First Saturday: Make + Take Workshop

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 as part of The MAX First Saturday Event. Free with museum admission. Registration required. Register Here

1st Saturday: Sneaky Tree

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

Mixing Native American themes with rock ‘n’ roll, Sneaky Tree is about lifitng up the human spirit and telling stories of the human condition. A mixed Native American, spACEy (Billy Lyons) has been a singer/songwriter/guitarist for Sneaky Tree since its inception. spACEy struggled with his identity and after moving to the Bok Cito community on …

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Make + Take Workshops

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

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  

1st Saturday: The Art of Bloodlines

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

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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Make+Take Workshops

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

As part of The MAX experience, youth and families engage with The MAX exhibit themes through these 30-minute creative workshops. Stop by anytime between 10am–Noon. Workshops are designed and led by a licensed educator. Free with museum admission. Registration recommended. Register Here

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Audio Engineer Summer Camp

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

Youth ages 14–18 will work with a sound engineer in this 4-day summer camp. Participants will learn the fundamentals of sound recording techniques, tracking, recording software and hardware, signal routing, effects, plugins, and much more. Registration required. $100 Members | $115 Non-members Register Here

Youth Art Class: Pressed Flower Art

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

In this workshop, youth ages 12–18 will be introduced to pressed flower art. They will learn the mechanics of flower-pressing and will create a unique, frameable art piece to take home. Registration required. $10 Members  | $20 Non-members Register Here  

1st Saturday: Red, White + Blues

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

Mississippi is home to more blues musicians than you can count—and many of them are represented in The MAX. Start your 4th of July holiday celebrating this authentic American music that some say was born in the Mississippi Delta. Schedule of Events: 10am–Noon  Make + Take Workshops 11:30am–1pm  Blues Performance by Greenhouse Effect 1–2pm  Blues …

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Summer Fun Series: Let’s Make Slime!

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

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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Recurring

Audio Engineer Summer Camp

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

Youth ages 14–18 will work with a sound engineer in this 4-day summer camp. Participants will learn the fundamentals of sound recording techniques, tracking, recording software and hardware, signal routing, effects, plugins, and much more. Registration required. $100 Members | $115 Non-members Register Here

Summer NightMarket

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

The MAX and Earth’s Bounty invite you to our summer NightMarket. Produce is at its best in July, so stop by The MAX and purchase fresh fruit and veggies from local vendors. We’ll have beer, wine, and food for sale. Artists, artisans, farm, and food vendors will sell their wares. Local favorite Southern Drive will …

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Summer Fun Series: Abstract Painting!

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

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, MS

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, MS

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    

Members Opening Reception: Couture to da’ Streets

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

The MAX invites its members to Sip + View (2–4:30pm) or to the opening reception (5:30–7pm) for the new exhibition From Couture to da' Streets: the Fashions of Patrick Kelly + Cross Colours. Choose a time that is convenient for you and view the exhibition while enjoying a complimentary beverage. RSVP by phone: 601-581-1550, ext. …

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Make + Take: Street Art Name Design

As part of The MAX experience, youth and families engage with The MAX exhibit themes through these 30-minute creative workshops. The September First Saturday theme is “Street Art Name Design.” Stop by anytime between 10am–Noon. Workshops are designed and led by a licensed educator. Free with museum admission. Registration recommended. Register Here  

Brown Bag Lunch: Aa’Keela Hudnall

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

Spend your lunch hour with local favorite Aa'Keela Hudnall. The perfect way to spend a summer afternoon, Aa’Keela will perform blues, R&B, and soul music outdoors in the courtyard at The MAX. Free and open to the public.

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