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Artists Embedded in the Mexican-American War

Saturday, March 28, 2015

2 PM

Mississippi Museum of Art

In conjunction with Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection, Mark Bernhardt, Professor at Jackson State University, gives a lecture on artists in the Mexican-American War, a conflict in which

From Field to Front Page Tour of Civil War Drawings

Saturday, March 28, 2015

3 PM

Mississippi Museum of Art

Join daniel johnson, Director of Engagement and Learning, on a guided tour of Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection! The tour explores the role artists played as documentarians, creators,

Curator’s Perspective Tour of Civil War Drawings

Sunday, March 29, 2015

2 PM

Mississippi Museum of Art

Get a curator’s perspective on the Civil War! Join Deputy Director and Chief Curator Roger Ward on a tour of Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection. Ward shares

Night at the Museum: Artworks Come Alive

Friday, April 10, 2015

7:00 – 11 PM, 7:30 Seated Dinner

Mississippi Museum of Art

Watch the art at the Mississippi Museum of Art come to life for an unforgettable evening at this year’s annual Museum benefit! Enjoy complimentary valet parking and a delectable

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#EngagedDesign - “The Dress”


By MMA Graphic Designer, Amanda Lucius

The Dress.

You know the one. The Dress we couldn’t escape a few weeks ago. The one that took over our Facebook feeds and morning news shows. The Dress that, through screen and optic variants, could change color...

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Two Civil War Soldiers Lost in Time (stop motion)

​In conjunction with our current exhibition, Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection, the Museum is playing host to an unexpected duo. Two pint-sized Civil War soldiers, Reginald Longfellow and Wilbur Musketsmoke, played stowaway in the artwork shipping crates and are now spending their days exploring MMA. Follow their...

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