The Mississippi Arts Commission’s 2020 State Arts Conference was held as a virtual event on Oct. 7-9, 2020. The theme of “Arts Now” spoke to the unique experience of life in 2020, how the arts inform that experience, and the realities of working as an artist or in the arts sector now.

To increase accessibility, the conference’s virtual offerings were available to the public for a month after the conference. Though the conference is now closed, you may request access to some of its content by emailing Anna Ehrgott at

Stay tuned for information about the 2021 State Arts Conference!