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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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Career Opportunities

Current Openings:

Position: Director of School Programs

Reports to: Director of Interpretation

Employee Status: Full-time

Reporting to the Director of Interpretation, the Director of School Programs works to ensure the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions are widely accessible to Mississippi K-12 teachers and school groups. The Director thinks innovatively about in-gallery and in-school engagement, aligning Museum school programs with the latest visual arts and core curriculum. Click here for more information on this position. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@msmuseumart.org. No phone calls please.

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Position: Marketing Director

Reports to: Director of Art and Public Exchange

Employee Status: Full-time

The Marketing Director is an organized and self-starting individual tasked with executing strategies for targeted Museum communications with various communities, through advertising, earned media, and multi-platform brand storytelling. Employee manages marketing team by developing long term goals, building marketing strategies and plans, guiding workflow, and empowering innovation while staying true to Museum’s mission and strategic plan. Click here for more information on this position. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@msmuseumart.org. No phone calls please.

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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.

Upcoming Events

Live at Lunch! - Kerry Thomas

Friday, May 26, 2017

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Mississippi Museum of Art, The Art Garden

Experience the perfect pairing of cuisine, music, and The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art! Each Friday in May, a local musician takes the C Spire Stage in The Art Garden to liven up your lunch break. Enjoy the spring menu in The Palette Café prepared by Chef Nick Wallace and the ambiance of the season. This week's performance features musician Kerry Thomas. Live at Lunch! is sponsored by Pepsi.

Little Masters (ages 5 – 7) A

Monday, May 29, 2017

9am – 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...

Art & Coffee

Saturday, June 3, 2017

10 – 11:30 AM

Art & Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join Museum staff to look at and discuss current and upcoming exhibitions through the lens of how we engage art as a group. Spend time in the galleries and hear special presentations from Museum staff and the occasional visiting artist! Coffee and pastries are served. This program is free and open to the public. For more information,...

Young Artists: Color Expressions (ages 8 – 10)

Monday, June 5, 2017

9 AM – 4 PM

Students spend a week exploring the science and art of color by creating drawings, collages, paintings, and sculptures. Each lesson is based on artworks in the Museum’s permanent collection. In this Young Artists class, students discover the meanings in artworks, through personal and guided close investigation, and apply those ideas to the creation of their own colorful and expressive artworks in our studio! Cost: $250. Register here. Teacher: Adam Farcus is the William R. Hollingsworth...

Introduction to Printmaking Practices (ages 8-10)

Monday, June 5, 2017

9 AM – 4 PM

Students will learn what exactly “printmaking” is and why it may be an artist’s medium of choice. Three basic printmaking techniques will be introduced, including monoprints, linocuts, and collagraphs. Over the course of the week, students will use drawing as a tool to explore sources of inspiration and to practice effectively planning prints. At the end of the course, students will have produced a mini portfolio of prints, which demonstrates their knowledge in each...

Young Artists: Picturing Home (ages 8 – 10)

Monday, June 12, 2017

9 AM – 4 PM

Students spend a week investigating the idea of home through drawing, acrylic painting, watercolor painting, and printmaking. In this Young Artists class, students discover the meanings in artworks in the Museum’s permanent collection, through guided close investigation, and apply those ideas to the creation of their own personal expression of home and comfort. Cost: $250. Register here. Teacher: Adam Farcus is the William R. Hollingsworth Fellow in Engagement and Learning at the Mississippi Museum of...