Alabama high school students, grades 9th through 12th, are invited to participate in the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest. By performing poetry, students can master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn more about literary history and contemporary life. Poetry Out Loud uses a pyramid structure. Beginning at the classroom level, winners advance to…

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September ArtWalk is scheduled for Friday, September 11th. This month’s event will have virtual and in-person experiences throughout the day! We will have a Virtual ArtWalk onlin from 1 to 3 p.m. on the LoDa ArtWlk Facebook page for those who choose to stay at home. This will include local music performances, gallery tours, USA…

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The Throwdown, MAC’s biggest annual fundraiser, will be going hybrid this year with a part virtual, part live experience. The 2020 live auction and art competition will take place via video online in our first-ever reality show style competition! Five artists have been selected, representing a diverse range of mediums, styles, and personalities. We are…

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Summer is here and school is out! Despite COVID-19, students can find creative and educational enrichment in the art and science camps listed below. Sign up with a Mobile Arts Council member organization today! Alabama Contemporary Art Center All virtual summer camps include 2 hours of instruction via Zoom at 10 a.m. *A parent or guardian…

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ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 28TH! Annually, the Mobile Arts Council (MAC) presents the Members’ Show, featuring all of our artist members together. Side by side, MAC members represent the collective style and level of talent within the visual arts community of Mobile. Our members also represent the spectrum of mediums. The 2020 Members’ Show…

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This May, the Gallery in Room 1927 reopens with the postponed Five Show exhibition. Artwork by students of the 2019 – 2020 academic year from Bishop State Community College, Coastal Alabama Community College, Spring Hill College, the University of Mobile, and the University of South Alabama has been selected and judged, by renowned ceramicists, Charles…

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Radio Woodworks has donated a fine, handmade made walnut and maple cutting board shaped like the state of Alabama. The cutting board is the prize for one lucky person who subscribes to the Mobile Arts Council YouTube channel. Enter the raffle by liking the video featuring Radio Woodworks, leaving a comment on the video, AND…

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– The Mobile Arts Council Gallery in Room 1927 will reopen to the public on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., showing the postponed college student exhibition, Five Competition. The gallery has been closed for eight weeks amid Governor Ivey’s Stay at Home Order. To keep patrons safe, Executive Director Lucy Gafford has imposed…

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For the Mobile Arts Council’s Artists Directory to better serve artists members, and patrons searching for artists, please use the steps described and shown below to update your artist profile. Step 1: Navigate to the MAC website, www.mobilearts.org. Step 2: Log in using the link on the top right of the page. Step 3: Enter…

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