380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Tuesday - Saturday
10 AM - 5 PM
noon - 5 PM
Thursday, July 21, 2016Lunch Thurs. - Sat., 11 AM – 2 PM; dinner Third Thursday, 5:30 PM until
The Palette Café
Each month, for a limited time, Culinary Curator and Executive Chef Nick Wallace of the Mississippi Museum of Art creates a three-day pop up menu highlighting product from Mississippi purveyors. These menus are inspired by seasonal ingredients and rooted in Mississippi artistic and culinary stories and traditions. This month’s menu, Forage & Fusion, sources humble homegrown Mississippi ingredients and elevates them with Wallace’s classical technique. ‘sipp Sourced is sponsored by Capital City Beverages. MENU ...
Monday, July 25, 20169 AM – 4 PM
Students work with clay to learn coil and slab hand building techniques. Students create both small and more involved sculptural pieces, spanning multiple days. Projects include making vessels as well as sculptural objects. Students’ works will be fired on-site in the Museum’s own kiln. Throughout the week, students also spend time in the Museum’s galleries learning about the work of Mississippi sculptors. Cost: $275. Click here to register. Teacher: Daniel Johnson is the Director...
Monday, July 25, 20169 AM – 4 PM
Students work with acrylic paint and mixed media materials to create both realistic and abstract pieces of art. They have the opportunity to work on both canvas and paper, and to study different painting techniques. Students visit The Misissippi Story galleries to study works held in the Museum’s permanent collection that were created by Mississippi artists. Cost: $250. Click here to register. Teacher: Tony DiFatta, a native of Hattiesburg, grew up in South Louisiana and...
Monday, August 1, 20169 AM – 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. Click here to register. Teacher: Lesly...
Tuesday, August 2, 201611:30 AM – 12:15 PM
Join Mississippi artist Bebe Wolfe for a casual, conversational gallery experience. Wolfe shares personal reflections and connections with selections of artwork on view in When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection. This program is presented in conjunction with When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection and is sponsored by Trustmark. $20 ticket / $8 for Museum members. Ticket includes admission to exhibition. Click here to book your tickets.
Sunday, August 14, 20162 - 3:30 PM
Each second Sunday, Museum School teacher Lesley Collins leads families with children ages 5-7 in a collaborative art project inspired by a different artist each month. (classes for ages 8-10 held same time on third Sundays). Lesley guides families in conversations around certain works by the artist 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...