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Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Third Thursdays

Every third Thursday we host Museum After Hours, when we open the doors after hours to partner with and embrace Mississippi's creative community. These collaborations feature one-night pop up exhibitions and dining experiences and combinations of live music, outdoor movies, games, and more. Each month has a new theme and a new story. || Have an idea for a collaboration? Click here.

Museum After Hours | Uncommon Spirit

Thursday, July 20, 2017

5:30 PM - until

Stand up. Stand out. Stand together. This month, we celebrate the aspirational spirit of home and community – from ethereal Mississippi landscapes to homegrown Civil Rights heroines. A one-night pop up exhibition of work by artists George “Sky” Miles and Rosalind “Roz” Roy finds extraordinary meaning in familiar people and places. Partnering with upGrade Mississippi, the Museum screens a locally-produced documentary about activist Dorie Ladner, a Hattiesburg native and former Jackson State University and Tougaloo College...

Lunch Counter 2.0 | ‘sipp Sourced with Chef Nick Wallace

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - Saturday, July 22, 2017

Lunch 11 AM – 2 PM; dinner Third Thursday night, 5:30 PM until

This month, Chef Nick Wallace reclaims the symbolism of the 1960s Southern lunch counter and honors the courage of homegrown activists, like Mississippian Dorie Ladner (Ladner was arrested while fighting to integrate the Woolworth's lunch counter in Jackson in 1963). Lunch Counter 2.0 reimagines short-order diner classics with a modern twist and a side helping of history, and invites diners of all backgrounds to share a common table. Learn more about activist Dorie Ladner on Third Thursday...

Museum After Hours

Thursday, August 17, 2017

5:30 PM - until

Mississippi Museum of Art

Every third Thursday we host Museum After Hours, when we open the doors after hours to partner with and embrace Mississippi's creative community. These family-friendly events feature one-night pop up exhibitions, pop up dining experiences, and combinations of live music, outdoor movies, games, and more. Each month has a new theme and a new story. The Museum Store and exhibition galleries remain open until 8 PM for shopping and exploring. Sponsored by Capital City Beverages. Cost:...

Workshop: Training the Citizen Artist

Thursday, August 17, 2017

6-8:30 PM

Yates Room

Part of Third Thursday programming. An experiential workshop in which attendees will participate in exercises to explore community, engagement, and transformation. Activities will include applications of the Theater of the Oppressed, a theatrical form developed to facilitate social and political change through action and dialogue. Instructed by Kate Woodley, registered drama therapist candidate and licensed master social worker.