Free Arts Education Workshop | April 13th

Are you interested in teaching visual or performance arts classes through Mobile Arts Council’s partnership with Amp Up Arts? Are you an artist wanting to sharpen your teaching skills and liven up your lesson plans? Join us for a FREE workshop at the Community Foundation of South Alabama, April 13th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.…

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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 the “Mobile Art Gallery,” the art museum has evolved into the only accredited art museum in south Alabama, with a collection of over 6,400 artworks comprised of painting, sculpture, decorative…

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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 pieces are a harmonious expression of brushwork, light and color. The rich surfaces of her work occasionally depict cityscapes but more frequently it’s the natural landscape that moves from her…

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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 parents and young artists are thinking about their summer plans, and we’re here to help! Every year we compile a detailed list of children’s summer camps offered by our fantastic…

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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 for courageous conversations that shape identity, and seed growth in the greater creative economy. They support living artists, and through their educational, public and curatorial programs advocate for human dignity…

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January Artist Member of the Month

Congratulations to our January Artist Member of the Month, Sarah Rutledge Fischer! Sarah is a self-taught artist who works mostly with acrylics. She enjoys painting outdoor murals like the utility box she recently finished for Mobile Arts Council, but she typically paints on canvas or paper. Sarah says she “begins with backgrounds created en masse…

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Let’s get Squirrely!

The Mystic Squirrels of Bienville are gearing up for another year of nuttiness! Come and join the fun! If you’re looking for a fun way to contribute to the mission of Mobile Arts Council, look no further! The Mystic SOB’s are a Mardi Gras marching group that will process at the “tail” end of the…

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What’s new with Amp Up Arts?

Mobile Arts Council’s education outreach partnership with Amp Up Arts is growing everyday thanks to our vibrant arts community. We are lucky to be connected with countless professional individuals and organizations with an interest in providing arts education to local schools. Our visual arts and dance classes at Chastang-Fournier K-8 School have been up and…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Joe Camp

Joe has been a bright spot in the lives of Mobile Arts Council staff for many years. He and his wife, Donna, have offered their time and support repeatedly, and our organization is all the better for it. You can find Joe in our gallery at 6 S. Joachim Street most Tuesday afternoons, manning the…

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December Organization Member of the Month

Congratulations to our December Organization Member of the Month, the Condé-Charlotte Museum! The Condé-Charlotte Museum and its collections are used as tools to educate the public about local, regional, and national history. Docents are committed to imparting its history to visitors, offering tours which last between one and two hours. The first level of the…

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