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Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM


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Upcoming Events

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, October 13, 2018

11 AM

Begins in The Museum Foyer

Take a closer look at exhibitions on view during this free guided tour every Saturday at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Screen on the Green | Frankenweenie

Thursday, October 18, 2018

8 PM

The Art Garden

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 Frankenweenie. This event is free and open to the public. Cash bar and food available for purchase beginning at 5:30 PM. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Presented in partnership with the

Museum After Hours | Inktober

Thursday, October 18, 2018

5:30 - until

Every THIRD THURSDAY, the Mississippi Museum of Art opens its doors after hours to partner with and embrace Mississippi's creative community! Museum After Hours is a family-friendly mix of one-night pop-up exhibitions, live music, films, art-making activities, games, and culinary delights. This month, INKTOBER RETURNS! The pop-up exhibition is a showcase of sketchbooks and drawings by artists who are participating in the Inktober "31 Days, 31 Drawings" Challenge. Want to take part in the challenge and have...

Opening Reception | The Art of Engagement

Thursday, October 18, 2018

6 - 8 PM

At the Tougaloo College Art Gallery in the Bennie G. Thompson Academic and Civil Rights Research Center

You are cordially invited to the reception to celebrate the opening of the exhibition, The Art of Engagement: Meditation on a Movement. In a meditative setting to offer an alternative perspective for re-remembering the Civil Rights Movement, The Art of Engagement: Meditation on a Movement positions a selection of art works created or acquired by the Mississippi Museum of Art and Tougaloo College amid the social turbulence of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the...

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, October 19, 2018

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

BancorpSouth Classroom

This educational opportunity for children up to 5 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! Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake mdrake@msmuseumart.org.

The Influences Film Series | Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Saturday, October 20, 2018


Yates Community Room

The Influences is a six-week film series that explores the impact of one visual art form on another through screenings and discussions based on films by directors featured in the University Press of Mississippi’s Conversations with Filmmakers Series. The films screened are chosen by Mississippi artists for its influence on their artwork. The series will endeavor to raise awareness of film as a consequential form of artistic expression in the collective of visual art. ...