Mobile Arts Council

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Mobile Arts Council
Mobile Arts Council.jpg
The headquarters at 318 Dauphin Street in downtown Mobile.
Formation 1955
Legal status Active
Purpose Promotes art and culture
Region served
Metro Mobile
Bob Burnett

The Mobile Arts Council is an umbrella organization for the arts in Mobile, Alabama. It was founded in 1955 as a project of the Junior League of Mobile with the mission to "increase cooperation among artistic and cultural organizations in the area and to provide a forum for problems in art, music, theater, and literature."[1] A full-time, paid director was hired in 1958. Among its many activities, it hosts the exhibition of the works of artists and provides funding for arts education.[2][3]


  1. ^ Naman, Michelle Rathle (Spring 2005). Folio: 32–35.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "People & Places: LoDa Artwalk is Friday, Jan. 11". Press-Register. January 10, 2013. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ Dugan, Kelli (January 29, 2013). "PNC Foundation gives Mobile Arts Council $30,000 arts education grant". Press-Register. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 

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