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Impressions with Roger Ward

The Mississippi Museum of Art presents “Impressions with Dr. Roger Ward,” a series of intimate talks in the galleries of “Van Gogh, Monet, Degas and Their Times: The Mellon Collection of French Art From the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.”


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Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 by MMA

Jonathan Kent Adams Digital Showcase

Museum After Hours | Pride
June 18, 2020

View Exhibition: HERE

Johnathan Kent Adams: “Queer Divinity,” a digital exhibition exploring themes of spirituality, sexuality, and place. On his journey to self-discovery, Adams created a body of drawings and paintings as a way to express his life experience in coming out as a gay man, and a connection with God. Later he began…

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Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2020 by MMA

Encouraging Young Artists in Mississippi Through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized the vision, ingenuity, and talent of our nation’s youth, and provided opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated. The Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, whose mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Students receive opportunities for recognition,…

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Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 by MMA

Beyond the Cave: A Call and Response to Nick Cave: Feat.

“This was a life-changing experience” - Jasmine Williams | Beyond the Cave recap

Beginning with “please silence your cell phones and you are welcome to take pictures,” our show was about to start. But this wasn’t any regular show, and this wasn’t a regular stage. Instead, the Mississippi Museum of Art (MMA) decided to take hold of the excitement of four local creatives and world renowned artist Nick Cave to say “yes”…

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Posted on Monday, February 3, 2020 by MMA

MMA Spotlight: Creative Healing Studio

With pencils, markers, paint, and every kind of art supply in-between, our studio classrooms will soon be busy in this new year. What will be the first project for Creative Healing Studio? Butterflies.

Creative Healing Studio (CHS) is a bi-monthly art therapy gathering for adults being treated for cancer or those with a cancer diagnosis in their past. Licensed art therapist Susan Ainlay Anand facilitates this group to express themselves through art in an open studio approach while also…

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Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 by MMA

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…

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Posted on Monday, May 7, 2018 by MMA

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://www.msmuseumart.org/index.php/blog/entry/Legacy-Preserved

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Posted on Friday, September 1, 2017 by MMA

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 anyone that wants…

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Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by MMA

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