The Gulf Coast

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

December 06, 2018 to March 09, 2019 in Mobile , AL

9am - 4 pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.