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October Exhibitions: L.A. Stevens, Art of Engineers, & WGAS

October 3, 2022

This October, MAC’s Gallery @ Room 1927 will feature three exhibitions: the Watercolor & Graphic Art Society’s “Annual Fall Show”, “Confusion” by L.A. Stevens, and “Airbus Art of Engineers.” These exhibitions will hang from October 5th through October 30th, 2022. Read more about these exhibitions below! As a non-profit organization, the object of the Watercolor…

Utility Box Art

September 21, 2022

Thanks to a grant from the Downtown Mobile Alliance‘s MOBilize Fund, we have made headway towards our newest public art initiative! So far, eight utility boxes have been painted or wrapped throughout downtown, and more are in the works! The Mobile Arts Council is searching for artists interested in adding life to the traffic control…

10th Annual Throwdown Results!

September 19, 2022

The 10th Annual Throwdown was one of our toughest art competitions yet! On Friday, September 16th, artists John Halliday, Devontae Knight, Mayssam Iskandar, Christopher Murray, and Elizabeth Brooks had 90 minutes to create an original piece of art while utilizing a surprise item. Inspired by our Aircraft Pavilion event venue, this year’s mystery box item…

September 18, 2022

LoDa ArtWalk celebrates Halloween and Mobile Latin Fest on Friday, October 14th! This event will highlight creatives within our community, including visual artists, musical performers, and local restaurants. Make sure to come downtown dressed festively for the spooky season! Join us in showing your support of local artists, arts organizations, and downtown businesses at this…

Azalea City Art Quilters & 2022 Throwdown Artists

September 7, 2022

This September, the Mobile Arts Council’s Gallery @ Room 1927 is hosting two new exhibitions. Viewpoints by the Azalea City Art Quilters features works from over 10 different art quilt collections completed by the group since 2020. The 2022 Throwdown Artists features works from this year’s 10th Annual Throwdown competitors – Mayssam Iskandar, John Halliday,…

The Throwdown

August 5, 2022

In its 10th year, The Throwdown is the Mobile Arts Council’s (MAC’s) largest annual fundraiser.  Whether you are an arts enthusiast or just enjoy a great time, this event has it all! The Throwdown consists of a live art competition between five of Mobile’s finest local artists, an all-inclusive silent auction, live music, cold spirits,…

Taylor Park Mural Additions Complete

July 20, 2022

We are happy to announce additional improvements to the Taylor Park Community Center through a partnership with the James T. Strickland Youth Center. This community art project was done in conjunction with an Urban Gardening program organized by the Mobile Urban Growers and Keep Mobile Beautiful. Artist Zach DePolo has worked with area artists and…

Drawing Night with Mobile Arts Council

July 11, 2022

Join us for an evening of gothic architecture and natural beauty in partnership with Spring Hill College and Mobile Urban Sketchers. Bring your sketchbook and pencils. Participation is free! This Drawing Night will be held at 4000 Dauphin St. from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m on July 21st. Contact Kat Stoves at kat@mobilearts.org with any…

Members Appreciation Night

July 11, 2022

On August 30th, the Mobile Arts Council is honoring our Members with an evening filled with music, creativity, and celebration. This event will also act as a closing reception for our fabulous Annual MAC Members’ Show. We will have delicious food provided by Cafe 219 & Greer’s Markets, a group painting that all in attendance…

2022 MAC Members’ Show

June 30, 2022

The 2022 Annual MAC Members’ Show features 53+ 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 of July and August!   We will announce the awards, sponsored by the Dempsey & Litchfield Fund, on…