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Upcoming Events

Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial Film Series | "LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton"

Thursday, February 22, 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...

2018 Homeschool Day

Thursday, February 22, 2018

9:30 AM-noon

Attend a fun-filled day at the Museum specifically designed for homeschool students. Experience a guided tour of current exhibitions, learn through a hands-on studio activity, make connections through art and literacy, and enjoy lunch in our café. Homeschool Day activities are standards-based and interdisciplinary in nature, making explicit connections with many subject areas. This program is available to homeschool families with children ages 4-12. Parents are not required to stay during this session, but are...

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

Friday, February 23, 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...

Art in Mind

Wednesday, February 28, 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 | “After the Flood: Hard Times in Mississippi"

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

11:30 AM-noon

Talk begins in Museum Lobby

The Great Flood of 1927 and its devastations reverberated in art and culture for decades to come. In 1940, artist John Steuart Curry painted a large canvas to commemorate the relief efforts in the Mississippi Delta, led by Herbert Hoover, who later became president of the United States. Against the background of the flood, Museum Curator Jochen Wierich will explore the artistic responses to Mississippi during times of crisis. Gallery talks offer visitors the chance to engage...

Artful Storytelling Writing Workshop for K-12 Teachers

Friday, March 2, 2018

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Galleries and Classrooms

An installment of Artful Storytelling K-12 Writing Workshop Series | The Mississippi Museum of Art’s education department presents this writing workshop designed as a way for teachers to explore ideas of place, memory, and identity and to respond creatively to these ideas through their writing. Using works of art currently on display in the Museum’s bicentennial exhibition, this intensive workshop features strategies for using works of art as catalysts for creative writing and are...