Can you name them all?
Elvis Presley, Morgan Freeman, Sela Ward, Faith Hill, Jim Henson, B. B. King, Oprah Winfrey, James Earl Jones, John Grisham, Walter Anderson, Eudora Welty, Jimmy Buffett — and we’ve only scratched the surface! Come meet Mississippi’s legends in every area of the arts, and retrace their steps to fame, at THE MAX.
No question, Mississippi is home to some of the most creative individuals in the world. In fact, you might be surprised to learn just how many well-known names in drama, literature, music, visual arts and entertainment belong to Mississippians. Each one contributes to the global story of Mississippi’s creative legacy.
TheMAX is proud to honor the achievements of these incredibly talented Mississippians. Let us take you behind the scenes at the birthplace of your favorite stars. Explore their cultural influences, discover their sources of inspiration, glimpse their earliest forms of creative expression, and see the raw creative process behind the polished work you know and love.