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Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Career Opportunities

POSITION: Collections Assistant

REPORTS TO: Registrar / Curator of the Collection

STATUS: Part-time (20-25 hrs/week)

The Collections Assistant will assist the curatorial department with tasks associated with upcoming exhibitions, maintaining the collections management database, and assisting with new acquisitions.

Click here for application instructions.

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General inquiries about career opportunities and working at the Museum may always be sent to careers@msmuseumart.org. 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

Collectors Club: Private Collection of Camille and Rob Peeples

Thursday, March 23, 2017

6 PM

The Collectors Club will tour the Jackson home and studio of one of the Museum’s own, Rob Peeples, MMA Director of Operations, and his wife Camille to view their collection of contemporary art that includes paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, and furniture. Artists include Kate Breakey, Jack Youngerman, Terry Allen, W Tucker, George Nakashima, and Roger Deatherage, among others, as well as Rob’s own work. The Mississippi Museum of Art’s Collectors Club supports...

Open Studio

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

5 – 7 PM

BancorpSouth and Entergy Classrooms

All ages 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. Specific tools and techniques will be featured at each session. This month, the studio will be set up for monoprinting techniques. A monoprinting demonstration will be given at the beginning of class.Other tools or media may be available upon request. Cost: $10. Questions? Contact William...

Homeschool Day: Teaching Fellows Tour, “Seeing Sound”

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

2 - 2:45 PM

Teaching Fellows are full-time students at Belhaven University, Jackson State University, Millsaps College, or Tougaloo College who were chosen for their academic rigor and interest in teaching and museums. Coming from a breadth of disciplinary interests, they are extensively trained on the museum’s permanent collection on an ongoing basis. The Teaching Fellows Program is generously supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. To learn more about our Teaching Fellow program, click here. ...

Art & Coffee

Saturday, April 1, 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,...

The Magnificent Masterpiece Showcase: A MAC Whole Schools Pop-Up Exhibition

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Museum Corridor

The Magnificent Masterpiece Showcase features student artwork from schools taking part in the Whole Schools Initiative, an arts-integrated teaching program sponsored by the Mississippi Arts Commission. This one-night pop-up exhibition showcases art from 26 schools across the state of Mississippi. Lesson plans which prompted the student work will be displayed alongside each class and also available by request for attending educators. Cost: Free to the public.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, April 5, 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...