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Jackson, MS 39201

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Career Opportunities

The Mississippi Museum of Art has been a community-supported institution for more than 100 years. The Museum boasts a seasoned staff of museum professionals and fiscally responsible administrators who work to ensure that the Museum’s exhibitions, programs, operations, and community outreach are the best thing for the art and the people of Mississippi. The Accountant will work alongside the Office Manager and Director of Operation, and will administer and manage a variety of general and specific accounting functions to fulfill the needs and requests of the Museum, its Board of Trustees, and its Executive Committee. For a full job description and instructions to apply CLICK HERE.

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.

If you would like to be a Museum volunteer, please contact Monique Davis at 601.960.1515 or mdavis@msmuseumart.org.

Upcoming Events

Young Artists: Color Expressions

Monday, June 18, 2018

9 AM-noon

Entergy Classroom

Ages 8-10 Cost: $175 Class limit: 15 REGISTER HERE During this Young Artists camp, students will spend a week exploring the science and art of color by creating drawings, collages, paintings, and sculptures. Each lesson is based on artworks in the Museum’s permanent collection and exhibitions. Students will discover the meanings in artworks through personal and guided close investigation, and apply those ideas to their own colorful and expressive artworks in the studio! Bring your imagination...

Studio Session I: Sculpt, Print, Experiment- Build Your Own Story

Monday, June 18, 2018

9 AM-4 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages 8-13 Cost: $250 Class limit: 15 REGISTER HERE We all have our story to tell, so let’s be sure to tell it! In this week’s class, participants will work with 2-D and 3-D media to share their own story while learning about notable Mississippi artists in Picturing Mississippi. Together, this class will celebrate identity and have a space to share their own Mississippi narrative. Participants may bring a sack lunch or purchase lunch boxes...

Studio Session II: Working with Scale (2-D Mixed Media)

Monday, June 18, 2018

1-4 PM

Entergy Classroom

Ages 14-17 Cost: $175 Class limit: 15 REGISTER HERE From small to large scale projects, this afternoon class will challenge students to work in a variety of scales using 2-D media. Projects will be inspired by works in Picturing Mississippi, and will allow students to work independently and experiment with new materials and processes of making art. At the end of the week, Isabel Gray, the Museum’s Director of Learning and School Programs, will help advise...

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, June 20, 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...

Screen on the Green | WALL-E

Thursday, June 21, 2018

8 PM

The Yates Room

The Mississippi Museum of Art presents this outdoor film series on the BankPlus Green in The Art Garden. Because the May Screen on the Green viewing of WALL-E was rained out, the Museum will RE-SCREEN the Disney-Pixar animated film at June's Museum After Hours in the Yates Room. This event is free and open to the public. Cash bar and food available for purchase beginning at 5:30 PM. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Presented in...

Museum After Hours | "Tee Speech"

Thursday, June 21, 2018

5:30 PM-until

TEE SPEECH: Wear it. Say it. Big T, little s-h-i-r-t. Since the ‘50s, this innocuous cotton garment has evolved from a walking billboard for brands and vacation destinations to the medium of choice of revolutionaries. The third Thursday in June is National T-shirt Day and to mark the occasion, Museum After Hours is hosting a pop-up exhibition of tees by local designers and artists, accompanied by a screen-printing Art Lab for all ages, where you...