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​Home and Away: On the Road with Marie Hull

Delta State University | Cleveland

June 8 - July 27, 2017

Marie Hull (1890-1980), Gulls in Flight (detail), not dated. oil on wood. Collection of the Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson. Gift of the artist, 1978.042.

Beloved Mississippi artist Marie Hull traveled far and wide throughout North America as well as in France, Spain, and Morocco. The artist herself left 67 of her sketchbooks to the Mississippi Museum of Art, which are filled with drawings and remarkable paintings from her travels. From this unique trove of private treasures, the Museum has selected individual sheets for a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the creative process of one of Mississippi’s master artists. Several of her masterful oil paintings will accompany this exhibition.

Fielding L Wright Art Center, Delta State University | 1003 W Sunflower Road, Cleveland

GALLERY HOURS: Daily, 8 AM-5 PM

Free to the public

This exhibition is part of Art Across Mississippi: Twelve Exhibitions, Twelve Communities.

About Art Across Mississippi

To celebrate Mississippi’s bicentennial year, the Mississippi Museum of Art has curated exhibitions from its permanent collection for twelve host venues across the state. These exhibitions feature artworks by regionally acclaimed artists–past and present–including Walter Anderson, William Dunlap, William Ferris, Ke Francis, Marie Hull, Hystercine Rankin, and Sulton Rogers, among many others. Art Across Mississippi: Twelve Exhibitions, Twelve Communities provides residents throughout the state the opportunity to enjoy high-quality exhibitions from the Museum’s permanent collection in their own communities and reflect on the rich heritage of Mississippi’s visual arts while contemplating the meaning of the bicentennial moment.

Art Across Mississippi exhibitions are on view throughout the state at various locations between May 2017 and May 2018. These traveling presentations are companions to Picturing Mississippi, 1817-2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise, a landmark exhibition more than 175 artworks interpreting the state’s rich artistic legacy over two centuries, brought home to the Museum in Jackson. Picturing Mississippi will be on view Dec. 9, 2017-July 8, 2018 at the Mississippi Museum of Art.

The Mississippi Museum of Art and its programs are sponsored in part by the city of Jackson and Visit Jackson. Support is also provided in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Bicentennial exhibitions created by the Mississippi Museum of Art are supported by the Robert M. Hearin Support Foundation and the state of Mississippi, through the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Additional support is provided by