Tuesday, September 27, 20166:30 - 7:45 PM
Trustmark Grand Hall
This program features lecturer Lisa Messinger, a long-time member of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Department of Modern and Contemporary Art and current faculty member at John Hopkins University.
Tuesday, September 27, 201611:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Mississippi Museum of Art
Join Mississippi Arts Commission Director Malcolm White for a casual, conversational gallery experience. White shares personal reflections and connections with selections of artwork on view in When Modern Was Contemporary:
Saturday, October 1, 201610 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
Tuesday, October 4, 201611:30 AM – 12:15PM
The Donna and Jim Barksdale Galleries for Changing Exhibitions
Experience our current exhibitions through the eyes of a curator! Tour When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection with Deputy Director and Chief Curator Roger Ward
On view through October 30 at the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson, When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection features artwork by more than 50 of the 20th century’s most influential artists. This presentation, the fifteenth in The Annie Laurie Swaim Hearin Memorial Exhibition Series,...
Culinary Curator Nick Wallace has a special relationship with dirt. “One Saturday morning at the Mississippi Farmer’s Market, the first thing I saw was a humid trailer full of living worm soil,” he said. “I touched the dirt; played in it. I smelled it. A worm was popping...
The Mississippi Delta is known for fertile soil, wide-open fields, summer heat and bountiful harvests of beans, corn, sweet potatoes and cotton. Maybe no other region in America holds the historical, creative, musical, culinary, and cultural value as does the Mississippi Delta – and that value comes through loud and...