This Sunday, Larry talks with Carolyn Brown and Ellen Ruffin, co-editors of A De Grummond Primer, a new book that examines the extensive children’s literature collection at the University of Southern Mississippi. The collection includes original items from a number of legendary children’s book authors, including Margret and H.A. Rey, the creators of “Curious George.” For the music breaks, we’ll hear tracks from the new album by Oxford singer-songwriter Andrew Bryant. Hear the show at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.
Art Musuem Month
August is Art Museum Month in Mississippi. Learn how to get free admission at seven of the state’s participating art institutions.
During the entire month of August, some of the largest, most prestigious, and diverse collections of art across Mississippi are offering free admission as part of Art Museum Month Mississippi. Participating institutions include: Lauren Rogers Museum of Art (Laurel), The Mathews-Sanders Sculpture Garden (Cleveland), Mississippi Arts & Entertainment Experience (Meridian), Mississippi Museum of Art (Jackson), Museum of the Mississippi Delta (Greenwood), Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art (Biloxi) and Walter Anderson Museum of Art (Ocean Springs). Campaign partners include Mississippi Arts Commission and Visit Mississippi. Just fill out the contact form on the campaign webpage to visit the state’s art institutions for free.
This week on the Mississippi Arts Hour, Leslie talks with musician, Adam Collier. Also known as AJC of AJC and the Envelope Pushers and AJC the DJ, he is a man who wears many musical hats. Join us for a conversation about Adam’s influences, process, and upcoming projects at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.
JACKSON, MISS. – July 26, 2021– As part of a statewide, collaborative effort to welcome visitors back to art museums and sculpture gardens, seven of Mississippi’s major arts institutions will […]
July 1 may seem like an insignificant date to most people, but it’s a big deal at the Mississippi Arts Commission. The first day of July each year is the […]
JACKSON, MISS. – July 9, 2021 – The Mississippi Arts Commission has awarded more than $1.4 million in funding to artists and arts programs across the state for fiscal year […]
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