Art Walk

Come celebrate Sharks and National Tattoo Day at LODA ArtWalk in Downtown Mobile from 6 to 9 p.m. on July 12th! Indulge in the unique experience of creating crafts, and don’t miss your chance to secure exclusive promo items, available only while supplies last, in the Kids Zone (located at N. Claiborne St. between St.…

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FIVE Show Winners Awarded

MAC is delighted to announce the 2024 FIVE Show winners! These students’ works were picked out of 75 entries that had previously been juried into the exhibition. Thank you to all students currently exhibiting their work, and congratulations to this year’s FIVE winners. The FIVE Show will be on display in MAC’s Gallery @ Room…

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Celebrate Poetry Month this April!

Weekly Poetry Prompts, School Workshop Application Open, & April ArtWalk Performances Friday Poetry Prompts Mobile’s Poet Laureate, Charlotte Pence, is providing a poetry prompt each Friday in April to inspire you to write a poem. Both the experience of writing and reading poetry can have a powerful, positive effect. Sometimes when talking to others, words can be…

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MAC Seeks New Executive Director

Lead the Mobile Arts Council to new heights!  Are you ready to ignite your passion for the arts and drive transformative change in Mobile? The Mobile Arts Council (MAC) is on the lookout for an extraordinary Executive Director to lead the charge in shaping our city’s cultural landscape. As the Executive Director of MAC, you’ll…

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Artys 2024 – Call for Nominations

We want your nominations for the 2024 Artys! The Artys is Mobile’s only awards program that acknowledges the priceless contributions made to the arts and cultural community across all realms of the arts. For nineteen years, Mobile Arts Council has presented these awards to recognize the creative achievements of individuals, organizations, and businesses. Each year…

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Charlotte Pence Named City of Mobile Poet Laureate

Mobile selects Dr. Charlotte Pence as city’s first poet laureate  Mobile, Ala. — Through a partnership with the Mobile Arts Council and the Alabama State Council on the Arts, the City of Mobile has named writer and educator Dr. Charlotte Pence as its first poet laureate.  A published author and accomplished poet, Pence has been a…

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Jerry Roldan – Celebration of Life

On Saturday, January 20th, the Mobile Arts Council will be hosting a Celebration of Life for Jerry Roldan at our Gallery @ Room 1927 from 12 to 2 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided, and this event is open to the public.

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2024 Poetry Out Loud Competition Registration Open Through January 24th!

Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition for high school students across the country. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life. Poetry Out Loud is…

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The Throwdown

The Throwdown is the Mobile Arts Council’s largest annual fundraising event. Proceeds go towards supporting our mission: to enrich the quality of life in the greater Mobile area through increasing accessibility to the arts and promoting a vibrant cultural community. View photos and details from previous Throwdown events on our main page here! For the…

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Chickasabogue Park – Conference Center Window Design Contest

The Mobile Arts Council is searching for an artist to create a design to be laminated inside the windows of the new Chickasabogue Conference Center entrance. The chosen winner will receive $5,000. Submissions are due by the end of day on May 31st, 2023. Eligibility: • Artist must be 18 years of age or older and must reside…

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