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Mississippi Museum of Art

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I have been going here a long time with a friend, and I believe they just changed the membership to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pearl, Mississippi
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It was spacious and well organized. I loved the quilt exhibit based on slavery times--very bold... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2018
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The Mississippi Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the state and has been a community-supported institution for more than 100 years. Come enjoy our exhibitions, events, and The Art Garden year round. Admission to the Museum is free, with the...more
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380 S Lamar St, Jackson, MS 39201-4007
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going here a long time with a friend, and I believe they just changed the membership to FREE - you can't beat that! Had a wonderful Rockwell display last fall...

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

It was spacious and well organized. I loved the quilt exhibit based on slavery times--very bold. Also featured was a MS born native American artist that was very interesting. Depending on your level of interest you can probably make it through thi exhibit in about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

I have been to the museum a dozen times. By myself, with my family, with friends, and brought my class on a field trip. Something new and magical everytime!!! Amazing permanent collection and awesome changing exhibits

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Kelly Y
Reviewed October 26, 2018

I enjoyed the quilting exhibit that was here when I visited as well as Jeffrey Gibson exhibit of Everlast Punching bags that were decorated with beading and jingles was interesting. Check the exhibition list and see what you might enjoy.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

The visit took about ten minutes as all but one of the galleries were closed. It looked like work was being done on the other galleries so maybe they will have something soon??

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James D
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Nice, very clean museum in downtown Jackson, adjacent to the convention center and Thalia Mara Hall. You can easily go through whatever exhibit is there and the gift shop in under an hour. Lovely gardens outside, and nice swing set just outside the museum entrance...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

The 200 years of art and Mississippi was a treat -- a well-curated exhibit with immense appeal. From poignant photographs to outrageously good crafts, to relevant maps, to memorable paintings: this show has a little of everything and perfectly celebrates a fascinating state. This museum,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank fredusa
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Very comprehensive and sensitive depiction of Mississippi's history that combined colonial paintings and modern art into a coherent narrative of the state's past. Acknowledgment of Native American and African American experience is impressive.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kato F
Reviewed May 9, 2018

I was asked to speak as a Chickasaw Indian, dressed as one of 1818, about their collection of pottery from the MS period to contemporary Chickasaw. The audience was private members of the Museum friends and were very interested in my cultural comments. The museum...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Robert P
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We enjoyed the exhibit dedicated to the bi-centennial of the state as well as the King Cotton / Thomas Sayre exhibits. They were well organized in a thematic way with different styles represented, including the topic of slavery, even if painters did not represent it...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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