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August 29, 2021

LoDa ArtWalk celebrates National Yoga Month and National Arts & Education Month on Friday, September 10th! This event will highlight creatives within our community, including visual artists, musical performers, and local restaurants. Visit Cathedral Square for a mural project with a special focus in honor of Suicide Prevention Month. Come downtown to show your support…

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, August 26th, from 7pm-9pm at the Steeple on St.…

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

July 1, 2021

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…

2021 MAC Members’ Show

June 10, 2021

The Mobile Arts Council will feature works by our Artist Members for the months of August and September 2021. Artwork can be 2D or 3D, as well as audio/video. Artists may submit up to two pieces of work that are no larger than 3’x6′ in area total (combined). Artists with more than one entry are…

Mobile Music Summit

June 1, 2021

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…

June Exhibitions: Entomology and Funky for Mobile

May 28, 2021

The Mobile Arts Council Gallery will be hosting two exhibitions this June. These shows will hang in our Gallery @ Room 1927 from June 4th through June 30th, 2021. See them in person throughout the month or on LoDa ArtWalk night, Friday June 11th! A date for the closing reception honoring these artists will be…

May Parade Squirrel Soiree

May 17, 2021

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…