Mobile Arts Council's mission is to enrich the quality of life in the Mobile area through increasing accessibility to the arts and promoting a vibrant cultural community.

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2024 Visual Arts Achievement Winners Announced

Every February, the Mobile Arts Council hosts the Visual Arts Achievement Program (VAAP) and Young at Art. VAAP is an arts in education program of…

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February Organization Member of the Month

Congratulations to our February Organization Member of the Month, Mobile Museum of Art! Since its founding in 1963 as a public/private entity then known as…

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February: 2024 Visual Arts Achievement Program & Young at Art

The Mobile Arts Council is pleased to host the 2024 District 1 Visual Arts Achievement Program and Young at Art! Those eligible for District 1…

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February Artist Member of the Month

Congratulations to February’s Artist Member of the Month, Missy Patrick! Missy Patrick is well known in our community for being an extraordinary oil painter. Her…

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“Five” Biennial College Art Competition

“Five” is a juried exhibition of work by students from the area’s five colleges and universities, sponsored every other year by the Mobile Arts Council…

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Call for Summer Camp Info!

Although we’re in the thick of the Mardi Gras season, we’re not sleeping on Summer being just around the corner! Now is the time that…

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Artys 2024 – Call for Nominations

We want your nominations for the 2024 Artys! The Artys is Mobile’s only awards program that acknowledges the priceless contributions made to the arts and…

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LODA ArtWalk celebrates regional brass bands on Friday, February 9th! Stop by Mardi Gras Park before and after Friday’s parades for a live music showcase.…

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Charlotte Pence Named City of Mobile Poet Laureate

Mobile selects Dr. Charlotte Pence as city’s first poet laureate  Mobile, Ala. — Through a partnership with the Mobile Arts Council and the Alabama State Council…

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January Organization Member of the Month

Congratulations to our January Organization Member of the Month, Alabama Contemporary Art Center! The mission of Alabama Contemporary is to support cultural production, provide space…

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