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October Exhibitions: Mobile Art Associations Fall Show, Guy Marcinkowski, and SOMI Member Artists

September 27, 2019

This October, see Mobile Art Association Annual Fall Show, Guy Marcinkowski’s environmental abstractions exhibition titled Super Natural, and a collection of paintings by SOMI Club members. Mobile Art Association is an organization of working artists, students, and supporters of the visual arts. Annually, they exhibit a juried and judged Annual Fall Show. The show is…

September Exhibitions: Alma Hoffmann, Conz8000, & Throwdown Artists

September 1, 2019

This September, see works by the five artist competitors in this year’s Throwdown, a collection of paintings by designer Alma Hoffmann, and the “DON’T Campaign” by local graphic artist Conz8000. Are you ready for The Throwdown? On September 20th, five local artists will compete to create works of art in just 90 minutes, which will…

Mobile Natural Beauty – Mural Ribbon Cutting

August 19, 2019

Come out to Mobile’s newest mural’s ribbon cutting, across from the Mobile Museum of Art, on September 5th at 5:30 PM. “Mobile’s Natural Beauty” was originally created as a feature of the 2019 Festival of Flowers. This giant floral mural, designed by Riley Brenes, was produced by at-risk youth under the instruction of Soynika Edwards-Bush.…

The Throwdown

August 19, 2019

Click Here to Get Your Tickets Today! If you’ve never experienced the Throwdown, you don’t know what you’re missing!  In its 8th year, The Throwdown is the Mobile Arts Council’s (MAC’s) largest fundraiser of the year.  Whether you are an arts enthusiast or just enjoy a great time, this event has it all.  The Throwdown…

Annual MAC Members’ Exhibition

July 25, 2019

This August, see our annual MAC Members’ Exhibition, which is open to all of our Artist Members and represents the range of talents and interests among those who support the Mobile Arts Council. The 2019 show will feature paintings, sculptures, mixed-media works, and much more by artists of all ages and experience levels. With the range of medium and technique…

July Exhibitions: Alabama Plein Air Artists, Emily Sommer, & PleinAirSouth

June 28, 2019

Head over to 6 South Joachim Street to see the Mobile Arts Council’s new satellite gallery location, known as the Saenger Theatre’s Room 1927. MAC’s July artists are lovers of local nature and Alabama scenery. Come see a watercolor collection with a message of preservation by Emily Sommer; a traveling Alabama 200 exhibition featuring educational…

2019 Community Arts Grants Deadline Extended

June 12, 2019

The Mobile Arts Council (MAC) has approved the allocation of four $1000 stipends towards Mobile-area arts organizations and/or individuals. This will be available to those involved with any arts medium: crafts, dance, design, fine art, media/photography, music, literature, or theater. The aim of the 2019 Community Arts Grants are to facilitate projects which achieve some…

June Exhibitions: Hat Show, Ginger Woechan, and The Connie Hudson Senior Community Senior Show

June 4, 2019

Dates: June 6 – 28 This June at MAC, see the third annual “Hat Show” featuring various Mobile artists, a collection of scenic Mobile paintings from Ginger Woechan, and an exhibition of work created by artists at the Connie Hudson Senior Center. Hat-loving local artist Karen McGahagin has once again rounded up a motley collection…

Art as revitalization in AL 200 mural project

May 15, 2019

Mobile, Ala. – A corner in downtown Mobile is more colorful, thanks to an AL200 project grant. “Faces of Alabama” is colorful mural featuring famous Alabamians who have positively impacted the state, painted by the talented students of Dunbar Magnet School. Dunbar was selected as a bicentennial school this year as part of the state’s bicentennial…

Market in the Park is Back!

May 1, 2019

Each year, the Mobile Arts Council and the City of Mobile Special Events Department work together to produce Market in the Park. Each week, the market features live musical performances, one-of-a-kind arts and crafts produced by local artisans, and locally grown produce, seafood, cheese and eggs, honeys, flowers and plants, baked goods, pasta, and more.…