Exhibitions: Choctaw Expressions in conjunction with Savages and Princesses: The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes

Today, Native American contributions are often overlooked or forgotten. But what remains are the negative stereotypes. In this joint exhibition, Choctaw Expressions highlights the culture of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and brings awareness to the stereotypes Native Americans face every day. The Savages and Princesses: The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes exhibition represents …

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Make + Take Workshops

2155 Front Street, Meridian

As part of The MAX experience, youth and families engage with the themes of the museum's exhibits through creative workshops, designed and led by a licensed educator. Drop-in style between 10am–Noon every first and third Saturday of the month. Free with museum admission. Registration required. Register Here  

Brown Bag Lunch Concert: Gram Rea

Spend your lunch hour at The MAX with Gram Rea, professional singer, songwriter and studio/session musician who lives on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Prior to attending Southeastern Louisiana University on a violin scholarship, Gram began experimenting with different styles of music, learning to play several instruments by ear. During his professional career, Gram has performed …

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Film Screening: The Hate U Give

Breaking from our selection of Hall of Fame Inductees, today we honor Mississippi writer and Jackson native, Angie Thomas. The Hate U Give is based on the novel by Thomas and tells the story of an African American teenager, Starr Carter, who must stand up for what's right after witnessing the fatal shooting of her …

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1st Saturday: The Art of Bloodlines

2155 Front Street, Meridian

Tattoo artist Matt Stebly has put his mark on the art world through tattooing—he also paints and draws, often using tattoo ink as pigment. This First Saturday, we offer an inside look at the world of tattooing and at an artist who is celebrating his own creativity on canvas and on skin. Schedule of Events: …

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Summer Fun Series: Let’s Make Slime!

2155 Front Street, Meridian

Every Saturday in July, youth and their families are invited to participate in events that connect with the themes of the museum in fun and creative ways! These activities are for all ages. Registration recommended. Register Here More fun Saturdays in July: July 17: Abstract Painting! Register Here July 24: Puppet Designing! Register Here July 31: …

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Summer Fun Series: Abstract Painting!

2155 Front Street, Meridian

Every Saturday in July, youth and their families are invited to participate in events that connect with the themes of the museum in fun and creative ways! These activities are for all ages. Registration recommended. Register Here More fun Saturdays in July: July 24: Puppet Designing! Register Here July 31: Board and Yard Games Register …

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Youth Ukulele Class

2155 Front Street, Meridian

Students ages 12-18 will be given an introduction to the ukulele and taught a song by Dan Confait, owner of DC Guitar Studio. Bring your own ukulele. (Some will be available for loan on first come, first serve basis. Can be reserved at registration.) There will be a short performance for parents/caregivers at the end …

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Summer Fun Series: Puppet Designing!

Every Saturday in July, youth and their families are invited to participate in events that connect with the themes of the museum in fun and creative ways! These activities are for all ages. Registration recommended. Register Here Last in the Series: July 31: Board and Yard Games Register Here  

Summer Fun Series: Board+Yard Games!

2155 Front Street, Meridian

This last Saturday in July, youth and their families are invited to participate in board and yard games! These activities are for all ages. Registration recommended. Register Here    

Film Screening: Bruce Almighty

How often do we complain about life? Join us as we finish this summer's film series with the official voice of God, Morgan Freeman. After complaining to God about doing a terrible job, Bruce Nolan, played by Jim Carey, is given the chance to be God. Nolan is given almighty powers for a week and …

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