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Little Masters (ages 5 - 7)  Session A

Monday, May 30, 2016 to Friday, June 3, 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.

Art in Mind

Friday, June 3, 2016

10:30 AM – noon

Although access to memory is affected by dementia, imagination and creativity are not. People with Alzheimer’s can express what they think and feel at the moment instead of editing

Young Artists (ages 8 – 10)  Superheroes

Monday, June 6, 2016 to Friday, June 10, 2016

9 AM – 4 PM

The Museum School

Students spend the week engaged in drawing, painting, printmaking, and ceramics. Each technique is accompanied by lessons in the Museum’s galleries and will relate to the works held in

Little Masters (ages 5 – 7)  Session B

Monday, June 6, 2016 to Friday, June 10, 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.

Stories

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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