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Art and Coffee

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

10 AM - noon

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

Live at Lunch!

Friday, May 6, 2016

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

The Art Garden

Experience the perfect pairing of cuisine, music, and The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art! Each Friday in May, a local musician takes the C Spire Stage in

Collectors Club - Clinton Artists Studio Walking Tour: Wyatt Waters, Paul Fayard, and Sam Beibers

Saturday, May 7, 2016

10 AM

Join us on a walking tour to explore the studios of Clinton-based artists Wyatt Waters, Paul Fayard, and Sam Beibers. Though they use different media and techniques, all three men

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab – 5-7 year olds; Emotions (Sam Gilliam)

Sunday, May 8, 2016

2 - 3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Museum School teacher Lesley Collins leads families in a collaborative art project inspired by Mississippi artist and abstract expressionist Sam Gilliam. Lesley guides families in conversations around works by Gilliam


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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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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Modern Kicks

​Sure, there are those old notions about how folks in Mississippi don’t wear shoes. And then there’s the modern Mississippi sneaker. Classic, meet contemporary.

These shoes were painted by Mississippi artists for one of the Museum’s Third Thursday Museum After Hours pop up exhibitions. <...

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