Founded in 1999, Alabama Contemporary Art Center is a non-profit contemporary arts center located on Cathedral Square in the heart of Mobile’s historic downtown district.For Alabama Contemporary Art Center and beyond, use our Mobile tour itinerary planner to get the most from your Mobile vacation.
Over the past 5 years we have served 83,500 people through admissions, classes and workshops for adults, summer camps, children and teen programs, and public conversations, films, and talks.
Alabama Contemporary Art Center reinvents what a contemporary arts organization can be for our time by applying creativity and innovation to the pressing needs of the day. As a pivotal force in contemporary art for the Southeast, we marshal global talent to engage all sectors of the Mobile community in ideas, issues, and interests that matter.
We function as a public forum, convener, and cultural broker by forming strategic alliances with like-minded cultural, social, educational, and civic institutions. Our exhibitions and programs investigate themes and topics of particular relevance to the Gulf Coast while creating a national model for constructive community-building through the arts.
Alabama Contemporary Art Center Reviews
Habana!! My husband and I stumbled on this gem while wandering Mobile. We loved the art and the staffer. And the Cuban art leads to so many questions about nationality, home, patriotism and sport. Big... more »
They have some good and strange exhibits. I love how they change. The best bathrooms in downtown Mobile is here. I like when they do stuff for the kids. I like the singers on the 3rd floor. I love the... more »
I went on a Friday during free admission times. It was a small exhibit and I spent a little over an hour there. I could have spent another 30 minutes there if I took the time to admire more of the sculptures and art, but I had to leave for another appointment. Bathrooms were clean and staff was friendly. It was a nice fun event for a tourist like myself.
Unique inviting and beautiful gallery space. The contemporary Art shows change frequently offering unique experiences.
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