We are already halfway through the year, and it has truly been remarkable to meet with artists and arts supporters at events within the state and across the globe. I […]


As we head into the summer months, I would like to take this opportunity to give a warm thank you to our keynote speaker, presenters, panelists, legislators, and all who […]

Message from the Director | April 2022

May, the traditional month for graduations and the kickoff of summer, is right around the corner. For the Mississippi Arts Commission this year, May is Conference Season! We hope to […]

Message from the Director | March 2022

Azaleas are blooming in the capital city, ushering in the busyness of spring. March marks our MAC grant deadline as well as our annual advocacy efforts. This year, Arts Day […]

Message from the Director | February 2022

It’s nearly March and at the Mississippi Arts Commission, that means it’s crunch time for grant applications! Grants available include Artist Fellowships, Folk & Traditional Apprenticeships, Individual Project Grants, Organization […]

Message from the Director | January 2022

Happy New Year! We hope you and your families are safe and well in first month of 2022. The new year is a perfect time to begin a creative practice […]

Message from the Director | December 2021

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 […]