MAC Grants

Grants Process

Mississippi Arts Commission invests in our state’s makers through a variety of grant programs supporting nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and individual artists. Are you an organization or a professional artist looking to fund your project?

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Jul 15

Mississippi Arts Hour

This week on Mississippi Arts Hour, Malcolm interviews John Howell, actor, founder of Fondren Theatre Workshop, and teacher at Whole Schools-affiliated Casey Elementary. Listen in at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.

Jul 22

Mississippi Arts Hour

This Sunday, Larry travels to Meridian to interview Terrance Roberts, storyteller and MAC Roster Artist, on Mississippi Arts Hour. Roberts got started telling stories to his children and then got introduced to the world of professional storytelling. He currently travels throughout the state telling African folktales and other stories to school groups and at festivals. Listen at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.

Jul 29

Mississippi Arts Hour

Malcolm interviews Visual Art Fellowship recipients Anne O'Hara and Barbara-Ann Carver-Hunt about their exhibit at the Mississippi Library Commission on this Sunday's edition of Mississippi Arts Hour. The show airs at 5 p.m. CST on MPB Think Radio.



MAC Calls for Mississippi Poet Laureate Nominations

JACKSON, MISS. – August 12, 2019 – Led by the Mississippi Arts Commission, the Mississippi Poet Laureate Selection Panel is now accepting nominations for the state’s next Poet Laureate, who will succeed Beth Ann Fennelly when her term expires in 2020. The Poet Laureate serves as the official state poet, creating and reading appropriate poetry […]

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Mississippi Arts Commission Awarded $19,400 Grant for Mississippi Writers Trail

JACKSON, MISS. – July 16, 2019 – The Mississippi Arts Commission is pleased to announce the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area (MDNHA) has awarded a $19,400 grant for the development and placement of Mississippi Writers Trail markers in the Delta. The markers will recognize the work of 12 Delta authors. The Mississippi Writers Trail is an […]

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