The Mississippi Arts Commission Announces 2023 Governor’s Arts Awards Recipients

The Mississippi Arts Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Governor’s Arts Awards. Now in its 35th year, Governor’s Arts Awards are given to individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding work in the artistic disciplines, arts-based community development, and/or arts patronage in Mississippi. The awards, which underscore the important relationship between government and the arts, will be presented in partnership with the Office of Governor Tate Reeves.

MAC Announces Recipients for the Building Fund for the Arts Grant

The Mississippi Arts Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the Building Fund for the Arts (BFA) grant. This funding opportunity supports the much-needed repair, renovation, expansion, or construction of Mississippi facilities that serve as sites for year-round arts programming in their communities. The Mississippi Legislature approved $3 million for the BFA program for FY2023. 

Mississippi Arts Hour – Gloria Gipson Suggs

This week on the Arts Hour, Lauren Rhoades talks with Gloria Gipson Suggs, a visual artist whose work seeks to preserve heritage and cultural pride. Tune in to hear their conversation this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio, or subscribe to the podcast through your favorite podcast app.

Mississippi Arts Hour – Sammy Long

This week on the Mississippi Arts Hour, Maria talks with woodturner Sammy Long. Tune in to hear their conversation this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio, or subscribe to the podcast through your favorite podcast app.

Mississippi Arts Hour – T.K. Lee

This week on the Mississippi Arts Hour, Leslie talks with actor, director, playwright, and poet T.K. Lee. Tune in to hear their conversation this Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio, or subscribe to the podcast through your favorite podcast app.