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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Feb 5

Mississippi Arts Hour - Ed McGowin

This week on the Arts Hour, Larry talks with Ed McGowin, the recipient of the 2023 Governor’s Arts Award Lifetime Achievement Award. Tune in to hear their conversation this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio. You can also listen on your favorite podcasting app.

Jan 29

Mississippi Arts Hour - W. Ralph Eubanks

This week on the Arts Hour, Lauren Rhoades talks with W. Ralph Eubanks, the 2023 Governor’s Arts Award-winner for Excellence in Literature & Cultural Ambassador. The episode airs on Mississippi Public Broadcasting this Sunday at 5 p.m. CST. You can also listen on your favorite podcasting app.

Jan 26

Ask an Accountant: Recordkeeping 101

Are you covering your costs as an artist? If you're unsure, this webinar is for you! Joyce Martelli (Fiber artist, CPA) will discuss the basics of tracking arts income and expenses. She’ll cover the 'why' behind keeping this information and share tools to help with the process. Questions & Answers will be welcome. A recording of the talk and presenter materials will be available online following the event. For more information or accessibility requests, call 601-359-6030.



Happy Holidays from the Mississippi Arts Commission!

After two years of holidays spent at home during the pandemic’s peak, the chance to participate in festivities out in the broader world is too tempting to resist! The first thing on my list is always to scout out Christmas gifts—how can I relax until everyone is taken care of?? I’m fortunate that Mississippi is brimming with creative artists who populate the art markets and festivals with original artwork and handicrafts.

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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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Go make Mississippi.