October’s Spooky ArtWalk will take place on Friday, October 16th, virtually AND in person! This hybrid event will feature local artists, arts organizations, and downtown businesses – including gallery tours, musical performances, educational talks, and more! See the official schedule and list of participants below. Most of downtown’s galleries, restaurants, and businesses will remain open…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mobile, Ala. – The Mobile Arts Council has been approved for a $50,000 award as part of the National Endowment for the Arts’ Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This grant will go toward salary and other facility expenses. Development Director Angela Montgomery comments, “We are honored to be the…

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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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Are you an area musician looking for performance opportunities? We’re here to help! MAC is putting together a musical performer database to share with the City of Mobile Special Events Department, local venues, restaurants, and individuals looking to book Mobile-area musicians. Possible gigs include playing LODA Artwalk and Market in the Park, the virtual MOB Music Fest in July, outdoor…

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Benita Hatfield McNider specializes in animals and portraiture in oils. If you are interested in seeing more of her artwork, or in commissioning a piece, email her at hatfieldartmcnider@gmail.com Artist Statement: Creative awareness is a powerful force! It can usher us out of despair, into a state of grace, transform sadness into laughter, or carry us…

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The Mobile Arts Council (MAC) YouTube channel is expanding and needs a jingle! Footage from our #GivingTuesday2019 Stream-A-Thon, the Artys, and member submissions will be uploaded weekly to continue MAC’s mission to promote artists and art organizations, as well as advocate on their behalves. Before the channel can start uploading, the logo animation needs a…

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