Art in Mind

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

10:30 AM – noon

Bancorp South Classroom

Everyone wants to strengthen their memory. As we get older, it’s not just about strengthening it, but also about maintaining it. Art in Mind uses art exploration in the

Art & Coffee

Saturday, September 2, 2017

10-11:30 AM

Yates Community Room

Art & Coffee is an opportunity to slow down and visit with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join docents, volunteers, and Museum staff to look at and

Music in the City

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City presents monthly programming featuring renowned musicians and an opportunity for music-lovers to come together to enjoy a night of music and art. A cash bar opens

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, September 10, 2017

2 - 3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages: Families with children 6-10 Each second Sunday, families with children ages 6-10 are led by a Museum educator in an art project inspired by a different artist each month.

Stories

Eye-to-Eye Picks: Tammy Marion


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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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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