You are invited to the Mississippi Library Commission for the most frightfully fun artist reception to date! We hope you will join us for CREATURES AMONG US featuring the work of outlaw printmaker Sean Starwars of Laurel and mixed media master Anne Campbell of Jackson. The reception will be held on Thursday, September 27th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Mississippi Library Commission at 3881 Eastwood Drive in Jackson. The artists will be in attendance and light refreshments will be served. The art showcased at the Mississippi Library Commission (MLC) is the result of a creative partnership between MLC and the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC). All of the artists showcased have been recipients of MAC’s highly competitive Visual Artist Fellowship grant. We hope you will join us for this frightfully fun evening!
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.
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.
Come explore the power of story at the Annual Possum Town Tales Storytelling Festival in Columbus, Mississippi.
Jazz up your weekend with the musical stylings of pianist Michael Jefry Stevens and New Orleans saxophonist, clarinetist, and vocalist Brian "Breeze" Cayolle.
The Mississippi Arts Commission believes the state’s greatest asset is its story. Now, along with our partners, we have embarked on a project that honors our greatest storytellers. Similar to the Mississippi Blues Trail and other cultural trails, the Mississippi Writers Trail will pay tribute to the state’s most acclaimed and influential writers by recognizing […]
JACKSON, MISS. (Sept. 4, 2018) – The Mississippi Arts Commission recognized two schools last week as models of exemplary practice in arts integration. Nora Davis Magnet School in Laurel, Miss., and St. Anthony Catholic School in Madison, Miss., both schools with longstanding participation in MAC’s Whole Schools Initiative, each accepted an award in ceremonies held Aug. […]
By Larry Morrisey, MAC Deputy Director Bluegrass musician and bandleader Alan Sibley of Ackerman is taking his music to a national audience through a new cable TV show. Sibley and his group The Magnolia Ramblers are the hosts of “The Bluegrass Trail,” a new music show on RFD-TV, the national cable channel that focuses on […]
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