Mississippi Museum of Art

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Mississippi Museum of Art
Mississippi Museum of Art and The Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art.jpg
Museum and Art Garden in 2012
Location 380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, Mississippi
Coordinates 32°17′47″N 90°11′08″W / 32.29626°N 90.18569°W / 32.29626; -90.18569Coordinates: 32°17′47″N 90°11′08″W / 32.29626°N 90.18569°W / 32.29626; -90.18569
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 "Mississippi Museum of Art". www.msmuseumart.org. Retrieved 2 October 2017. 
  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 "Mississippi Museum of Art". www.msmuseumart.org. Retrieved 2 October 2017.