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Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM


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Upcoming Events

Art and Coffee

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

10 AM - noon

Yates Community Room

Art and Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join docents, volunteers, and 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, hear special presentations from Museum staff and Mississippi artists, and receive educational materials related to our exhibitions. Coffee and pastries are served. This program is...

World of Watercolor with Wyatt Waters | CLASS FULL

Saturday, February 13, 2016

9 AM – 4 PM

Explore watercolor with celebrated Mississippi artist Wyatt Waters. Wyatt’s one day watercolor workshop takes students on a painting and color study adventure. For the beginner or advanced artist, this is one of the ‘favorite’ classes offered by the Museum and fills up fast! Cost $75 (supplies not included in cost).

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab – 5-7 year olds

Sunday, February 14, 2016

2 - 4 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Each second Sunday, Museum School teacher Lesley Collins leads families with children ages 5-7 in a collaborative art project inspired by works in The Mississippi Story (classes for ages 8-10 held same time on third Sundays). Lesley guides families in conversations around works from our permanent collection followed by related studio projects in our classroom. Families will not only leave with an art work, but will learn techniques they can repeat and expand on at...

Music in the City

Monday, February 15, 2016

5:15 PM cash bar; 5:45 PM program

Trustmark Grand Hall

In partnership with St. Andrew's Cathedral, the Museum hosts a musical performance. This month features star Irish soprano Virginia Kerr with pianist Coleman Pearce in recital. This event is sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. Cost: Free, donations welcome

Seasoned Students (55+)

Thursday, February 18, 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. Meet new faces, talk about art, learn from Museum staff and create! The Museum’s Palette Café serves our special monthly ‘sipp Sourced menu each Third Thursday. Students are able to order lunch before...

Museum After Hours – CrookedLetterPress

Thursday, February 18, 2016

5:30 – 10 PM

Every third Thursday we host Museum After Hours, when we open the doors after hours to partner with and embrace Mississippi's creative community. These collaborations feature one-night pop up exhibitions and dining experiences, live music, outdoor movies, games, and more. Each month has a new theme and a new story. This month, we celebrate Jackson practitioners of the printed arts. Kristen Ley and her team at Thimblepress showcase collaborative work - including the signature letter...