Makers Market & Open House

Posted on: March 27th, 2024

Saturday, June 8, 3 – 6 pm

Savor the summer at Mobile Museum of Art’s Makers Market & Open House! Join Mobile Museum of Art for an afternoon of local shopping, live music, food trucks, art activities, and free admission to the Museum.

Support local artisans at the Makers Market, which will feature a variety of handmade items, such as jewelry, pottery, self-care products, and baked goods. Enjoy local, live music while you shop, and be sure to stop by one of our food trucks for tasty treats.

During the Open House, explore MMofA’s popular children’s exhibition, FOR CHILDREN: The Elements of Art & DesignVisit The Museum School for fun activities designed by MMofA’s fantastic educators. Admission to the Museum will be free all day in addition to the afternoon activities.

MMofA Team Meeting — Museum Closed

Posted on: March 25th, 2024

MMofA Team Meeting.

Museum and offices will be closed for the day.

Adult Art Camp

Posted on: March 21st, 2024

JUNE 26-29, 2024

Art Camp isn’t just for kids! This summer, join Mobile Museum of Art’s Adult Art Camp for four days of fun and creativity. You can register for the whole camp or individual days.

Entire camp price: $225 members/$340 non-members

Individual prices are below

CLAY 101
With Angie King
Wednesday, June 26
5:30 – 8 p.m.
$50 members/$80 non-members

Try your hand at something new and learn the basics of working with clay. Create functional pieces that you will enjoy for a lifetime. No experience necessary. All supplies included.

*SOLD OUT

INTRO TO SCREEN PRINTING
With Kaitlyn Amanor
Thursday, June 27
5:30 – 8 p.m.
$50 members/$80 non-members

Learn how you can use a basic household item to create your own unique designs with this easy screen printing technique. Make shirts, tote bags, or posters. Once you learn how the possibilities are endless!


PAINTING ANTIQUE WINDOWS
With Anne Carr
Friday, June 28
5:30-8 p.m.
$50 members/$80 non-members

Turn something old into something new, in this class where you will paint an antique window. Anne Carr will lead the class in creating interesting designs for a one-of-a-kind piece you’ll treasure.

*SOLD OUT

BATIK SILK PAINTING
With Lana Hall
Saturday, June 29
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$100 members/$125 non-members

Create beautiful, unique designs with the hot wax batik technique. Instructor Lana Hall will discuss composition and color design. Participants will leave with a finished silk painting to hang or wear as a scarf.

*SOLD OUT

Adult Art Camp

Posted on: March 21st, 2024

JUNE 26-29, 2024

Art Camp isn’t just for kids! This summer, join Mobile Museum of Art’s Adult Art Camp for four days of fun and creativity. You can register for the whole camp or individual days.

Entire camp price: $225 members/$340 non-members

Individual prices are below

BATIK SILK PAINTING
With Lana Hall
Saturday, June 29
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$100 members/$125 non-members

Create beautiful, unique designs with the hot wax batik technique. Instructor Lana Hall will discuss composition and color design. Participants will leave with a finished silk painting to hang or wear as a scarf.

Make & Take Art

Posted on: March 21st, 2024

Session 1: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Session 2: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 11, 2024: Post War Inspired Prints

Join us this week in our Make and Take Studio class for guided instruction to create a foam relief print inspired by the design elements seen in fashion, textiles, and home décor throughout the 1930’s-1950’s. Visitors will explore geometric and organic designs made popular in Post WWII fashion and textiles to create their own foam printed artwork on paper.

Make & Take Art

Posted on: March 21st, 2024

Session 1: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Session 2: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 20, 2024: Drawing in Chalk

Join us this week in our Make and Take Studio class for guided instruction on drawing with chalk pastels. Visitors are inspired by artist on view Hobson Pittman’s Flower Still Life with Blue Vase in creating a drawing exploring chalk pastel techniques. Visitors will be guided in instruction exploring color mixing and composition in creating a unique drawing.

*SOLD OUT

Make & Take Art

Posted on: March 21st, 2024

Session 1: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Session 2: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 13, 2024: Exploring Primaries and Paints

This week in Make and Take Studio, visitors are inspired by artist on view Harold Shapinsky’s use of color and shape in creating a painting on paper. Visitors will be guided in instruction exploring color mixing and composition in creating a unique painting.

Make & Take Art

Posted on: March 21st, 2024

Session 1: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Session 2: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 6, 2024: Kitchen Sink Screen Prints

This week in Make and Take Studio, visitors are inspired by artist on view Ida Kohlmeyer’s Mythic Print in designing their own screen print using an every day grocery store material – freezer paper! This easy process is family friendly and chemical free. Join us to explore screen printing and abstract art by creating your own printed image layering a variety of colors, shapes and lines to design your image.

Fall Educator Professional Development Making Mathematical Thinking Visible

Posted on: March 20th, 2024

Explore geometry and algebraic teaching strategies with Robertsdale High School mathematics educator Misty Gonzalez as she leads a lesson teaching concepts of percentages, ratios, and proportions through the examination of the golden ratio and the creation of an op art image.

Educators will participate in an interactive math lesson emphasizing interdisciplinary connections to be made between addressing mathematics standards and the visual arts. Misty will guide educators in teaching methods that incorporate mathematics and the visual arts as they relate to the golden ratio.

Educators will then have a guided tour through museum galleries facilitated by the museum education staff on effectively utilizing visual art in teaching mathematical concepts.

Summer Educator Professional Development

Posted on: March 20th, 2024

Creating Curricular Connections:

Museum Teaching Strategies for the Classroom


Friday, June 7, 2024

9 am – 3 pm

Mobile Museum of Art education staff will guide educators through inquiry-based learning strategies utilizing the museum galleries and visual arts to connect and meet ELA, Social Studies, and History standards by implementing Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). (more…)