News & Press

MMofA Designer Wins Awards

Posted on: October 20th, 2017

We’re excited to announce that architect and designer, Don Bowdon has won top awards from his peers at a conference for the Alabama Chapter of American Society of Interior Designers for his redesign work at Mobile Museum of Art. For his work at MMofA, Bowdon won the highest honor for the institutional category and the […]
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POSTPONED: Free weekend of festivities surrounding Mobile Museum of Art’s new exhibitions

Posted on: October 4th, 2017

MOBILE, Ala. – Mobile Museum of Art’s Free Weekend celebration on October 7 has been postponed given the threat of a possible tropical storm or hurricane. Due to public safety concerns, Saturday’s events have been rescheduled for December 2, 2017. They will include a free outdoor concert featuring performances by Crowned Jewelz and Jamell Richardson, PowerLines Poetry, and […]
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Alabama/Texas Art Exchange postponed until January 2018

Posted on: August 29th, 2017

Mobile Museum of Art’s Alabama/Texas Art Exchange in collaboration with Houston Baptist University—originally slated to open in October 2017—has been postponed until January 2018, due to the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey. Our hearts are with our colleagues in Houston as the city’s long road to recovery begins. In our effort to show support for […]
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Posing Beauty in African American Culture: Critically acclaimed photography exhibition opening at Mobile Museum of Art

Posted on: August 24th, 2017

Posing Beauty in African American Culture, an exhibition opening October 6, 2017 at Mobile Museum of Art, explores the understanding of how African and African American beauty has been represented in historical and contemporary contexts through a diverse range of media including photography, film, video, fashion, advertising, and other forms of popular culture such as […]
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Do you own Work by these Artists?

Posted on: April 14th, 2017

The Mobile Museum of Art is organizing an exhibition honoring artists that have been pioneers in the Mobile art scene for over 50 years.  We are looking for truly special and important work from the following group of artists: John Cleverdon James Conlon Kaye Wall Hoffman James E. Kennedy Tut Riddick If you have work […]
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Opening Reception – March 9, 2017

Posted on: March 16th, 2017

On March 9, 2017, MMofA hosted an opening reception for artists, sponsors, donors, and MMofA members to celebrate 3 new exhibitions at Mobile Museum of Art. CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama Contemporary Alabama Photography The Mobile Delta: Glass & Light Thanks to the artists and everyone who came to support these wonderful new exhibitions!
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Mobile Symphony Orchestra presents Scott Speck and Austin Wintory at MMofA

Posted on: January 24th, 2017

Wednesday, January 25 at 6 p.m., Mobile Museum of Art welcomes Mobile Symphony Music Director, Scott Speck and award-winning composer, Austin Wintory for a discussion of the role of the modern day composer and new works for orchestra, including the new genre of music written specifically for the video gaming industry.  The talk will feature […]
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CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama – An exhibition honoring the life and work of William Christenberry at Mobile Museum of Art

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017

CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama An exhibition honoring the life and work of William Christenberry at Mobile Museum of Art March 10, 2017 – June 4, 2017 In CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama, opening March 10, 2017, Mobile Museum of Art honors renowned  Alabama-born artist, William Christenberry (1936 – 2016). The exhibition, planned in 2015 with the Christenberry family, […]
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Mobile Symphony Orchestra presents the Harlem Quartet in Mobile Museum of Art East Gallery

Posted on: September 8th, 2016

  The Mobile Symphony Orchestra is offering another “not-to-be-missed” music opportunity on Monday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 pm.  This rare performance by the world-renowned Harlem Quartet will be presented in a unique setting, inside one of Mobile Museum of Art’s galleries, surrounded by notable artworks by Harlem Renaissance artists, Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, and images […]
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Cultural & Business Links Bring Canada’s Consul General Back to Mobile, AL

Posted on: August 3rd, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY Interview and Photo Opportunities Available Cultural & Business Links Bring Canada’s Consul General Back to Mobile, AL WHO: Honorable Sandy Stimpson, Mayor – City of Mobile Louise Blais, Consul General of Canada – Atlanta Deborah Velders, Director – Mobile Museum of Art WHAT: The Mobile Museum of Art (MMofA) is honored to welcome […]
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