A Conversation with NEA Chairman Jane Chu

Monday, July 17, 2017

11 AM - Noon

Join us to welcome Jane Chu for her first official visit to Mississippi. Remarks begin at 11 a.m. by Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, followed

Young Artists: Art & Nature (ages 8 – 10)

Monday, July 17, 2017 to Friday, July 21, 2017

9 AM – 4 PM

Students spend a week investigating the connections between art and nature through the mediums of sculpture, drawing, painting, and installation art as well as through the close interpretation of works

Introduction to Printmaking Practices (ages 11-14)

Monday, July 17, 2017 to Friday, July 21, 2017

9 AM – 4 PM

Students will learn what exactly “printmaking” is and why it may be an artist’s medium of choice. Three basic printmaking techniques will be introduced, including monoprints, linocuts, and collagraphs.

Museum After Hours | Uncommon Spirit

Thursday, July 20, 2017

5:30 PM - until

Stand up. Stand out. Stand together. This month, we celebrate the aspirational spirit of home and community – from ethereal Mississippi landscapes to homegrown Civil Rights heroines. A one-night pop up

Stories

MMA and Tougaloo College announce Art and Civil Rights Initiative


The Mississippi Museum of Art (the Museum) and Tougaloo College (the College) are pleased to announce the Art and Civil Rights Initiative (the Initiative), a multi-layered, multi-year partnership that leverages the art collections of both institutions to foster community dialogue and interpretation about civil rights issues, past and present....

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Downtown Jackson - Collaborative Drawing


Participants in the Museum’s Hoot & Holler Family Creation Lab class recently made a large collaborative drawing. It’s 50” x 32”,made in oil pastel on paper, and illustrates downtown Jackson.

Hoot & Holler Family Creation Lab is held each second Sunday, and is open to families...

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Meet the “Seedsters”


The latest in our Art in Us All Community Exhibition Series is now hanging in the public corridor, free to the public. The program invites nonprofit organizations in Mississippi to showcase art created by their constituents. In this installment, we celebrate the Mustard Seed, a non-profit and Christian community...

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