380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201

601.960.1515
(toll-free) 1.866.VIEWART

Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Mississippi Museum of Art. The Museum has been a community-supported institution for more than 100 years and boasts a seasoned staff of museum professionals and fiscally responsible administrators, who work to ensure that the Museum’s exhibitions, programs, operations, and community outreach are the best fit for the art and the people of Mississippi.

Currently, we offer the following opportunities:

DIRECTOR OF COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT & REGISTRATION

The Mississippi Museum of Art has been a community-supported institution for more than 100 years. The Museum boasts a seasoned staff of professionals that works to ensure that the Museum’s exhibitions, programs, operations, and community outreach are of the highest quality and relevance to the people of Mississippi. The Director of Collections Management and Registration will oversee the Museum’s responsibilities in acquiring, preserving, and exhibiting the objects in its collection; assist in the development and implementation of collections policies and procedures; will be responsible for registration, care, handling, records management, and storage of works of art in the permanent collection and on loan. Full Details and Application Instructions

EXHIBITIONS MANAGER

The Mississippi Museum of Art has been a community-supported institution for more than 100 years. The Museum boasts a seasoned staff of professionals that works to ensure that the Museum’s exhibitions, programs, operations, and community outreach are of the highest quality and relevance to the people of Mississippi. Reporting to the Chief Curator, the Exhibitions Manager is a principal member of the Curatorial team who works closely in cooperation with the Curator of American Art, Director of Interpretation, Registrar, Preparators, and Graphic Design (Marketing), as well as vendors and fabricators, to create, produce, and manage the installation of the Museum’s permanent collection, special exhibitions, and exhibitions created for affiliate organizations. Full Details and Application Instructions


ACCOUNTANT

The Accountant will work alongside the Chief Resources Officer and consulting CPA, managing a variety of general and specific accounting functions while meeting monthly financial reporting deadlines for the Director and Board of Trustees. Full Details and Application Instructions

MUSEUM INTERN
The Museum internship program provides undergraduate and graduate students with insight into the operations of a museum and offers interns invaluable hands-on experience. Available internships change from semester to semester, based on the Museum’s needs and capacity. Spring and fall internships are part-time (min. 10 hrs/wk) and summer internships may be full-time or part-time. Full Details and Application Instructions

The Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud of its work-place environment that is diverse in every respect and welcomes all applicants for employment. The Museum is not a department or agency of the state or federal government.

Upcoming Events

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

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, "Collection Sharing: An Enduring Resource for Cultural Exchange" will explore the historical significance—and contemporary relevance—of collection sharing, cultural exchange, 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...

Young Artists: Mixed Media & Movement

Monday, June 3, 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...