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Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Affiliate Museums

The mission of the Mississippi Museum of Art Affiliate Network, which consists of nearly 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

Open Studio

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

5 – 7 PM

BancorpSouth and Entergy Classrooms

Come to Open Studio and work on your own artwork! During Open Studio sessions the studios will be open for people of all ages to create independent artworks. This month, the studio will be set up for collage and drawing techniques. Other tools or media may be available upon request. Cost: $10. Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow Adam Farcus at afarcus@msmuseumart.org. Register here.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Museum Classrooms

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 Ainlay 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...

Economics & Art: Making the Connections

Friday, March 3, 2017

9 AM - 4 PM

Come explore the intersection of economics and the visual arts at the Museum! K-12 educators will learn how to deeply engage students in learning economic concepts through the exploration of works in the MMA permanent collection. Works of art can be viewed as primary source documents showing the historic impact of economics. The professional development will include discussions by experts in economics and art, interactive gallery discussions, and small working groups. Teachers will also learn...

Art & Coffee

Saturday, March 4, 2017

10 – 11:30 AM

Art & Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join Museum staff to look at and discuss current and upcoming exhibitions through the lens of how we engage art as a group. Spend time in the galleries and hear special presentations from Museum staff and the occasional visiting artist! Coffee and pastries are served. This program is free and open to the public. For more information,...

An Artists’ Look with Nate Theisen

Saturday, March 4, 2017

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

The Donna and Jim Barksdale Galleries for Changing Exhibitions

Join Mississippi Invitational artist Nate Theisen for a casual, conversational gallery experience. Jackson shares personal reflections and connections on his own work as well as on those of other artists featured in the 2016 Mississippi Invitational. Nate Theisen is a sculpture and design professor at Belhaven University in Jackson. Cost: $10, $5 for Members (ticket includes admission to the exhibition). Get tickets here.

Re:Workshop

Thursday, March 9, 2017

5:30 – 7:30 PM

BancorpSouth and Entergy Classrooms

Ages: 14+ Reply to the world! Revise our history! Rewrite the narrative! The Re:Workshop is a reoccurring monthly art-making and discussion workshop about the intersection of art and social justice. Each session will use collaborative discussion of artworks exhibited in The Mississippi Story as a starting point for creating work in the studio. During this month’s Re:Workshop, we will investigate artworks by Caroll Cloar and Lyle Peterzell regarding climate change and how it...