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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Jul 22

Mississippi Arts Hour

This Sunday, Larry travels to Meridian to interview Terrance Roberts, storyteller and MAC Roster Artist, on Mississippi Arts Hour. Roberts got started telling stories to his children and then got introduced to the world of professional storytelling. He currently travels throughout the state telling African folktales and other stories to school groups and at festivals. Listen at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.

Jul 29

Mississippi Arts Hour

Malcolm interviews Visual Art Fellowship recipients Anne O'Hara and Barbara-Ann Carver-Hunt about their exhibit at the Mississippi Library Commission on this Sunday's edition of Mississippi Arts Hour. The show airs at 5 p.m. CST on MPB Think Radio.

Oct 18

State Arts Conference

Join MAC at this free, one-day conference featuring engaging speakers and interesting breakout sessions, all held at the Mississippi State Capitol Building. Details to come!



MAC Awards Nearly $1.4M to Grant Recipients and Program Participants

JACKSON, MISS. – July 10, 2018 – The Mississippi Arts Commission has awarded nearly $1.4 million in funding to artists and arts programs across the state for fiscal year 2019. Funds were awarded in 60 Mississippi House of Representatives districts and 38 state Senate districts, to 134 organizations and schools and to 31 individual artists. […]

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MAC Welcomes Sondra Lee-Bell as Arts Industry Director

JACKSON, MISS. – June 25, 2018 – Sondra Lee-Bell, of Jackson, Miss., has been named arts industry director of the Mississippi Arts Commission. Lee-Bell has more than twenty years of experience working for the State of Mississippi, with much of her experience focusing on grant management. Prior to starting her position at MAC, she served […]

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MAC’s Arts Mean Business Event Features Notable Jacksonians

JACKSON, MISS. – June 20, 2018 – Arts Means Business, a free, community event hosted by the Mississippi Arts Commission, will feature some of Jackson’s most creative and successful small business owners and community leaders as speakers. The event, a two-part public conversation about the many ways the arts, businesses, governments and communities intersect, will be […]

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