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Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Upcoming Events

Art and Coffee

Tuesday, May 3, 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...

Live at Lunch!

Friday, May 6, 2016

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

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. This Friday David Keary & Allison Jenkins will be taking the stage. Enjoy the spring menu at The Palette Café prepared by Chef Nick Wallace and the ambiance of the season. In event of rain, music will...

Collectors Club - Clinton Artists Studio Walking Tour: Wyatt Waters, Paul Fayard, and Sam Beibers

Saturday, May 7, 2016

10 AM

Join us on a walking tour to explore the studios of Clinton-based artists Wyatt Waters, Paul Fayard, and Sam Beibers. Though they use different media and techniques, all three men studied at Mississippi College under art professor and artist Dr. Sam Gore. We will visit each of their studios, located within three blocks of each other in historic Old Town Clinton, to explore their varying arrays of style and subject matter. The Collectors Club is...

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab – 5-7 year olds; Emotions (Sam Gilliam)

Sunday, May 8, 2016

2 - 3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Museum School teacher Lesley Collins leads families in a collaborative art project inspired by Mississippi artist and abstract expressionist Sam Gilliam. Lesley guides families in conversations around works by Gilliam displayed in The Mississippi Story 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 home. Cost: $10 per child. Cost: $10 per child. Click here to register.

Music in the City

Tuesday, May 10, 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 a duo of violinists, Julia Kirk and Marta Szlubovska, performing pieces from the Forty Four Duos for Two Violins by Bela Bartok. This event is sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. Cost: Free, donations welcome

Live at Lunch!

Friday, May 13, 2016

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

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. This Friday Joey Plunkett will be taking the stage. Enjoy the spring menu at The Palette Café prepared by Chef Nick Wallace and the ambiance of the season. In event of rain, music will be performed...