Cultural & Civic Development:Mobile Museum of Art
4850 Museum Drive
Mobile, AL 36608
Main Contact: 251-208-5200
The Mobile Museum of Art serves as the art museum of the City of Mobile and the South Alabama area. The museum is located in Langan Park and recently underwent a $15 million expansion to triple its size to 95,000 square feet.
The museum's mission is to provide a place where people enrich their lives through interaction with the visual arts in thought-provoking and creative ways that nourish and delight the mind and spirit. For the fundamental purpose of education, the museum collects, conserves, exhibits, interprets and researches art.
* meets this community's needs in the visual arts by offering a permanent collection of over 6,000 art objects spanning two thousand years of cultural history
* provides changing exhibitions which feature a wide range of artists, media, subjects, and time periods of art history
* offers a wide range of programs to the public in studio art classes, workshops, films, lectures, festivals, tours and activities for all ages and interest levels
* provides scholarly art activity through publications, research, conversation and educational programming