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Guided Exhibition Tour with Chief Curator Roger Ward

Sunday, June 19, 2016

2 – 2:45 PM

The Donna and Jim Barksdale Galleries for Changing Exhibitions

Experience our current exhibitions through the eyes of a curator! Tour When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection with Deputy Director and Chief Curator Roger Ward

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab – 8-10 year olds, Artist Mary Tillman Smith

Sunday, June 19, 2016

2 - 3:30 PM

Bancorp South Classroom

Museum School teacher Lesley Collins leads families with children ages 8 – 10 in a collaborative art project inspired by a different artist each month. (classes for ages 5 - 7 held same time on

Young Artists (ages 8 - 10) Painting Session A

Monday, June 20, 2016 to Friday, June 24, 2016

9 AM – 4 PM

The Museum School

Students work with acrylic paint and mixed media materials to create both realistic and abstract pieces of art. They have the opportunity to work on both canvas and paper, and

Studio I (ages 11 - 14) Printmaking

Monday, June 20, 2016 to Friday, June 24, 2016

9 AM – 4 PM

The fine art of printmaking allows artists to create images that can be reproduced indefinitely rather than the single images created by drawing or painting. This 5-day summer camp introduces

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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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