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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As the spread of COVID-19 shuts down entertainment and gathering spaces, the Mobile Arts Council (MAC) has temporarily closed the gallery to the public and has launched the MAC Virtual Gallery as of Thursday, March 19, 2020. Each month, our community gallery features new exhibitions of original works created by local and regional artists in our Gallery @ Room 1927, located at 6 South Joachim Street (next…

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Due to current information regarding the potential spreading of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), and to circumstances beyond our control, Taco Takedown 2020 will be postponed to a later date this year (TBD). The health and safety of the community, guests, event patrons, volunteers, and staff are our top priority. Thank you for your support and for understanding our…

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The Mobile Arts Council is accepting entries to the Visual Arts Achievement Program on February 3rd and 4th at the Gallery, Room 1927. This arts education program is an opportunity for students in grades 6 through 12 to be recognized for their contributions to the visual arts at the local and state levels. Concurrently, Young…

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The Artys is Mobile’s only arts award program that acknowledges the priceless contributions made to our arts and cultural community. For sixteen years, the Mobile Arts Council has presented these awards to recognize the creative achievements of impactful individuals, organizations, and businesses. The community-nominated winners of each category are presented with an Arty, a limited…

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This year has been one of transformation. We have rebranded, moved, and undergone changes in our staff – all the while facilitating five major public art projects, maintaining our community gallery, promoting and advocating for the arts, regranting funds to artists and arts organizations, and providing educational outreach programs with at-risk youth. Now approaching our…

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Artists Erin Revere, Benita McNider, and Leslie Baumhower will be exhibiting December 5th to the 20th in MAC’s Gallery at the Saenger’s Room 1927. Erin takes inspiration from the ever-present contrasts of dark verses light and up verses down that fills the world. She finds balance on a canvas and creates the feeling of being…

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