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Jackson, MS 39201

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Tuesday - Saturday

10 AM - 5 PM


noon - 5 PM

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Upcoming 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...

Museum After Hours | "Black Movement"

Thursday, February 21, 2019

5:30-8 PM

Every third Thursday we host Museum After Hours, when we open the 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, and games. In February, the Museum commemorates Black History Month with a pop-up exhibition of works by African-American graphic artist and sculptor Elizabeth Catlett and students from Tougaloo College, and performances by Blue Light Underground...

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...

Art and Coffee | Isabel Gray

Saturday, March 2, 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 month, Power APAC educator, Martha Hamburg, and two of her students discuss their award-winning work in the Scholastic Art Awards exhibition. Participants will learn about these creative teens’ sources...

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.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, March 6, 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.