News & Press

MMofA Hiring Museum Guard

Posted on: November 30th, 2021

The Mobile Museum of Art is The Mobile Museum of Art has a position open for a full-time security guard. Guards protect artworks and help maintain the safe and secure operations of the museum. View the full job posting here. Applications can be made only through the Mobile County Personnel Board. If applications are emailed […]
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MMofA closed until further notice

Posted on: November 16th, 2021

Due to mechanical issues, Mobile Museum of Art will be closed through Thanksgiving weekend. MMofA Director Deborah Velders notes, “We are grateful to the Mayor and City of Mobile for their timely assistance in helping get this vital equipment back in operation, avoiding a complete deinstallation of all the art in public spaces.” Keep an […]
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MMofA and USA welcome Alabama historian Scotty E. Kirkland for lecture

Posted on: November 16th, 2021

MOBILE, Ala. – On December 2, 2021, at 6 pm, Mobile Museum of Art welcomes Alabama historian Scotty E. Kirkland to the University of South Alabama’s Marx Library for a lecture about state and local Civil Rights history inspired by the special exhibition, Gordon Parks: Segregation Story in Mobile, 1956.
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MMofA Hiring Museum Guard

Posted on: September 24th, 2021

The Mobile Museum of Art is hiring a full-time Museum Guard position. This is security work in protecting exhibits, equipment, buildings, and grounds of a city museum. Interested parties must apply through the Mobile County Personnel Board. If applications are emailed or mailed to the Mobile Museum of Art, they will not be accepted.  
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Scotty E. Kirkland talk postponed

Posted on: September 2nd, 2021

For the health and safety of our visitors, students, and all involved, our Art Talk with Scotty E. Kirkland scheduled for September 8 will be been postponed for a later date. We apologize for the inconvenience and will keep you posted on social media or via our eblast with details of a makeup date, location, […]
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MMofA to close due to Hurricane Ida

Posted on: August 27th, 2021

MMofA will be closed to the public Saturday, August 28 as the staff begin extensive preparations ahead of Hurricane Ida to ensure the safety of the Museum’s artworks. As weather permits, MMofA will reopen to the public on Tuesday, August 31 for normal operating hours.   In the meantime, keep an eye on our social […]
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MMofA Galleries Closed for Municipal Election on August 24

Posted on: August 23rd, 2021

MMofA is a polling place Tuesday, August 24, from 7 am to 7 pm, for the Municipal election. To ensure the health and safety of our visitors on what promises to be a busy Election Day, the galleries will be closed to the public. We will resume regular hours Wednesday, August 25.
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In Memoriam: John Cleverdon

Posted on: January 28th, 2021

In Memoriam: John Cleverdon Artist, Educator, Arts Advocate Rest In Peace, John Cleverdon. We thank you for your many contributions to the Mobile art community, and for these words you leave with us: Concentrate, Endure, Enjoy, Remember, Think.
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MMofA brings the iconic photographs by Gordon Parks during the Jim Crow era back to the city

Posted on: November 10th, 2020

Gordon Parks: Segregation Story in Mobile, 1956 Renowned photographs from Mobile during Jim Crow era at Mobile Museum of Art MOBILE, Ala. – On January 16, 2021, Mobile Museum of Art brings the iconic photographs by Gordon Parks during the Jim Crow era back to the city where they were captured with the special exhibition, […]
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Museum Drive is closed to thru traffic

Posted on: October 12th, 2020

From October 12th to the 23rd, Museum Drive is closed from the University Ave entrance, but MMofA’s parking lot is still accessible from the McGregor/Spring Hill Ave side. We are open and will remain open with regular hours during this road closure. See the City of Mobile’s full press release here and images of the […]
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