380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Tuesday - Saturday
10 AM - 5 PM
noon - 5 PM
Learn more about our current exhibitions.
Thursday, October 18, 20186 - 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...
Saturday, October 20, 201811 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.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - Wednesday, October 24, 20186 - 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 student. Basic materials are provided. REGISTER HERE!
Wednesday, October 24, 20185:15 PM cash bar | 5:45 PM program
Trustmark Grand Hall
Please join our special guest, Dr. John Lukavic, curator of Jeffrey Gibson: Like A Hammer, as he explores the development of Gibson's visual vocabulary and various themes found within his work. From a point of frustration, to finding a voice, to speaking with authority, the artist’s work addresses feelings of invisibility, intersectionality, gender, race, ancestral knowledge, and futurism. This talk will help draw attention to some of the nuances in the exhibition, and the...
Thursday, October 25, 20185:30 PM to 6:30 PM
At the Tougaloo College of Art Gallery in the Bennie G. Thompson Academic and Civil Rights Research Center
Dr. Redell Hearn, Curator of Art and Civil Rights for the Mississippi Museum of Art and Tougaloo College, leads participants in an hour of meditative practice in the Tougaloo College Art Gallery as part of the exhibition on view, The Art of Engagement: Meditation on a Movement. About the exhibition: 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...
Friday, October 26, 201811:30 AM
Begins in The Museum Foyer
Gallery talks offer visitors the chance to engage with a single work, or pairing of works, for a 30-minute talk led by Museum curators and educators, as well as local artists, scholars, and special guests. James Gibson, father of contemporary artist Jeffrey Gibson, shares stories about the artist's earliest years and reflects on the significance of the exhibition, Jeffrey Gibson, Like A Hammer, which both honors and reimagines the role of Choctaw traditions in contemporary...