January’s ArtWalk is scheduled for Friday, January 8th, virtually AND in person! This hybrid event will feature local artists, arts organizations, and downtown businesses – including gallery tours, musical performances, cooking demos, and more! This month will have a special focus on the culinary arts, highlighting National Soup Month with specialty soups from downtown restaurants.…

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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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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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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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