January 15, 2019

This past Saturday, January 12, the first gathering of the Museum's Community Advisory Council (CAC), took place.  Eighteen council members, including high school students, artists, a university professor, a pastor, a farmer, a rapper, and others, representing a divers...

December 20, 2018

On Tuesday, December 4, Art Nights participants were introduced to the new CAPE Lab. The night’s program began with Museum Director Betsy Bradley giving an overview of recent W.K. Kellogg Foundation-funded art acquisitions and sharing the collection strategy used to in...

October 12, 2018

Thursday, October 11 | Kiln, Miss. ... CAPE joined forces with The Arts, Hancock County, Hancock County Performing Arts Center to gather public input as part of the Art + Exchange Story-Gathering Tour. This research serves as part of Phase 1 of a new program of place-b...

September 10, 2018

Triana Davis, still from WonderLust, © Jeffrey Gibson 2018.

“It almost feels like this has been so bottled up, it just needed someone to come and just, you know, pop the cork on it.”

– artist Jeffrey Gibson

We could not have asked for a more appropriate contemporary arti...

September 6, 2018

Wednesday, Sept. 5 | McComb, Miss. ... CAPE joined forces with the Pike County Arts Council, McComb Creative Economy Partnership, Pike County Chamber of Commerce, and Pike School of Art to gather public input as part of the Art + Exchange Story-Gathering Tour. This res...

August 30, 2018

Wednesday, Aug. 30 | Wiggins, Miss. ... CAPE joined forces with the City of Wiggins, Stone County, and Stone County Economic Development Partnership to gather public input as part of the Art + Exchange Story-Gathering Tour. This research serves as part of Phase 1 of a...

August 24, 2018

Thursday, Aug. 23 | Utica, Miss. ... CAPE joined forces with the Town of Utica, Friends of Utica, and Sipp Culture to gather public input as part of the Art + Exchange Story-Gathering Tour. This research serves as part of Phase 1 of a new program of place-based artist...

July 30, 2018

Cotton, we’re told, is the fabric of our lives. But what does that look like for contemporary Mississippians, at a time in history when most are removed from the agricultural realities of the cotton field? How does cotton’s global history of social stratification still...

July 27, 2018

Wednesday, July 27 | Meridian, Miss. ... CAPE joined forces with the City of Meridian, Main Street Meridian, and Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience to gather public input as part of the Art + Exchange Story-Gathering Tour. This research serves as part of Phase...

July 24, 2018

February 16-17, 2018 | MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART

Using the bicentennial exhibition Picturing Mississippi, 1817-2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise as a lens through which to consider historical conceptions of Mississippi, as well as the larger South, this symposium...

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