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10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

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Upcoming Events

Art in Mind I

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

10:30 AM-noon

BancorpSouth Classroom

Art in Mind uses art exploration in the galleries, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio to stimulate observation, recall, and cognition. Art therapist Susan Anand joins William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake in creating fun and comfortable experiences for participants of all skill levels. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, contact Jennifer Knight at 601.496.MIND (option 2) or mindclinic@umc.edu. Presented in partnership with Alzheimer...

Art in Mind II

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

1-2:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Art in Mind uses art exploration in the galleries, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio to stimulate observation, recall, and cognition. Art therapist Susan Anand joins William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake in creating fun and comfortable experiences for participants of all skill levels. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, contact Jennifer Knight at 601.496.MIND (option 2) or mindclinic@umc.edu. Presented in partnership with Alzheimer...

Live@Lunch! | Eric & Polly Stracener

Friday, May 24, 2019

11:30 AM

C Spire Stage in the Art Garden

Experience the perfect pairing of music and cuisine in a beautiful outdoor setting, The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art! Each Friday in May and October, local musicians take to the C Spire Stage to liven up your lunch break. This week, father-daughter duo Eric and Polly Stracener of Madison will perform an eclectic set of popular music, along with originals written by Eric. The duo has has been playing and singing music...

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, May 25, 2019

11 AM

This event is free and open to the public.

Live@Lunch! | Drew McKercher

Friday, May 31, 2019

11:30 AM

C Spire Stage in The Art Garden

Experience the perfect pairing of music and cuisine in a beautiful outdoor setting, The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art! Each Friday in May and October, local musicians take to the C Spire Stage to liven up your lunch break. The final Live@Lunch! this month features Jackson-based musician and artist Drew McKercher. McKercher has been a frontman for bands since the late ’90s, including indie-rock group Roosevelt Noise, duo Ice for Eagles,...

Gallery Talk | Collection Sharing and Cultural Exchange

Friday, May 31, 2019

11:30 AM

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. Led by Dr. Redell Hearn, Curator of Art and Civil Rights for the Mississippi Museum of Art and Tougaloo College, this talk will explore the historical significance—and contemporary relevance—of collection sharing, cultural exchange, and ongoing dialogue between the Museum and...

Art and Coffee | Emily Clark

Saturday, June 1, 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. Art and Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. This month, the Museum welcomes Mississippi Department of Archives and History...

Little Masters: Playing with Sculptures & Shadows

Monday, June 3, 2019 - Friday, June 7, 2019

9 AM - noon

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 5-6 Teacher: McKenzie Drake Cost: $175 (Members: $148.75) REGISTER HERE Every day we see shadows, but how do we make them? Incorporating paper and sculptural on view in the exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now, this week’s campers investigate how to make shadows, create sculptural works of art that make shadows, and play outside in the sun to see their own shadows! On the last day of class, we will showcase our work for...

Young Artists: Mixed Media & Movement

Monday, June 3, 2019 - Friday, June 7, 2019

9 AM - 4 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages: 7-10 Teacher: Samantha King Cost: $250 (Members: $212.50) REGISTER HERE Experiment with ceramics, paper, paint, and performance as we learn to tell stories through art. This week, students will find inspiration in artworks on view in the exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now and create their own works that cast interesting shadows, emphasizing the use of line, shape, and form. On the last day of class, we will showcase our work for parents and caretakers...

Music in the City

Tuesday, June 4, 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 KEN GRAVES Principal Clarinet of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra since 2010, Ken Graves has collaborated with leading musicians of today, including Sir Neville Marriner, Leon Fleisher, James Conlon, John Williams, Paavo Jarvi, and Leonard Slatkin. He has...

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, June 5, 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.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

12:30 PM to 3:30 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.

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, June 9, 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 R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake at mdrake@msmuseumart.org. REGISTER HERE

Mini Matisse: Mini-Workshop

Monday, June 10, 2019

9 AM - noon

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 3-4 (parent or caregiver must be present) Teacher: McKenzie Drake Cost: $40 (Members: $36) REGISTER HERE Introduce your budding artist to the Museum and all the materials that help artists to create! In this special one-day camp, we will focus on different materials used in artworks on view and engage the children AND their caregivers in gallery activities, hands-on art projects, art games, and books. We will use an array of sensory media, as well as...

Young Artists: Painting, Drawing, & Mixed Media

Monday, June 10, 2019 - Friday, June 14, 2019

9 AM - noon

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages: 7-10 Teacher: Roz Roy Costs: $175 (Members: $148.75) REGISTER HERE Get ready for a week with fun projects in drawing, painting, and mixed media! This week, campers will become more familiar with different kinds of media as they find inspiration in the artworks on view in the Museum. Throughout the week, students will be challenged to think creatively about how they can incorporate stories and emotion into their work. On the last day of class, we...

Art Nights | The CAPE Lab

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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

Art Nights is a monthly evening series that brings the humanities to life through art, literature, music, and dialog. This event is free and open to the public.

Gallery Talk

Friday, June 14, 2019

11:30 AM

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. This event is free and open to the public.

Little Masters: Color, Line, & Shape

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019

9 AM - noon

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 5-6 Teacher: TBA Cost: $175 (Members: $148.75) REGISTER HERE This week, campers will explore the visual arts while gaining experience in collage and watercolor techniques and the fundamentals of expressive abstraction. Through hands-on experiences, students will be introduced to artworks on view in the Museum. This fun-filled week will have your children bringing home wonderful works of art to share with you. On the last day of class, we will showcase our work for parents and...

Studio Session I: Ceramics & Mixed Media

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019

1 - 4 PM

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 11-13 Teacher: McKenzie Drake Cost: $175 (Members: $148.75) REGISTER HERE Through the exploration of sculptural materials, this afternoon camp will allow students to grow more familiar with clay, papier-mâché, wire, and found materials. This week will not only challenge campers to think creatively but three-dimensionally! Inspired by work on view in the exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now, students will learn and have fun creating their own pieces of art. On the last day...

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, June 19, 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.

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