Arts & Culture
The heart of Dixie is the home of many enthusiastic art lovers, and the Metropolitan region houses some of the finest art galleries and museums in all of Alabama. If you love visual art you'll enjoy the area, whether you prefer large museums with nationally touring art exhibits or small galleries that showcase local talent.
The museums in the Metropolitan region allow visitors to explore everything from the wonders of science and technology to the history of the civil rights movement in Alabama. Whatever your interest, you'll find that the museums in our area provide ample opportunity for personal education and enrichment.
Performing arts take center stage in the Metropolitan Region, with a host of premier dance and theater companies in the area. Each serve to enrich our cultural community with inspiring performances and dedicated arts outreach programs.
Several fine musical ensembles can be found around the Metropolitan Region. From the delicate melodies of a string quartet to the bold, brassy tones of Alabama jazz, audiences of all musical tastes can enjoy first-rate performances by talented musicians.