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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…

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…

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.…

March Exhibitions: Impressions by Carol George, Life Under the Sea by Susan Gibbs, and Love In Bloom by Sandy Holberg

March 1, 2021

The Mobile Arts Council is hosting three exhibitions throughout March! Impressions by Carol George, Life Under the Sea by Susan Gibbs, and Love In Bloom by Sandy Holberg will hand in the Mobile Arts Council Gallery until March 31st, 2021.  Impressions by Carol George is a collection of impressionistic acrylic paintings that focus primarily on…