Book Signing: St. John + Waters

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

5 PM

The Museum Store

Chef Robert St. John and watercolorist Wyatt Waters are at it again with another feast for the eyes and taste buds! Published in November 2017, “A Mississippi Palate: Heritage Cuisine and

Music in the City

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

5:15 PM cash bar; 5:45 PM program

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City is a live monthly performance by classical and traditional artists. The January program features Franz Shubert’s Arpeggione Sonata and compositions by Robert Schumann performed by

Gallery Talk | “Beneath the Surface of Sam Gilliam’s ‘Red April’”

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

11:30 AM-noon

Talk begins in Museum Lobby

In 1970, Mississippi-native Sam Gilliam created his monumental canvas, Red April, which was inspired by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in April, 1968. Led by Museum Curator Elizabeth Abston,

Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial Film Series | “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”

Thursday, January 25, 2018

6:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

For more than a century the landscapes and stories of Mississippi have inspired filmmakers. Beginning in Natchez in 1914, cinematic storytellers have used our backdrops to enhance and authenticate their vision.


Viking Portraits with Jason Bouldin (VIDEO)

Even on his days off, Mississippi artist Jason Bouldin is pulsing with creative energy. Get out there and make something!

See more of Jason at work:

Read about the emotional unveiling of his portraits of Civil Rights leaders Medgar and Myrlie Evers: http:/...

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Eye-to-Eye: Tammy Marion, Security

Artwork: Malcolm Norwood, Promise of Fulfillment, 1963. oil on canvas. Gift of Mississippi Power & Light. Collection of Mississippi Museum of Art, 1963.004.

“When you come in, the color grabs you. The blues, the blacks, the greens, the whites.

“I’ve asked this question a hundred thousand times of...

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About Last Thursday | July 2017

By Julian Rankin, Director of Art & Public Exchange

A conversational debrief of our monthly Museum After Hours community events, held every Third Thursday.

Event date: July 20, 2017

Theme: “Uncommon Spirit”

Who is Dorie Ladner?

I asked myself this question about a...

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