News & Press

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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#5WomenArtists in 2018

Posted on: March 30th, 2018

March is Women’s History Month, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts uses this time to celebrate women artists with work in museums, galleries, and other organizations. Mobile Museum of Art is using the last five days of March to talk about #5WomenArtists who have artwork hanging in our galleries. If you missed any of our […]
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Lagniappe review of “do it” + Nomination Period for Nappies

Posted on: March 29th, 2018

“The exhibit isn’t shipped in crates. It’s a compendium of 250-plus written instructions from artists to future collaborators for works shaped by personality, place and time. Mobile Museum of Art’s Elizabet Elliott spent months in planning, contacting potential participants and letting them pick from a handful of ‘scores.’ The result was a playful challenge to […]
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Opening Reception – March 1, 2018

Posted on: March 2nd, 2018

On March 1, 2018, MMofA hosted an opening reception for artists, sponsors, donors, and MMofA members to celebrate 3 new exhibitions at Mobile Museum of Art. COMMON GROUND: Photographs of Mobile and Havana NO CHILD’S PLAY: Children in the Holocaust Our People, Our Places, Our Collection Thank you to the artists and everyone who came […]
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Alabama/Texas Art Exchange

Posted on: February 2nd, 2018

Alabama/Texas Art Exchange at the Mobile Museum of Art – HOUSTON ARTISTS: Gestural and Geometric Abstraction January 26 – July 8, 2018 at Houston Baptist University Art Gallery – Contemporary Alabama Photography January 18 – April 3, 2018 Mobile Museum of Art collaborated with Houston Baptist University Art Gallery in Houston, Texas, to create an “exchange” […]
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Opening Reception – January 25, 2018

Posted on: January 26th, 2018

On January 25, 2018, MMofA hosted an opening reception for artists, sponsors, donors, and MMofA members to celebrate 2 new exhibitions at Mobile Museum of Art. do it HOUSTON ARTISTS: Gestural and Geometric Abstraction Thank you to the artists and everyone who came to support these wonderful new exhibitions!
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Artist Grants and Opportunities in 2018

Posted on: January 10th, 2018

Artwork Archive has compiled a list of Artist Grants and Opportunities. It’s a brand new year. You’ve rested, reflected, and refocused, determined to take your art business to new heights in the year to come! So, what’s one major part of your new business plan you should be considering? Artist grants. Making art can be an […]
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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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