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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

Bethlehem Tree Lighting

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

5:15 PM cash bar/5:45 PM program

Trustmak Grand Hall

The Museum’s grand hall is decked for the holiday season, and we invite you to join us for the annual lighting of the Bethlehem Tree. This year, the St. Andrew’s Parish Choir returns for a performance of Christmas music and carols. Refreshments (including hot chocolate and cookies for decorating!) will be served. In The Museum Store, author and lover of the arts Malcolm White and artist Ginger Williams Cook will sign copies of...

Music in the City | St. Andrew’s Parish Choir

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

5:15 PM cash bar; 5:45 PM program

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City is a monthly series presenting live performances of classical and traditional artists.The December program features a selection of Christmas carols with the St. Andrew’s Parish Choir. This event is free and open to the public. Generously sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. and St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, December 15, 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 5:30-7:30 PM – Art Lab: Mississippi Collages 7:15 PM – 15-minute Art Ramble with Mr. Bill 7:30 PM – Line Dancing...

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....

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, December 22, 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.

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, December 29, 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.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Creative Healing Studio is a bi-monthly art therapy gathering for adults being treated for cancer or those with a cancer diagnosis in their past led by licensed art therapist Susan Anand. Open to all skill levels, this event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, contact Susan Anand at smainlay@aol.com.

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, January 5, 2019

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 and Coffee

Saturday, January 5, 2019

10 - 11:30 AM

La Brioche at the Museum and Galleries

Art and Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join Museum staff and special guests to look at and discuss current and upcoming exhibitions through the lens of how we engage art as a group. This event is free and open to the public. Art and Coffee occurs the first Saturday of every month. Coffee is served. Generously sponsored by

Music in the City

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

5:15 PM cash bar; 5:45 PM program

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City is a monthly series presenting live performances of classical and traditional artists. This event is free and open to the public. Generously sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. and St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, January 12, 2019

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.

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, January 13, 2019

2:00 PM to 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 R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake at mdrake@msmuseumart.org. Generously sponsored by The Henry and Martha Hederman Charitable Foundation

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Creative Healing Studio is a bi-monthly art therapy gathering for adults being treated for cancer or those with a cancer diagnosis in their past led by licensed art therapist Susan Anand. Open to all skill levels, this event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, contact Susan Anand at smainlay@aol.com.

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

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, January 19, 2019

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.

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, January 26, 2019

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.

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