380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201

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Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Upcoming Events

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, November 10, 2018

11 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.

Art In Mind I

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

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 galleries to stimulate observation and recall, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio. Art Therapist Susan Anand joins William Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake to create fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience is needed...

Art in Mind II

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

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 galleries to stimulate observation and recall, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio. Art Therapist Susan Anand joins William Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake to create fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience is needed...

Museum After Hours | Mississippi Made

Thursday, December 20, 2018

5:30 - until

Every third Thursday we host Museum After Hours, when we open the doors after hours to partner with and embrace Mississippi's creative community. These collaborations feature one-night pop-up exhibitions and food trucks, along with combinations of live music, outdoor movies, and games. Each month has a new theme and a new story. SCHEDULE: 5:30-8 PM – Pop-up exhibition: Mississippi Made quilts by local makers S.E.W. 5:30-7:30 PM – Art Lab: Mississippi Collages 7:15 PM – 15-minute Art...

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, December 21, 2018

10:30 AM to 11:30 PM

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 and story time. (Hoot, a friendly owl, is the Museum’s education mascot.) Please dress for mess!

Gallery Talk | Each Finds Her Way

Friday, December 21, 2018

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 artists and scholars. Join Interim Chief Curator Roger Ward for this talk that highlights a diverse group of painters and sculptors, all represented in the exhibition, Central to Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection, who followed very different paths to artistic achievement....