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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Dec 16

Blues Family Day

Bring the whole family and enjoy half-price admission at the Grammy Museum. Celebrate the Blues with live music from Mr. Sipp and discover the current exhibit John Lee Hooker: King of the Boogie.

Dec 17

Mississippi Arts Hour

Today on Mississippi Arts Hour, Malcolm talks with new members of MAC's staff: Anna Ehrgott, communications director; Melody Moody Thortis, arts-based community development director; and Maria Zeringue, folk and traditional arts director. The group's conversation centers around new and upcoming events and initiatives at MAC. Listen at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.



Visual Artists: Apply now for Southern Prize and State Fellowships

For the second year in a row, MAC’s regional partner South Arts is accepting entries for the Southern Prize and State Fellowships, offering nine individual artists cash awards of up to $30,000; the contest is open to visual artists living across the southern states. Last year, Mississippi fiber artist Coulter Fussell was named finalist for […]

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MAC to Host Free Information Sessions on Grant Programs

JACKSON, MISS. – December 7, 2017 – The Mississippi Arts Commission will host a series of “Meet the MAC” presentations on the agency’s grant programs at locations around the state. The program is targeted to Mississippi-based artists, arts organizations and other nonprofit organizations. Events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. […]

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Birds of a Feather: Educators Teach Educators How to Use MAC’s New Curriculum

On November 9, 2017, Dr. Mark Malone, professor of music at William Carey University, and Limeul Eubanks, Staff Officer at the Office of Secondary Education at the Mississippi Department of Education, presented MAC’s Mississippi History Through the Arts: A Bicentennial Curriculum to educators at the Mississippi Art Education Association’s 2017 Fall Conference. This curriculum is […]

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