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Affiliate Museums

The mission of the Mississippi Museum of Art Affiliate Network, which consists of approximately 30 not-for-profit organizations in Mississippi, is to increase the engagement of the state’s many communities in the visual arts by utilizing the Museum’s most significant resource—artworks from the Mississippi Museum of Art’s Permanent Collection. The Affiliate Network Program is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Click here for a list of affiliate exhibitions.

  • Amory Regional Museum, Amory
  • B.J. Chain Public Library, Olive Branch
  • Belhaven College, Jackson
  • The Brookhaven Trust, Brookhaven
  • Charleston Arts Revitalization Effort (CARE), Charleston
  • Coahoma County Courthouse, Clarksdale
  • Museum of the Mississippi Delta, Greenwood
  • Crossroads Museum, Corinth
  • Delta Blues Museum, Clarksdale
  • Dollye M. E. Robinson College of Liberal Arts Gallery, Jackson State University, Jackson
  • Eula Bass Lewis Gallery at Jones County Junior College, Ellisville
  • Fielding Wright Art Center, Delta State University, Cleveland
  • The Gallery at Colbert Commons, Forest
  • Greenville Arts Council, Greenville
  • Gumtree Museum of Art, Tupelo
  • Historic Jefferson College, Washington
  • Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Fine Art Gallery, Jefferson Davis Campus, Gulfport
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Fine Art Gallery, Jackson County Campus, Gautier
  • Mississippi Cultural Crossroads, Port Gibson
  • Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Mississippi University for Women Fine Art Gallery, Columbus
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College, Senatobia
  • Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi
  • Pike County Arts Council, McComb
  • Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation, Vicksburg
  • Union County Heritage Museum, New Albany
  • United States District Court, Oxford
  • The University of Mississippi Museums, Oxford
  • The University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art, Hattiesburg
  • Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Ocean Springs

Upcoming Events

Art in Mind

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

10:30 AM-noon

BancorpSouth Classroom

Everyone wants to strengthen their memory. As we get older, it’s not just about strengthening it, but also about maintaining it. Art in Mind uses art exploration in the galleries to stimulate observation and recall, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio. Art Therapist Susan Anand joins William Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake to create fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience is needed...

Gallery Talk | “After the Flood: Hard Times in Mississippi"

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

11:30 AM-noon

Talk begins in Museum Lobby

The Great Flood of 1927 and its devastations reverberated in art and culture for decades to come. In 1940, artist John Steuart Curry painted a large canvas to commemorate the relief efforts in the Mississippi Delta, led by Herbert Hoover, who later became president of the United States. Against the background of the flood, Museum Curator Jochen Wierich will explore the artistic responses to Mississippi during times of crisis. Gallery talks offer visitors the chance to engage...

Artful Storytelling Writing Workshop for K-12 Teachers

Friday, March 2, 2018

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Galleries and Classrooms

An installment of Artful Storytelling K-12 Writing Workshop Series | The Mississippi Museum of Art’s education department presents this writing workshop designed as a way for teachers to explore ideas of place, memory, and identity and to respond creatively to these ideas through their writing. Using works of art currently on display in the Museum’s bicentennial exhibition, this intensive workshop features strategies for using works of art as catalysts for creative writing and are...

Art and Coffee | "Wake Up & Sing!"

Saturday, March 3, 2018

10-11:30 AM

The Gertrude C. Ford and The Donna and Jim Barksdale 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. This month, Art and Coffee hosts spoken-word artist Monica Atkins and Civil Rights Movement veteran, Hollis Watkins, for an interactive tour of the galleries, punctuated by performances inspired by specific...

Music in The City

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

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

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City is a live monthly performance by classical and traditional artists. The March program features the music of Eastern Europe performed by Milena Rusanova on violin and Shawn Leopard on piano. This event is free and open to the public, donations are welcomed. Music in the City occurs the first Tuesday of every month. Sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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. Licensed art therapist Susan Anand facilitates this group to express themselves through art in an open studio approach, while also sharing stories of hope, fear, joy, and sorrow. The group is open to all skill levels, novice to master, and encourages self-expression with an emphasis on exploration, curiosity, and skill-building with...