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“Restless Ambition: Grace Hartigan” – a lecture by author Cathy Curtis

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

6:30 - 7:15 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

Drawing on the artists journals and interviews, Cathy Curtis takes us inside the life and artistic process of Modern artist Grace Hartigan (1922-2008). Through journal entries and rarely-seen candid photos

Daringly Different Interactive Tour

Thursday, May 26, 2016

6 – 7:30 PM

Looking for something fun and out of the ordinary for your Thursday evening? Let loose in a gallery setting during this slightly subversive, interactive tour of our current exhibition When

Live at Lunch!

Friday, May 27, 2016

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

The Art Garden

Experience the perfect pairing of cuisine, music, and The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art! Each Friday in May, a local musician takes the C Spire Stage in

Little Masters (ages 5 - 7)  Session A

Monday, May 30, 2016 to Friday, June 3, 2016

9 AM - noon

During the week of Little Masters, children explore the visual arts through various practices to gain experience in collage and watercolor techniques, as well as the fundamentals of expressive abstraction.


Becoming Rothko - John Maxwell

Mississippi actor John Maxwell reflects on playing the role of modern artist Mark Rothko during New Stage Theatre’s presentation of RED.

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Vault Vantage - Degas and Cassatt OR Impressionist Besties

This story is part of our Vault Vantage series, which takes you inside the Museum Vault for a look at works not currently on view.

By Caitlin Podas, Museum Registrar

Edgar Degas (1834 – 1917) Mary Cassatt at the Louvre, 1879-1880 etching (cancelled plate) 13 x 10in. (unframed) Collection of the...

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Modern Media Invite

Press Contact:

Julian Rankin jrankin@msmuseumart.org | 919-630-0707 DIGITAL PRESS KIT

MEDIA INVITE Mississippi Museum of Art hosts blockbuster exhibition of 20th century modern masters

Works by more than fifty artists from Georgia O’Keeffe to Jackson Pollock


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