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Jackson, MS 39201

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Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM


noon - 5 PM

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Exhibition Events

  • Off-Record Gallery Talk | Melvin Johnson & L.C. Tucker

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    11:30 AM

    Longtime Museum staff members, preparators L.C. Tucker and Melvin Johnson, share personal stories and insider knowledge from 10 years of The Mississippi Story during this casual and informative gallery talk to commemorate the exhibit's de-installation. The last day to view The Mississippi Story will be Sunday, August 20, 2017. The de-installation will take place in preparation of MMA's Bicentennial exhibition, Picturing Mississippi (1817-2017): Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise, which opens December 9, 2017.

  • Art & Coffee

    Saturday, September 2, 2017

    10 AM – 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 docents, volunteers, and Museum staff to look at and discuss current and upcoming exhibitions through the lens of how we engage art as a group. Spend time in the galleries, hear special presentations from Museum staff and Mississippi artists, and receive educational materials related to our exhibitions. Coffee and pastries are served. This program is...