Mississippi Museum of Art

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Mississippi Museum of Art
Location 380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, Mississippi
Type Art museum
Website msmuseumart.org

The Mississippi Museum of Art is a public museum in Jackson, Mississippi. It is the largest museum in Mississippi.

Location[edit]

It is located at the corner of 380 South Lamar Street and 201 East Pascagoula Street in Jackson, Mississippi.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

The Mississippi Art Association was founded in 1911.[2] By 1978, the Mississippi Museum of Art was founded, and it was located in the Arts Center of Mississippi until 2007.[1][2]

Permanent collection[edit]

The museum is the largest museum in Mississippi.[2] Its permanent collection includes paintings by American, Mississippi and British painters as well as photographs, collage artworks and sculptures.[4]

American painters[edit]

Photography, collage and sculpture[edit]

Mississippi and Southern artists[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Official website: History
  2. ^ a b c d Lee Ellis, Free Tours, Museums and Sites in America: Southern States Series, Americana Group Publishing, 2003, pp. 108-109 [1]
  3. ^ Joseph M. Flora, Lucinda Hardwick MacKethan, Todd W. Taylor, The Companion to Southern Literature: Themes, Genres, Places, People, Movements, and Motifs, Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Press, 2002, p. 381 [2]
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au Official website: Permanent collection