FAB 40th year! ~ April 28-30, 2023 @ Sloss Furnaces

We look forward to you joining us in Birmingham, Alabama for the 40th Magic City Art Connection April 28-30 at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark. Birmingham’s largest city center outdoor arts festival comes alive each spring with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes, and aromas. The festival spotlights juried, fine artists from around the country alongside Corks & Chefs: A Taste of Birmingham, Imagination Festival art workshops for kids, live music and dance performances, sculpture installations, special exhibitions & features, a cafe with food trucks & other local favorites, plus much more. 

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Visit our FAQ’s page for all the attendance details.
22 FESTIVAL PROGRAM – Artists, Line Ups & More!


1. 2023 Featured Artist & Juror, Dirk Staschke. Read his announcement.
2. 2022 Artist Awards. Congratulations to last year’s winners!
3. Special thanks to MCAC’s generous Sponsors & Supporters!



Be a part of the MCAC experience! We’ve got all the details to make your visit seamless from where to park to what to bring. Then get downtown to Sloss Furnaces the last full weekend in April for art & artists, a tasting event, kids and adult art workshops & experiences, dance performances, live music, art installations, special exhibitions, and much more. Find Art!

Arts Organizations

The Cultural District at the festival is a point of contact
for Birmingham’s diverse art and cultural organizations and MCAC’s art supporting audience. Discover all that Birmingham has to offer!



View Our Exhibiting Artists

  • Painting
  • Fiber
  • Jewelry
  • 2D/3D MM
  • Metalwork
  • Wood
  • Clay
  • Sculpture
  • Photography
  • Glass
  • Printmaking
  • Drawing
  • Watercolor
  • Furniture
  • Computer Generated