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Young Artists (ages 8 - 10) Painting Session B

Monday, July 25, 2016 to Friday, July 29, 2016

9 AM – 4 PM

Students work with acrylic paint and mixed media materials to create both realistic and abstract pieces of art. They have the opportunity to work on both canvas and paper, and

Studio II (ages 14 - 17) Ceramics and Hand Building

Monday, July 25, 2016 to Friday, July 29, 2016

9 AM – 4 PM

Students work with clay to learn coil and slab hand building techniques. Students create both small and more involved sculptural pieces, spanning multiple days. Projects include making vessels as well

Little Masters (ages 5 - 7) Session D

Monday, August 1, 2016 to Friday, August 5, 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.

An Artist’s Look with Bebe Wolfe

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

Barksdale Galleries

Join Mississippi artist Bebe Wolfe for a casual, conversational gallery experience. Wolfe shares personal reflections and connections with selections of artwork on view in When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from

Stories

Give to MMA, Get a William Dunlap original!


William Dunlap, renowned artist and Trustee Emeritus of the Mississippi Museum of Art, has donated “Black and White, Red and Blue, Too” (2016) as a gift to the first supporter who contributes $10,000 or more to the Mississippi Museum of Art’s Annual Fund between now and the end of our...

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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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