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Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Upcoming Events

‘sipp Sourced with Chef Nick Wallace | “Eat Your Words”

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - Saturday, August 19, 2017

Lunch Thursday-Saturday, 11 AM-2 PM; Dinner Thursday, 5:30 PM-until

The Palette Café / Museum Kitchen

This month, dine in The Palette Café as Chef Nick Wallace presents a themed pop up menu inspired by Mississippi literary luminaries, in partnership with the Mississippi Book Festival. (The Museum-Kitchen Chef's Table is open first-come, first-served during dinner at Museum After Hours. Inquire upon arrival.) Each month, Executive Chef and Culinary Curator Nick Wallace of the Mississippi Museum of Art creates a three-day pop up menu highlighting product from Mississippi purveyors. These menus are...

Art in Mind

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

10:30 AM – noon

Bancorp South 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 creates fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience is needed to enjoy this creative opportunity. Free to...

Art & Coffee

Saturday, September 2, 2017

10-11:30 AM

Yates Community Room

Art & Coffee is an opportunity to slow down and visit with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join docents, volunteers, and 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, hear special presentations from Museum staff and Mississippi artists, and receive educational materials related to our exhibitions. Coffee and pastries are served. This program...

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, September 10, 2017

2 - 3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages: Families with children 6-10 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.

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, September 15, 2017

10:30 AM – noon

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.

Museum After Hours

Thursday, September 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:...

‘sipp Sourced with Chef Nick Wallace

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - Saturday, September 23, 2017

Lunch served daily 11 AM – 2 PM, Dinner Thursday night, 5:30 PM until

The Palette Café

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.