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Mississippi Museum of Art

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Address: 380 South Lamar Street, Jackson, MS 39201
Phone Number: +1 601-960-1515
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Mississippi Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the state and...

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 exception of some special ticketed exhibitions. Art is the story. Find it here.

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Well spent afternoon

I went here alone on a Saturday afternoon and listened to my headphones and perused the art. Super relaxing and an excellent way to see the beauty of Mississippi and southern art... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went here alone on a Saturday afternoon and listened to my headphones and perused the art. Super relaxing and an excellent way to see the beauty of Mississippi and southern art. The woman in the gift shop was also super friendly. It also was setting up for a wedding, which looked like it was going to be beautiful. Only... More 

Thank traveler4444661
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited the museum last weekend to see William Dunlap's painting that is the focal point of the permanent collection. It is stunning! The building is beautifully designed and quite easy to navigate. I was impressed with the permanent collection thought I didn't like the temporary exhibit "When Modern was Contemporary" very much even though it was well curated. The... More 

Thank ShreveportAlias
Madison, Mississippi
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely inside and out, the museum makes up for small, only moderately impressive exhibits by having many outdoor events.

Thank LizWilli-
Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last weekend to see "When Modern was Contemporary" and it was really a great exhibit. Really enjoyed the museums permanent collection as well. Well worth the visit!

Thank rritchey
Flowood, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is beautiful, and when they have events, they are always worth attending. That being said, I am not that impressed with their works which are on permanent display.

Thank John Y
Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mississippi Museum of Art is outstanding for a city the size of Jackson. Approaching the museum is in itself a pleasant experience because of the attractive fountains and the Art Garden. Both the museum's permanent collection and the visiting exhibitions are quite good. The Palette Cafe is a great place to eat lunch, and browsing the gift shop is... More 

Thank NM43
Jackson, MS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Recently attended a noon-day guided tour of the Neuberger exhibit with artist Jason Bouldin. It was an outstanding and informative tour and discussion. There are really great things happening at the MMA...take advantage of it and have lunch at the Palette which is fantastic!

Thank JacksonTraveler59
Dongola, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

My children took some art classes here and I toured the museum while they took their class. It is filled with great art treasures. Super nice staff, yummy café, and beautiful seating areas to enjoy nature. They have this super outdoor swing. My daughter enjoyed swinging, sipping coke, and looking at the beautiful outdoor scenery. This is a gem for... More 

Thank Gotjoy4
Fairhope, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Enjoyed the exhibits including the Marie Hull exhibit. Bill Dunlap has a permanent painting there. Interesting museum and would go again depending on exhibits.

Thank mississippimuse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This museum, located in downtown Jackson, was much better than I expected! It possesses a beautiful array of Mississippi artists and their creations including photos, paintings, and sculptures. Staff are friendly and helpful. It will only take a couple of hours, but it's worth the trip for sure!

Thank Clyde0523

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