Unburied Treasures | Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Natchez”

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

5:30-6:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

Though it is unknown if he traveled to Mississippi, the iconic work of Jean-Michel Basquiat often explored themes of the American South. This program will focus on Basquiat's Natchez and

Art In Mind

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

10:30 AM-noon

Yates Community Room

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

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, December 15, 2017

10:30-11:30 AM

Trustmark Grand Hall and 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,

Gallery Talk | “Beyond Noble Savage: Native Americans in Art”

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

11:30 AM-noon

Talk begins in Museum Lobby

After Europeans first encountered the indigenous people that lived along the Mississippi River, they began to incorporate portraits of Native Americans into their artistic traditions. Focusing on a famous portrait


Viking Portraits with Jason Bouldin (VIDEO)

Even on his days off, Mississippi artist Jason Bouldin is pulsing with creative energy. Get out there and make something!

See more of Jason at work: vimeo.com/129477674

Read about the emotional unveiling of his portraits of Civil Rights leaders Medgar and Myrlie Evers: http:/...

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Eye-to-Eye: Tammy Marion, Security

Artwork: Malcolm Norwood, Promise of Fulfillment, 1963. oil on canvas. Gift of Mississippi Power & Light. Collection of Mississippi Museum of Art, 1963.004.

“When you come in, the color grabs you. The blues, the blacks, the greens, the whites.

“I’ve asked this question a hundred thousand times of...

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About Last Thursday | July 2017

By Julian Rankin, Director of Art & Public Exchange

A conversational debrief of our monthly Museum After Hours community events, held every Third Thursday.

Event date: July 20, 2017

Theme: “Uncommon Spirit”

Who is Dorie Ladner?

I asked myself this question about a...

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