Folk Arts Apprenticeship Exhibit Coming to Jackson

JACKSON, MISS. – May 16, 2018 –In partnership with the Mississippi Museum of Art, the Mississippi Arts Commission will present the pop-up exhibit “Folk Arts Apprenticeship Showcase” in the Trustmark Grand Hall at the Mississippi Museum of Art on Thursday, May 17, 2018. The exhibit is a curated showcase of photographs and performances that highlight […]

MAC to Host Southern Prize Fundraiser Honoring Coulter Fussell

JACKSON, MISS. (April 25, 2018) – The Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) is hosting a celebration fundraiser honoring Mississippi’s 2017 South Arts Southern Prize Finalist and State Fellow, Coulter Fussell, in her Water Valley studio – YaloRUN Textiles – on Friday, May 18th, 2018. Water Valley based fiber artist and painter, Coulter Fussell, was awarded South Art’s […]

MAC Now Accepting Minigrant Applications

JACKSON, MISS.  – Applications are now being accepted for the Mississippi Arts Commission’s (MAC) minigrant program. The application deadline is Friday, June 1, 2018. MAC offers two minigrant deadlines each year – June 1 and November 1 to assist with smaller arts projects around the state.   Minigrants for organizations are designed to meet a […]

Application Period Reopened – Seeking Arts Industry Program Director/Accessibility Coordinator

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 reopening the application period for an Arts Industry Program Director and Accessibility Coordinator. This is a full-time, permanent position based at MAC’s […]

Mississippi Awarded $30,000 Grant for Mississippi Writers Trail

JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Arts Commission, in partnership with the Community Foundation for Mississippi, Mississippi Humanities Council, Mississippi Book Festival, Mississippi Development Authority, Mississippi Department of Archives and History and the Mississippi Library Commission, is pleased to announce the creation of a Mississippi Writers Trail to honor the most acclaimed and influential writers throughout our […]

Announcement – Arts Industry Program Grant Panels

MAC will be paneling grant applications throughout the month of April. If you or your organization have an application that will be adjudicated, please contact MAC to determine the date and approximate time that your application is scheduled for review. If applicants are interested in coming to the MAC office to attend the review of […]

Mac Seeks Arts Industry Program Director/Accessibility Coordinator

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 […]

MAC Now Accepting Grant Applications

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 […]

MAC to Host 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards

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 […]

MAC to Host Free Information Sessions on Grant Programs

JACKSON, MISS. – December 7, 2017 – The Mississippi Arts Commission will host a series of “Meet the MAC” presentations on the agency’s grant programs at locations around the state. The program is targeted to Mississippi-based artists, arts organizations and other nonprofit organizations. Events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. […]