The Beaux Arts Krewe returned to Boutwell Auditorium on Feb. 5 to celebrate the Mardi Gras season and support the Birmingham Museum of Art. Dr. Thomas Gilbert Amason, Jr. served as the 2016 Krewe Ball King and was accompanied by 2016 Krewe Queen Carolyn Davis McCalley. Read more >>
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Carolyn Davis McCalley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Winston Tilley McCalley,reigned as Queen over the pageantry of the 49th annual Beaux Arts Krewe Ball alongside King Tommy Amason. Queen Carolyn’s identity was kept secret until the coronation Feb. 5 at Boutwell Auditorium. A full house attended the revelry surrounding Queen Carolyn and King Tommy, with
Guests were transported to an Arabian night in Agrabah at the 49th annual Beaux Arts Krewe Ball. The Aladdin-themed event was held Feb. 5 at Birmingham’s Boutwell Auditorium and benefitted the Birmingham Museum of Art. This year, 30 young women were presented, escorted by their fathers and members of the Krewe. Though they didn’t arrive
Dr. Thomas Gilbert Amason Jr., who has enjoyed being a member of the Krewe for more than 30 years, will reign as the King at the 49th Beaux Arts Krewe Ball benefiting the Birmingham Museum of Art on Feb 5 at Boutwell Auditorium. The Krewe members only learned the King’s identity Jan. 11 at the
Every year, right around the time Mardi Gras celebrations are being held elsewhere, the Boutwell Auditorium of Birmingham is transformed into a carnival‐style ballroom to celebrate the annual Beaux Arts Krewe Ball. The Krewe celebrated its 48th ball this past February, during which 29 young women of Birmingham made their debut into society. The Krewe doesn’t
This time-lapse video shows Boutwell Auditorium become the beautiful setting for the Krewe Ball.