380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201

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Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM


noon - 5 PM

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Facility Rental

Jackson's most engaging event space!

Are you looking for an elegant, unique place to hold your next event? Look no further than the Mississippi Museum of Art! Perfect for your next luncheon, presentation, cocktail party, wedding, or other special event, the Mississippi Museum of Art offers a wide range of options to meet your specific needs.

This artistic venue offers the most culturally chic atmosphere in Jackson, and is continuously filled with exhibitions of regional, national, and international significance. Suitable for parties of six or six hundred, the Museum can easily accommodate large galas, but also provides intimate space appropriate for small events.

The Mississippi Museum of Art offers both indoor and outdoor facility rental space.

Guests are invited to tour the Museum at their leisure, including both The Mississippi Story exhibition free of charge, and any changing exhibitions that might be on display (admission fees may apply).

Guests have access to exclusive Museum catering by our Executive Chef and The Palette Café.*

The Museum provides complete, creative bar services and an exceptional customer experience.

For more information about the range of event possibilities at the Mississippi Museum of Art, or to reserve a date, please contact Shelley Yates at 601.960.1515 or by email at syates@msmuseumart.org.

*Museum Catering by Executive Chef Nick Wallace and The Palette Café is the exclusive caterer for the Mississippi Museum of Art, including The Art Garden. Chef Nick and his staff look forward to making each customer's event outstanding.

The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art

The Art Garden is a 1.2 acre park located in the heart of downtown Jackson. This versatile, open, outdoor green space is available for multiple types of events – festivals, galas, weddings, and receptions. The Art Garden Stage and Terrace can accommodate events ranging from an elaborate staging of the full Mississippi Symphony Orchestra to a couple’s first dance. The Art Garden features seasonal foliage, native garden beds, permanent art installations, soothing fountains, and much more!

Call for capacity and pricing.

Trustmark Grand Hall, Selby and Richard McRae Lobby, and the Museum Patio

These modern, open spaces are perfect for seated dinners, buffets, receptions, and parties. High ceilings and windows with an abundance of natural light create the perfect backdrop for any occasion. Rental prices include a private viewing of our permanent collection to create a unique cultural experience for your event. Trustmark Grand Hall provides full audio visual equipment free of charge.


200 seated theatre style
160 seated at tables (up to 240 if Museum Foyer is used)*
600 standing (reception style)

Yates Community Room

This intimate, private space is ideal for luncheons, showers, meetings, birthday celebrations, and small dinner receptions. The space is complete with full audio visual equipment free of charge.


80 seated theatre style
70 seated at tables*
80 standing (reception style)

Walker Garden

This intimate, outdoor space is ideal for showers, birthday celebrations, small wedding ceremonies, and small receptions. The Walker Garden features seasonal foliage, a soothing fountain, and a hardscape patio large enough to accommodate a live band and dance floor.


200 seated theater style
80 seated at tables
200 standing (reception style)

*The Mississippi Museum of Art provides an inventory of tasteful tables and chairs for events (in some circumstances rental by client may be required for large seated groups) and provides full set-up and break-down for events.