380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201

601.960.1515

New Museum Hours

Tuesday - Thursday

11 AM - 7 PM

Friday - Sunday

10 AM - 5 PM

Tuesday - Thursday (Senior Hours)

10 AM - 11 AM


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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:

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

SECURITY OFFICER
This position will work closely with the Chief of Security, Director of Operations, Security Department, Curatorial Department, and visitor services staff to ensure the safety of the facility, collection, borrowed collections, artwork, staff, and public. Full Details and Application Instructions

POSTDOCTORIAL FELLOWSHIP, ART HISTORY
The Mississippi Museum of Art and Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, jointly seek an art historian for, initially, a two-year postdoctoral fellowship beginning in 2020. The fellow will teach one class during the Fall 2020 and two classes during the spring 2021 semesters and work with the Museum’s curatorial department on exhibition projects.. Full Details and Application Instructions

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

Makers in Their Spaces | Noah Saterstrom

Saturday, July 11, 2020

noon

Video Online Release

Makers in Their Spaces is an online program from the Mississippi Museum of Art in which the Museum is connected with a maker to learn more about their practice and how they are drawing inspiration from their space (whether that be physical, emotional, social, or otherwise) during this time. We are so excited to feature Noah Saterstrom, an artist whose work is currently on view in the exhibition New Symphony of Time. Discover Saterstrom's, creative process, current projects, and explore his space.

Creative Healing Studio-07-15-20

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

12:30-2:00 PM

REGISTRATION REQUIRED, ZOOM

Creative Healing Studio is a weekly 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. In response to COVID-19, the group is meeting on Zoom every Wednesday of the month. To register for this digital group, contact Susan Anand at smainlay@aol.com by Tuesday, July 7, at noon. *This Zoom invitation will allow participants to attend via camera and audio. Generously sponsored by The UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute and Mississippi Baptist Medical Center

Museum After Hours: Joie de Vivre (Joy of Life)

Thursday, July 16, 2020

6 PM

FACEBOOK LIVE, ZOOM

Belle Époque, the beautiful period, was a time of optimism, peace and prosperity in France after a time of war. The great Paris Exposition of 1878 brought great musicians from around the world to perform in Paris. Café-concerts and cabarets like Le Chat Noir and Moulin Rouge were introduced in the bohemian district of Montmartre. Experience the exhibition Van Gogh, Monet, Degas and Their Times virtually and enjoy music, a signature cocktail demonstration and more from the comfort of your own home. Museum After Hours is supported by Visit Jackson, MS and Downtown Jackson Partners. The monthly performances are generously sponsored by the Greater Jackson Arts Council through its Music First Program.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

12:30-2:00 PM

REGISTRATION REQUIRED, ZOOM

Creative Healing Studio is a weekly 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. In response to COVID-19, the group is meeting on Zoom every Wednesday of the month. To register for this digital group, contact Susan Anand at smainlay@aol.com by Tuesday, July 21, at noon. *This Zoom invitation will allow participants to attend via camera and audio. Generously sponsored by The UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute and Mississippi Baptist Medical Center

Art in Mind

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

1 -2:30 PM

REGISTRATION REQUIRED, ZOOM

Art in Mind is offered to individuals experiencing memory loss or mild cognitive impairment. Participants can stimulate observation, recall, and recognition at home with basic supplies. The program is facilitated by Licensed Art Therapist Susan Anand and Victoria Meek, Associate Curator of Studio and Family Programs. In response to COVID-19, the group is meeting on Zoom, which allows participants to attend via camera and audio. To register, contact Jennifer Knight at 601.496.MIND (option 2) or mindclinic@umc.edu by Friday, July 24. Presented in partnership with The MIND Center at UMMC and generously sponsored by Alzheimer’s Mississippi and Celia Aguzzi Manley with Turn Key Properties.

Art and Coffee

Saturday, August 1, 2020

10 AM

REGISTRATION REQUIRED, ZOOM

Pour yourself a cup of coffee and join us from your own home! The Museum's Center for Art & Public Exchange leads this opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers. The Center for Art & Public Exchange (CAPE) and its programs are supported by its founding partners: W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Henry Luce Foundation, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Bradley Arant. *For the national holiday, Art & Coffee will not occur in July. This program will return on August 1, 2020.