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 11

Mississippi Arts Hour - Mississippi Folklife

This week on the Mississippi Arts Hour, we are airing an archive show in memory of the late Clinton-based sitar player Vish Shenoy. Tune in to hear their conversation this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio, or subscribe to the podcast through your favorite podcast app.

Dec 4

Mississippi Arts Hour - Jamal Cyrus and Maude Schuyler Clay

This week on the Arts Hour, Lauren Rhoades talks with Jamal Cyrus and Maude Schuyler Clay, two artists who have special exhibitions now at the Mississippi Museum of Art. Tune in to hear their conversation this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio, or subscribe to the podcast through your favorite podcast app.

Nov 27

Mississippi Arts Hour - Rob Detjen

This week on the Mississippi Arts Hour, Leslie talks with musician Rob Detjen. Tune in to hear their conversation this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio, or subscribe to the podcast through your favorite podcast app.

News

12.05.2022

2023 Meet the MAC Dates!

In advance of the agency’s annual grant round, which opens Wednesday, February 1, 2023, the Mississippi Arts Commission will host a series of presentations to assist grant applicants. The deadline to apply for MAC grants is Wednesday, March 1, 2023.

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11.08.2022

The Mississippi Arts Commission Announces 2023 Governor’s Arts Awards Recipients

The Mississippi Arts Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Governor’s Arts Awards. Now in its 35th year, Governor’s Arts Awards are given to individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding work in the artistic disciplines, arts-based community development, and/or arts patronage in Mississippi. The awards, which underscore the important relationship between government and the arts, will be presented in partnership with the Office of Governor Tate Reeves.

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11.07.2022

MAC Announces Recipients for the Building Fund for the Arts Grant

The Mississippi Arts Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the Building Fund for the Arts (BFA) grant. This funding opportunity supports the much-needed repair, renovation, expansion, or construction of Mississippi facilities that serve as sites for year-round arts programming in their communities. The Mississippi Legislature approved $3 million for the BFA program for FY2023. 

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