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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Nov 19

Mississippi Arts Hour

Turry talks to Carolyn J. Brown, a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, who moved to Jackson in 2006.  She is a  writer, editor, and independent scholar who has taught at University of North Carolina in Greensboro, Elon University, and Millsaps College. Her work has been published in College Language Journal and Notes on Mississippi Writers.   Her non-fiction books include Song of My Life:  A Biography of Margaret Walker and A Daring Life: A Biography of Eudora Welty. Most recently, Carolyn authored The Artist’s Sketch: A Biography of Painter Kate Freeman Clark. All three works were published by The University Press of Mississippi. Listen at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.

Nov 26

Mississippi Arts Hour

Today on MS Arts Hour, Malcolm talks with Jochen Wierich, curator of the Mississippi Museum of Art.



Bicentennial Photo Exhibit Coming to Indianola, Miss.

JACKSON, MISS. – Nov. 6, 2017 – As part of Mississippi’s bicentennial celebration, the Mississippi Arts Commission, in partnership with the B. B. King Museum, will present the photography exhibit “Material Culture in the Delta” from Nov. 17 to Nov. 30, 2017, at the B. B. King Museum in Indianola, Miss. Exhibit photographs were taken […]

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MAC Announces 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards Recipients

JACKSON, MISS. – October 23, 2017 – The Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards. Established in 1988, Governor’s Arts Awards are given to individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding work in visual, literary and performing arts, community development through the arts and arts patronage in […]

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Application Deadline Extended for Dille Fund for Visual Art Acquisition

The deadline to apply for the Dille Fund for Visual Art Acquisition has been extended to Monday, November 6, 2017. The Dille Fund for Visual Art Acquisition is a new special initiative offered to organizations by the Mississippi Arts Commission. The initiative provides funds for the purchase of visual art, specifically a landscape or seascape. […]

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