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The Bama Theatre

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The Arts Council is teaming up with Magnolia Pictures to bring three new films to West Alabama audiences that will also benefit the Bama Theatre. Click here for more information.


Painter and the Thief


Tuscaloosa Arts Council Update Regarding Venues and Events Relating to the Coronavirus

All events will be evaluated on a case by case basis and guidance from local, state, and federal agencies. Venues will be following and encouraging best practice CDC GUIDELINES among both employees and patrons. The Arts Council and its venues are closely monitoring the situation and will be updating the public with information through our website and social media.  

Established in 1938 through funds from the Public Works Administration (PWA), the historic Bama Theatre continues to captivate audiences with its twinkling lights and exciting year-round performance calendar. Managed by The Arts Council, the theatre is a cornerstone of cultural activity and community events in Tuscaloosa and West Alabama.

The venue provides a rental location for productions presented by non-profit member organizations and community groups as well as concerts presented by outside promoters. Programming presented by The Arts Council includes the Bama Art House Film Series, educational programs, and local and statewide art exhibits.

Interested in helping this historic theatre? Individual, Family, and Corporate donation levels are available when you join The Arts Council. Your donation is tax deductible.