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Old Time Photography with Artist Euphus Ruth

Come with us as we travel to the Mississippi Delta home of photographer Euphus Ruth, whose collodion wet plate photography hearkens back to the processes of centuries past.

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Posted on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 by MMA

Core Sample Road Trip Part 5 - Final Chapter

In January of 2014, daniel johnson of Significant Developments, LLC and MMA staffer Julian Rankin embarked on a statewide road trip to spread the word about the C3 Participatory Art Project, Core Sample. Here is part four of that journey. If you haven’t familiarized yourself with this year’s C3 project, click here. Look at past blog entries to see Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the trip and learn more about the evolution of this project. Core Sample, a work of Significant Developments, LLC is made possible through support from Alternate ROOTS.

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Posted on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by MMA

A Wall to Tell Our Stories

As part of This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement, community members are invited to submit their own mementos to A Wall To Tell Our Stories, an in-gallery component that helps us commemorate our shared history through family photos, news clippings, objects, and ephemera. Do you or someone in your family have a memory from this time, an object, a photograph or an idea that you would like to share with us, as we try to bring down the “walls” that have separated us, and as we build a common future together? Email scans of photos, items, or memories for addition to the Wall to Carol Peaster at cpeaster@msmuseumart.org, or bring them by the Museum to be scanned and add them yourself (you keep the original).

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Posted on Monday, March 10, 2014 by MMA

Core Sample Road Trip Part 4 - Headed South

In January of 2014, daniel johnson of Significant Developments, LLC and MMA staffer Julian Rankin embarked on a statewide road trip to spread the word about the C3 Participatory Art Project, Core Sample. Here is part four of that journey. If you haven’t familiarized yourself with this year’s C3 project, click here. Look at past blog entries to see Parts 1, 2, and 3 of the trip and learn more about the evolution of this project. Core Sample, a work of Significant Developments, LLC is made possible through support from Alternate ROOTS.

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Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 by MMA