Whether you bring your own or purchase an onsite lunch, don't miss the live music at downtown Hattiesburg's City Hall Fountain Park as a part of the Hattiesburg Arts Council's "Brown Bag Concert Series."
State Arts Conference
Come one, come all, “Come As You Art” to Mississippi’s State Arts Conference! This free, day-long convening is an opportunity for artists, arts organizations, arts educators and arts enthusiasts to learn, share and network.
UPDATE: Thanks to the overwhelming support of our arts friends, we are at capacity for the State Arts Conference. We look forward to seeing all who registered at the State Capitol Building next Thursday, October 18! Come one, come all, "Come As You Art" to Mississippi's State Arts Conference! This free, day-long convening is an opportunity for artists, arts organizations, arts educators and arts enthusiasts to learn, share and network. Featuring compelling speakers, helpful workshops and fun activities, conference participants will leave inspired and ready to greet the next challenge with creative solutions. Casual and creative dress is encouraged at this artful, statewide gathering. Be one of the first 200 people to register and receive a free catfish lunch from nearby Galloway Church. After the conference, join us to celebrate MAC's 50th birthday at a reception hosted by MAC's Board of Commissioners at the Mississippi Museum of Art. REGISTER here Want to learn more? Visit msstateartsconference2018.sched.com to see the conference agenda, speakers and other details as they emerge.
Enjoy live music, arts and crafts vendors, games and activities for children, and a chainsaw woodcarver at this fun festival commemorating President Theodore Roosevelt's famous bear hunt that led to the creation of the teddy bear.
Mississippi Writers Trail Builds on Success of Cultural Markers and Book Festival, Honors State’s Legacy
By Malcolm White If it weren’t for a Mississippi Freedom Trail marker, you might not know that a section of Jackson’s Capitol Street was once the scene of a significant civil rights protest, Woolworth’s sit-in. If it weren’t for a Mississippi Blues Trail marker, you might not know that Club Ebony in Indianola was once […]
JACKSON, MISS. – Oct. 1, 2018 – The Mississippi Arts Commission is now accepting applications for the agency’s Minigrant program. The application deadline is Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Each year, MAC offers two opportunities to apply for a Minigrant to assist with small-scale arts projects around the state. The next opportunity to apply for a Minigrant will […]
JACKSON, MISS. – September 25, 2018 – The Mississippi Arts Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards. Established in 1988, Governor’s Arts Awards are given to individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding work in the artistic disciplines as well as arts-based community development and arts patronage in Mississippi. The awards are presented […]
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