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January 2020

Members Only: January Open Ceramics Studio

January 2, 11:00 amJanuary 30, 2:00 pm

Every Tuesday and Thursday, 11am–2pm! For three hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the ceramic studio will be open for our members. All skill levels and abilities are welcome. Available space in the studio is first come, first serve. Includes materials and firing. $40 per month. Registration required by the first of each month. Register Here  

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Mini Maestros

January 23, 10:30 am11:30 am

Come ready to learn and play! Every Thursday, children 5 and under are invited to enjoy different guided activities, including music, crafts, games, and dance. Free for toddlers and their parents/caregivers with adult admission. Limit two children per adult. Registration recommended.

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Members Only Exhibit Preview: Heal the Knife that Cuts the Wound

January 24, 5:30 pm7:00 pm

Heal the Knife that Cuts the Wound displays works by Vicksburg artist Lindsay Carraway. She interprets her dreams through the lens of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to create abstract paintings, collages, and sculptures. Members only. Please rsvp by January 21 to 601-581-1550, ext. 31. RSVP Here

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Exhibit Opening: Heal the Knife that Cuts the Wound

January 25, 9:00 amMay 3, 5:00 pm

Lindsay Carraway is a self-taught painter and mixed media artist diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The shapes, colors, and themes of women, family, and empowerment appear throughout her work. On exhibit January 25–May 3, 2020, Heal the Knife that Cuts the Wound offers a look into Carraway̓s world. Free with museum admission. Photo caption: Wear Your Ovaries on Your Sleeve, 2019, Lindsay Carraway. Collage of cut magazine on paper.  

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Volunteer Recruitment Blitz

January 28, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

If you’ve ever felt inspired to get involved with your community and support the arts, volunteering at The MAX could be just right for you. Find out about our volunteer program, meet our volunteers and tour our exhibits. Enjoy refreshments and enter to win door prizes.

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February 2020

First Saturday: Celebrating Black History

February 1, 9:00 am5:00 pm

Join us for our first First Saturday at The MAX. Here’s the schedule for the day’s events: 10am–Noon Make + Take Workshop; Noon–1pm Music by Aa’Keela Hudnall; 1–2pm Collage Workshop with Lindsay Carraway; 2–3:30pm Blues Presentation by Gene Wardlow. Pictured: Author Richard Wright. Enjoy reduced admission, free refreshments all day, and a Black History-themed scavenger hunt. Discount admission: $5 Adults  |  $1 Youth 6–17  |  Kids 5 and under + Members free. All events are free with admission. Class size…

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Cut, Paste, and Create You! Collage Workshop

February 1, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Both self-portraits and collages are great ways to give others insight into who you are. Come and dive into your subconscious. You may just find out something about yourself. Workshop is limited to 20 participants ages 14 and up and museum admission is included. All materials provided. Registration required. $5 Adults  | $1 Youth 14–17 | Free for Members. Register Here

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Blues Presentation by Gayle Dean Wardlow

February 1, 2:00 pm3:30 pm

As part of our February First Saturday, Gayle Dean Wardlow will present a lecture on pre-war Blues and other forms of music in Mississippi. His presentation will highlight the accomplishments of African American musicians and will include a demonstration of some of the recordings in his collection. Wardlow and Scott Stone will also perform a short concert on guitar and Dobro. Free with museum admission.

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Members Only: February Open Ceramics Studio

February 4, 11:00 amFebruary 27, 2:00 pm

Every Tuesday and Thursday, 11am–2pm! For three hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the ceramic studio will be open for our members. All skill levels and abilities are welcome. Available space in the studio is first come, first serve. Includes materials and firing. $40 per month. Registration required by the first of each month. Register Here  

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Winter Class: Watercolor Painting

February 4, 2:00 pm4:00 pm

Tuesdays, February 4–March 24, 2–4pm  In this eight-week watercolor class led by Rosemary Kahlmus, participants will learn the unique transparency of combining the paint with water, experimenting with color shades, and much more. Materials included in the course fee. Class meets every Tuesday through March 24 and is limited to ten students, ages 16+. Registration required. $150 Members | $180 Non-members | $160 Seniors 65+ Register Here

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