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August 2019

Exhibit Opening—Through the Looking Glass: Life in Mississippi

August 31, 2019, 9:00 amJanuary 5, 2020, 5:00 pm

Through the Looking Glass: Life in Mississippi is a collection of photographs by Alysia Burton Steele and Betty Press. Neither artist thought they would land in Mississippi nor did they know what to expect. To cope with their new surroundings, they began photographing life in Mississippi. Come see what they discovered! Through January 5, 2020. Free with museum admission.

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September 2019

Members Only: September Open Ceramics Studio

September 3, 11:00 amSeptember 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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Watercolor with Rosemary Kahlmus

September 10, 2:00 pmOctober 29, 4:00 pm

Explore Mississippi artist Walter Anderson’s favorite painting medium in this eight-week beginner’s watercolor course (on Tuesday afternoons) . Participants will learn the basics: the unique transparency of combining the paint with water, experimenting with color shades, and much more. All materials included in the course fee. Class size limited to ten students, ages 16+. Registration required. $150 Members | $180 Non-members | $160 Seniors 65+ Register Here  

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Wheel Throwing with Dillan Ladner

September 10, 6:00 pmOctober 29, 8:00 pm

Wheel throwing is the process of forming objects on a rotating wheel by pressing and pulling soft clay upwards and outwards to form a hollow shape. In this eight-week beginner’s ceramics course (class meets on Tuesday evenings,) create your own one-of-a-kind pottery on a potter’s wheel. All materials and open studio time included in the course fee. Class size limited to six students ages 16+. Registration required. $150 Members  |  $180 Non-members | $160 Seniors 65+ Register Here  

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Beginner’s Guitar for Adults with Aaron Windham

September 11, 1:30 pmOctober 30, 2:15 pm

Groove into this Wednesday afternoon eight-week beginner's guitar course and learn the fundamentals of guitar, including techniques, rhythms, chords, picking, and strumming. No experience required, but participants must bring their own acoustic guitar to class each week. Class limited to six students, ages 18+. Registration required. $70 Members | $80 Non-members Register Here

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Beginner’s Guitar for Kids with Aaron Windham

September 11, 4:00 pmOctober 30, 4:45 pm

Want to be a Rockstar? Get your start in this eight-week beginner's guitar course on Wednesday afternoons. Learn the fundamentals of guitar, and you’ll be rocking out in no time! No experience required, but participants must bring their own acoustic guitar to class. Class limited to six students, ages 9-12. Registration required. $70 Members | $80 Non-members Register Here

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WineDown: Pinot Noir

September 26, 6:30 pm9:00 pm

Join us on the rooftop terrace (weather permitting) for the Pinot Noir WineDown. Rules of the Game: Put together a team of 1–3 participants. Each team brings three identical bottles of Pinot Noir. Two bottles are anonymously bagged, and the third is placed in “the pot.” Teams are assigned numbers, and participants are provided a score card and complimentary MAX wine glass. Participants taste and score the wines. Scores are tallied, and the team with the highest total score wins…

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October 2019

Grow Anything in Anything + Mini Plant Swap with Felder Rushing

October 5, 9:00 am11:00 am

What does a chandelier, a bike, and Felder Rushing’s little green truck all have in common? They can all be used for container gardening! Flowers, herbs, and veggies can grow in every kind of container imaginable. Join Felder, host of Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s The Gestalt Gardener, for his presentation on wacky container gardens, and participate in a mini plant swap. Rules for the plant swap: Bring a labeled pest-free plant (flower, vegetable, or herb). It doesn't matter if it's a…

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Mississippi Day: Military Tribute

October 5, 9:00 am5:00 pm

Join us for a salute to our men and women in uniform at this Mississippi Day. The MAX is home to many artists with military connections—find out about them in our Military-themed scavenger hunts (get the answers right, and you’ll win a prize)! $5 Adults  | $1 Youth 6–17 | Kids 5 and under + members are always free. Purchase Tickets

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The MAX Bus Tour: Jackson

October 8, 8:00 am5:00 pm

Make your reservations now! We'll leave Meridian at 8am and spend an interesting day in Jackson. The all inclusive rate includes a visit to the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum or the Museum of Mississippi History, lunch at the Old Capitol Inn, and a tour of Pearl River Glass Studio. Here's our itinerary: Depart Meridian  8:30am Visit Civil Rights or History Museum  10-11:45am Lunch at Old Capitol Inn  12–1:45pm Tour Pearl River Glass Studio  2-3pm Depart Jackson 3:15pm Arrive at The…

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