Posted on: August 6th, 2019

Thursday, September 5 @ 6 p.m.

Join the one and only NALL at MMofA for an exciting and irreverent conversation about his life, his work, and the exhibition, SOUTHERN MASTERS.

The talk will take place from 6 – 7 pm with a meet and greet and light refreshments following the talk.

Charcoal Portrait Drawing with Victoria Udovikina

Posted on: August 2nd, 2019

This course is about creating portraits in dry media. Charcoal is very versatile and forgiving, so there is no limitation of what you can create with it. The class will study anatomy, correct placement of facial features, foreshortening, and drawing portraits from different angles. (more…)

Making Sterling Rings with Bezel-Set Stones with Vaughn Millner

Posted on: August 2nd, 2019

This foundation course in ring making will be fun and adventuresome! Students will learn the entire process of designing a ring, making a ring band, creating a ring bezel, and setting a cabochon stone. Students will leave the workshop with two beautiful rings of their own creation! This course is ideal for beginners or those with some beginning silversmithing background.

Beginners and intermediates welcomed. Closed toed shoes required.

Tools, equipment, materials of sterling and various cabochons will be provided. Additional embellishments and materials may be purchased from the instructor upon request.

Saturday & Sunday, September 14 & 15
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$265/$215 members
Early Bird Price: $245/$195
Register by 08/30/18 for Early Bird Price


Vaughn Millner is an artist, professional educator, therapist, and researcher, bringing her positive life perspective to her art. Using ancient and traditional metal working techniques, she infuses history and passion into contemporary art pieces. Vaughn’s jewelry is made of polished sterling silver, with some pieces oxidized to create a dark patina. Many pieces have an overlay of 18K or 23K gold and are enhanced by gems, enamels and other metals. From her studio on the Mobile-Tensaw River delta, she creates individually hand-fabricated pieces. Although some works are a part of a series, each piece is unique. She uses a wide range of time-honored techniques and materials. Her jewelry is intended to be unique, feel comfortable and transcend trends.

ART TALK: Bruce Larsen

Posted on: July 29th, 2019

Thursday, August 29 @ 6:30 pm

Please join us for a very special celebration with our Southern Master, Bruce Larsen. Bruce will discuss his work and inspirations in a unique gallery talk and Q&A. Be prepared for surprises…

ART TALK: Casey Downing, Jr.

Posted on: July 18th, 2019

Thursday, August 1, 6:15 p.m.

Join us for a special gallery talk with one of our Southern Masters – Casey Downing Jr. Downing will discuss his work and studio practice as well as have a Q&A on his work currently on exhibition in SOUTHERN MASTERS.

Gallery talk will take place in the East Gallery from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Join us after the talk for wine and light refreshments in the Lakefront Lobby from 7:30 to 8 p.m.

Holiday Night Market

Posted on: July 17th, 2019

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Panel Discussion on Human Rights Violations with David Meola

Posted on: July 17th, 2019

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Yoga with Anna-Marie

Posted on: June 28th, 2019

Anna-Marie Babington will lead a restorative yoga class in the light and airy lakefront museum lobby. Taking in the changing light, there will be an emphasis on deep relaxation. This will be a great opportunity to stretch out, unwind, and immerse oneself in the meditative environment of the museum and park surroundings. Open to all levels; no prior yoga experience necessary. Please bring your own mat.

Tuesdays, July 9 – August 20
5:45 – 7 p.m.
$10/class or $60 for the 7 week session

Anna-Marie is a Mobile native, artist, and a Kripalu-certified yoga teacher.

Unguided Studio Time: Figure Drawing

Posted on: June 28th, 2019

Enjoy unguided studio time to create artwork in your choice of medium from a live model. Each week will feature a different model for a fresh and inspiring experience each session. (more…)

Beginning Throwing on the Pottery Wheel with Angie King

Posted on: June 27th, 2019

Try something that you have always wanted to do by learning to throw clay on the pottery wheel! This class is for brand new students with no previous experience. (more…)