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Jul 23 MOBILE THE BEAUTIFUL

Art in a variety of media reflecting the beauty of our city and its surroundings; plus whimsical art for the young and youthful; works by more than 60 area artists. Cathedral Square Gallery (612 Dauphin St) Through Thu, Jul 39. Tue - Sat, 11 AM - 5 PM; Sun, 11 AM - 3 PM.
Contact: 251-694-0278/ www.cathedralsquaregallery.org


Jul 23 VISIONS: THROUGH PAINTINGS AND POETRY, EVOKING IMAGINED PLACES AND BAYLIGHT & SHADOWS

Three exhibitions featuring works by Margaret Biggs, Jim Laugelli, and Dustin Porta. Eastern Shore Art Center (401 Oak St, Fairhope) Through Sat, Jul 26. Tue - Fri, 10 AM - 4 PM; Sat, 10 AM - 2 PM.
Contact: 251-928-2228/ www.esartcenter.com


Jul 23 SOUTHERN FRIED COMICS, LATE BLOOMER AND METAPHASIS

Three exhibitions: Art from Inverse Press by Amanda Rachels, Kevin LaPorte, Rando Dixon, Nathan Smith, Gavin Michelli and Kathryn Frizzell; works in wood by the late Cotton Brown; and microscopic images of human cancer cells from the University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute. 9 AM - 5 PM. Mobile Arts Council (318 Dauphin St) Free.
Contact: 251-432-9796/ www.mobilearts.org


Jul 23 THE SUSAN N MCCOLLOUGH ART EXHIBIT: 2014

Abstract paintings. University of South Alabama, Marx Library, Mary Elizabeth and Charles Bernard Rodning Gallery of Art (5901 USA Drive N) Through Sun, Aug 31. Hours: http://www.southalabama.edu/univlib/info/hours.html.
Contact: 251-460-7021/ www.southalabama.edu/librarygalleries


Jul 23 2014 COASTAL AMERICA PARTNERSHIP ART CONTEST WINNERS

“The purpose of the contest is to use art to provide a visual expression and a deeper understanding of the link between our impact on the ocean and its critical importance to humanity…” The traveling exhibition includes Wonderful Ocean, a winning piece by Haylie Gullitch, a rising third-grader from Mobile’s Covenant Christian School. The Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island) Through Wed, Sep 17. Until Aug 31: Mon – Sat, 9 AM – 6 PM; Sun, noon – 6 PM; Sep 1 – 17: Mon – Sat, 9 AM – 5 PM; Sun, 1 – 5 PM. Adults/ $10; students with ID and children ages 5 – 8/ $6; seniors/ $8.
Contact: 251-861-7500/ http://coastalamerica.gov/artcontest_winners.html


Jul 23 ENCORE MATINEE

1 PM. Mobile Public Library, Ben May Main Library (701 Government St) Free.
Contact: 251-208-7097/ www.mobilearts.org


Jul 23 WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS: GROWING GINGER LILIES IN THE DEEP SOUTH

with Virginia Boehem (owner, Fairie Tale Orchids) She will discuss a number of varieties and will have many for sale. 10:30 AM. Bellingrath Gardens and Home (12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore) Members/ free; nonmembers: adults/ $12.50; children 5 – 12/ $7; children under 5/ free. Additional charges to tour the Home. Reservations requested.
Contact: 251-973-2217 X 110/ www.bellingrath.org


Jul 24 MOBILE THE BEAUTIFUL

Art in a variety of media reflecting the beauty of our city and its surroundings; plus whimsical art for the young and youthful; works by more than 60 area artists. Cathedral Square Gallery (612 Dauphin St) Through Thu, Jul 39. Tue - Sat, 11 AM - 5 PM; Sun, 11 AM - 3 PM.
Contact: 251-694-0278/ www.cathedralsquaregallery.org


Jul 24 VISIONS: THROUGH PAINTINGS AND POETRY, EVOKING IMAGINED PLACES AND BAYLIGHT & SHADOWS

Three exhibitions featuring works by Margaret Biggs, Jim Laugelli, and Dustin Porta. Eastern Shore Art Center (401 Oak St, Fairhope) Through Sat, Jul 26. Tue - Fri, 10 AM - 4 PM; Sat, 10 AM - 2 PM.
Contact: 251-928-2228/ www.esartcenter.com


Jul 24 SOUTHERN FRIED COMICS, LATE BLOOMER AND METAPHASIS

Three exhibitions: Art from Inverse Press by Amanda Rachels, Kevin LaPorte, Rando Dixon, Nathan Smith, Gavin Michelli and Kathryn Frizzell; works in wood by the late Cotton Brown; and microscopic images of human cancer cells from the University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute. 9 AM - 5 PM. Mobile Arts Council (318 Dauphin St) Free.
Contact: 251-432-9796/ www.mobilearts.org


Jul 24 QIGONG TAI CHI

Participate in an ancient Chinese moving meditation. Thu, 6 PM. Plantation Antiques (604 Bel Air Blvd) $10.
Contact: 850-226-9355 (Jude Forsyth)/ jude@BlueWillowWellness.com


Jul 24 THE SUSAN N MCCOLLOUGH ART EXHIBIT: 2014

Abstract paintings. University of South Alabama, Marx Library, Mary Elizabeth and Charles Bernard Rodning Gallery of Art (5901 USA Drive N) Through Sun, Aug 31. Hours: http://www.southalabama.edu/univlib/info/hours.html.
Contact: 251-460-7021/ www.southalabama.edu/librarygalleries


Jul 24 2014 COASTAL AMERICA PARTNERSHIP ART CONTEST WINNERS

“The purpose of the contest is to use art to provide a visual expression and a deeper understanding of the link between our impact on the ocean and its critical importance to humanity…” The traveling exhibition includes Wonderful Ocean, a winning piece by Haylie Gullitch, a rising third-grader from Mobile’s Covenant Christian School. The Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island) Through Wed, Sep 17. Until Aug 31: Mon – Sat, 9 AM – 6 PM; Sun, noon – 6 PM; Sep 1 – 17: Mon – Sat, 9 AM – 5 PM; Sun, 1 – 5 PM. Adults/ $10; students with ID and children ages 5 – 8/ $6; seniors/ $8.
Contact: 251-861-7500/ http://coastalamerica.gov/artcontest_winners.html


Jul 24 MARKET ON THE HILL

Local products: Veggies, plants, and honey; fish and shrimp; baked breads, muffins, pastries; arts and crafts - and more. City of Mobile Neighborhood and Community Services. 3 - 6 PM. Lavretta Park (Parkway St W) Through July 31.
Contact: 251-208-1550/ www.mplonline.org


Jul 24 THURSDAY MATINEES

1:30 PM. Mobile Public Library, Moorer/ Spring Hill Branch (4 S McGregor Ave) Registration required for groups.
Contact: 251-470-7770/ www.mplonline.org


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