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Sunday

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Exhibition Events

Art Nights | A Woman Named Delia

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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

Art Nights is a monthly evening series that brings the humanities to life through art, literature, music, and dialog. This month, Art Nights takes a focused look through the lens of CAPE at the Portrait of Delia by artist James Reid Lambdin. This exceptional work, painted prior to the Civil War, features a woman named Delia, who was enslaved in the William Bisland family of Mount Repose plantation in Natchez. Though the details of her...

Opening Day | VISUAL VOICES: Contemporary Chickasaw Art

Saturday, March 2, 2019

10 AM

VISUAL VOICES: Contemporary Chickasaw Art is a traveling exhibition of thought-provoking, experimental, and critical works by 15 Chickasaw artists from diverse artistic backgrounds. VISUAL VOICES is made possible by a grant provided by the Chickasaw Nation, guidance from the Chickasaw Artist Board, and assistance from The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum. Additional support is provided by the Community Foundation for Mississippi—Tommy G. Ramey & Peggy Huff Harris Fund and Ross & Yerger. This exhibition is free...

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, March 2, 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.

Gallery Talk | Translating Spaces, Picturing Ancestors

Friday, March 8, 2019

11:30 AM

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. For this talk, Elizabeth Abston, Curator of American art, will guide viewers through important historic maps of the Chickasaw homeland lent by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and will discuss key works in the VISUAL VOICES exhibition that speak to...

Guided Tour of Exhibitions on View

Saturday, March 9, 2019

11 AM

Take a closer look at exhibitions on view during this free guided tour every Saturday at 11 AM. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Art Nights | A Closer Look at “VISUAL VOICES”

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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

Art Nights is a monthly evening series that brings the humanities to life through art, literature, music, and dialog. The Museum is honored to have Dr. Manuela Well-Off-Man, Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts and co-curator of VISUAL VOICES, guide this evening’s program through this exhibition of contemporary Chickasaw art. This gallery walk-through will be an in-depth look at the themes and narratives that are so important to Chickasaw culture and...

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