Past Exhibition

December Exhibitions: Botanical Art, Ben Shamback, and Herb Willey

Dates: December 4th – 21st, 2018 This December at MAC, see an assortment of flora recreated by Mobile’s botanical artists; take a trip down the Gulf Coast with watercolorist Herb Willey; and enjoy a collecton of landscapes in oils by Ben Shamback. The Mobile Botanical Gardens is a unique treasure, home to one of the last remaining stands…

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“The Voices of Strong Women” and “The Art Group”

Dates: November 6th – 30th, 2018 This November at MAC, see “The Voices of Strong Women” by local photographer Karen Bullock and an exhibition of works by local painting collective “The Art Group.” The story behind “The Voices of Strong Women” began with Karen Bullock’s photo of dancers from Vigor High School performing in a…

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“My Endless Dreams” Installation Unveiling

Date: October 12th, 2018 “My Endless Dreams” is a street-art project based on Sahar K Alford‘s personal experience of growing up as a member of a minority religious group in Iran. Because of her religion, she was denied the right to pursue a higher education. This project is part of #EducationIsNotACrime and the “Changing the World, One Wall…

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Ainsley McNeely, Dawson Morgan, and the Watercolor and Graphic Arts Society

Dates: October 4th – 30th, 2018 This October, see the Watercolor & Graphic Arts Society of Mobile‘s Fall Exhibition; a new series of paintings by Ainsley McNeely; and “Splash,” featuring ceramic sculptures and wall hangings by Dawson Dunn Morgan. In addition to our fabulous exhibitions, MAC staff will be dressed in costume for Spooky Walk, our Halloween edition…

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Mobile Fashion Week

Dates: September 10-30, 2018 This September, catch a glimpse of Mobile Fashion Week 2018 through “Draped,” an exhibition focused on the art of draping. From Ancient Egyptians to Modern/Contemporary designers, draping has been a trend that has survived throughout the ages. Some of Mobile’s best local designers will dazzle you with their draped creations in anticipation…

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Sneak a peek at The Throwdown contestants’ talent

MAC is starting a new annual tradition at this month’s ArtWalk: an exhibit featuring the work of the upcoming Throwdown contestants! Think of it as your chance to scope out the talent, and maybe even place bets on a winner. This year the Skinny Gallery will feature Ardith Goodwin, Ben Kaiser, Cat Pop, conz8000, and…

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Memory Palace

Dates: September 10-30, 2018 Printmaker and installation artist Grant Benoit’s exhibition “Memory Palace” is a commentary on the layers of memory and experience held by everyday objects. Benoit compares our memory to a house: “Everyday paths and rituals become evident as carpets thin and edges darken with touch. Shelves overflow… closets fill—first systematically, then later…

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Annual MAC Member’s Exhibition

Dates: August 3-30, 2018 This August, the Mobile Arts Council will feature works by our Artist Members! Featured works include quilts, photography, illustrations, prints, ceramics, sculptures, paintings, and more by over 50 MAC artists.   Participating artists include Ainsley McNeely, Alma Hoffmann, Barbara Rettig, Benita McNider, Bertice McPherson, Catherine Helmsing, Cheryl Nicholls, Elise McClellan, Frank…

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July Exhibitions at MAC

Dates: July 5-31, 2018 This July, MAC will feature prints depicting the seven deadly sins by Sarah Dittman in the Small Room; “Rise like the lotus from muddy waters” – a mixed media exhibition of sculptures, paintings, and prints by Shawn Berdux, in the Danielle Juzan Gallery; and artwork created by students of the Optimist Boys & Girls Club in the…

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June 2018 Exhibitions

Dates: June 4-29, 2018 Drawing by Melissa Tubbs and painting by Adam Underwood This June, the Mobile Arts Council is hosting three unique exhibitions: ART from the HEART, an acrylic and mixed-media exhibition by self-taught artist James J. Austin; “Abstracts from the Air” by Adam Underwood; and Melissa Tubbs’ “Celebration & Preservation” – an Alabama 200 traveling exhibition featuring…

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