SPRING BREAK Make + Take: Creative Clay!

March 20 |  10am–Noon Youth Make + Take Activities 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. Registration required. Free with museum admission. Saturday, 3/20: Creative Clay! Register Here    

The Gestalt Gardener + Friends Live at The MAX

The Gestalt Gardener is a long-time favorite on MPB Think Radio, thanks to Felder Rushing’s laid-back, your-neighbors-might-talk-but-so-what approach to gardening. Join Felder in the Governor’s Recording Studio for the live broadcast. The Gestalt Gardener airs Fridays at 9am and Saturdays at 10am. Limited seating. Registration required. $5 Admission. Register Here  

Lunch + A Movie: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning play by Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starred Paul Newman, Elizabeth Taylor, and Burl Ives. Nominated for six Academy Awards, the film may have been too controversial for the Academy voters, and did not garner any wins. Williams was reportedly unhappy with the toned-down screenplay adaption, …

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First Saturday: Spring Renewal

Celebrate Spring with your family and friends at The MAX. Felder Rushing will be on hand for an illustrated talk and plant swap, and kids of all ages can participate in an Easter Egg Hunt to win a grand prize! Schedule of Events: 9:30–11am    Felder Rushing Illustrated Talk 10am–Noon    Make + Take Workshops …

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Illustrated Talk: Maverick Gardeners with Felder Rushing

2155 Front Street, Meridian

Determined Independent Gardeners aren’t rebels, or nutty — they simply color outside the lines. In their off-kilter style, they preserve and share heirloom plants and garden practices in an otherwise over-streamlined mow-and-blow world. Join Felder as he highlights some of these gardeners and their plants, and show how they are crucial in keeping the Garden …

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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

Easter Egg Hunt

Join us in The MAX courtyard for an Easter Egg Hunt and you might win a prize! Children under 12 and their parents/caregivers are invited to participate. Free with museum admission.

Brown Bag Lunch Concert

Terry Cherry and John Marshall have been playing music together for over 20 years, bringing together their love for writing songs about life and loved ones. They create their unique sound and vocals through originals and familiar cover songs from bands we all know and love. So bring your lunch to the The MAX courtyard …

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WineDown: Merlot

2155 Front Street, Meridian

Put together a team of 2–3 wine lovers and bring three identical bottles of Merlot (two for tasting, one for “the pot”) to our Spring WineDown. If your wine wins the “best bottle” title, you’ll win the pot and stock your bar with a great selection of Merlot for your next party. Each participant will …

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Blues Series: Stevie J Blues

Born Stephen Johnson, Stevie J was raised in Jackson, Mississippi. The son of a preacher, Johnson was immersed in gospel music from an early age. In 2001 met Bobby Rush, who inspired him to try secular music. He went on to record and tour with Rush, and after a blues tour to France, was amazed …

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Make + Take Workshops

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

Meet + Greet Reception: Wyatt Waters

You are cordially invited to a Meet + Greet Reception for watercolorist Wyatt Waters. His painting, “Under the Big Top,” will be unveiled upstairs in The MAX galleries and Waters will be available to sign the print gifted to members who purchased or renewed their memberships. Visitors can also purchase the print at a 20% …

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Sipp & Savor—Mississippi’s First Food + Drink Experience

2155 Front Street, Meridian

Join us at The MAX for the Sipp & Savor Experience! Cat Cora, celebrity chef and Mississippi native, will headline a group of award-winning chefs who will prepare a variety of foods with Mississippi-sourced ingredients. Savor these irresistible bites and sip on cocktails, beers, and wines from some of Mississippi's most popular brewers and distillers. …

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Members Exhibition Preview: Choctaw Expressions + Savages and Princesses

2155 Front Street, Meridian

Choctaw Expressions and Savages and Princesses takes a look at the persistence of Native American stereotypes in this joint exhibition. Members have two ways to preview the exhibition: Choose a time between 2–4:30pm and enjoy a complementary cocktail while you view the exhibit, or join us for a reception from 5:30–7pm in The MAX Hall …

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1st Saturday: Choctaw Expressions

This First Saturday the MAX plays host to The Mississippi Band of Choctaw. There will be basketweaving, sewing, beading, and stickball demonstrations, and dancers and chanters will perform. Choctaw crafts will be offered for sale. Schedule of Events: 9–5am  Choctaw Expressions in conjunction with Savages and Princesses Exhibit Opens 10am–Noon  Make + Take Workshops Noon–1pm  …

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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

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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