The Gulf Coast

Free Weekend at MMofA

December 02, 2017 to December 03, 2017 in Mobile , AL

10 am - 5 pm


Mobile Museum of Art is celebrating the opening of new art exhibitions with a free weekend of art and music, October 7 and 8. Saturday will include a free outdoor concert featuring performances by Crowned Jewelz and Jamell Richardson starting at noon, with food trucks serving local fare. 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 Culture, 5 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 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.