380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201

601.960.1515
(toll-free) 1.866.VIEWART

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Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Career Opportunities

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The Mississippi Museum of Art has been a community-supported institution for more than 100 years. The Museum boasts a seasoned staff of museum professionals and fiscally responsible administrators who work to ensure that the Museum’s exhibitions, programs, operations, and community outreach are the best thing for the art and the people of Mississippi. The Accountant will work alongside the Office Manager and Director of Operation, and will administer and manage a variety of general and specific accounting functions to fulfill the needs and requests of the Museum, its Board of Trustees, and its Executive Committee. For a full job description and instructions to apply CLICK HERE.

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.

If you would like to be a Museum volunteer, please contact Monique Davis at 601.960.1515 or mdavis@msmuseumart.org.

Upcoming Events

Little Masters: Art and Nature

Monday, June 25, 2018

9 AM-noon

Entergy Classroom

Ages 5-7 Cost: $175 Class limit: 15 REGISTER HERE Investigate the connections between art and nature through sculpture, drawing, painting, and installation art through The Art Garden and galleries. In this Little Masters class, students will move inside and outside the galleries with art educator Cassandre Connolly, exploring how nature affects artists, how artists depict nature, and how our creative voices can be expressed through nature! Bring your imagination and dress for mess! About the Instructor:Cassandre...

Studio Session I: Ceramics and Mixed Media Sculpture

Monday, June 25, 2018

1-4 PM

Entergy Classroom

Ages 11-13 Cost: $175 Class limit: 15 REGISTER HERE Exploring sculptural materials, this afternoon camp is designed to allow students to grow more familiar with clay, papier mache, wire, and found materials. This week will not only challenge students to think creatively, but three-dimensionally! Inspired by work in Picturing Mississippi, students will learn and have fun creating their own pieces of art. About the Instructor:Born and raised in North Carolina, McKenzie Drake is no foreigner to...

Watercolor Workshop: Color, Line, and Shape

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

6-8 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages 16+ Cost: $30 Class limit: 15 REGISTER HERE THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL! Students will learn the basics of watercolor in this three-session evening class with the Museum's William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake. In each session the group will have a short conversation in the galleries, and then return to studio classrooms to paint. Designed for beginners, but open for anyone wanting to practice their skills, this class will sharpen everyone’s skills. No experience necessary. ...

Art in Mind I

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

10:30 AM-noon

BancorpSouth 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 joins William Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake to create fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience is needed...

Gallery Talk | “On Poems and Images: A Conversation with Maude Schuyler Clay and Ann Fisher-Wirth"

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Talk begins in Selby and Richard McRae Lobby

The photography of Maude Schuyler Clay has long explored the beautiful and haunted landscape of the Mississippi Delta. This special gallery talk will feature Clay’s newest collaboration with scholar and poet Ann Fisher-Wirth discussing their new book, Mississippi. A book signing follows the reading and discussion. 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 well...

Art in Mind II

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

1-2:30 PM

BancorpSouth 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 joins William Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake to create fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience is needed...