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Museum Hours

Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

noon - 5 PM


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Upcoming Events

Telling the Tale

Thursday, March 28, 2019

12:30-1:30 PM

A Tale of Two Collections storytelling with Turry M. Flucker, Art Collections Administrator, Tougaloo College Art Collections This exhibition and its programming are components of the Art and Civil Rights Initiative, a partnership between Tougaloo College and the Mississippi Museum of Art, underwritten by the Henry Luce Foundation.

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, March 30, 2019

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.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Creative Healing Studio is a bi-monthly art therapy gathering for adults being treated for cancer or those with a cancer diagnosis in their past led by licensed art therapist Susan Anand. Open to all skill levels, this event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, contact Susan Anand at smainlay@aol.com.

Art and Coffee

Saturday, April 6, 2019

10 - 11:30 AM

La Brioche at the Museum and Galleries

Art and Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join Museum staff and special guests to look at and discuss current and upcoming exhibitions through the lens of how we engage art as a group. This event is free and open to the public. Art and Coffee occurs the first Saturday of every month. Coffee is served. Generously sponsored by

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, April 6, 2019

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.

Music in the City

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

5:15 PM cash bar; 5:45 PM program

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City is a monthly series presenting live performances of classical and traditional artists. This event is free and open to the public. Generously sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. and St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, April 13, 2019

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.

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, April 14, 2019

2-3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Families with children ages 6-10 are led by a Museum educator in an art project inspired by a different artist each month. Cost: $10 per child; registration required. Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake at mdrake@msmuseumart.org. REGISTER HERE

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Creative Healing Studio is a bi-monthly art therapy gathering for adults being treated for cancer or those with a cancer diagnosis in their past led by licensed art therapist Susan Anand. Open to all skill levels, this event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, contact Susan Anand at smainlay@aol.com.

Museum After Hours | “Art in Bloom”

Thursday, April 18, 2019

5:30-8 PM

Every third Thursday, the Museum opens its doors after hours to partner with and embrace Mississippi's creative community. These collaborations feature one-night pop-up exhibitions and food trucks, along with combinations of live music, outdoor movies, art making, and games. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, April 19, 2019

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

The Museum Foyer & BancorpSouth Classroom

Look and Learn with Hoot is an educational opportunity for children up to 5 years of age and their parents that emphasizes creative play and literacy through a hands-on art activity and story time. (Hoot, a friendly owl, is the Museum’s education mascot.) Please dress for mess!

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, April 20, 2019

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.

Art in Mind I

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Art in Mind uses art exploration in the galleries, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio to stimulate observation, recall, and cognition. Art therapist Susan Anand joins William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake in creating fun and comfortable experiences for participants of all skill levels. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, contact Jennifer Knight at 601.496.MIND (option 2) or mindclinic@umc.edu. Presented in partnership with Alzheimer...

Art in Mind I

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Art in Mind uses art exploration in the galleries, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio to stimulate observation, recall, and cognition. Art therapist Susan Anand joins William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake in creating fun and comfortable experiences for participants of all skill levels. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, contact Jennifer Knight at 601.496.MIND (option 2) or mindclinic@umc.edu. Presented in partnership with Alzheimer...

Art in Mind II

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Art in Mind uses art exploration in the galleries, followed by hands-on engagement in the studio to stimulate observation, recall, and cognition. Art therapist Susan Anand joins William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake in creating fun and comfortable experiences for participants of all skill levels. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, contact Jennifer Knight at 601.496.MIND (option 2) or mindclinic@umc.edu. Presented in partnership with Alzheimer...

Spring Family Day

Saturday, April 27, 2019

9 AM-noon

Join us on the opening day of Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now for a fun-for-the-whole-family morning of exploration, dance, music, and crafts and meet artists on view in Visual Voices: Contemporary Chickasaw Art. This event is free and open to the public. DRESS FOR MESS! Generously sponsored by The Henry and Martha Hederman Charitable Foundation

Opening Day | Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Saturday, April 27, 2019

10 AM

Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now fuses the history of silhouette portraiture and its interpretation in contemporary art in beautiful and thought-provoking ways. The exhibition features three well-known contemporary artists, Kara Walker, Camille Utterback, and Kumi Yamashita, who reexamine and reimagine the silhouette to broaden our understanding of its power in the past and in the present. Organized by the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. This exhibition is free and open to the...

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, April 27, 2019

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.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Creative Healing Studio is a bi-monthly art therapy gathering for adults being treated for cancer or those with a cancer diagnosis in their past led by licensed art therapist Susan Anand. Open to all skill levels, this event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, contact Susan Anand at smainlay@aol.com.

Art and Coffee

Saturday, May 4, 2019

10 - 11:30 AM

La Brioche at the Museum and Galleries

Art and Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join Museum staff and special guests to look at and discuss current and upcoming exhibitions through the lens of how we engage art as a group. This event is free and open to the public. Art and Coffee occurs the first Saturday of every month. Coffee is served. Generously sponsored by

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