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|Mar 5||VOICE IN A CROWD: COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN CONTEMPORARY ART
Artist group, Delta Psychedelica, creates platforms and forums for communities to explore their own likeness and remembrance, live rather that with the distance of time. Come for a walk & talk through "The People's Gallery", make a contribution or two, and reconsider how we commemorate each day as it passes. Free to the public. Refreshments provided. Location: Mobile Museum of Art
Start/End Time: 7:00 PM, 9:00 PM
|Mar 5||SPARK TALKS
"Scribes and Sacred Texts: Ancient Texts and the Codifying of Faith Perspectives", will be brought to us by Bill Warren, PhD., on March 5, 2015. Dr. Warren is the Director of the Center for New Testament Textual Studies, Professor of the New Testament and Greek at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Location: Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center Start/End Time: 6PM, 8PM
|Mar 12||DOCENT TOURS
Once a month on Thursday nights the Mobile Museum of Art offers free tours of The Art and Design of Mardi Gras exhibition or our permanent collection galleries from trained docents. Tours are free, sign up at the front desk between 6 and 7:45PM. Location: Mobile Museum of Art.
|Mar 12||SPARK TALKS
From Spring Hill College on March 12, 2015, John B Switzer, PhD., will lecture on "The Rewards of Interreligious Dialogue", Dr. Switzer is an Associate Professor of Theology, Director of the Center for Interreligious Understanding. Location: Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center Start/End Time: 6PM, 8PM
|Mar 12||Voices of Jerusalem Lecture Series
"The Rewards of Interreligious Dialogue". John B. Switzer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology; Director of the Center for Interreligious Understanding,
Spring Hill College.
As an extension of the exhibit, Voices of Jerusalem, there will be an academic lecture series beginning November 13 and running through early 2015. Cost for attending the lecture will be $10 per person and will include hors d'oeuvres and drinks. Location: Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center Start/End Time: 6:00pm, 8:00pm
|Mar 19||LIVE AT THE MUSEUM: EMILY STUCKEY & FRIENDS
Join us for a songwriter showcase with local favorites, Emily Stuckey, Mike Jernigan, Robbie Sellers, and Gabriel Willis. $10 suggested donation, refreshments provided. Start/End Time: 7:00 PM, 9:00 PM
|Mar 20||Colonial Day
Colonial Day at the Site of Historic Fort Conde; Bring your family to see what life was like in Colonial Mobile at this springtime educational event at Fort Conde. See demonstrations including: Candle making, Cooking, Blacksmithing, Native American arts and crafts, and Sword fighting.
Children can participate in activities such as: Dressing up in colonial clothing, Churning butter, Playing colonial games, Visit a petting zoo, Doing laundry outdoors, and more.
Admission is now FREE. For more information, please call the History Museum of Mobile's Education Department at (251) 208-7510. Location: Fort Conde.
Start/End Time: 9 am, 1 pm
|Mar 22||What's at Stake?
Location: History Museum of Mobile
Start/End Time: 9 am, 5 pm
The History Museum will mark the 5th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill with an exhibit that serves as a poignant reminder of those horrific months when the waters of the Gulf teemed not with life, but with deadly, thick, black tar. More than 20 local artists will lend their works to this exhibit entitled What's at Stake?, designed to remind visitors of the beauty and the uniqueness of the Gulf region, and the necessity of its protection.
The opening reception for this exhibit is: Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 1-4 pm
For more information contact Jacqlyn Kirkland, museum relations officer, at 251-208-7652.
Featured Artists; Lynda Smith Touart, Roy Walters, Lynn Jordan, Carmel Alvis, Robert Schroeter, Ainsley McNeely, Mike Carmichael, Mary & Dannie Pettway, Susan Steber Kangal, Frank Ledbetter, Hunter Cobb, Deanna Cobb, Terry Hartley, Spence Harrison, Mary E. Rodning, Doris Amster, Brad Robertson, Jason Guynes,
Jackie Davidson, Devin Ford, Joan White-Spunner.
|Mar 26||MAKING USE: RECYCLED MATERIALS MEETS COSTUME DESIGN
Art and Design of Mardi Gras artists, Lillian McKinney, Adrian Vaughn, Rachel Wright, and Jillian Crochet will talk about their collaboration process, making site specific work, and "making use" of the stuff of everyday life. Free to the public. Refreshments provided. Location: Mobile Museum of Art. Start/End Time: 7:00 PM, 9:00 PM
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