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 26

Mississippi Arts Hour

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

Dec 10

Mississippi Arts Hour

Turry talks with Beverly Wade Hogan who has served as President at Tougaloo College since May 2002. She is the first woman and the 13th president to lead this historic institution. Hogan earned her B.A. in psychology from Tougaloo College and M.A.  in public policy and administration from Jackson State University. Touagaloo College houses Mississippi's largest collection of African-American and African art, as well as a significant collection of international prints and 20th century American paintings.



MAC Provides Funding to Enhance Art Collections through Dille Fund

JACKSON, MISS. – November 22, 2017 – Through a new special initiative, the Dille Fund for Art Acquisition, the Mississippi Arts Commission has awarded a total of $125,800 in funding to organizations across the state to enhance visual art collections. The Dille Fund for Art Acquisition is a program created as the result of a […]

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Mississippi artist hand crafts ornaments to accompany the National Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C.

JACKSON, Miss. — Ornaments by a local Mississippi artist will dazzle President’s Park (White House) in Washington, D.C. as part of the 95th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting display. Teresa Haygood from Jackson, MS, designed ornaments that showcase artistic, architectural, cultural and historic elements of Mississippi’s major regions in glittering mosaic globes. The handcrafted ornaments […]

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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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