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Upcoming Events

Re:frame Parchman | Museum After Hours

Thursday, January 18, 2018

5:30 PM cash bar; 6-7:30 PM program and concert; galleries open late until 8:30 PM

Re:frame is an experimental, interdisciplinary programming format engineered by the Museum's Center for Art & Public Exchange that brings together combinations of art, music, and a diversity of voices to facilitate public dialogue about issues of contemporary significance. Re:frame is designed to encourage audiences to confront complex and weighty topics in ways that are empowering and memorable. Free to the public Re:Frame - Parchman: Explore the intersections of humanity and the land at...

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, January 19, 2018

10:30-11:30 AM

Trustmark Grand Hall and BancorpSouth Classroom

This educational opportunity for children up to 5 years of age with their parents emphasizes creative play and literacy through a hands-on art activity and story time. (Hoot, a friendly owl, is the Museum’s education mascot.) Please dress for mess! This event is free and open to the public. Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake mdrake@msmuseumart.org. Look and Learn with Hoot occurs every third Friday of the month. Sponsored by Children...


Friday, January 19, 2018

10 AM - 5 PM

The Museum Store

In honor of The King's birthday month, The Museum Store is throwing an all-day Elvis party with an expanded selection of Elvis-themed inventory – books, cookbooks, magnets, t-shirts, puzzles, posters, and more! Select items on sale throughout the day. Complimentary refreshments served in the afternoon, including some of Elvis’ favorite snacks and an “All Shook Up” cocktail! While you're here, don't miss Andy Warhol's Triple Elvis, on display as part of our Picturing Mississippi exhibition!

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 Ausra Jasineviciute on the viola and John Paul on the piano. This event is free and open to the public, donations are welcomed. Sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

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, the gallery talk explores Gilliam’s motivations, painting process, and lasting legacy to the field of abstract art. Gallery talks offer visitors the chance to engage with a single work, or pairing of works, for a 30-minute talk led by Museum curators and educators, as...

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. And the imagination of our own writers and the drama of our own history have been brought to life by directors of influence, insight, and power. On the fourth Thursday and Friday of each month, the Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial Film Series will celebrate...