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Children need art and stories and poems and music as much as they need love and food and fresh air and play.

Posted on: May 19th, 2016

Wise words from Philip Pullman, who received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2005: Children need art and stories and poems and music as much as they need love and food and fresh air and play. If you don’t give a child food, the damage quickly becomes visible. If you don’t let a child have […]
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Become an Art Blast Sponsor

Posted on: May 6th, 2016

From June 13 until July 29, the Mobile Museum of Art will be hosting Art Blast Summer Camp. Students will be busy creating art, viewing art, and discussing art in the context of history, while being taught by experienced art educators, who will inspire their creativity with ceramics, painting, drawing and more. We feel that every talented […]
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Museum Programs Affect Teens for a Lifetime

Posted on: April 8th, 2016

By Erin Blakemore   |   Smithsonian.com Every year, thousands of teenagers participate in programs at their local art museums. But do any of them remember their time at museum events later in life? A new report suggests that the answer is yes—and finds that alumni of arts-based museum programs credit them with changing the […]
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Science Says Art Will Make Your Kids Better Thinkers (and Nicer People)

Posted on: April 7th, 2016

Co.Create by JENNIFER MILLER 12.09.13 7:24 AM Those who would consider themselves part of the creative class would probably agree that art is an important part of primary school education. Since school boards concerned about the bottom line don’t necessarily agree, a team of social scientists at the University of Arkansas is trying to scientifically prove […]
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Museum of Art exhibit more than meets the ears

Posted on: March 10th, 2016

By Kevin Lee   |   Lagniappe I knew about the accolades but still had doubts. One sonic stroll gratefully dispelled them. Janet Cardiff’s 2001 installation “The Forty-Part Motet” is her most acclaimed work to date. The Canadian artist specializes in a sculptural approach she tagged “sound walks.” After listening to a CD of Renaissance […]
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PNC Presents Critically Acclaimed Sound Installation Exhibition at Mobile Museum of Art

Posted on: February 29th, 2016

Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet opens March 4, 2016 The critically acclaimed sound installation, Janet Cardiff:  Forty-Part Motet will presented at the Mobile Museum of Art, March 4, through July 3, 2016.  This brilliant sound sculpture by Canadian artist Janet Cardiff is a reworking of Spem in Alium by Thomas Tallis, a 16th-century English composer. Forty […]
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Art:Work Open Call

Posted on: February 11th, 2016

Bay Area Art Educators Annual Exhibition: Art:work 2016 OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES: February 1- April 30, 2016 BAAE is pleased to present Art:work, an exhibition of art by local art educators at the Mobile Museum of Art. This opportunity is open for any artist actively teaching in Mobile or Baldwin County. Artists may submit up […]
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The Mobile Museum of Art hosts a symposium about the arts for local educators

Posted on: February 11th, 2016

On February 27, 2016, Mobile Museum of Art and local artists address essential learning through art activities in Essential Learning Across the Curricula, a symposium about the arts for area educators. During this symposium, artists and educators will share and focus on vital tools of education and best methods for teaching core curriculum through the […]
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Former Mobilian gifts Chinese bronzes to Mobile Museum of Art

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

Chinese Bronzes: Gifts from the David and Inger Duberman Collection Opens February 12, 2016 Chinese Bronzes: Gifts from the David and Inger Duberman Collection, opening February 12, at the Mobile Museum of Art is the first public presentation of thirty Chinese bronzes donated to the Mobile Museum of Art, Inc. in 2015 by former Mobilian […]
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Why drawing needs to be a curriculum essential

Posted on: November 23rd, 2015

Anita Taylor   |   The Guardian Drawing has seen something of a renaissance in the last twenty years in the UK. From the Campaign for Drawing to the Drawing Research Network, from the Drawing Room to the Rabley Drawing Centre, we’ve witnessed a proliferation of passion, effort and energy matched by increased museum exhibitions, dedicated […]
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