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Upcoming Events

Art In Mind

Wednesday, August 29, 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, August 29, 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...

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, September 5, 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...

Members Opening Reception | “Jeffrey Gibson: Like A Hammer”

Thursday, September 6, 2018

6:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

Museum members are invited to celebrate the opening of the exhibition Jeffrey Gibson: Like A Hammer, on view to the public September 8, 2018, through January 27, 2019, in The Donna and Jim Barksdale Galleries for Changing Exhibitions. Not yet a Member? Click here! Chronicling a pivotal moment in the artist’s career, when his contemporary artistic practice converged with his Native American heritage, this exhibition curated by the Denver Art Museum explores the universal themes of race, power,...

Late Night Cabaret

Thursday, September 6, 2018

9:30 PM to 11:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

“The amazing thing about art to me is that it’s not the real world. The art world is a constructed laboratory where you get to do things that you don’t feel like you can do in your day-to-day life.”— Jeffrey Gibson Like the process of transforming oneself into an alter ego, Jeffrey Gibson’s art empowers individuals to move freely and to craft their own identities. Many of the materials used in Gibson...

Live @ Lunch!

Friday, September 7, 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 kicks off in September with jazz vocalist Pam Confer! Generously sponsored by Brown Bottling Co./Pepsi

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, September 9, 2018

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Each second Sunday, families with children ages 6-10 are led by a Museum educator in an art project inspired by a different artist each month. Families are guided in conversations around works by the selected artist followed by related studio projects in the classroom. Families will not only leave with an artwork but will learn techniques they can repeat and expand on at home. Cost: $10 per child. REGISTER HERE

Florists to the Field - Demo & Book Signing

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

4 PM - 6 PM

The Museum Store

The Museum Store at the Mississippi Museum of Art is excited to host a demonstration and book signing by floral designers Greg Campbell and Erick New! These Garden District co-owners have grown a business of floral abundance and artistry one relationship at a time over the last 25 years. In their competent hands, choice blooms become reassuring stewards of life’s grand milestones and simple pleasures. Florists to the Field is one of this floral design...

Music In The City

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

5:15 PM cash bar | 5:45 PM program

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City is a live monthly performance by classical and traditional artists, organized by Jessica Nelson of St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral. The September program features violinist, Alex Sullivan. This event is free and open to the public; donations welcome. GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY WISE, CARTER, CHILD, & CARAWAY, P.A.

Live @ Lunch!

Friday, September 14, 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. This week, our August Museum After Hours performer Krystal Gem returns for a mid-day encore! Generously sponsored by Brown Bottling Co./Pepsi

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, September 19, 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...

Screen on the Green | School of Rock

Thursday, September 20, 2018

8 PM

The Art Garden

The Mississippi Museum of Art presents this outdoor film series on the BankPlus Green in The Art Garden. This month's movie is School of Rock. 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 partnership with the

Museum After Hours

Thursday, September 20, 2018

5:30 - until

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. All components of the evening, from the art on view, to the businesses, showcased, the movies shown, and food served, feeds into...

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, September 21, 2018

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

BancorpSouth Classroom

This educational opportunity for children up to 5 years of age with their parents emphasizes creative play and literacy through a hands-on art activity and story time. (Hoot, a friendly owl, is the Museum’s education mascot.) Please dress for mess! Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake mdrake@msmuseumart.org. Sponsored by Children’s Medical Group, P.A.

Live @ Lunch!

Friday, September 21, 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. This week, the honky-tonk duo Meat and Greet make their Live@Lunch! debut! Generously sponsored by Brown Bottling Co./Pepsi

Art In Mind

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

Music in the City | Michael Boyd in Concert

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

5:15 PM cash bar; 5:45 PM program

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City is a live monthly performance by classical and traditional artists that occurs the second Tuesday of every month. The October program features classical guitarist Michael Boyd. This event is free and open to the public, donations are welcomed. Generously sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

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...

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