The DeSoto Arts Council presents their Kid’s Summer Art Camp: Mississippi Wildlife and Nature for children ages 6 – 12. Participants will explore Mississippi nature and wildlife through nature centered classes on photography, painting, sculpture, performance, and more. Learn more or register online here.
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?
Revered American poet and novelist Margaret Walker will be honored with a Mississippi Writers Trail marker at the university where she taught for 30 years. Join us and our partners at the Margaret Walker Center (Ayer Hall) at Jackson State University on Monday July 8 at 11:30 a.m. as we celebrate her contributions to the literary world.
The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art presents The Science of Art workshop at the Carriage House Studio. Led by North Jones Elementary teacher Suzie Walker, participating teachers will learn hands-on projects that integrate science concepts into artistic skills such as painting and printmaking. CEU credits will be offered. Learn more or register online here.
JACKSON, MISS. – October 31, 2019 – The Mississippi Arts Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 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 […]
JACKSON, MISS. – Oct. 1, 2019 – The Mississippi Arts Commission is now accepting applications for the agency’s Minigrant program, which is offered annually to organizations and individual artists to assist with small-scale arts projects around the state. The application deadline is Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. Minigrants for organizations are designed to meet a wide […]
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 […]
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