This Sunday on the Mississippi Arts Hour, Leslie talks with music creator and curator, Stephen Brown (also known as 5th Child), about how growing up in Jackson inspired him as a hip-hop artist. He also discusses his work as a mentor to students and young artists, his brand new music, and exciting upcoming projects. Listen this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio. The show is also available on major podcasting platforms.
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?
Mark your calendar for the State Arts Conference, which will be held Thursday, May 12 at the Two Mississippi Museums in downtown Jackson. See more information and register for the event here.
This Sunday on the Mississippi Arts Hour, Larry visits with Oxford-based author Chris Offutt about his new book, “Shifty’s Boys.” It’s the second in a series of books that follows Mick Hardin, a veteran of the war in Iraq and an expert woodsman, as he solves a murder in rural eastern Kentucky. They also talk about Offutt’s longtime love of photography. Listen this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio. The show is also available on major podcasting platforms.
This Sunday on the Mississippi Arts Hour, Sarah talks with Charles Williams, a contemporary visual artist from Georgetown, South Carolina and Calvin Phelps, the founder and director of the Pike School of Art in McComb, Miss. Charles worked with Calvin and the community of McComb to create a new album with sounds and interviews from the town. Listen this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio. The show is also available on major podcasting platforms.
We are already halfway through the year, and it has truly been remarkable to meet with artists and arts supporters at events within the state and across the globe. I […]
JACKSON, MISS. – June 21, 2022 – The Mississippi Arts Commission is announcing that the Mississippi Legislature recently approved new funds totaling $3 million for the Building Fund for the […]
JACKSON, MISS. – June 1, 2022 – The Mississippi Arts Commission is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Governor’s Arts Awards, an annual ceremony that recognizes individuals and organizations that […]
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