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Mississippi Craft Center

Featuresworks by members of the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi. Craft demonstrations from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.

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Non-profit in support of homegrown crafts.

Credit to: Anonymous

From the woodworker in northeast Mississippi to the potter in Ocean Springs, to the metal worker who creates art from cotton machine parts in the Delta, people who create craft connect the distinctive Mississippi craft heritage to Mississippi communities and to the Mississippi landscape. The Mississippi Craft Center is the only museum in the region that tells the story of that connection. We know a basket made from swamp cane rather than white oak is made by Choctaw Indians because they lived in areas where swamp cane thrived. Craft work in Mississippi, like our music, our art, our literature, and our history, is as much a part of what makes Mississippi distinctive as our natural resources...

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The director of the Mississippi Craft Center takes you on a tour of their brand new 20,000 square foot center where many artists from the Craftsmens Guild of Mississippi have their artwork on display.

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