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ALABAMA STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS AWARDS GRANT TO MOBILE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

MOBILE, Alabama

Mobile International Festival is pleased to announce that it has a received a grant of $5,000.00 from the Alabama State Council on the Arts (ASCA), the state arts agency.

 

The 33rd annual educational and cultural event presents “The Art of Architecture” on November 17-18 for Student Days and November 19 for Family Day at Mobile Civic Center Main Arena and Expo Hall.  It will serve over 14,000 students and teachers from counties in Alabama-Florida-Mississippi and close to 7,000 from Alabama, nearby states and overseas will attend the Family Day.   The grant awarded supports the visual arts in music and dance featuring international guest performing artists for three days.  Visitwww.mobileinternationalfestival.org for additional information.

 

            ASCA grants are awarded through a multi-faceted competitive review process.  This grant signifies that Mobile International Festival provides a program of artistic quality, serves the needs of the community and demonstrates high-level administrative standards, as well as enhancing education of students at all levels.

 

            This grant awarded by ASCA is made possible through funding from an annual appropriation from the Alabama State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.  This public support enables Mobile International Festival to reach new audiences, foster community development, provide the highest quality programming, and demonstrate the importance of arts as a component for quality of life in Alabama.

 

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For More Information Contact:
Bobbie Bayne, Executive Director
Pho: (251) 208-1555
Email: mif@cityofmobile.org