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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May 12

State Arts Conference

Mark your calendar for the State Arts Conference, which will be held Thursday, May 12 at the Two Mississippi Museums in downtown Jackson. Events will also be held the day before on Wednesday, May 11 for specific audiences. The conference theme, speakers, sessions, and more will be announced soon.

Jan 23

Mississippi Arts Hour with Thad Lee

This Sunday on Mississippi Arts Hour, Sarah interviews Thad Lee, an Oxford-based artist. Lee is an award-winning filmmaker, photographer, and writer, known for All That You Love Will Be Carried Away (2020) and October (2003). He and Sarah discuss a recent collaboration project Lee exhibited with his wife, artist Carlyle Wolfe Lee. Titled, "Murmurations" the exhibition at Southside Gallery in Oxford featured a series photographs and paintings inspired from the couple's travels and explorations of nature. Tune in this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.

Jan 16

Mississippi Arts Hour with Malaco Records

In this rebroadcast from May 2021, Larry talks with Malaco Records label president Tommy Couch, Jr. Malaco recently published a large-format book that documents the history of the music label, from its beginnings as a small music booking operation that grew into a highly regarded independent record label focused on blues, R&B and gospel music. The show will also feature some classic tracks from Malaco’s extensive catalog. Tune in Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio. The show is also available on major podcasting platforms.


Go make Mississippi.