Museum After Hours | “Express Yourself”

Thursday, January 17, 2019

5:30 - 8 PM

Galleries, Classrooms, and The Art Garden

Know Your Magic, Baby — It’s the final month to see Jeffrey Gibson: Like A Hammer and Museum After Hours invites you to “express yourself” a la the dizzying array

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, January 18, 2019

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

The Museum Foyer & BancorpSouth Classroom

Look and Learn with Hoot is an educational opportunity for children up to 5 years of age and their parents that emphasizes creative play and literacy through a hands-on art activity

Gallery Talk | “Each Finds Her Way”

Friday, January 18, 2019

11:30 AM - noon

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

Indie Week Silent Disco

Saturday, January 19, 2019

8 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

In partnership with Jackson Indie Music Week (JIMWeek), MMA presents a museum-wide silent disco dance party and late-night gallery experience celebrating the culmination of the fourth annual JIMWeek and the

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New Acquisitions


Works by Benny Andrews, McArthur Binion, Jeffrey Gibson, Titus Kaphar, Glenn Ligon, Deborah Luster, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Noah Saterstrom, and Hank Willis Thomas

The Mississippi Museum of Art is excited to announce a slate of important new acquisitions of contemporary art to the...

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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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