380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201


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Tuesday - Thursday

11 AM - 7 PM

Friday - Sunday

11 AM - 5 PM

Tuesday - Thursday (Senior Hours)

10 AM - 11 AM

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Opening Day: City in the Grass

Saturday, September 26, 2020

10AM - 5 PM


Drew incorporates tactile materials like wood, metal, and canvas he distresses by hand. Over 100 feet long and 30 feet wide, City in the Grass is made of aluminum panels with vividly colored sand to evoke a Persian carpet in motion. The artist intends for viewers to imagine being giants like Gulliver, the hero of Jonathan Swift’s 1726 satire, in fictional Lilliput, as they wander through his bird’s-eye view of the city.
Members’ Opening
Friday, September 25, 2020
5 PM to 8 PM | Program begins at 6:45 PM
Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and drinks while listening to the Dennis Foundation Blues Band. Members will hear more details on City in the Grass from MMA’s new Chief Curator and Artistic Director of CAPE, Ryan Dennis, with a brief planned appearance via live feed from Leonardo Drew. Complimentary food and beverages generously provided by Clark Beverage, Coca-Cola and Fine & Dandy. Please RSVP by calling 601-960-1515 or visit https://bit.ly/35jQ6mn.
City in the Grass: Opening Day
Saturday, September 26, 2020
10 AM to 2 PM
Teaching Fellows will provide detailed tours on City in the Grass for all ages. Complimentary beverages will be available courtesy of Clark Beverage and Coca-Cola.