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November 23, 2021

LoDa ArtWalk celebrates the holiday season at the Incredible, Inflatable, Holiday Balloon LoDa ArtWalk on Friday, December 10th! This event will highlight creatives within our community, including visual artists, musical performers, and local restaurants. Visit Cathedral Square for a hand-crafted balloon-sculpted wonderland courtesy of City of Mobile Parks & Recreation. Come downtown to show your…

“Gift a Glass” & Give to the Arts!

November 2, 2021

Gift a glass, sip and support the Arts at Downtown’s local breweries! The Mobile Arts Council’s 2021 holiday fundraiser costs $75 per participant. Each “Gift a Glass” purchase includes: –  a limited edition handblown pint glass by Muffinjaw Designs  –  a draft pint of your choice at each of Mobile’s local breweries: Braided River Brewing, Iron Hand Brewing, Old Majestic…

November/December Exhibitions: “The Flora-Bama Paintings” & the Bay Area Art Educator’s “Annual Fall Exhibition”

November 1, 2021

This November and December, the Mobile Arts Council’s Gallery @ Room 1927 will feature two exhibitions: The Flora-Bama Paintings by Pixie Alexander and the Bay Area Art Educator’s Annual Fall Exhibition. Gallery Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays – Fridays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. These exhibitions will hang…

2021 Fall Market in the Park

October 22, 2021

The City of Mobile Parks and Recreation Department presents the Market in the Park in Cathedral Square! After a year-long hiatus, we are excited to be back for this seasonal event, cherished by residents and visitors of Downtown Mobile. The market features local artisans, farmers and so much more. Arts & Crafts vendors will be…

Leveraging Social Media & PR for your Business – A MAC Member Workshop

October 12, 2021

Join Shellie Teague, Social Butterfly of Proxi Public Relations, to get tips on how to leverage social media & PR for your business. Learn how to craft the stories that will cultivate relationships for your brand as well as strategies and solutions for managing your social media. Shellie has been in the public relations field…

October Exhibitions: “A Celebration of Hispanic Artists” & “Furnishing America – The Ages of Quality Craftsmanship”

October 1, 2021

This October, MAC’s Gallery @ Room 1927 will feature two exhibitions: “A Celebration of Hispanic Artists” and “Furnishing America – The Ages of Quality Craftsmanship.” Gallery Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays – Fridays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. These exhibitions will hang through Friday, October 29th. In conjunction…

August-September Exhibition: 2021 MAC Members’ Show

August 9, 2021

Each year the Mobile Arts Council hosts our Annual MAC Members’ Show. This year’s exhibition is sponsored by the Dempsey & Litchfield Fund and features 44+ artists in a variety of artistic mediums and styles representative of our area. Unlike our typical month-long exhibitions, this show will be featured in our gallery throughout the months…

17th Annual Award Unveiled

August 6, 2021

THE ARTYS // About the Award & Artist Mobile Arts Council has unveiled the newest design, and artist behind it, for their annual Arty award. Mixed media artist Mary Elizabeth Kimbrough was commissioned to create the newest addition to the Arty lineup. The colorful design features painting and collage, and incorporates flora and fauna of…

Throwdown Artists Wanted!

July 26, 2021

Now in its 10th year, The Throwdown is the Mobile Arts Council’s (MAC’s) largest annual fundraiser. The Throwdown consists of a live art competition between some of Mobile’s finest local artists, an all-inclusive silent auction, live music, and more. Each year, five artists are chosen to be our official Throwdown competitors (one being the previous year’s…

Mobile Arts Council announces ticket sales for the 17th Annual Artys

July 14, 2021

The Mobile Arts Council (MAC) announces ticket sales for the 17th Annual Artys. Tickets go on sale today for $35 and will be available for purchase until August 25th. Tickets will also be available at the door for $45. The event will take place on Thursday, January 27th, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the…