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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.…

July Exhibitions: VibRaNtaKe, A Creative Coming of Age Show, & Coastal Creations

July 1, 2021

A Creative Coming of Age Show Malaya Bengel is a local painter and illustrator, and has been working in the arts for the past five years. Her work focuses on mixed mediums, self-expression, and intersectional identities and experiences across marginalized groups. A Creative Coming of Age Show is her first ever solo exhibition, and serves…

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…

June 26, 2021

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!…

Mobile Music Summit

June 14, 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…

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…

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…

May Exhibitions: Quarantine Diaries, Exploring Photograms, and Boys & Girls Club Competition

May 5, 2021

In conjunction with National Photography Month, the Mobile Arts Council Gallery will be hosting three photography exhibitions this May. These exhibitions will hang in the Mobile Arts Council Gallery from May 5th through May 28th, 2021. See it in person throughout the month or on LoDa ArtWalk night, Friday May 14th! A date for the…

April Exhibitions: “The Folk Art of Abe Partridge” & “L’inizio”

March 30, 2021

The Mobile Arts Council will be hosting two exhibitions this April – “L’inizio” and “The Folk Art of Abe Partridge.” L’inizio: Works by Freddie Blache, Tres Johns, and Gage Nobles Freddie Blache was born and raised in Mobile Alabama. He began working with glass in the fall of 2013 at the University of South Alabama.…