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Sunday

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Upcoming Events

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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 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 with...

Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial Film Series

Thursday, March 22, 2018

6:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

For more than a century the landscapes and stories of Mississippi have inspired filmmakers. Beginning in Natchez in 1914, cinematic storytellers have used our backdrops to enhance and authenticate their vision. And the imagination of our own writers and the drama of our own history have been brought to life by directors of influence, insight, and power. On the fourth Thursday and Friday of each month from January to June, the Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial...

Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial Film Series

Friday, March 23, 2018

6:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

For more than a century the landscapes and stories of Mississippi have inspired filmmakers. Beginning in Natchez in 1914, cinematic storytellers have used our backdrops to enhance and authenticate their vision. And the imagination of our own writers and the drama of our own history have been brought to life by directors of influence, insight, and power. On the fourth Thursday and Friday of each month from January to June, the Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial...

Art in Mind

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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 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...

Music in The City

Tuesday, April 3, 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. The April program features Creole songs performed by Karen Laubengayer on piano and soprano Phyllis Lew-Hale. This event is free and open to the public, donations are welcomed. Music in the City occurs the first Tuesday of every month. Sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

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 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 with...

Mississippi Symphony Orchestra in Concert | “...to me from the earth…”

Thursday, April 5, 2018

7 PM

The Donna and Jim Barksdale Galleries for Changing Exhibitions

Join us in the galleries of the White Gold: Thomas Sayre exhibition for a special performance of...to me from the earth…, a musical composition for soprano and ensemble by D.J. Sparr, inspired by the exhibition, and “Mi Historia,” a poem written by David Dominguez. Produced in collaboration with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, the performance features soprano Aundi Marie Moore. Ticket required, seating is limited. Instructions for purchasing a ticket are forthcoming.

2018 Spring Benefit | “No Place Like Home”

Friday, April 6, 2018

6:30 PM-until

Trustmark Grand Hall

You’ll have a feeling you’re not in Jackson anymore at this year’s annual Spring benefit on Friday, April 6, 2018, “No Place Like Home.” Click your heels in celebration of the Mississippi Museum of Art’s 40th anniversary and Mississippi’s 200th anniversary of statehood, as the Museum is transformed for a night of full of food, music, and fun, all to support our state’s visual arts legacy. Event details and instructions for...

Art and Coffee

Saturday, April 7, 2018

10-11:30 AM

Yates Community Room

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. Coffee and pastries are served. This event is free and open to the public. Art and Coffee occurs the first Saturday of every month.

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, April 8, 2018

2-3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

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. Participants will not only leave with an artwork, but will learn techniques they can repeat and expand on at home. Cost: $10 per child, and registration is required. | Register Here Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth...

Mississippi Symphony Orchestra in Concert | “...to me from the earth…”

Sunday, April 8, 2018

4 PM

The Donna and Jim Barksdale Galleries for Changing Exhibitions

Join us in the galleries of the White Gold: Thomas Sayre exhibition for an encore performance of...to me from the earth…, a musical composition for soprano and ensemble by D.J. Sparr, inspired by the exhibition, and “Mi Historia,” a poem written by David Dominguez. Produced in collaboration with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, the performance features soprano Aundi Marie Moore. Ticket required, seating is limited. Instructions for purchasing a ticket are forthcoming.

Unburied Treasures

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

5:30-6:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

Unburied Treasures is a monthly series, occurring every second Tuesday of the month, that brings the humanities to life through art, literature, and music. This one-hour program features an object from the Museum's permanent collection, and during the run of the Museum's bicentennial exhibition, "Picturing Mississippi, 1817-2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise," will also include works that are in the exhibition but not in the permanent collection. This event is free and open to...

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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 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 with...

Museum After Hours

Thursday, April 19, 2018

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 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. The Museum Store, café and galleries stay open until 8 PM. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Hertz...

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, April 20, 2018

10:30-11:30 AM

Trustmark Grand Hall and 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! This event is free and open to the public. Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake mdrake@msmuseumart.org. Look and Learn with Hoot occurs every third Friday of the month. Sponsored by Children...

Art in Mind

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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 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...

Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial Film Series

Thursday, April 26, 2018

6:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

For more than a century the landscapes and stories of Mississippi have inspired filmmakers. Beginning in Natchez in 1914, cinematic storytellers have used our backdrops to enhance and authenticate their vision. And the imagination of our own writers and the drama of our own history have been brought to life by directors of influence, insight, and power. On the fourth Thursday and Friday of each month from January to June, the Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial...

Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial Film Series

Friday, April 27, 2018

6:30 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

For more than a century the landscapes and stories of Mississippi have inspired filmmakers. Beginning in Natchez in 1914, cinematic storytellers have used our backdrops to enhance and authenticate their vision. And the imagination of our own writers and the drama of our own history have been brought to life by directors of influence, insight, and power. On the fourth Thursday and Friday of each month from January to June, the Moving Images in Mississippi Bicentennial...

Music in The City

Tuesday, May 1, 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. The May program features the flute sonatas of Johann Sebastian Bach performed by Amulet Strange on flute and John Paul on flute and harpsichord. This event is free and open to the public, donations are welcomed. Music in the City occurs the first Tuesday of every month. Sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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 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 with...

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