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10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Upcoming Events

Art In Mind I

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Everyone wants to strengthen their memory. As we get older, it’s not just about strengthening it, but also about maintaining it. Art in Mind uses art exploration in the galleries to stimulate observation and recall, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio. Art Therapist Susan Anand joins William Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake to create fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience is needed...

Art in Mind II

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Everyone wants to strengthen their memory. As we get older, it’s not just about strengthening it, but also about maintaining it. Art in Mind uses art exploration in the galleries to stimulate observation and recall, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio. Art Therapist Susan Anand joins William Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake to create fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience is needed...

Live @ Lunch!

Friday, September 28, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

C-Spire Stage

Experience the perfect pairing of music and cuisine in a beautiful outdoor setting in The Art Garden! Each Friday in May and September, a local musician takes the C Spire Stage to liven up your lunch break. In event of rain, music will be performed in La Brioche at the Museum. The series finale features the soulful sounds of vocalist Sonja Stamps. Generously sponsored by Brown Bottling Co./Pepsi

Gallery Talk | "Past, Present, Future: Jeffrey Gibson’s New Art History"

Friday, September 28, 2018

11:30 AM

Begins in the Selby and Richard McRae Lobby

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 well as local artists and scholars. Led by Elizabeth Abston, Curator of American Art, this gallery talk will explore the depth and power of Jeffrey Gibson’s aesthetic choices in his sculptural works and wall pieces. With vibrant, maximalist aesthetic, Gibson brilliantly merges marginalized histories into the mainstream,...

Art Nights: A Closer Look at "Jeffrey Gibson: Like A Hammer"

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

5:15 PM cash bar | 5:45 program

Art Nights is an evening series that brings the humanities to life through art, literature, music, and dialog. Participants examine artworks and artists through the lens of three rotating Museum programs: A Closer Look, Unburied Treasures, CAPE Re:frame. While A Closser Look shines its spotlight on works currently on view in changing exhibitions, Unburied Treasures, turns its focus to artworks in the Museum's permanent collection. Under the guidance of the Museum's Center for Art &...

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

12:30 PM to 2:00 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 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...