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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

Live at Lunch! | Cody Cox

Friday, September 22, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art

Experience the perfect pairing of cuisine, music, and The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art! Each Friday in September (excepting September 1), a local musician takes the C Spire Stage in The Art Garden to liven up your lunch break. Enjoy the final month of Chef Nick Wallace's current menu and the ambiance of the season. In event of rain, music will be performed indoors. This week's performer is Cody Cox. Live at Lunch!...

‘sipp Sourced with Chef Nick Wallace | “Blueprint”

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - Saturday, September 23, 2017

Lunch served daily 11 AM – 2 PM, Dinner Thursday night, 5:30 PM until

The Palette Café

This month, Chef and Culinary Curator Nick Wallace engineers a menu inspired by architecture and design. Each dish pays homage to notable architects, structures, and elements of thoughtful design. Like a good building, the materials (AKA, the ingredients) are authentic to their Mississippi locales. Menu guest architect: Jack Allin, Principal at Wier Boerner Allin Architecture The Museum-Kitchen Chef's Table is open for lunch and dinner - first come, first serve. Inquire at the cafe counter...

Music in the City

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City presents monthly programming featuring renowned musicians and an opportunity for music-lovers to come together to enjoy a night of music and art. A cash bar opens at 5:15 p.m. with programming beginning at 5:45 in the Trustmark Grand Hall. This week, Thomas Lowe, violin, and John Paul, piano, present sonatas by Mozart and Beethoven. This event is sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. Cost: Free, donations welcome.

Art in Mind

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

10:30 AM – noon

Bancorp South 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 Museum Director of Engagement & Learning daniel johnson to create fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience...

Live at Lunch! | Sonja Stamps

Friday, September 29, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art

Experience the perfect pairing of cuisine, music, and The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art! Each Friday in September (excepting September 1), a local musician takes the C Spire Stage in The Art Garden to liven up your lunch break. Enjoy the final month of Chef Nick Wallace's current menu and the ambiance of the season. In event of rain, music will be performed indoors. This week, Sonja Stamps performs R&B and jazz...

Workshop | Figure Drawing with Bebe Wolfe

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Saturday 9:30 AM-noon & 1-4 PM; Sunday 1-4 PM

Entergy Classroom

Artist Bebe Wolfe leads this one-and-a-half-day workshop for those with previous drawing experience, who would like to explore and deepen their experience of working with the human form. During Sunday's session, participants will explore more individualistic themes and different approaches to turning the experience of the “life” class into a more introspective “studio” experience. Basic materials (newsprint and charcoal) will be supplied, but participants are encouraged to bring their own easels and preferred media. A...

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

12:30-1:30 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...

Art & Coffee

Saturday, October 7, 2017

10 – 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,...

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, October 8, 2017

2 – 3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages: Families with children 6-10 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. Cost: $10 per child.

Museum After Hours

Thursday, October 19, 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. 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:...

‘sipp Sourced with Chef Nick Wallace

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Saturday, October 21, 2017

Lunch served daily 11 AM – 2 PM, Dinner Thursday night, 5:30 PM until

The Palette Café

Each month, for a limited time, Culinary Curator and Executive Chef Nick Wallace of the Mississippi Museum of Art creates a three-day pop up menu highlighting product from Mississippi purveyors. These menus are inspired by seasonal ingredients and rooted in Mississippi artistic and culinary stories and traditions. ‘sipp Sourced is sponsored by Capital City Beverages.

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, October 20, 2017

10:30 AM – noon

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.

Music in the City

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City presents monthly programming featuring renowned musicians and an opportunity for music-lovers to come together to enjoy a night of music and art. A cash bar opens at 5:15 p.m. with programming beginning at 5:45 in the Trustmark Grand Hall. This month, Shawn Leopard and John Paul, present Music for Two Harpsichords (Bach and sons). This event is sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. Cost: Free, donations welcome.

“Life, Animated” Movie Night

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

5:30 PM food and fun; 6:30 PM screening

The Museum and the Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities partner for a special screening of “Life, Animated,” the acclaimed Sundance-award-winning documentary about a young boy who harnesses the power of art and imagination to confront even the greatest of challenges. Dinner for purchase. Art-making for families. Cost: Free to the public, donations welcome About “Life, Animated”: At three years old, a chatty, energetic little boy named Owen Suskind ceased to speak, disappearing into autism with...

Art in Mind

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

10:30 AM – noon

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 Museum Director of Engagement & Learning daniel johnson to create fun and comfortable experiences inspired by artworks in the Museum’s collection that stimulate cognition. No previous experience...