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Jackson, MS 39201

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Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Upcoming Events

The Lighting of the Bethlehem Tree

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

5:15 PM cash bar; 6 PM program

Please join the staff and friends of the Mississippi Museum of Art for the lighting of the Bethlehem Tree. This year, the annual holiday tradition is accompanied by refreshments and a choral performance. This event is held in conjunction with The Museum Store Holiday Open House. Cost: Free to the public. The Bethlehem Tree and Younger Foundation Crèche Collection features more than 100 authentic 18th-century Neapolitan angel and Nativity figures in an opulent Italian cr...

The Museum Store Holiday Open House

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Please join the staff and friends of the Mississippi Museum of Art for the grand re-opening of The Museum Store! Wrap up your holiday shopping while enjoying wine, champagne, hot chocolate, and sweet treats. This year, we are excited to have with us two very special guests: author Carolyn Brown and editorial cartoonist Marshall Ramsey. Both will be on hand beginning at 4 PM to sign copies of their books. Additionally, The Museum Store's new featured...

Art & Coffee

Saturday, December 2, 2017

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Art & Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join Museum staff to look at and discuss current and upcoming exhibitions through the lens of how we engage art as a group. Spend time in the galleries and hear special presentations from Museum staff and the occasional visiting artist! Coffee and pastries are served. This program is free and open to the public. For more information,...

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

12:30 PM to 1:30 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...

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, December 10, 2017

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 art work, but will learn techniques they can repeat and expand on at home. Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake mdrake@msmuseumart...

Art In Mind

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Yates Community Room

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 R. 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...

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, December 15, 2017

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Trustmark Grand Hall and BancorpSouth Classroom

This educational opportunity for children up to five 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! Sponsored by Children’s Medical Group, P.A. Cost: Free to the public. Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake mdrake@msmuseumart.org.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

12:30 PM to 1:30 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...

Museum After Hours | Mississippi Made

Thursday, December 21, 2017

5:30 PM - 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. This month, some of Mississippi’s finest show what they’re made of in a pop up exhibition inspired by Laurin Stennis’ proposed new Mississippi state flag design. Stennis has invited artists to interpret her design, in their chosen medium, and we will display the results in the Trustmark Grand Hall. While...