201 East Pascagoula Street, Jackson Mississippi 39201
601-960-1515 Toll Free: 866-843-9278 Fax 601-960-1505
The Mississippi Museum of Art is home to some very extraordinary works of art. The museum, opened in 1978, has a permanent collection of 800 individual objects. It exhibits the work of Mississippi artists, sculptors, writers, craftsmen, and workers in other artistic fields. The collection is also notably strong in 19th and 20th century American landscape paintings, 18th century British paintings and furniture, Japanese prints, pre-Columbian ceramics and Oceanic art, photographs, and folk art.
Other Art nearby:
(Jackson) Brown's Fine Art Gallery
(Jackson) Crowell Art
(Jackson) Mississippi Museum of Art
(Jackson) Municipal Art Gallery
(Jackson) Nunnery's Gallery
(Jackson) Southern Breeze Gallery
02/16 Coming to The Jackson area
World Catfish Festival Belzoni MS April6 This whiskers and fin festival held every April celebrates the world's largest catfish fry. Bands ranging from Gospel, Country, to Rock-n-Roll and Blues! Free Kids Zone!
World Famous Armidillo Festival Hamburg AR May1-4 The World Famous Armidillo Festival takes place on Hamburg's town square and the surrounding blocks. Local bands play on Friday night of the festival and all day Saturday to ensure your weekend is the best.