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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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Exhibitions

2017 Scholastic Art Awards

February 20 - March 25, 2018

Material Pulses: Seven Viewpoints

October 6, 2018 - January 13, 2019

Hank Willis Thomas: Flying Geese

December 9, 2017 - July 8, 2018

White Gold: Thomas Sayre

December 9, 2017 - July 8, 2018

Pre-Columbian

Ongoing

Exhibition Events

  • Symposium | "Bringing Forward the Past: Art, Identity, and the American South"

    Friday, February 16, 2018

    5:30 - 8 PM Friday; all day Saturday

    The Mississippi Museum of Art and the Center for Art & Public Exchange present an interdisciplinary symposium that brings together artists, curators, scholars, and the public to explore issues related to identity, race, indigeneity, trauma, and memory. Using the bicentennial exhibition Picturing Mississippi, 1817-2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise as a lens through which to consider historical conceptions of Mississippi, as well as the larger South, this symposium will engage artists and scholars who are...

  • 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.

  • 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.