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Upcoming Events

Museum After Hours | "Inktober Fall Festival"

Thursday, October 19, 2017

5:30 PM - until

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 family-friendly events feature one-night pop up exhibitions, pop up dining experiences, and combinations of live music, outdoor movies, games, and more. Each month has a new theme and a new story. This event is free to the public. Cash bar and food available for purchase. This month at Museum After Hours,...

‘sipp Sourced with Chef Nick Wallace | "It's All About Preserve"

Thursday, October 19, 2017

5:30 PM


Join us for a very special, one-night-only 'sipp Sourced pop-up dining event. Culinary Curator and Executive Chef Nick Wallace will give diners a taste of the sweet and savory flavors he's created for the menu of the Mississippi Museum of Art's new dining experience opening November 29: Preserve! As always, the menu is inspired by seasonal ingredients and rooted in Mississippi artistic and culinary stories and traditions. The event also highlights products from Mississippi purveyors. Be...

Screen on the Green | Beetlejuice

Thursday, October 19, 2017

5:30 PM cash bar and concessions, movie at sundown (following High Note Jam concert)

The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art

Part of Third Thursdays. The Mississippi Museum of Art and the Crossroads Film Society present an outdoor film series on the BankPlus Green in The Art Garden. This month's movie is "Beetlejuice." Come early and grab a bite to eat at the 'sipp Sourced pop-up dining event. Cost: Free to the public, cash bar About the movie: When a recently-deceased ghost couple find their now-vacant home invaded by an obnoxious family, they hire a sleazy...

Film screening | "Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?"

Thursday, October 19, 2017

7:00 PM

Yates Community Room

Try going a day without plastic. In this touching and often flat-out-funny film, we follow "everyman" Jeb Berrier as he embarks on a global tour to unravel the complexities of our plastic world. What starts as a film about plastic bags evolves into a wholesale investigation into plastic and its effect on our waterways, oceans and even our own bodies. We see how our crazy-for-plastic world has finally caught up to us and what we...

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, October 20, 2017

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Trustmark Grand Hall and BancorpSouth Classroom

This educational opportunity for children up to five years of age with their parents emphasizes creative play and literacy through a hands-on art activity and story time. (Hoot, a friendly owl, is the Museum’s education mascot.) Please dress for mess! Sponsored by Children’s Medical Group, P.A. Cost: Free to the public.

Art & a Movie | "Life, Animated"

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

5:15 PM food and art fun; 6:45 PM screening

The Museum and the Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities partner for a special screening of “Life, Animated,” the acclaimed Sundance-award-winning and Oscar-nominated documentary about a young boy who harnesses the power of art and imagination to confront even the greatest of challenges. Starting at 5:15 p.m., guests will gather in the Museum’s Art Garden for food and art. Dinner will be available for purchase from event-partner Pizza Shack. Two local artists will demonstrate their...