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‘He loved Mobile, and would tell everyone that’: Famed scientist E.O. Wilson recognized by city

Posted on: September 28th, 2022

By John Sharp   |   Al.com

Mobile is celebrating a native biologist whose pioneering work in evolutionary biology once had some people referring to him as a “modern-day Darwin.”

E.O. Wilson, who died at age 92 on December 26, 2021, will be recognized with a tribute and special program on October 7, at the Mobile Museum of Art. (more…)

Museum Hiring Facilities Technician

Posted on: September 9th, 2022

The Mobile Museum of Art is hiring a full-time Museum Facilities Technician. This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of museum facilities and equipment including the operations and repair of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, mechanical and electrical systems. (more…)

MMofA completes collection care in Langan Park

Posted on: September 6th, 2022

MOBILE, Ala. – Last month, the Mobile Museum of Art completed repairs on two outdoor collection pieces: Tom A. Telhiard’s Wind Waltz (1990) on the Vaughan Morrisette Art Trail in Langan Park and Bruce Larsen’s Transformation (2002) located at the Mobile Botanical Gardens. (more…)

MMofA opening special exhibitions featuring two Southern artists

Posted on: September 1st, 2022

MOBILE, Ala. – On September 16, 2022, the Mobile Museum of Art will open two special exhibitions featuring the work of two Southern women artists: Terrell James and Wanda Sullivan. (more…)

MMofA opening special exhibition by Mobile-native Wanda Sullivan

Posted on: August 19th, 2022

MOBILE, Ala. – On September 16, 2022, the Mobile Museum of Art will open Gardens of Hope, an exhibition by Mobile-native Wanda Sullivan. (more…)

MMofA opening special exhibition by Texan artist Terrell James

Posted on: August 18th, 2022

MOBILE, Ala. – On September 16, 2022, the Mobile Museum of Art will open One Eye Sees, The Other Feels, which is the first solo museum show for Southern artist Terrell James. (more…)

MMofA Hiring Museum Guard

Posted on: July 19th, 2022

The Mobile Museum of Art is hiring a full-time guard. 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…)

The future of The Museum School

Posted on: July 7th, 2022

We at MMofA recognize that the pandemic has caused significant losses in revenue, staffing, operations, and worst of all, losses of health and life. Like many others, we have experienced all these issues ourselves, and we have endeavored to respond creatively and positively with innovative projects. (more…)

MMofA seeking Executive Director

Posted on: July 5th, 2022

The Mobile Museum of Art is seeking a full-time Executive Director. For more information on the position or to apply, please read the following details. (more…)

Four new employees join MMofA’s team

Posted on: June 27th, 2022

Mobile Museum of Art is pleased to welcome four new employees to our staff! We’re happy to have our museum staff nearly restored to pre-pandemic levels, and we have gained talented new colleagues in the process. (more…)