Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Introducing the First Saturdays Art Market

The Museum of Mobile, otherwise known as Mobile's history museum, sits in the heart of historical downtown Mobile and hosts a variety of exhibits that explore the rich 300 year old history and culture of the city.

The Coastal Artisans are pleased to announce that
The Museum of Mobile
will be presenting
Captive Passage: The Transatlantic Slave Trade and the Making of the Americas
in conjunction with the
an outdoor fine art show & market, that will take place the first Saturdays of March, April, May, and June.

The objective of the market is to benefit and enrich art, culture, and tourism in the City of Mobile and surrounding areas, while at the same time providing self-representing working artists with a quality local event where they can show and sell their work.

Invited artists will present an eclectic mix of quality original artwork in a variety of mediums, including painting, folk art, pottery, jewelry, fiber, sculpture, etc..

Museum of Mobile, Mobile ALThe site chosen for the event is right in the heart of Mobile's historic downtown district, in the green space on Royal Street between Government and Church, right across from the Museum of Mobile located at 111 Royal Street, and the Gulf Coast Exploreum.

Free Admission.

For more information, including directions, you may email us at emailto:artmarketmobile@hotmail.com or contact the Museum of Mobile by phone 251-208-7569, or email: emailto:museum@cityofmobile.com
Also, please be sure to check back here or better yet, subscribe to on our blog/web site, to keep abreast of the latest market news, updates, and to learn more about our artists.

We encourage you to visit the The Museum's website to learn more about the fabulous Captive Passage exhibit and all that the Museum has to offer.

If you are unfamiliar with the Mobile Downtown area, please check out the map at http://www.mobile.org/map_downtown.html for other fabulous attractions and things to see and do while you are in town.

We hope you can join us!

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