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Studio II (ages 14 - 17) Ceramics and Hand Building

Monday, July 25, 2016 to Friday, July 29, 2016

9 AM – 4 PM

Students work with clay to learn coil and slab hand building techniques. Students create both small and more involved sculptural pieces, spanning multiple days. Projects include making vessels as well

Young Artists (ages 8 - 10) Painting Session B

Monday, July 25, 2016 to Friday, July 29, 2016

9 AM – 4 PM

Students work with acrylic paint and mixed media materials to create both realistic and abstract pieces of art. They have the opportunity to work on both canvas and paper, and

Little Masters (ages 5 - 7) Session D

Monday, August 1, 2016 to Friday, August 5, 2016

9 AM – noon

During the week of Little Masters, children explore the visual arts through various practices to gain experience in collage and watercolor techniques, as well as the fundamentals of expressive abstraction.

An Artist’s Look with Bebe Wolfe

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

Barksdale Galleries

Join Mississippi artist Bebe Wolfe for a casual, conversational gallery experience. Wolfe shares personal reflections and connections with selections of artwork on view in When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from

Stories

Kelly Walters | Mapping a Modern MS


Artist Kelly Walters gives the rest of the world the opportunity to see the world as she does. Diagnosed with Epilepsy, Kelly’s brain transmits sights uniquely. In her work, she tries to depict what she sees by focusing on layering the paint to allow light to pass through...

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Give to MMA, Get a William Dunlap original!


William Dunlap, renowned artist and Trustee Emeritus of the Mississippi Museum of Art, has donated “Black and White, Red and Blue, Too” (2016) as a gift to the first supporter who contributes $10,000 or more to the Mississippi Museum of Art’s Annual Fund between now and the end of our...

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Robin Whitfield, Artist/Naturalist | Mapping a Modern MS


Robin Whitfield is a formally educated visual artist whose career has increasingly brought her into conversation about the natural world. Living in Grenada, Mississippi, she dares to differ by exploring her own definitions of what art means, and using visual language to raise awareness about art, community, biodiversity, and...

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