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September 2018

“Love Daddy: Letters from My Father” Exhibit

September 15, 9:00 amDecember 15, 5:00 pm

“Love Daddy: Letters from my Father” reveals the complicated relationship between a father and son, separated by distance and time while bound by love and admiration. David Rae Morris, son of the late Willie Morris, uses photographs as snapshots into who his father was as a man, father, and author. Willie Morris’ letters reveal an everlasting love and affection that he was unable to express through dialogue but could through written word. The letters and photographs intertwined helped both men…

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November 2018

Christmas Cabaret Call for Performers

November 1, 8:00 amNovember 30, 5:00 pm

On Dec. 21, The MAX will be hosting a Christmas Cabaret. This holiday variety show will showcase the vast and varied talents of the local community. Acts can include, but are not limited to: singing, acting, standup comedy, dancing, speed painting, contortion, magic/sleight of hand, etc. All acts are to be in the spirit of the holiday season. If you are interested in performing in our festive cabaret, please contact Courtney at 601-581-1550, ext. 10 or courtney@msarts.org

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Make + Take Workshop

November 24, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2018

Young visitors to The MAX make an art project to take home. Activities are led by a museum educator and held in the second floor classroom. Free with museum admission.

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MAXStudio Holiday Workshop: Empty Bowls–Session 1: Build Your Bowl

November 27, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

In this two-session workshop, each person will create two ceramic bowls for the Empty Bowls fundraiser–one to keep and one to donate (to sell at the Empty Bowls benefit). Build your bowl on November 27, then glaze your bowl on December 4. $10 Members | $15 Non-members Register for this Event Empty Bowls is a fundraiser benefiting L.O.V.E.'s Kitchen. An admission fee at the benefit will include a handmade bowl made by a local artist (you!) and a bowl of…

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December 2018

Mississippi Day

December 1, 9:00 am5:00 pm

Join us for a "Mississippi Day at The MAX," as we welcome our neighbors from Yazoo City and the surrounding Delta! We'll have FREE refreshments, a FREE photo booth, door prizes, and Mr. Mike's frozen yogurt for sale. Kids can create a souvenir art project at our FREE Make + Take Workshops. Discount admission: $5 Adults + Seniors | $1 Youth 6–17 | Kids 5 and under FREE

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Make + Take Workshop

December 1, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2018

Young visitors to The MAX make an art project to take home. Activities are led by a museum educator and held in the second floor classroom. Free with museum admission.

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Film Screening + Panel Discussion–Yazoo Revisited

December 1, 2:00 pm4:30 pm

Join us for a special screening of David Rae Morris' Yazoo Revisited: Integration and Segregations in a Deep Southern Town and a panel discussion about integration in Mississippi and Meridian. Panelists include David Rae Morris; Melba Clark Payne, the first black educator at Northwest High School; and moderator Stuart Rockoff, Mississippi Humanities Council. Free with museum admission.

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Holiday Workshop: Empty Bowls–Session 2: Glaze Your Bowl

December 4, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

On your second visit to The MAX, you'll glaze your bowls for the Empty Bowls benefit at Meridian High School on December 10. Empty Bowls is a fundraiser benefiting L.O.V.E.'s Kitchen. An admission fee at the benefit will include a handmade bowl made by a local artist (you!) and a bowl of soup.

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Mini Maestros in the Exhibits

December 5, 10:00 am10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2018

Kids 5 and under experience the upstairs exhibits, led by a museum educator. Free with museum admission.

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Book Signing–Jan Risher

December 5, 4:00 pm5:00 pm

Mississippi native Jan Risher will be on hand to sign Looking to the Stars for Old Algiers, a collection of her columns from Lafayette, Louisiana's The Daily Advertiser. Free and open to the public.

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