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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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Past Exhibitions

James Patterson: Life in Pictures

On view through September 9, 2018

Now: The Call and Look of Freedom

February 15 – May 15, 2018

2018 Scholastic Art Awards

February 20 - March 25, 2018

Hank Willis Thomas: Flying Geese

December 9, 2017 - July 8, 2018

White Gold: Thomas Sayre

On view through August 5, 2018

The Beauty of Cancer

October 12-29, 2017

Fine/Folk: African American Art from the Collection

September 22, 2016 – January 22, 2016

2016 Mississippi Invitational

December 17, 2016 – March 12, 2017

Mustard Seed - Art in Us All Series

March 4, 2017 – April 9, 2017

National Scholastics: Art. Write. Now. Tour

April 1, 2017 — May 14, 2017

The Wolfe Family Legacy

Through October 1, 2017

The Mississippi Story

Through August 20, 2017

Divining Nature: Watercolors by Walter Inglis Anderson

Saturday, February 6 – Sunday, March 6, 2016

Leon Kroll’s Terminal Yards and Artists from the Armory Show

Saturday, February 27 – Sunday, September 4, 2016

Reflections: Works by Modern Masters from the Collection

Saturday, April 9 – Sunday, October 30, 2016

The Art in Us All: The Perfect Palette Art Group

August 6 – September 4, 2016

Scholastic Art Awards of Mississippi 2016 Regional Competition

Saturday, February 6 – Sunday, March 13, 2016

Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection

January 31 – April 19, 2015

Art in Us All: HeARTWorks

Sunday, November 14 - Sunday, December 13

An Italian Palate: Paintings by Wyatt Waters

October 12, 2013–January 12, 2014

Recent Acquisitions

October 12, 2013–February 2, 2014

Italian Art from the Permanent Collection

August 24, 2013 – January 12, 2014

Icons of Freedom

May 24 – August 3, 2014

Norman Rockwell: Murder in Mississippi

June 14 - August 31, 2014

Spanish Sojourns: Robert Henri and the Spirit of Spain

September 27 , 2014 – January 4, 2015

Bethlehem Tree: Younger Foundation Crèche Collection

December 2, 2014 – January 4, 2015

2014 Mississippi Invitational

November 1, 2014 - January 25, 2015

Symbols of Faith, Home, and Beyond

March 23 – June 23, 2013

Blue White Red, Red White Blue

February 16 - June 2, 2013

Old Masters to Monet

March 23 – September 8, 2013

Exhibition Events

  • Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

    Saturday, November 10, 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.

  • 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...

  • Gallery Talk | Each Finds Her Way

    Friday, December 21, 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 and scholars. Join Interim Chief Curator Roger Ward for this talk that highlights a diverse group of painters and sculptors, all represented in the exhibition, Central to Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection, who followed very different paths to artistic achievement....