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Little Masters (ages 5 - 7) Session C

Monday, June 27, 2016 to Friday, July 1, 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.

Music in the City

Tuesday, June 28, 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 Shawn Leopard and John Paul, music for two harpsichords. This event is sponsored by Wise

Open Evenings - Modern Art

Thursday, June 30, 2016

5 - 8 PM

Have you seen the Jackson Pollock yet? Experience our blockbuster modern art exhibition, When Modern Was Contemporary, on your schedule! Stop by after work (or play) for happy hour drinks

Studio I (ages 11 - 14) 2D Mixed Media

Monday, July 4, 2016 to Friday, July 8, 2016

9 AM – 4 PM

Students explore portraiture and landscape in this week-long survey course. Materials explored in the class include charcoal, ink, acrylic, photosensitive dyes, and collage. From the Museum’s galleries to the


Becoming Rothko - John Maxwell

Mississippi actor John Maxwell reflects on playing the role of modern artist Mark Rothko during New Stage Theatre’s presentation of RED.

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Vault Vantage - Degas and Cassatt OR Impressionist Besties

This story is part of our Vault Vantage series, which takes you inside the Museum Vault for a look at works not currently on view.

By Caitlin Podas, Museum Registrar

Edgar Degas (1834 – 1917) Mary Cassatt at the Louvre, 1879-1880 etching (cancelled plate) 13 x 10in. (unframed) Collection of the...

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Modern Media Invite

Press Contact:

Julian Rankin jrankin@msmuseumart.org | 919-630-0707 DIGITAL PRESS KIT

MEDIA INVITE Mississippi Museum of Art hosts blockbuster exhibition of 20th century modern masters

Works by more than fifty artists from Georgia O’Keeffe to Jackson Pollock


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