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.

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Aug 20

MAC Grantee Event: Art Ability Fair

Take advantage of the free, all-day classes in pottery, music, art, painting, dance, and make-overs for individuals with disabilities age 8-80.

Aug 25

MAC Grantee Event: Jericho Road Show

Catch Libby Rae Watson, Wes Lee, Bill Steber & Rambling Steve Gardner live at the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center for their one-of-a-kind Acoustic Traveling Road Show.



Mississippi Folklife Summer Issue Features Blues Women, Youth Sewing, Aerial Delta Photos & More

JACKSON, MISS. – August 3, 2018 – The Folk and Traditional Arts Program of the Mississippi Arts Commission is pleased to announce the Summer 2018 issue of Mississippi Folklife’s is now available online at The summer issue publication features four articles by Mississippi authors and photographers. “Aerial Delta” by Cleveland photographer Rory Doyle is […]

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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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