December 28, 2017

Michael N. Foster is a photographer in Water Valley, Mississippi, who makes pictures using the collodion wet-plate process, a Civil War-era, pre-digital technique. The chemistry is deliberate and intimate, as is the act of capturing the image itself. This is the story...

December 20, 2017

What do you stand for? 

Public monuments represent values of certain peoples and moments in the past. How can contemporary people create their own, living monuments that speak to the changing tides of modern life?

#JXNStands invites residents of and visitors to Mississip...

December 13, 2017

Recording artist 5th Child in front of the Basquiat. More from him at

Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1985 painting, Natchez, has a limited-time engagement in the Mississippi Museum of Art's bicentennial exhibition, Picturing Mississippi, 1817-2017: Land of Plen...

December 5, 2017

As we near the December 9 opening of the Mississippi Museum of Art's landmark bicentennial exhibition, Picturing Mississippi, 1817-2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise, we reflect on the diversity of experience and connotation that Mississippi inspires. 



December 2, 2017

Mississippi Museum of Art Launches Center for Art & Public Exchange to inspire new narratives in contemporary Mississippi

The Mississippi Museum of Art (the Museum) in Jackson announces a new community-centered initiative, the Center for Art & Public Exchange, that will...

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