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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

From Field to Front Page Lunch-Hour Tour of Civil War Drawings

Friday, April 10, 2015

12 PM

Mississippi Museum of Art

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

Perspectives in the Press: Using Civil War Era Newspapers in the Classroom

Saturday, April 11, 2015

10 AM - 3 PM (noon lunch break)

Mississippi Museum of Art

In conjunction with Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection, Dr. Stephanie Rolph of Millsaps College and representatives from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) discuss the changing

“Hear from a Historian” Tour of Civil War Drawings

Saturday, April 11, 2015

3 PM

Mississippi Museum of Art

Hear from a historian, Jim Woodrick, Historic Preservation Division Director at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, as he leads a tour of Civil War Drawings from the Becker

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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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