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MMofA Hiring Museum Guards

Posted on: March 22nd, 2022

The Mobile Museum of Art is hiring two full-time guards. This position is responsible for maintaining the security of exhibitions, equipment, buildings, and grounds of a city museum against unlawful or disturbing acts, building art display cases, and giving information and directions to visitors. (more…)

MMofA Hiring Media Marketing Specialist

Posted on: March 17th, 2022

The Mobile Museum of Art is hiring a full-time Media Marketing Specialist. Applicants should have experience with various forms of digital marketing. This includes but is not limited to social media marketing, website design and maintenance, and email marketing. (more…)

MMofA Hiring Coordinator of Art Education

Posted on: March 14th, 2022

The Mobile Museum of Art is hiring a full-time Coordinator of Art Education. Applicants should have background knowledge of art materials, techniques, and art history, and the ability to teach art classes in at least one 2-D art medium (painting, drawing, printmaking, or photography). (more…)

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 eye on our social media channels and website for updates.

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. (more…)

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.


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, and format.

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 media to stay up to date on important information. Thank for your understanding and for your support. STAY SAFE!

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.

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.