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Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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C3 Community Art Series

Each year, the Museum hosts a unique and original project as part of our ongoing series, C3: Creativity. Conversation. Community. Local or visiting artists lead a participatory art installation consisting of workshops throughout the Winter and Spring, culminating in a public installation in The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art during Spring Break. The goal of this series, inaugurated in 2012, is to bring together the diverse members and citizens of the community for the purpose of fueling an artwork that is representative of this place and of Mississippi as a whole. For more information about C3, contact Carol Peaster at djohnson@msmuseumart.org.

CALL FOR ARTISTS

As we begin to implement our fifth year of C3, the Mississippi Museum of Art is looking for input from an artist or group of artists who will creatively contemplate, initiate and execute a three-month art engagement piece to which the “community” of Jackson and the state of Mississippi will strongly contribute to the art process, the project’s identity, and perhaps even its installation. For project details, click here.

Previous C3 projects include:

2012: Cocoon Jackson
2013: The Future is on the Table #4
2014: Core Sample
2015: Looking Forward to Happiness

CHECK OUT AND FOLLOW THE C3 BLOG HERE.

Upcoming Events

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Museum Classrooms

Creative Healing Studio is a bi-monthly art therapy gathering for adults being treated for cancer or those with a cancer diagnosis in their past. Licensed art therapist Susan Ainlay Anand facilitates this group to express themselves through art in an open studio approach while also sharing stories of hope, fear, joy, and sorrow. The group is open to all skill levels, novice to master, and encourages self-expression with an emphasis on exploration, curiosity, and skill-building...

Hoot & Holler Homeschool Day

Thursday, December 8, 2016

9:30 AM – noon

Mississippi Museum of Art

Enjoy a morning at the Museum specially designed for homeschool families. Students will closely investigate allegorical art through a guided tour of The Mississippi Story exhibition and create narrative artworks through drawing and collage. Homeschool Day activities are standards-based and interdisciplinary in nature. All participants will receive materials to extend the lesson at home. Program is available to homeschool families with children ages 6 through 12. Pre-registration is required and can be completed online here. Parents are...

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab (6-10 year olds)

Sunday, December 11, 2016

2 - 3:30 PM

Bancorp South Classroom

Each second Sunday, families with children ages 6-10 are led by a Museum educator in a collaborative 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. For this month’s Hoot and...

Art in Mind

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

10:30 AM - noon

Everyone wants to strengthen their memory. As we tend to notice as we get older, it’s not just about strengthening memory, but about keeping it. Art in Mind uses close-looking conversations in the galleries to stimulate observation and recall followed by hands-on engagements in the studio. Art Therapist Susan Anand joins Museum Director of Engagement & Learning daniel johnson to create fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate...

Seasoned Students (55+)

Thursday, December 15, 2016

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Entergy Classroom

Take a tour through the galleries at the Mississippi Museum of Art and learn about selected pieces from The Mississippi Story and our changing exhibitions. Following this short introduction, students learn a related technique in our classroom through a hands-on project. For this session of Seasoned Students, students will create abstract and patterned artworks inspired by artworks in the museum collection. Meet new faces, talk about art, learn from Museum staff and create! The Museum...

Museum After Hours - Vault After Dark

Thursday, December 15, 2016

5:30 PM - until

Mississippi Museum of Art

This month, we unearth art from the depths of the Museum vault to curate a one-night exhibition of rarely seen wintertime work from Mississippi and beyond! Chef Nick Wallace serves a “Hunting Camp” themed menu as part of his series of monthly ‘sipp Sourced pop up dining experiences. Enjoy live music and dance by the Mississippi Improv Alliance, explore the galleries, and take care of any lingering items on your holiday gift list in The...