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.



Highlights from the Summer 2018 Issue of Mississippi Folklife

By Maria Zeringue, MAC Folk and Traditional Arts Director One of my favorite parts of my job as the Folk and Traditional Arts Director is managing the online journal Mississippi Folklife. The journal features original writing and documentary work focused on present-day folklife and cultural heritage throughout the state. Mississippi Folklife publishes new articles, interviews, photo […]

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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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