The Mississippi Department of Archives and History presents Music at the Mounds, two days of Americana and Roots Music with local artists and cuisine.
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.
This Sunday on Mississippi Arts Hour, Larry visits with bluegrass musician and bandleader Alan Sibley from Ackerman. Sibley has been playing music professionally since he was a teenager. He and his band are the hosts of “The Bluegrass Trail,” a new show on the RFD-TV cable network. In addition to performances by Sibley and the group, they have a guest band spot, where they showcase up and coming bluegrass groups from the Southeast. Listen at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.
Come explore the power of story at the Annual Possum Town Tales Storytelling Festival in Columbus, Mississippi.
The Mississippi Arts Commission believes the state’s greatest asset is its story. Now, along with our partners, we have embarked on a project that honors our greatest storytellers. Similar to the Mississippi Blues Trail and other cultural trails, the Mississippi Writers Trail will pay tribute to the state’s most acclaimed and influential writers by recognizing […]
JACKSON, MISS. (Sept. 4, 2018) – The Mississippi Arts Commission recognized two schools last week as models of exemplary practice in arts integration. Nora Davis Magnet School in Laurel, Miss., and St. Anthony Catholic School in Madison, Miss., both schools with longstanding participation in MAC’s Whole Schools Initiative, each accepted an award in ceremonies held Aug. […]
By Larry Morrisey, MAC Deputy Director Bluegrass musician and bandleader Alan Sibley of Ackerman is taking his music to a national audience through a new cable TV show. Sibley and his group The Magnolia Ramblers are the hosts of “The Bluegrass Trail,” a new music show on RFD-TV, the national cable channel that focuses on […]
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