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?
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.
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.
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 […]
JACKSON, MISS. – July 17, 2019– Melody Moody Thortis, of Brandon, has been promoted to grants director of the Mississippi Arts Commission and Leslie Barker, of Jackson, has been named arts-based community development director, which was Moody Thortis’ previous position at MAC. “We are thrilled for Melody as she begins her new role, and we […]
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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