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Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Upcoming Events

Movie Night | “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...

Art in Mind

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

10:30 AM – noon

BancorpSouth Classroom

Everyone wants to strengthen their memory. As we get older, it’s not just about strengthening it, but also about maintaining it. Art in Mind uses art exploration in the galleries to stimulate observation and recall, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio. Art Therapist Susan Anand joins Museum William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake to create fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience...

Art & Coffee

Saturday, November 4, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Art & Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join 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 and hear special presentations from Museum staff and the occasional visiting artist! Coffee and pastries are served. This program is free and open to the public. For more information,...

Music In The City

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

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

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City features live performances of classical and traditional artists. This event is sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. Cost: Free, donations welcome.

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, November 12, 2017

12:00 PM to 3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Each second Sunday, families with children ages 6-10 are led by a Museum educator in an art project inspired by a different artist each month. Families are guided in conversations around works by the selected artist followed by related studio projects in the 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. Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie...

‘sipp Sourced with Chef Nick Wallace

Thursday, November 16, 2017

5:30 PM

Each month, for a limited time, Culinary Curator and Executive Chef Nick Wallace of the Mississippi Museum of Art creates a three-day pop up menu highlighting product from Mississippi purveyors. These menus are inspired by seasonal ingredients and rooted in Mississippi artistic and culinary stories and traditions. The event also highlights products from Mississippi purveyors. Be sure to ask about the Chef's Table for a front row seat! 'sipp Sourced is sponsored by Capital City...

Museum After Hours

Thursday, November 16, 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. The Museum Store and exhibition galleries remain open until 8 PM for shopping and exploring. Sponsored by Capital City Beverages. Cost:...

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, November 17, 2017

10:30 AM to 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. Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake mdrake@msmuseumart.org.

The Lighting of the Bethlehem Tree

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

5:15 PM cash bar; 6 PM program

Please join the staff and friends of the Mississippi Museum of Art for the lighting of the Bethlehem Tree. This year, the annual holiday tradition is accompanied by refreshments and a choral performance. This event is held in conjunction with The Museum Store Holiday Open House. Cost: Free to the public. The Bethlehem Tree and Younger Foundation Crèche Collection features more than 100 authentic 18th-century Neapolitan angel and Nativity figures in an opulent Italian cr...

The Museum Store Holiday Open House

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Please join the staff and friends of the Mississippi Museum of Art for the grand re-opening of The Museum Store! Wrap up your holiday shopping while enjoying wine, champagne, and sweet treats created by the Museum’s new dining experience: Preserve by Nick Wallace. Give-away drawings and holiday deals throughout the day! Featured Mississippi Vendors: Jim Bankston with Bankston Glassworks, Scott Davidson with Wyne Chyme, Bill Pinson with Pinson Antler Works, Penny Jackson with Penny...

Art & Coffee

Saturday, December 2, 2017

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Art & Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join 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 and hear special presentations from Museum staff and the occasional visiting artist! Coffee and pastries are served. This program is free and open to the public. For more information,...

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, December 10, 2017

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Each second Sunday, families with children ages 6-10 are led by a Museum educator in an art project inspired by a different artist each month. Families are guided in conversations around works by the selected artist followed by related studio projects in the 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. Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie...

Art In Mind

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Everyone wants to strengthen their memory. As we get older, it’s not just about strengthening it, but also about maintaining it. Art in Mind uses art exploration in the galleries to stimulate observation and recall, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio. Art Therapist Susan Anand joins Museum Director of Engagement & Learning daniel johnson to create fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience...

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, December 15, 2017

10:30 AM to 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. Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake mdrake@msmuseumart.org.

‘sipp Sourced with Chef Nick Wallace

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21 – Saturday, December 23, 2017

Preserve

Lunch served daily 11 AM – 2 PM, Dinner Thursday night, 5:30 PM until Each month, for a limited time, Culinary Curator and Executive Chef Nick Wallace of the Mississippi Museum of Art creates a three-day pop up menu highlighting product from Mississippi purveyors. These menus are inspired by seasonal ingredients and rooted in Mississippi artistic and culinary stories and traditions. ‘sipp Sourced is sponsored by Capital City Beverages.

Museum After Hours

Thursday, December 21, 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. The Museum Store and exhibition galleries remain open until 8 PM for shopping and exploring. Sponsored by Capital City Beverages. Cost:...