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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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.

Make+Take: Science & Art

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. In conjunction with the Mississippi Science fest, this Make + Take workshop will feature a project that shows the connections between science and art. Stop by anytime between 10am–Noon. Workshops are designed and led by …

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Movies at The MAX: Fresh Dressed

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

The origins of urban fashion may have started in New York, but the desire to look "good" or ''fresh" goes back even further. Fresh Dressed chronicles the rise of hip- hop and urban fashion, but also the rappers, singers, and whole communities that acted as both the influencers and the influencees. Features Cross Colours, Kanye …

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1st Saturday: Color Outside the Lines

Creativity can be expressed in many ways. Join us as we explore the possibilities with free workshops this 1st Saturday.  Schedule of Events: 9:30–11am   Talk + Plant Swap with Felder Rushing 10am–Noon   Make + Take Workshop: Painting with Yarn 10:30am–Noon   Street Art: Manhole Cover Printing with Cary Haycox 1–3pm   Speak yo Mind: T-shirt Design with …

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Make + Take: Painting with Yarn

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. In following with the October First Saturday theme of “Color Outside the Lines,” participants paint artwork with yarn using pulling and twisting techniques. Stop by anytime between 10am–Noon. Workshops are designed and led by a …

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Mini Maestros

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

Children 5 and under and their caregivers are invited to learn and play at The MAX. Activities are led by a museum educator and include music, crafts, storytime, and games. Registration recommended. Free program.

Mini Maestros

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

Children 5 and under and their caregivers are invited to learn and play at The MAX. Activities are led by a museum educator and include music, crafts, storytime, and games. Registration recommended. Free program.

Brown Bag Lunch Concert: Hunter Chappell

2155 Front Street, Meridian, MS

Our October Brown Bag Lunch Concert features a mix of folk, country, blues, and Americana music by Hunter Chappell from Hattiesburg. Bring your lunch and a friend for an hour of music outdoors in The MAX Courtyard. Free and open to the public.

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