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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Sep 30

MAC Grantee Event: Rock the Park! 2017

With headliner Crowder alongside Finding Favor, Rapture Ruckus, and P. Lo Jetson for the lineup, the ninth annual Contemporary Christian Music event is sure to Rock!

Oct 1

Mississippi Arts Hour

On a special edition of Mississippi Arts Hour, Larry broadcasts interviews conducted onsite at the Mississippi Book Festival. Listen in at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.



Bicentennial Photo Exhibit Coming to Mississippi Gulf Coast

JACKSON, MISS. – Sept. 20, 2017 – As part of Mississippi’s bicentennial celebration, the Mississippi Arts Commission, in partnership with the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, will present the photography exhibit “Customs on the Mississippi Coast” from Sept. 28 to Nov. 30, 2018, at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center in Ocean Springs, Miss. This […]

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Introducing the Dille Fund for Visual Art Acquisition

The Dille Fund for Visual Art Acquisition is a new special initiative offered to organizations by the Mississippi Arts Commission. The initiative provides funds for the purchase of visual art, specifically a landscape or seascape. MAC is now accepting applications from qualifying organizations for the Dille Fund for Visual Art Acquisition. The deadline to apply […]

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MAC Welcomes Melody Moody Thortis as Arts-Based Community Development Director

JACKSON, MISS. – September 14, 2017 – Melody Moody Thortis, of Jackson, Miss., has been named arts-based community development director of the Mississippi Arts Commission. Moody Thortis previously served as executive director of Bike Walk Mississippi, where she focused the statewide organization around issues of equity, access, placemaking and livability. Moody Thortis comes to MAC […]

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