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Jackson, MS 39201

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Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Affiliate Museums

The mission of the Mississippi Museum of Art Affiliate Network, which consists of nearly 30 not-for-profit organizations in Mississippi, is to increase the engagement of the state’s many communities in the visual arts by utilizing the Museum’s most significant resource—artworks from the Mississippi Museum of Art’s Permanent Collection. The Affiliate Network Program is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Click here for a list of affiliate exhibitions.

  • Amory Regional Museum, Amory
  • B.J. Chain Public Library, Olive Branch
  • Belhaven College, Jackson
  • The Brookhaven Trust, Brookhaven
  • Charleston Arts Revitalization Effort (CARE), Charleston
  • Coahoma County Courthouse, Clarksdale
  • Museum of the Mississippi Delta, Greenwood
  • Crossroads Museum, Corinth
  • Delta Blues Museum, Clarksdale
  • Dollye M. E. Robinson College of Liberal Arts Gallery, Jackson State University, Jackson
  • Eula Bass Lewis Gallery at Jones County Junior College, Ellisville
  • Fielding Wright Art Center, Delta State University, Cleveland
  • The Gallery at Colbert Commons, Forest
  • Greenville Arts Council, Greenville
  • Gumtree Museum of Art, Tupelo
  • Historic Jefferson College, Washington
  • Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Fine Art Gallery, Jefferson Davis Campus, Gulfport
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Fine Art Gallery, Jackson County Campus, Gautier
  • Mississippi Cultural Crossroads, Port Gibson
  • Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Mississippi University for Women Fine Art Gallery, Columbus
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College, Senatobia
  • Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi
  • Pike County Arts Council, McComb
  • Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation, Vicksburg
  • Union County Heritage Museum, New Albany
  • United States District Court, Oxford
  • The University of Mississippi Museums, Oxford
  • The University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art, Hattiesburg
  • Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Ocean Springs

Upcoming Events

The Portrait: Realistic to Abstract Watercolor (ages 14 – 17)

Monday, June 19, 2017

9 AM – 4 PM

An immersive five-day workshop will explore the portraiture of the Mississippi Story. Artists will begin the week by exploration of realistic proportion and aesthetics. Through the discussion of color, texture, and composition, the artists will learn to compose with the figure in both a realistic and an abstract voice. Cost: $250. Register here. Art supplies will be provided. Teacher: Kelly K. Walters teaches Visual Arts at the Mississippi School of the Arts in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Walters...

Little Masters (ages 5 – 7) B

Monday, June 19, 2017

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. While gaining knowledge of the arts through hands-on experiences, students are introduced to the works in the Museum’s permanent collection. This fun-filled week will have your child bringing home wonderful works of art to share with you. Cost: $175. Register here. Teacher: Lesley Collins is...

Studio I (ages 11-14) Ceramics and Hand Building

Monday, June 26, 2017

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 as sculptural objects. Students’ works will be fired on-site in the Museum’s own kiln. Throughout the week, students also spend time in the Museum’s galleries learning about the work of Mississippi sculptors. Cost: $275. Register here.

Art in Mind

Wednesday, June 28, 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 galleries to stimulate observation and recall, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio. Art Therapist Susan Anand creates fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience is needed to enjoy this creative opportunity. Free to...

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, July 9, 2017

2 – 3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

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. Families are guided in conversations around works by the selected artist followed by related studio projects in the classroom. Families will not only leave with an art work, but will learn techniques they can repeat and expand on at home. Cost: $10 per child.

Internal Narratives: Printmaking & Painting (ages 11 – 14)

Monday, July 10, 2017

9 AM – 4 PM

For this themed course, students will spend a week investigating emotions and narrative story-telling through drawing, collage, painting, and printmaking. Each lesson will begin with the close viewing of artworks in the Museum’s permanent collection, where students will interpret their own meanings of the works. Students will create self-directed artworks in the studio that tell personal and fantastical narratives. Cost: $250. Register here.