Today on Mississippi Arts Hour, Malcolm interviews Ward Emling, an actor, activist, and longtime director the Mississippi Film Office. The two friends discuss film incentives, Emling's return to the stage as an actor, and recent film festivals for which Emling has played a key role. Listen at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.
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?
This Sunday, Larry travels to Meridian to interview Terrance Roberts, storyteller and MAC Roster Artist, on Mississippi Arts Hour. Roberts got started telling stories to his children and then got introduced to the world of professional storytelling. He currently travels throughout the state telling African folktales and other stories to school groups and at festivals. Listen at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.
The Mississippi Arts Commission and the Mississippi Library Commission welcome you to attend the opening reception for Mid-Summer Dreams, an exhibition of MAC Fellowship Artists Anne O'Hara and Barbara- Ann Carver-Hunt.
JACKSON, MISS. – July 17, 2019– Melody Moody Thortis, of Brandon, has been promoted to grants director of the Mississippi Arts Commission and Leslie Barker, of Jackson, has been named arts-based community development director, which was Moody Thortis’ previous position at MAC. “We are thrilled for Melody as she begins her new role, and we […]
JACKSON, MISS. – July 16, 2019 – The Mississippi Arts Commission is pleased to announce the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area (MDNHA) has awarded a $19,400 grant for the development and placement of Mississippi Writers Trail markers in the Delta. The markers will recognize the work of 12 Delta authors. The Mississippi Writers Trail is an […]
JACKSON, MISS. – July 11, 2019 – The Mississippi Arts Commission has awarded nearly $1.4 million in funding to artists and arts programs across the state for fiscal year 2020, which began July 1, 2019. Awards were made in 80 Mississippi House of Representatives districts and 43 state Senate districts, to 174 organizations and schools […]
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