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2019 Fall Fund Drive

December 4, 2019

This year has been one of transformation. We have rebranded, moved, and undergone changes in our staff – all the while facilitating five major public art projects, maintaining our community gallery, promoting and advocating for the arts, regranting funds to artists and arts organizations, and providing educational outreach programs with at-risk youth. Now approaching our…

December Exhibitions: Erin Revere, Benita McNider, and Leslie Baumhower

December 2, 2019

Artists Erin Revere, Benita McNider, and Leslie Baumhower will be exhibiting December 5th to the 20th in MAC’s Gallery at the Saenger’s Room 1927. Erin takes inspiration from the ever-present contrasts of dark verses light and up verses down that fills the world. She finds balance on a canvas and creates the feeling of being…

#GivingMobileArt on #GivingTuesday

November 19, 2019

#GivingTuesday is December 3, 2019, and Mobile Arts Council is #GivingMobileArt from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during a LIVE Stream-A-Thon on Facebook. The LIVE event will be hosted by Executive Director Lucy Gafford, Kalenski “Dj Dirty Dan” Adams, “The Voice of Mobile” Barry Silverman, and Mobile Arts Council Board President John Mims. The #GivingMobileArt…

MAC Releases Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 Mobile Arts Guide

November 6, 2019

The Mobile Arts Council recently released their first publication in a series of Arts Guides for the greater Mobile Area. The first publication highlights events happening in the Fall of 2019 through Spring of 2020. Inclusion in the publication is one of the many perks of being a member of the Arts Council. MAC has…

Next Month: “Five” Biennial College Art Competition

November 1, 2019

“Five” is a juried exhibition of work by students at the area’s five colleges and universities, sponsored every other year by the Mobile Arts Council (MAC). The 2020 exhibition will be displayed in the MAC’s Gallery @ Room 1927 (6 South Joachim Street) from Friday, April 3 through Wednesday, April 29, with a reception and…

November Exhibitions: Paul Gray, Sahar Alford, and Mississippi Art Colony

October 29, 2019

Open November 5th to the 28th, Gallery Room 1927 will feature the exhibitions of Paul Gray, Sahar Alford, and the Mississippi Art Colony Traveling Show. Paul Gray shares a collection of his nature photography, titled “God’s World as I See It.” Paul enjoys a variety of subjects: landscapes, cityscapes, seascapes, architecture, children, still life, nature,…

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…