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Mississippi Museum of Art

380 S Lamar St, Jackson, MS 39201-4007
+1 601-960-1515
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The Largest Museum in Mississippi

I was asked to speak as a Chickasaw Indian, dressed as one of 1818, about their collection of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert P
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Tuscumbia
Limited collection but great bi-centennial exhibit

We enjoyed the exhibit dedicated to the bi-centennial of the state as well as the King Cotton... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
claude_monnier
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Raleigh, NC
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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 exception of some special ticketed exhibitions. Art is the story. Find it here.
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380 S Lamar St, Jackson, MS 39201-4007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Robert P
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Reviewed 9 April 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

1  Thank claude_monnier
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

We really enjoyed the Picturing Mississippi art gallery. It was beautiful in every way. It was so well placed, every piece. I would love to keep going back each time the gallery is changed. It is always a pleasure.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Jackson, the place between Memphis and New Orleans, the home of the Levi and Nissan factory has so so so much more to offer. And here it is. A world class gallery space, beautifully designed and laid out and a complete surprise as it is...More

1  Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This museum is so underutilized because the public does not realize what a jewel this community has in its mists. There are always top notch exhibits

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Bicentennial exhibit of art made by Mississippi artists or in Mississippi. There are two original James Audubon oil paintings. We are accustomed to seeing prints but the oil paintings are fabulous. I've waited decades to see the only know landscape by Audubon. It's owned by...More

1  Thank Patricia C
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Over the last 10 years, My wife and I have now paid our third visit to this museum. This time we were blessed to see a temporary exhibit of the paintings and ceramic figurines of Mildred and Karl Wolfe, a notable Jackson couple in their...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

My 8 and 6 year old really enjoyed the museum, they didn't want to leave. I would recommend planning for 5 to 6 hours stay. Once you leave, you can enjoy the wonderful park across the street and even visit the Natural Science Museum.

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

The main exhibit, The Mississippi Story or something, is terrific and free. This state is better renowned for its music and literature -- check out the visual art!

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

It's not the biggest or the best art museum, but it is worth the trip, especially when they have special exhibits or events.

Thank KDKirk007
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