News & Press

Intern Introduction: Mary Franklin

Posted on: August 15th, 2018

Hello Internet! I can’t tell you how stoked I am to be introducing myself as the newest PR and Marketing intern for the Mobile Museum of Art. I’m hoping I will embody the museum’s motto in engagement and enrichment through the arts. I’m afraid I am a little awkward on paper, but I will do […]
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Final Blog Post: Lillie Busch

Posted on: August 14th, 2018

Over this summer, I’ve grown into myself in more ways than I would have believed, thanks to the wonderful internship at the Mobile Museum of Art. When asked what I learned, besides rambling, I say this: I realized that I picked the right major for me. In my first post, I said that my goals […]
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Tribal Leaders from Montana to speak at MMofA

Posted on: August 2nd, 2018

MOBILE, Ala. – Thursday, August 2, Vice Chairman of Fort Peck Tribes Charles Headdress is traveling from Montana to the Mobile Museum of Art to speak on a very personal item: his grandmother’s quilt. Headdress will be joined by Dr. Ken Ryan, a historian and elder from his tribe. In this special gallery talk, we […]
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The Museum School selected as Official Alabama Bicentennial School

Posted on: July 26th, 2018

MOBILE, Ala. – On August 3, 2018, Governor Kay Ivey announced that The Museum School at Mobile Museum of Art has been selected as an official Alabama Bicentennial School in a ceremony in the Old House Chamber of the State Capitol. The Museum School is one of 200 schools selected to receive this special designation […]
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MMofA named Mobile’s Best Museum!

Posted on: July 19th, 2018

In the annual reader’s choice awards for Lagniappe, Mobile Museum of Art was voted Mobile’s Best Museum! Thanks to everyone who voted for us. Join us and explore the art of our time through classes, programs, and exhibitions for all ages. See the full list of winners here >>
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Mid-Term Reflection: Lillie Busch

Posted on: July 17th, 2018

When both relatives and friends ask me what I enjoy best about my internship, I always answer: “Each day is never the same.” Which is true. There is a different task awaiting me and my little table every day — which is a refreshing change of pace from my menial labor job and the blurred […]
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do it: the question of human permanence

Posted on: July 2nd, 2018

In a culture of determined preservation–e.g., social media, instant photography, journaling culture–how odd and unnerving is it to have art that is purely defined by its impermanence? Hans Ulrich Obrist birthed the idea in 1993: Art as a game. Art that transcends decades. Art that constantly evolves and reinvents itself. He, with artists Christian Boltanski […]
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Government Plaza Gallery: The Art of Mobile

Posted on: June 26th, 2018

MMofA is excited to announce the opening of our Pop-Up Gallery at Government Plaza! This art exhibition features the creative talents of six Mobile County artists in glass, metal, acrylic, and oil. The unifying element  is a shared appreciation for place. The collection of works shows the diversity of outlooks, ingenuity, and artistic vision that […]
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Art Library and Research Center opens at MMofA

Posted on: June 20th, 2018

MOBILE, Ala. – On Thursday, June 21, 2018, Mobile Museum of Art will open the Art Library and Research Center for members and local artists registered with the Teaching Artist Project (T.A.P.). MMofA has been in the process of reorganizing their library and is excited to share this as a new perk for members and […]
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MMofA to participate in Culture Camp

Posted on: June 13th, 2018

Mobile Museum of Art is excited to announce that we are participating in Culture Camp August 6 – August 10. Campers will interact, observe, explore, and have fun at five different places over the course of the week. For more info, check out the flyer below. Download registration form >>
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