City of Mobile, Mobile Arts Council seeking proposals for Hall of Fame Courtyard

Mobile, Ala – The City of Mobile and the Mobile Arts Council are calling on interested artists and architects to submit early concepts for a project that will commemorate Mobile’s local sports icons. Earlier this year, Mobile Mayor Stimpson announced plans to establish a “Hall of Fame Courtyard” near the Mobile Convention Center and Cooper Riverside Park to…

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LoDa ArtWalk celebrates World Watercolor Month on Friday, July 9th! This event will highlight creatives within our community, including visual artists, musical performers courtesy of MOB Music Fest, and local chefs for a special focus on National Culinary Arts Month . Support your local artists, arts organizations, and downtown businesses at this fun, family-friendly event!…

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Mobile Music Summit

The Mobile Music Summit will feature three speakers representative of different aspects of the music industry! Stan Foster (Professional Musician, Rollin’ in the Hay), Marq Dean (Entertainment Business, Recruitment & Sales), and Wendy Day (Founder of Rap Coalition) will share their experiences and helpful tips relating to Music Business throughout the day. This informational workshop…

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May Parade Squirrel Soiree

The City of Mobile has organized a special parade to be held next Friday, May 21st at 6:30 p.m. on Modified Route A. Before the parade begins, please consider joining us for the Mystic SOB’s May Parade Squirrel Soiree on from 4 to 6 p.m. at the gallery – including an open bar, appetizers, and…

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FESTIVAL OF QUILTS 2021

“Back to Traditions’’ Sponsored by Azalea City Quilters’ Guild Dates: August 20 – 21, 2021 Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Location: Abba Shrine Center, 7701 Hitt Road, Mobile, AL 36695 Admission: $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for ages 5 and under. Over 250 quilts with dazzling designs and mastered techniques will be on display.  The Festival…

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#GivingMobileArt

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. Help us by #GivingMobileArt for #GivingTuesday! Any contribution you make will make…

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Bienville Oaks: Artists Wanted for Fallen Trees

Apply online through the application to be eligible for a piece of wood from the fallen Bienville oaks. The information provided will be used to determine the artistic merit of those interested and help us determine how to divide the salvageable wood from Bienville Square. This application will close after Tuesday, December 1st, and we…

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Mobile Arts Council is Awarded NEA Grant

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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YouTube Raffle: Like, Comment, and Subscribe

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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Musical Performer Database

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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