380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201

601.960.1515

New Museum Hours

Tuesday - Thursday

11 AM - 7 PM

Friday - 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:

CHIEF CURATOR
The Museum seeks a seasoned art curator who will direct the exhibitions program of the Museum to fulfill its mission and bring the highest quality of exhibitions to Jackson as well as curate exhibitions that travel from the Museum across the nation. Full Details and Application Instructions

GALLERY ATTENDANT
The Museum is continuously looking for seasonal employees to work part-time throughout different parts of the year. This individual will be responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for Museum visitors and art exhibitions in accordance with the Museum’s security and visitor services programs. Gallery Attendants are stationed inside the galleries and provide Museum visitors with a welcoming experience at the Museum. Long periods of standing are required. 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

TEACHING ARTISTS FOR MUSEUM SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP 2020
The Museum School at the Mississippi Museum of Art offers Summer Camps from June to July 2020. During this time, we employ Teaching Artists to lead week-long art courses for K-12 students. We are currently looking for local artists to assist in our goal of connecting the public with the arts—a process anchored by the Museum’s permanent art collection and rotating exhibition schedule. Full Details and Application Instructions

LEARN MORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEACHING FELLOWS HERE!

VOLUNTEER
The Museum relies on many committed individuals who volunteer their time and talents to help us keep our programs and operations running smoothly. We are always looking for new, enthusiastic volunteers who are interested in getting more deeply involved with the Museum by giving their time. For additional questions or to sign up as a volunteer, please email a completed application form to Sarah Wade, Manager of Visitor and Member Services, at swade@msmuseumart.org or 601.960.1515. Full List of Volunteer Opportunities

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

Guided Tour of New Symphony of Time

Saturday, February 22, 2020

11 AM

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Art in Mind

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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 MMA educators 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’s Mississippi and generously sponsored by The Mind Center at UMMC

Art in Mind II

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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 MMA educators 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’s Mississippi and generously sponsored by The Mind Center at UMMC

Guided Tour of New Symphony of Time

Saturday, February 29, 2020

11:00 AM - noon

Begins in The Museum Foyer

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Music in City | Stephen Redfield and Joanna Burnside

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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

Trustmark Grand Hall

Listen to violinist Stephen Redfield as he performs alongside pianist Joanna Burnside in our Trustmark Grand Hall for this month’s Music in the City. Stephen Redfiled: Stephen Redfield has been a Professor of Violin at the University of Southern Mississippi Since 1996. Recently awarded “Best Instrumentalist of 2018-19” by the Austin Critics Table, he was a student of Dorothy DeLay at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory and Donald Weilerstein at the Eastman School. A prize-winner in the Colman and Monterrey Chamber Music Competitions, he has performed as a chamber musician throughout the United States and internationally, and just last season performed five concertos with orchestra, including the Mozart D Major with the Mississippi Symphony. Over his 40 years with the Oregon Bach Festival, he has participated in numerous recordings, including the Grammy® Award-winning disc Credo. Stephen is concertmaster of the Santa Fe Pro Musica, the Arizona Bach Festival, the Conspirare Company of Voices and La Follia Austin Baroque. With the Victoria Bach Festival his performances as concertmaster and soloist have been broadcast nationally. Joanna Burnside: Pianist Joanna Burnside is faculty at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College where she has taught piano, music theory, and music appreciation for 22 years. She holds the D.M.A. in piano performance, with a minor in music theory from Louisiana State University, and the B.M. and M.M. degrees in piano performance from the University of Southern Mississippi. An active collaborator with music faculty, guest artists, and students, she has been featured as soloist with the University of Southern Mississippi Symphony, Louisiana State University Symphony and Mississippi Symphony Orchestras. She is a member of the Mississippi Music Teachers Association, serving as president from 2004-2006. She is nationally certified through the Music Teachers National Association in piano and music theory. A member of the Hattiesburg Music Teachers League for over 35 years, she currently serves as the web site manager and membership chair. Music in the City is a monthly series presenting live performances of classical and traditional artists. This series is generously sponsored by St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral, and is free and open to the public.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

12:30 - 1:30 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. Generously sponsored by The UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute and Mississippi Baptist Medical Center

Gallery Talk | Caring for Treasures

Friday, March 6, 2020

11:30 AM - noon

Ever wonder how we care for our objects in the Museum's permanent collection? Interested in learning how to care for art in your own home? Wonder why the Museum discourages touching artwork and using camera flash in the galleries? Join us as we learn about art handling in care as we invite Kathleen Barnett, the Museum’s Director of Collections Management and Registration, to share tips and tricks on how to protect and handle artowrk in the Museum and at home. This event is free and open to the public.

2020 Art Party!

Friday, April 3, 2020

6:30 PM - until

The Museum

Mark your calendar for the Mississippi Museum of Art's 2020 Spring Benefit, celebrating "VAN GOGH, MONET, DEGAS AND THEIR TIMES: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts," the 17th Presentation in the Annie Laurie Swaim Hearin Memorial Exhibition Series.

Become an Art Party Sponsor! If you or your company is interested in supporting ART PARTY, please contact Weatherly Sams at wsams@msmuseumart.org or call 601.965.9901
Tickets on sale after March 6th!