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Sunday

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General inquiries about career opportunities and working at the Museum may always be sent to careers@msmuseumart.org. The Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud of its work-place environment that is diverse in every respect and welcomes all applicants for employment. The Museum is not a department or agency of the state or federal government.

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Upcoming Events

Artful Storytelling Workshop Presentation

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

The concluding event of the Artful Storytelling K-12 Writing Workshop Series | Students present works of creative writing resulting from their participation in a pair of intensive workshops designed to explore ideas of place, memory, and identity and to respond creatively to these ideas through their writing. The workshop series used works of art currently on display in the Museum’s bicentennial exhibition as catalysts for creative writing. This event is free and open to the...

Gallery Talk | “Imagining a Place: The Role of Literature in Visualizations of Mississippi”

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Talk begins in Selby and Richard McCrae Lobby

Mississippi is a place that conjures up many images, both real and imagined. Visual artists have undoubtedly played a critical role in images about the state, but so, too, have writers such as Mark Twain, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, and Richard Wright. Join Betsy Bradley, Director of the Mississippi Museum of Art, as she explores the literature about Mississippi in relation to its visual history. Gallery talks offer visitors the chance to engage with a...

Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial Film Series | "The Reivers"

Friday, April 27, 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...

Music in The City

Tuesday, May 1, 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 May program features the flute sonatas of Johann Sebastian Bach performed by Amulet Strange on flute and John Paul on flute and harpsichord. This event is free and open to the public, donations are welcomed. Music in the City occurs the first Tuesday of every month. Sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

12:30-1:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

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 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 with...

Live @ Lunch!

Friday, May 4, 2018

11:30 AM-1:30 PM

The Art Garden

Experience the perfect pairing of music and cuisine in a beautiful outdoor setting in The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art! Each Friday in May and September, a local musician takes the C Spire Stage to liven up your lunch break. May Live @ Lunch! kicks off with the tunes of Kerry Thomas. In event of rain, the music will be performed in La Brioche at the Museum. This event is free and open...