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Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Upcoming Events

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, November 11, 2018

2:00 PM to 3:00 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

Music in the City

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

5:15 cash bar | 5:45 PM program

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City is a monthly series presenting live performances of classical and traditional artists. Performer: TBA. This event is free and open to the public. Generously sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. and St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral

Museum After Hours | Currents & Connections

Thursday, November 15, 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. Inspired by the opening of the Water/Ways- a traveling exhibit presented by a partnership of the Smithsonian Institute's Museum on Main Street division and the Mississipi Humanities Council- at Mississippi, and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum in early December, this month's pop-up exhibition features artwork from the permanent collection depicting...

Screen on the Green | Annie

Thursday, November 15, 2018

8 PM

The Art Garden

The Mississippi Museum of Art and the Crossroads Film Society present an outdoor film series on the BankPlus Green in The Art Garden. This month's movie is Annie. 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

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, November 16, 2018

The Museum Foyer & 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. The November book is They Say Blue by Denise L. Roberts. (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.

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, November 17, 2018

11 AM

Begins in The Museum Foyer

Take a closer look at exhibitions on view during this free guided tour every Saturday at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Family Day | Material & Movement

Saturday, November 17, 2018

9 AM-noon

Galleries, Classrooms, and The Art Garden

Let's get crafty! Join us for a fun-for-the-whole-family day of exploration, dance, music, art, and crafts. Studio activities will focus on painting and working with beading and textiles, inspired by the works of Jeffrey Gibson and other fiber artists on view. Doors open at 8 AM for breakfast at La Brioche at the Museum (available for purchase), and studio activities begin at 9 AM. Dress for mess! No registration necessary.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

12:30 - 2 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...

Gallery Talk | Gender, Race, and Making

Friday, November 23, 2018

11:30 AM - noon

Begins in The Museum Foyer

Gallery talks offer visitors the chance to engage with a single work, or pairing of works, for a 30-minute talk led by Museum curators and educators, as well as local artists, scholars, and special guests. Artist and Tougaloo College Professor Phoenix Savage will discuss the three special exhibitions on view at the Museum through the lens of gender and race. Using Jeffrey Gibson’s Head On, Elizabeth Brandt’s A Map to Get Where I...

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, November 24, 2018

11 AM

Begins in The Museum Foyer

Take a closer look at exhibitions on view during this free guided tour every Saturday at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Art In Mind I

Wednesday, November 28, 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, November 28, 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...

Art and Coffee | WonderLust

Saturday, December 1, 2018

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

La Brioche at the Museum and Galleries

Art and Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join Museum staff and special guests to look at and discuss current and upcoming exhibitions through the lens of how we engage art as a group. This month, hear from Mississippians who recently participated in a groundbreaking art project with artist-in-residency Jeffrey Gibson. This event is free and open to the public. Art and Coffee occurs...

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, December 1, 2018

11 AM

Begins in The Museum Foyer

Take a closer look at exhibitions on view during this free guided tour every Saturday at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, December 8, 2018

11 AM

Begins in The Museum Foyer

Take a closer look at exhibitions on view during this free guided tour every Saturday at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, December 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

Music in the City | St. Andrew’s Parish Choir

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City is a monthly series presenting live performances of classical and traditional artists.The December program features a selection of Christmas carols with the St. Andrew’s Parish Choir. This event is free and open to the public. Generously sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. and St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, December 15, 2018

11 AM

Begins in The Museum Foyer

Take a closer look at exhibitions on view during this free guided tour every Saturday at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Art In Mind I

Wednesday, December 19, 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, December 19, 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...

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