380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201

601.960.1515
(toll-free) 1.866.VIEWART

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Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Learn & Engage

The Mississippi Museum of Art offers educational programs and activities for learners of all ages.

Our mission to "engage Mississippians in visual art" extends beyond our collection and beyond our building. As an organization servicing our community through the visual arts, we know that art can build relationships, engage difficult subjects, and expand the potential of each Mississippian.

Isabel Gray, Director of School Programs and Gallery Teaching

From the Education Blog

Viking Portraits with Jason Bouldin (VIDEO)

Art Lab - Exquisite Corpse

Big City Art. Southern Hospitality

Hack the Museum

Dispatches from the Field: Walking (and Painting) to School

Whole Schools Initiative at MMA

Social Practice - Museum School Engages on Many Levels

daniel johnson’s Aha Moment

Education Events

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Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, February 10, 2019

2-3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Families with children ages 6-10 are led by a Museum educator in an art project inspired by a different artist each month. Cost: $10 per child; registration required. Questions? Contact William

In the Studio: Teacher Workshop

Friday, February 15, 2019

8:30 AM-3 PM

Through a series of hands-on studio sessions, K-12 teachers will explore the themes, materials, and techniques present in ceramic works on view, while making relevant standards-based classroom connections. .5 CEU credit

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, March 10, 2019

2-3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Families with children ages 6-10 are led by a Museum educator in an art project inspired by a different artist each month. Cost: $10 per child; registration required. Questions? Contact William

Spring Homeschool Day

Thursday, March 28, 2019

9 AM-noon

Homeschoolers ages 6-10 and 11-15 are invited to engage with Museum exhibitions and create works of art inspired by those on view in the galleries. By encouraging creativity, Museum Teaching

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, April 14, 2019

2-3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Families with children ages 6-10 are led by a Museum educator in an art project inspired by a different artist each month. Cost: $10 per child; registration required. Questions? Contact William

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