsmanship of the quilts of Gee’s Bend. Since [more]

February 16, 2017