Calendar

Feb
27
Tue
Beginning Oil Painting – Mastering the Basics with Missy Patrick
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Beginning Oil Painting - Mastering the Basics with Missy Patrick

Tuesdays, February 20 – March 26
1 -4 p.m.
Members: $175/Non-Members: $235

This six-week course will include the basic process of approaching oil painting, including surfaces to paint on, grounds, and mediums. Students will learn the potential of a limited palette and how to create their desired color. We will start in black and white, and then build up to a full-color palette for the last two paintings. Some supplies will be provided.

 

CLASS FULL – Sign up for our mailing list to find out when other classes like this happen.

Feb
29
Thu
Creative Night for Two: Bring Your Own BOOK – Altered Book Collage
Feb 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Creative Night for Two: Bring Your Own BOOK - Altered Book Collage

Thursday, February 29, 2024 | 5:30 – 8:00pm 

$30 members / $50 non-members

Join us for an introduction to mixed media collage by creating a unique “Altered Book”. In class you will develop your creative process in choosing a theme, materials, and crafting your own unique altered book collage artwork using a variety of art materials such as photo transfers, beading, sewing, stenciling and more.

Bring your own book to alter in class using mixed media materials and guided demonstrations to encourage your creative collaging.

Powerlines Poets @ MMofA
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Powerlines Poets @ MMofA

Thursday, February 29, 2024 – 6 – 7:30 p.m.

PowerLines Poets, a Mobile-based poetry troupe featuring local writers and performers is returning to the Mobile Museum of Art for a slam poetry session.

PowerLines Poets will be performing works inspired by MMofA’s special exhibition SPOTLIGHT: Yvonne Wells and inviting guest poets to take the mic as well.

Mar
5
Tue
Beginning Oil Painting – Mastering the Basics with Missy Patrick
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Beginning Oil Painting - Mastering the Basics with Missy Patrick

Tuesdays, February 20 – March 26
1 -4 p.m.
Members: $175/Non-Members: $235

This six-week course will include the basic process of approaching oil painting, including surfaces to paint on, grounds, and mediums. Students will learn the potential of a limited palette and how to create their desired color. We will start in black and white, and then build up to a full-color palette for the last two paintings. Some supplies will be provided.

 

CLASS FULL – Sign up for our mailing list to find out when other classes like this happen.

After School – Teens 12+ Sustainable Art Class
Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
After School - Teens 12+ Sustainable Art Class

Tuesdays, March 5 – March 26 – 4 – 5:30 p.m.
$85 non-members /$70 members
Ages 12+

Join us in exploring the intersection of sustainability and self-expression! Through engaging art-making activities, students will be guided through the elements of art to create and convey powerful messages utilizing eco-friendly materials. Join us for this immersive and environmentally conscious art-making experience.

Kids Pottery
Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, & 26

4 – 5:30 p.m.
K5-5th Grade
$85/$65 members

Kids will have fun getting messy in after-school pottery! Everyone will get a chance to try the pottery wheel. Other projects will include hand-built pieces inspired by our new special installation Fantastical Forest and fall-themed creations.

 

 

 

Mar
6
Wed
Batik Silk Painting
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Batik Silk Painting

Wednesday-Friday, March 6-8
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
$100 members / $125 non-members

Join us as we dive into the colorful world of silk painting. This three-day class will explore and experiment with various batik techniques. While learning about composition and color, you will create three painted pieces – a flower motif, a geometric print with text, and a scarf of your design that will incorporate it all.

Open Clay Studio @ Mobile Museum Of Art
Mar 6 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Open Clay Studio is available for Mobile Museum of Art members only.

$25 per month + $15 per session attended

Enjoy extra time to work on your own projects during this uninstructed Open Studio time. Clay, glazes, and pottery wheels will be available.

Reservations must be made 24 HOURS in advance to reserve a spot. Call or email Curator of Art Education, Angie King at 251.208.5205 or at angela.king@mobilemuseumofart.com. **Students MUST have prior experience with clay and be able to work unassisted.**

Upcoming Dates:

January

Wednesday, January 3, 2-5 p.m.
Thursday, January 4, 5-8 p.m.
Tuesday, January 9, 2-5 p.m.
Saturday, January 13, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Tuesday, January 16, 2-5 p.m.
Thursday, January 18, 5-8 p.m.
Wednesday, January 24, 2-5 p.m.
Friday, January 26, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tuesday, January 30,  2-5 p.m.

February

Thursday, February 1, 5-8 p.m.
Tuesday, February 6, 2- 5 p.m.
Thursday, February 8, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Thursday, February 15, 5- 8 p.m.
Saturday, February 17, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tuesday, February 20, 2-5 p.m.
Thursday, February 22, 2-5 p.m.

March

Wednesday, March 6, 2-5 p.m.
Saturday, March 9, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 5-8 p.m.
Thursday, March 14, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Tuesday, March 19, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Thursday, March 21, 2-5 p.m.
Wednesday, March 27, 2-5 p.m.
Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

 

Intermediate Throwing on the Pottery Wheel
Mar 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Intermediate Throwing on the Pottery Wheel

Wednesdays, March 6 – April 10 
5:30 – 8 p.m.
$240 non-members /$200 members

This six-week course is for potters who want to enhance their wheel-throwing skills. A variety of topics will be covered.

This class for intermediate wheel-throwing students will focus on throwing more complex and larger forms. The instructor will present a different demonstrated technique each week. Students are free to work at their own pace and on self-guided projects.

 

**To register for this class, participants must have wheel-throwing experience and be able to center clay unassisted.**

Mar
7
Thu
Batik Silk Painting
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Batik Silk Painting

Wednesday-Friday, March 6-8
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
$100 members / $125 non-members

Join us as we dive into the colorful world of silk painting. This three-day class will explore and experiment with various batik techniques. While learning about composition and color, you will create three painted pieces – a flower motif, a geometric print with text, and a scarf of your design that will incorporate it all.