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Upcoming Events

Artists Embedded in the Mexican-American War

Saturday, March 28, 2015

2 PM

Mississippi Museum of Art

In conjunction with Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection, Mark Bernhardt, Professor at Jackson State University, gives a lecture on artists in the Mexican-American War, a conflict in which newspaper publishers implemented practices they would refine to report the Civil War. The Mexican-American War was the first war for which publishers dispatched professional reporters and artists to the frontlines. They sent back written accounts and illustrations that provided the American public different interpretations of...

Music in the City

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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

Mississippi Museum of Art, Trustmark Grand Hall

In partnership with St. Andrew's Cathedral, the Museum hosts Thomas Lowe and John Paul – Brahms A Major Sonata with piano and violin. This event is sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. Cost: Free, donations welcome

Homeschool Day at the Museum: The Mississippi Story

Thursday, April 23, 2015

9:30 AM – noon

Mississippi Museum of Art

A day at the Museum specially designed for homeschool children and their families. Students will experience a guided tour of The Mississippi Story, learn through a hands on studio art activity, make connections with art and literacy. Homeschool Day activities are standards-based and interdisciplinary in nature. All participants will receive materials to extend the lesson at home. Available to homeschool families with children ages 4 through 12. Pre-registration is required and must be completed by April 16, 2015 – register...