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Jackson, MS 39201

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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 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

Gallery Talk | “Beyond Noble Savage: Native Americans in Art”

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

11:30 AM-noon

Talk begins in Museum Lobby

After Europeans first encountered the indigenous people that lived along the Mississippi River, they began to incorporate portraits of Native Americans into their artistic traditions. Focusing on a famous portrait of a Natchez by French artist Anne-Louis Girodet, Museum Curator Jochen Wierich will survey European and American views of Native Americans during the early decades of statehood. Gallery talks offer visitors the chance to engage with a single work, or pairing of works, for a 3...

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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...

Museum After Hours | "Mississippi Made"

Thursday, December 21, 2017

5:30 PM-until

Every third Thursday we host Museum After Hours, when we open the doors after hours to partner with and embrace Mississippi's creative community. These collaborations feature one-night pop-up exhibitions, dining experiences, and combinations of live music, outdoor movies, games, and more. Each month has a new theme and a new story. This month, some of Mississippi’s finest show what they’re made of in a pop-up exhibition inspired by Laurin Stennis’ proposed new Mississippi...

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, January 3, 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...

Art and Coffee

Saturday, January 6, 2018

10-11:30 AM

Yates Community Room

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. Coffee and pastries are served. This event is free and open to the public. Art and Coffee occurs the first Saturday of every month.

Unburied Treasures | Williams Aiken Walker's "A Cotton Plantation on the Mississippi"

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

5:30-6:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

William Aiken Walker's genre paintings after the Civil War presented a calm, orderly view of life in the South. This program will focus on Walker's A Cotton Plantation on the Mississippi, considering and critiquing visualizations of cotton through images such as Walker's as well as through the words of writers. Unburied Treasures is a monthly series, occurring every second Tuesday of the month, that brings the humanities to life through art, literature, and music. This...