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The Women of Modernism

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

6:30 - 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.

Modern Art with Malcolm White

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

11:30 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:

Art and Coffee

Saturday, October 1, 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

Guided Exhibition Tour with Chief Curator Roger Ward

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

11:30 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

Stories

Mississippians on Modern Art


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,...

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A Little Dirt Won’t Hurt


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...

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Experiencing the Mississippi Delta through art


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...

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