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Music in the City

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

5:15 PM cash bar; 5:45 PM program

Trustmark Grand Hall

In partnership with St. Andrew's Cathedral, the Museum hosts a musical performance. This month features Jason Mathena on marimba performing the celebrated Chaconne in D Minor, and Tracy Carter, oboist,

Collecting Stories – The Wolfe Family Legacy

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

5 - 7:30 PM

As we look ahead to our 2017 Wolfe family exhibition, we are seeking stories from old friends, appreciators, students, and neighbors. Did you sit for a portrait? Take a class under

Art in Mind

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

10:30 AM – noon

Although access to memory is affected by dementia, imagination and creativity are not. People with Alzheimer’s can express what they think and feel at the moment instead of editing

Art and Coffee

Saturday, September 3, 2016

10 AM – 11:30 AM

Yates Community Room

Art and Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join docents, volunteers, and Museum staff to look at and discuss


Don’t Be Afraid of Modern Art

When modern art hit the American scene post-WWII, people didn’t know what to make of Jackson Pollock’s action drip paintings or Mark Rothko’s experiments with color. These pioneers shook the very foundations of academic modes of art making. Now, works by more than fifty of these...

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#WCW - Georgia O’Keeffe

This week’s #womancrushwednesday goes to the “mother of American modernism,” Georgia O’Keeffe. Take an in-person look at Old Maple Tree and Lake George by Early Moon Rise, two of her pieces at the Museum, on display now through Oct. 30 as part of the Modern Mississippi exhibition.


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New Menu to Connect Visual and Culinary Arts

Chef Nick Wallace and his team take time off to conceptualize innovative new dishes Press Contact: Julian Rankin | jrankin@msmuseumart.org | 601-960-1515

(Jackson, Miss…) From August 2 – August 16, it’s Summer break at The Palette Café at the Mississippi Museum of Art (the Museum). While the cafe will not...

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