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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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Intern Introduction: Lillie Busch

Posted on: June 5th, 2018

Hello, everyone! I am more than excited and honored to be the latest Public Relations intern at the Mobile Museum of Art. I will do my best to condense the entirety of my person in the following questionnaire. Hometown: Mobile, Alabama (born and raised!). University Life: I am a junior Public Relations student at the […]
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Experience Cuban culture at MMofA’s Cuban Festival

Posted on: April 24th, 2018

MOBILE, Ala. – On May 5, 2018, Mobile Museum of Art presents its first ever Cuban Festival, celebrating the shared cultures of Mobile and our sister city, Havana, Cuba. With a day full of family activities, MMofA invites all ages to experience Cuban culture and enjoy MMofA’s special exhibition, COMMON GROUND: Photographs of Havana and […]
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What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art

Posted on: April 17th, 2018

KQED (Public Media for Northern California) released an excerpt from You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education by Sir Ken Robinson, Ph. D and Lou Aronica, which details how incorporating arts into the classroom creates a better learning environment for children. “…they focused on reinvigorating the school culture as a whole. […]
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Support more than 40 local artists by giving to ‘do it’

Posted on: April 13th, 2018

  do it, an exhibition that is now on view at the Mobile Museum of Art through July 1, has become the longest-running and most far-reaching exhibition ever to have happened – constantly evolving and generating evermore relevant new versions of itself. This exhibition has toured to venues from New York to Manchester, Budapest to Salt […]
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Volunteer at MMofA

Posted on: April 11th, 2018

Mobile Museum of Art is looking for volunteers, especially retired teachers! According to the American Alliance of Museums, Museum volunteers contribute a million hours a week. That could be you. Options of service at MMofA include: Classroom Art Aides—work with children Clerical Aides—assist staff with administrative tasks Collection inventorying assistance—data entry and cataloging works of art […]
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