Give the Gift of the Arts!

Mobile Arts Council is excited to share our first annual Holiday Arts Catalogue! We at MAC make it our business to support our Members and promote the work they do. Why not support the Arts in Mobile this holiday season by giving a unique, handmade gift to your friends and loved ones? Do you prefer…

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November Member of the Month: Eastern Shore Art Center

The Mission of the Eastern Shore Art Center is to connect people of all ages and abilities with the arts through education, exhibitions, and outreach activities. This week (October 31-November 5), ESAC is hosting Plein Air Fairhope. This is a community celebration of painting in the great outdoors. 60 painters will be taking to the…

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MAC’s First Member of the Month is…

Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival! A little about the organization:The Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to further the preservation and growth of jazz music for future generations. Their goal is to encourage young musicians to play jazz by educating them in its history and…

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October Exhibitions: L.A. Stevens, Art of Engineers, & WGAS

This October, MAC’s Gallery @ Room 1927 will feature three exhibitions: the Watercolor & Graphic Art Society’s “Annual Fall Show”, “Confusion” by L.A. Stevens, and “Airbus Art of Engineers.” These exhibitions will hang from October 5th through October 30th, 2022. Read more about these exhibitions below! As a non-profit organization, the object of the Watercolor…

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Utility Box Art

Thanks to a grant from the Downtown Mobile Alliance‘s MOBilize Fund, we have made headway towards our newest public art initiative! So far, eight utility boxes have been painted or wrapped throughout downtown, and more are in the works! The Mobile Arts Council is searching for artists interested in adding life to the traffic control…

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10th Annual Throwdown Results!

The 10th Annual Throwdown was one of our toughest art competitions yet! On Friday, September 16th, artists John Halliday, Devontae Knight, Mayssam Iskandar, Christopher Murray, and Elizabeth Brooks had 90 minutes to create an original piece of art while utilizing a surprise item. Inspired by our Aircraft Pavilion event venue, this year’s mystery box item…

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Taylor Park Mural Additions Complete

We are happy to announce additional improvements to the Taylor Park Community Center through a partnership with the James T. Strickland Youth Center. This community art project was done in conjunction with an Urban Gardening program organized by the Mobile Urban Growers and Keep Mobile Beautiful. Artist Zach DePolo has worked with area artists and…

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2022 MAC Members’ Show

The 2022 Annual MAC Members’ Show features 53+ artists in a variety of artistic mediums and styles representative of our area. Unlike our typical month-long exhibitions, this show will be featured in our gallery throughout the months of July and August!   We will announce the awards, sponsored by the Dempsey & Litchfield Fund, on…

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Celebrating Eugene Walter

Eugene Ferdinand Walter, Jr. (November 30, 1921 – March 29, 1998) was an American screenwriter, poet, short-story author, actor, puppeteer, gourmet chef, cryptographer, translator, editor, costume designer and well-known raconteur. Walter was labeled “Mobile’s Renaissance Man” because of his diverse activities in many areas of the arts. In later life, he maintained a connection with Mobile…

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Summer Camp Roundup

Summer is just around the corner, and our Summer Camp Roundup is here to help your little ones find creative and educational enrichment over the break. Sign up for a class with one of the Mobile Arts Council’s Member Organizations today! View this year’s listings through the link provided below, and sign up for our…

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