Events for Friday, Sep 22, 2017

“Cooper,” An Exhibit by sculptor Jamie Adams

The Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile is hosting the work of artist Jamie Adams in an exhibit called “Cooper.” This exhibit will be on display Aug. 21-Sept. 29 in the Marilyn Foley Art Gallery. An Art Talk will be held with Adams on Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. with a reception following. Both the exhibit and Art Talk are free and open to the public. The Donald Gallery is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is located in Martin Hall on campus at University of Mobile, 5735 College Pkwy. Adams is a sculptor and potter whose artistic process derives from a childhood spent in a profoundly religious family in the Deep South. His art is characterized by vibrant colors, allusions to art history and pop culture, and an insistent use of new technologies in his work. “This body of work is inspired by the untimely passing of my brother in 2001.” explained Adams. “We first met when I was 12, and this work is both an exploration of my rumination on our unshared childhood, as well as imaginings of the man he might have been.” For information about the show or visual art programs at University of Mobile, contact Phillip Counselman, associate professor of art, at or 251.442.2283. (Pictured: An example of Adams work included in the exhibit "Santa Fe.")

Location: The Donald Gallery at University of Mobile

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HMPS: Yoga on the Lawn

Is there a better way to start your weekend? Probably not. 

Location: Historic Mobile Preservation Society

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MMofA: Abstract Mixed Media Landscape Painting with Dana Finimore

Join mixed media artist, Dana Finimore, for creative fun at The Museum School! This exciting workshop addresses creative ways of depicting nature by utilizing a more expressive approach versus laboring over a realistic rendering of the subject.  Working from a variety of materials and techniques such as studio demonstrations, discussions, and on-site explorations, students will learn to become more responsive in their own process by learning to listen to their creative intuition. Various approaches you may take include unique combinations of collage, drawing, painting, and mixed media. Open to all skill levels. All Materials and supplies are provided, but students may wish to bring extra paper, brushes, or their own favorite art supplies.

Location: Mobile Museum of Art

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University of Mobile’s Preview Day

University of Mobile invites prospective students to Preview Day September 22. Preview Day includes campus tours, academic meetings with professors, information about admission and financial aid, and a visit with current students. University of Mobile offers $2,000 scholarships to prospective students who attend a Preview Day and enroll.

Location: University of Mobile

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Focus: Women’s Conference

We offer a variety of speakers, panel discussions, and workshops to educate, encourage, and empower women​.

Location: Mobile Convention Center

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