Whether or not you fox-trot, two-step, or cakewalk, be sure you don't miss the concerts, seminars, and museum tours at Mississippi State University Library's 2018 Ragtime Jazz Festival with performing artists Kris Tokarski, Steve Cheseborough, Eddie Erickson, and Ivory&Gold.
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?
Arts Day at the Capitol is MAC's annual advocacy event held at the Mississippi State Capitol. Each year, the Mississippi Arts Commission hosts “Arts Day at the Capitol” during Mississippi’s Spring Legislative Session. Held in the State Capitol rotunda, the event highlights the significant contributions the arts have made to create a better quality of life for all Mississippians. The day is filled with opportunities for artists and arts organizations to share with lawmakers how the arts have impacted their lives and their communities. This time at the State Capitol is meant to engage, network, and unify the arts community across the state. The Mississippi Arts Commission is the funded by the Mississippi Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts, and other private sources. Understanding why the arts are a worthwhile investment during hard economic times, and why the government should support the arts are essential to creating a stronger voice within Mississippi’s arts community. Learn more
Mississippi's own Emerald Accent, Clark Lowery, Tom McCandlish, and Gall Fox, debut their new lineup at CelticFest Mississippi where visitors can enjoy food, music, highland game demonstrations, and even join the dance!
Enjoy interactive art activities for children and adults at this free event at the Hattiesburg Cultural Center.
The Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) is the state’s official arts granting and service agency. Based in Jackson, Mississippi, MAC is an independent state agency governed by a fifteen person board. The agency is currently seeking an Arts Industry Program Director/Accessibility Coordinator. This is a fulltime, permanent position. The Arts Industry staff person manages grants to […]
JACKSON, MISS. – Feb. 5, 2018 – The Mississippi Arts Commission is now accepting applications from individuals and organizations for the agency’s annual grant programs. The upcoming application deadline is Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 5 p.m. for operating and project grants to organizations and schools, as well as fellowships, apprenticeships, artist roster and teaching […]
Jackson, Miss. — Feb. 1, 2018 — The Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) will honor five outstanding contributors to Mississippi arts at the 30th annual Governor’s Arts Awards. This event spotlights Mississippi’s rich cultural resources and honors those who make a lasting impact on the state through their vision and creativity. This year’s event will be […]
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