Free Weekend at MMofA

Posted on: September 20th, 2017
December 2, 2017 all-day

FREE WEEKEND, December 2 & 3
for all Mobile County Residents

Join us at the Mobile Museum of Art in celebrating the opening of our new exhibitions with a free weekend! Saturday will include a free outdoor concert featuring performances by Crowned Jewelz and Jamell RichardsonPower Lines Poets, and fashion designers Brandin Stallworth of Lit Clothing, Antoinette Warbington, and Conz 8000. Food truck Grillbillies will be serving local fare starting at noon.

December 2
12:00 pm: Crowned Jewelz Band
1:30 pm: Fashion Show – original wearable art by Antoinette Warbington, Brandin Stallworth, and Conz8000
2:00 pm: Jamell Richardson
3:30 pm: Power Lines Poets

Visitors are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets for the concert, and visit the exhibitions anytime throughout the day. The Museum will also offer free guided tours of the special exhibitions, Posing Beauty in African American Culture5 Mobile Artists, and A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb. Sign ups for tours will be at the MMofA front desk on a first come, first serve basis.

Sunday, the Museum will also be open with free admission to tour the galleries on your own.

MMofA’s free weekend is made possible in part by Mobile City Council Members Gina Gregory, Levon C. Manzie, Bess Rich, C.J. Small, John C. Williams, and Fredrick D. Richardson, Jr.

Posing Beauty in African American Culture is generously supported by the J.L. Bedsole Foundation.

Posing Beauty in African American Culture is toured by Curatorial Assistance Traveling Exhibitions, and was organized by the Department of Photography & Imaging at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, and curated by Deborah Willis, University Professor and Chair of the Department.

A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb is organized by the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc.

Support for the Mobile Museum of Art is provided by the City of Mobile, Alabama State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.