Visit with Birmingham resident and artist Gretchen Maricak at the opening of the Birmingham Historical Museum and Park's latest exhibit.
Wondering what to do with yourself this weekend? Don't dismay: check out today's Weekend Spotlight: Our pick for today: Reception for "The Architectural Art of Gretchen Maricak" Also happening this weekend: Come back to Birmingham Patch on Wednesday for more weekend things to do in our Weekend Spotlight, or visit our events calendar.
The works of Gretchen Maricak and a look at Birmingham's Eco-City development are now showing at the Birmingham Historical Museum and Park through Nov. 10.
There's always something new happening in Birmingham's arts community. Birmingham Patch is dedicated to keeping you informed about what's going on around town, in your neighborhood and right down the street. This week, we're taking a closer look at: The Arts and Crafts Period in Birmingham's Eco-City Neighborhood June 20-Nov. 10 Birmingham's Eco-City neighoborhood provided housing for workers in the booming auto industry of the early 20th century. Many of these homes incorporated principles of the Arts and Crafts era in their design and many still exist. This exhibit explores the Eco-City development, and the philosophy and lifestyle of the Arts and Crafts period as experienced by middle and working class Americans. On display will be …