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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Jun 24

Mississippi Arts Hour

Today on Mississippi Arts Hour, Malcolm talks with longtime features writer and editor Sherry Lucas.  The two discuss culture, food, arts and entertainment in Jackson. Listen in at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.

Jun 28

The Arts Mean Business: Intersections of Business & Community

Join the Mississippi Arts Commission in Jackson on Thursday, June 28 for a two-part public conversation about the many ways the arts, businesses, governments and communities intersect. Part 1: “Utilizing the arts in your business” will be held at the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, June 28. This session will feature a panel of business leaders in Jackson who are successfully using the arts as an integral part of their work. Join us for this free event to learn new ways to utilize the arts in your business. Featured speakers include: • Matthew McLaughlin, owner of McLaughlin, PC • Paul Wolf, owner and publisher of Find It In Fondren and Explore LeFleur • Phillip Rollins, DJ and owner of Offbeat Jxn • Janice Cameron, Owner of CUPS, an Espresso Cafe Part 2: “Community Engagement by re-imagining place” will be held at Lucky Town Brewing Company from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 28. This session will feature a panel of community leaders in Jackson who are successfully using the arts as a tool for community engagement by re-imagining its impact on public spaces. Featured speakers include: • William Goodman, Mixed-media artist and muralist • Salam Rida, Urban Designer, City of Jackson Planning Department • daniel johnson, CEO and Founder of Significant Developments These free community events are part of MAC’s statewide initiative, “The Arts Mean Business”, a series of events, workshops, resources and community forums to connect and empower Mississippi’s Creative Economy.

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06.20.2018

MAC’s Arts Mean Business Event Features Notable Jacksonians

JACKSON, MISS. – June 20, 2018 – Arts Means Business, a free, community event hosted by the Mississippi Arts Commission, will feature some of Jackson’s most creative and successful small business owners and community leaders as speakers. The event, a two-part public conversation about the many ways the arts, businesses, governments and communities intersect, will be […]

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06.11.2018

Whole Schools Initiative Summer Institute Teaches Arts Integration

JACKSON, MISS. – June 11, 2018 – This week on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the 2018 Whole Schools Initiative Summer Institute will be held June 11-15 at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College on the Jefferson Davis Campus. The Summer Institute is a professional development opportunity for educational and community leaders to learn how to integrate arts into […]

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06.07.2018

MAC Calls for Governor’s Arts Awards Nominations

JACKSON, MISS. – June 7, 2018 – The Mississippi Arts Commission is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards, an annual ceremony that recognizes individuals and organizations who have made noteworthy contributions to the arts in the state of Mississippi. The awards are presented in partnership with the Governor’s Office and signify the […]

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