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9:00 am

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; 11–11:45 performance of "Death by Design" by Meridian High School drama students; Noon–1pm Music by Aa’Keela Hudnall; 1–2pm Collage Workshop with Lindsay Carraway; 2–3:30pm Blues Presentation by Gayle Dean Wardlow. The Governor's Recording …

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Governor’s Recording Studio Open House

February 1, 9:00 am4:30 pm

Get an inside look at the Governor's Recording Studio at The MAX—take a tour and record a simple track! Find out how this state-of-the-art studio can meet your audio recording needs. Free with museum admission.

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11:00 am

“Death by Design: The Secret Holocaust of Wrightsville, Arkansas”

February 1, 11:00 am11:45 am

Celebrate Black History at February's First Saturday at The MAX with a performance from "Death by Design: The Secret Holocaust of Wrightsville, Arkansas," a play by Meridian High School Performing Arts Teacher Randy Ferino. Five Meridian High students will perform a scene in The MAX Hall of Fame gallery. Congratulations to Randy and his students, …

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12:00 pm

First Saturday Concert with Aa’Keela Hudnall

February 1, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Join us for our First Saturday lunch concert—a performance by Aa’Keela Hudnall in The MAX Hall of Fame. Free with museum admission.

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1:00 pm

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 …

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2:00 pm

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 …

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