Puppet Arts Theatre reminds us of the importance of sharing this holiday season with their production of Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! After the 9:30 performance has ended, an encore performance will begin at 11:00.
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?
The Governor’s Arts Awards is an annual ceremony that recognizes individuals and organizations that have made noteworthy contributions to the arts in the state of Mississippi. The awards are presented in partnership with the Governor’s Office and signify the important relationship between government and the arts. The 2018 recipients and awards are as follows: Steve Azar – Governor’s Choice Award David Keary – Leadership in Performing Arts Joe Overstreet – Excellence in Visual Art V. A. Patterson – Community Arts Leader Yoknapatawpha Arts Council – Arts in Community The 2018 recipients will be recognized at the 30th annual Governor’s Arts Awards ceremony at the Old Capitol Museum in downtown Jackson on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at 6 p.m. A public reception at 4:30 p.m. will precede the ceremony.
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.
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.
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. […]
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 […]
JACKSON, MISS. – Nov. 30, 2017 – As part of Mississippi’s bicentennial celebration, the Mississippi Arts Commission, in partnership with Tougaloo College, will present the photography exhibit “Music and Dance in Central Mississippi” from Dec. 7, 2017, through Feb. 16, 2018, at the first floor gallery of the Bennie G. Thompson Academic and Civil Rights […]
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