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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Oct 28

MAC Grantee Event: The Great Delta Bear Affair Festival

To celebrate the day that President Theodore Roosevelt refused to kill a Mississippi black bear, Rolling Fork invites locals and visitors for a day of music, food, outdoor games, educational tours, and an explosive firework finale.

Oct 29

Mississippi Arts Hour

Today on the Mississippi Arts Hour, host Larry Morrisey interviews Jesmyn Ward, novelist and professor of English at Tulane University.



MAC Announces 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards Recipients

JACKSON, MISS. – October 23, 2017 – The Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards. Established in 1988, Governor’s Arts Awards are given to individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding work in visual, literary and performing arts, community development through the arts and arts patronage in […]

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Application Deadline Extended for Dille Fund for Visual Art Acquisition

The deadline to apply for the Dille Fund for Visual Art Acquisition has been extended to Monday, November 6, 2017. 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. […]

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MAC Launches Arts-Based Mississippi Bicentennial Curriculum, Now Available Online

JACKSON, MISS. – Oct. 9, 2017 – To commemorate Mississippi’s bicentennial year, the Mississippi Arts Commission has released a curriculum exploring the history of the state through the arts. A curriculum spanning two centuries, Mississippi History through the Arts: A Bicentennial Journey is based on select artworks from the Mississippi Museum of Art’s exhibitions, Picturing […]

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