MAC Announces Throwdown Competitors

The 9th Annual Throwdown is fast approaching! Join us online via Facebook or Youtube to watch the premiere of the 90-minute art competition on Thursday, October 29th, at 7:30 p.m. This year the competition comes to you in the form of a reality show hosted by NBC15’s Darwin Singleton and a special guest host.    Five…

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COVID-19 Artist Resources

If you are an artist or arts organization, stay tuned – we will be sharing helpful resources with you in the upcoming weeks so that you can effectively report and, hopefully, receive any assistance needed during this difficult time. Below we have assembled a list emergency funding sources for artists, as well as other funding…

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#GivingMobileArt on #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is December 3, 2019, and Mobile Arts Council is #GivingMobileArt from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during a LIVE Stream-A-Thon on Facebook. The LIVE event will be hosted by Executive Director Lucy Gafford, Kalenski “Dj Dirty Dan” Adams, “The Voice of Mobile” Barry Silverman, and Mobile Arts Council Board President John Mims. The #GivingMobileArt…

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Mobile Natural Beauty – Mural Ribbon Cutting

Come out to Mobile’s newest mural’s ribbon cutting, across from the Mobile Museum of Art, on September 5th at 5:30 PM. “Mobile’s Natural Beauty” was originally created as a feature of the 2019 Festival of Flowers. This giant floral mural, designed by Riley Brenes, was produced by at-risk youth under the instruction of Soynika Edwards-Bush.…

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“And the winners are…” Artys winners announced

Mobile Arts Council released the names of the 11 recipients of Arty awards for 2018. The honorees this year include: Art Educator – Hosea London Art Soldier – Sherrick Sandy Business – Mobile Public Library Cultural Innovation – Central Arts Collective Design – Mobile Fashion Week Literary Artist – Kevin Lee Organization – Mobile Chamber…

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An Infamous Tag

Dates: September 1-30, 2017 Mobile Fashion Week Designer Tony Davis Graffiti has always been considered revolutionary, and throughout history any revolution at first was considered a crime. Graffiti has been used by groups and individuals who have felt oppressed or suppressed and needed an outlet to express themselves, so they write on the walls. Mobile Fashion…

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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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LoDa ArtWalk Celebrates National Tattoo Month on Friday, July 8th! This event will highlight creatives within our community, including visual artists, musical performers, and local restaurants. In additional to tattoo-themed festivities, bring an inspirational painted rock to “drop” downtown for International Drop-A-Rock Day. Come show your support of local artists, arts organizations, and downtown businesses…

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Roxann Dyess – “Miniature’s & More” Silent Auction Items

All auction items have the current and minimum bid information listed in the photo caption. Bidding ends on June 30th at 2 p.m. If you are outbid, we will call/text you to see if you would like to increase your bid for the item. The Miniatures See images of the available miniatures below. To bid…

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Sip & Draw Night at Old Majestic Brewing Company

Join us for Sip & Draw Night at Old Majestic Brewing Company! This event will be from 6-8pm on Thursday, June 2nd. This live model drawing event will be fun for the practiced artist and beginner. Bring friends and family for this fun and artistic night out. The event is FREE, and Old Majestic will…

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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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Call for Artists – 2022 MAC Members’ Show

The Mobile Arts Council (MAC) will feature works by our Artist Members for the months of July and August 2022. Artwork can be 2D or 3D, as well as audio/video. Artists may submit up to two pieces of work that are no larger than 3’x6′ in area total (combined). Artists with more than one entry…

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Spring Fling Paint Party

Join us at the Saenger Theatre’s Gallery @ Room 1927 for our first ever Spring Fling Paint Party! This fundraising event will provide attendees with the opportunity to paint their own 9″x12″ masterpiece with assistance from professional artists. Choose from a variety of iconic Bay-Area images, enjoy flowing libations and heavy appetizers, and raise money…

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Alabama Folk! Workshop

Join us for Alabama Folk! – a hands-on workshop featuring folk traditions of the Gulf Coast. In partnership with the Mobile International Festival and the Alabama Folklife Association, this workshop will feature Laotian cooking, Brazilian brigadeiros, and Mexican dance! Alabama Folk! will take place on May 14th, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at…

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May Exhibitions: “Black Life in Mobile” & Mobile Art Association

This May, MAC’s Gallery @ Room 1927 will host two new exhibitions: “Black Life in Mobile,” a community photovoice project presented by The Black Life, Arts, and Culture Coalition (BLACC) and the Mobile Art Association’s (MAA) “Annual Spring Members’ Show.” “Black Life in Mobile” sets out to answer the question, “What is Black Life in…

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