Mississippi Arts Hour – Kiese Laymon

This Sunday on Mississippi Arts Hour, Sarah talks with award-winning author Kiese Laymon. The two talk about their home state, Laymon’s newly revised and repackaged book “Long Division.” This Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.

Mississippi Folklife Releases Special Issue “Craft & Community During COVID” for Summer 2022

The Summer 2022 Issue, “Craft and Community During COVID” of Mississippi Folklife is now available online at www.mississippifolklife.org. This digital journal features original writing, photography, films, and documentary work focused on present-day folklife and cultural heritage throughout the state. Mississippi Folklife is a project of the Mississippi Arts Commission.

Mississippi Arts Hour – Annette Trefzer

This Sunday on the Mississippi Arts Hour, Lauren Rhoades talks with Annette Trefzer, professor of literature at The University of Mississippi and author of the new book Exposing Mississippi: Eudora Welty’s Photographic Reflections. They discuss Eudora Welty’s work as a photographer and Annette’s fascinating research in the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Welty Collection. 

MAC Listening Session – Ocean Springs

The Mississippi Arts Commission wants to hear from you!

Share your thoughts on Tuesday, August 2, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm during a Listening Session at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Community Center, in Ocean Springs, MS.
The Arthur Alley team, a Mississippi-based consultant group, will guide a group conversation. Sarah Story, executive director of MAC, will ask attendees questions and listen along with the Arthur Alley team. MAC will use the Feedback from the listening session for the new strategic plan!