380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201

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Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM


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Learn & Engage

The Mississippi Museum of Art offers educational programs and activities for learners of all ages.

Our mission to "engage Mississippians in visual art" extends beyond our collection and beyond our building. As an organization servicing our community through the visual arts, we know that art can build relationships, engage difficult subjects, and expand the potential of each Mississippian.

Isabel Gray, Director of School Programs and Gallery Teaching

From the Education Blog

Viking Portraits with Jason Bouldin (VIDEO)

Art Lab - Exquisite Corpse

Big City Art. Southern Hospitality

Hack the Museum

Dispatches from the Field: Walking (and Painting) to School

Whole Schools Initiative at MMA

Social Practice - Museum School Engages on Many Levels

daniel johnson’s Aha Moment

Education Events

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Studio | Central to Our Lives

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

6 - 8 PM

The Art Garden & Galleries

In this two-day mini-workshop designed for students 16 and older, of any skill level, will join artist Bebe Wolfe to learn skills in observational drawing with graphite and ink. Cost $22 per

Homeschool Day

Thursday, October 25, 2018

9 AM - noon

Homeschoolers ages 6 to 12 are invited to tour our exhibitions on view and create works of art inspired by those on view in the galleries. With an emphasis on creativity, students

Family Day | Material & Movement

Saturday, November 17, 2018

9 AM-noon

Galleries, Classrooms, and The Art Garden

Let's get crafty! Join us for a fun-for-the-whole-family day of exploration, dance, music, art, and crafts. Studio activities will focus on painting and working with beading and textiles, inspired by

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