Take advantage of the free, all-day classes in pottery, music, art, painting, dance, and make-overs for individuals with disabilities age 8-80.
State Arts Conference
Come one, come all, “Come As You Art” to Mississippi’s State Arts Conference! This free, day-long convening is an opportunity for artists, arts organizations, arts educators and arts enthusiasts to learn, share and network.
Come one, come all, "Come As You Art" to Mississippi's State Arts Conference! This free, day-long convening is an opportunity for artists, arts organizations, arts educators and arts enthusiasts to learn, share and network. Featuring compelling speakers, helpful workshops and fun activities, conference participants will leave inspired and ready to greet the next challenge with creative solutions. Casual and creative dress is encouraged at this artful, statewide gathering. Be one of the first 200 people to register and receive a free catfish lunch from nearby Galloway Church. After the conference, join us to celebrate MAC's 50th birthday at a reception hosted by MAC's Board of Commissioners at the Mississippi Museum of Art. REGISTER here Want to learn more? Visit msstateartsconference2018.sched.com to see the conference agenda, speakers and other details as they emerge.
Catch Libby Rae Watson, Wes Lee, Bill Steber & Rambling Steve Gardner live at the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center for their one-of-a-kind Acoustic Traveling Road Show.
Catch one of the buses at the Museum, the Square, on campus, or at the Powerhouse to join in on the monthly Oxford Art Crawl.
By Maria Zeringue, MAC Folk and Traditional Arts Director One of my favorite parts of my job as the Folk and Traditional Arts Director is managing the online journal Mississippi Folklife. The journal features original writing and documentary work focused on present-day folklife and cultural heritage throughout the state. Mississippi Folklife publishes new articles, interviews, photo […]
JACKSON, MISS. (Aug. 7, 2018) – The Mississippi Writers Trail will officially launch with the unveiling of two historical marker prototypes, honoring Eudora Welty and Jesmyn Ward, as part of the Mississippi Book Festival on Aug. 18, 2018, at 9 a.m. C-SPAN will broadcast the unveilings in the State Capitol Building before a live national audience. […]
JACKSON, MISS. – August 3, 2018 – The Folk and Traditional Arts Program of the Mississippi Arts Commission is pleased to announce the Summer 2018 issue of Mississippi Folklife’s is now available online at www.mississippifolklife.org. The summer issue publication features four articles by Mississippi authors and photographers. “Aerial Delta” by Cleveland photographer Rory Doyle is […]
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