Mark your calendar for the State Arts Conference, which will be held Thursday, May 12 at the Two Mississippi Museums in downtown Jackson. Events will also be held the day before on Wednesday, May 11 for specific audiences. The conference theme, speakers, sessions, and more will be announced soon.
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?
Join MAC in partnership with the Governor's Office to celebrate the arts at the 2022 Governor's Arts Awards. Now in its 34th year, Governor’s Arts Awards are given to individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding work in the artistic disciplines as well as arts-based community development and arts patronage in Mississippi. The 2022 recipients will be recognized at the 34th Governor’s Arts Awards ceremony at the Two Mississippi Museums in downtown Jackson on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, at 6 p.m. Due to health concerns, some award recipients may deliver a video acceptance speech in lieu of presenting in-person. A public reception at 4:30 p.m. will precede the ceremony. Learn more about the awards.
This Sunday on Mississippi Arts Hour, Sarah interviews Thad Lee, an Oxford-based artist. Lee is an award-winning filmmaker, photographer, and writer, known for All That You Love Will Be Carried Away (2020) and October (2003). He and Sarah discuss a recent collaboration project Lee exhibited with his wife, artist Carlyle Wolfe Lee. Titled, "Murmurations" the exhibition at Southside Gallery in Oxford featured a series photographs and paintings inspired from the couple's travels and explorations of nature. Tune in this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.
In this rebroadcast from May 2021, Larry talks with Malaco Records label president Tommy Couch, Jr. Malaco recently published a large-format book that documents the history of the music label, from its beginnings as a small music booking operation that grew into a highly regarded independent record label focused on blues, R&B and gospel music. The show will also feature some classic tracks from Malaco’s extensive catalog. Tune in Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio. The show is also available on major podcasting platforms.
JACKSON, MISS. – January 14, 2022 – In advance of the agency’s annual grant round, which opens Tuesday, Feb. 1, the Mississippi Arts Commission will host a series of presentations […]
JACKSON, MISS. – Dec. 21, 2021 – The Mississippi Arts Commission has awarded 23 RESCUE ARP Grants and 51 Mini-Grants to artists and organizations around the state. The RESCUE grants awarded […]
Happy Holidays from MAC! What a year it’s been! Through the highs and lows of 2021, I am grateful to have had the opportunity to learn all about the vast […]
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