MMofA’s closed due to inclement weather

Posted on: April 18th, 2019

Stay safe!

Intro to the Pottery Wheel with Angie King

Posted on: March 26th, 2019

Ever wanted to try throwing clay on the pottery wheel but don’t have much time? Try this class that introduces beginners to working on the potter’s wheel in three short sessions. (more…)

Unguided Studio Time: Figure Drawing

Posted on: March 26th, 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…)

Intermediate Throwing on the Pottery Wheel with Angie King

Posted on: March 26th, 2019

Build on basic pottery wheel skills in this five-week intermediate class. Participants will learn to refine their forms, throw larger pieces, and create more complex forms such as lidded jars. (more…)

Intermediate Throwing on the Pottery Wheel with Angie King

Posted on: March 26th, 2019

Build on basic pottery wheel skills in this five-week intermediate class. Participants will learn to refine their forms, throw larger pieces, and create more complex forms such as lidded jars. (more…)

Art Library and Research Center open

Posted on: March 11th, 2019

MMofA’s Art Library and Research Center is open every Thursday for members and local artists registered with the Teaching Artist Project (T.A.P.).

Powerlines Poets

Posted on: March 7th, 2019

PowerLines Poets, a Mobile-based poetry troupe featuring local writers and performers is returning to the Mobile Museum of Art for a slam poetry session. PowerLines Poets will be performing and inviting guest poets to take the mic as well. Join us for an evening of spoken artistry.

FOR CHILDREN: Art Across the Curricula

Posted on: February 28th, 2019

FOR CHILDREN: Art Across the Curricula

Pre-K through 8th Grade
Saturday, March 30, 9 AM – 3 PM
SARIC and MMofA-sponsored Teacher Inservice
Earn 5 Professional Development Credits

Session I, Presenter:  Susan Baker

Paper Marbling: (science and art) Presenter will use color and organic shapes to experiment with the Asian art of ink and water (suminagashi).

Teaching With Tesselations: (math and art) Presenter will use color, line and shape to construct an artwork using tessellating patterns.

Session II, Presenter:  Terri Baker

The Compass Rose: (social studies and art) Presenter will use color, line, shape and texture to create an artwork using radial symmetry and to include information about the fascinating history of the compass rose.

Off The Grid: (geography, math and art) Presenter will use color, line, shape and scale to create a work of art using a grid.

Agenda

9 – 9:20 AM
Sign in table and refreshments

9:20 – 9:30 AM
Welcome, announcements and introduction to “For Children”

9:30 – 10:15 AM
Susan Baker, Terri Baker and Kim Wood will tour participants through the exhibition

10:15 AM – 12 PM
Session I

12 PM – 1
Lunch on your own

1 – 2:45 PM
Session II

2:45 – 3 PM
Raffle, evaluation and certificates

Instructions for Registering in Chalkable:
Click on the PD Titles tab.
Click on Search the PD Title Catalog.
Enter the PD Title Number (SARIC#10400) in the prompt for PD Title Number on the right side of the screen.
Click Search Now.
You will now see the matching PD titles at the bottom of your screen. You may have to use the scroll bar to view the PD title.
Click on List to the right of the session title in blue and scroll to the session you would like to attend. (Please double check date, time and location before proceeding.)
Click Enroll Now for the session you wish to attend. (Make sure that pop ups are enabled on your computer. This last screen is a pop up.)

The session title listed in Chalkable is: Art Across the Curricula: Pre-K – 8th SARIC#10400

2019 Summer Camp & Healthy Kids Expo

Posted on: February 28th, 2019

Mobile Bay Parents and Eastern Shore Parents are excited to host the 3rd annual 2019 Summer Camp & Healthy Kids Expo. A super FUN, FREE & Informative Family event held at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, March 16.

Come learn about all the area’s summer camp options, gain health/wellness tips, be entertained with live animals, face painting, balloon animals, and demonstrations all while browsing through the educational Exploreum exhibits. Great fun for the whole family!

Exploring Watercolor with Satomi Kamei

Posted on: February 21st, 2019

Discover how fun watercolor can be with artist Satomi Kamei as she leads this four-week watercolor class. Satomi is known for her expressive and realistic watercolor landscapes, still lifes, and portraits. (more…)