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10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Career Opportunities

Line Chef | Part-Time

The Mississippi Museum of Art is seeking an experienced line chef to assist part-time with lunch and occasional evening events. Must have a great attitude, references, and current ServSafe Food Handler certificate. (ServSafe Manager preferred.) Email resumes to careers@msmuseumart.org. NO phone calls, please.

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

Book Signing: St. John + Waters

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

5 PM

The Museum Store

Chef Robert St. John and watercolorist Wyatt Waters are at it again with another feast for the eyes and taste buds! Published in November 2017, “A Mississippi Palate: Heritage Cuisine and Watercolors of Home,” marks the fourth partnership between the two notable Mississippians. “A Mississippi Palate” delivers 105 recipes, each with a Mississippi connection. Readers will enjoy delving into these recipes for delicious favorites from the Hill Country to the Gulf Coast. The book includes easy-to-follow recipes...

Music in the City

Tuesday, January 23, 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 January program features Franz Shubert’s Arpeggione Sonata and compositions by Robert Schumann performed by Ausra Jasineviciute on the viola and John Paul on the piano. This event is free and open to the public, donations are welcomed. Sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

Gallery Talk | "Beneath the Surface of Sam Gilliam's 'Red April'"

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

11:30 AM-noon

Talk begins in Museum Lobby

In 1970, Mississippi-native Sam Gilliam created his monumental canvas, Red April, which was inspired by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in April, 1968. Led by Museum Curator Elizabeth Abston, the gallery talk explores Gilliam’s motivations, painting process, and lasting legacy to the field of abstract art. Gallery talks offer visitors the chance to engage with a single work, or pairing of works, for a 30-minute talk led by Museum curators and educators, as...

Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial Film Series | "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"

Thursday, January 25, 2018

6:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

For more than a century the landscapes and stories of Mississippi have inspired filmmakers. Beginning in Natchez in 1914, cinematic storytellers have used our backdrops to enhance and authenticate their vision. And the imagination of our own writers and the drama of our own history have been brought to life by directors of influence, insight, and power. On the fourth Thursday and Friday of each month, the Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial Film Series will celebrate...

JXNStands Light Portraits w T.J. Legler

Thursday, January 25, 2018

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Yates Community Room

Photographer T.J. Legler joins us at the Museum to capture a series of his signature light portraits for #JXNSTANDS. You'll write down what you stand for and become a living monument! #JXNStands invites residents of and visitors to Mississippi’s capital city to assume the role of monument; to stand proudly for whatever value, belief, or idea they believe belongs in the public square. About JXNSTANDS The Center for Art & Public Exchange (CAPE) at...

Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial Film Series | "Thieves Like Us"

Friday, January 26, 2018

6:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

For more than a century the landscapes and stories of Mississippi have inspired filmmakers. Beginning in Natchez in 1914, cinematic storytellers have used our backdrops to enhance and authenticate their vision. And the imagination of our own writers and the drama of our own history have been brought to life by directors of influence, insight, and power. On the fourth Thursday and Friday of each month, the Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial Film Series will celebrate...