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          Exhibit Opening: William Dunlap presents The Saga of Red Eye the Rooster

          September 29, 2020, 9:00 amMarch 7, 2021, 5:00 pm CDT
          Sat 24

          Deliberately Distorted: The Pottery of George E. Ohr

          October 3, 2020, 9:00 amJanuary 10, 2021, 5:00 pm CDT
          Sat 24

          Premiere: The 2020 MAX Hall of Fame Induction Video

          October 10, 8:00 amDecember 31, 5:00 pm CDT
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MAXStudio: Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Sign up now for our fall ceramics class, taught by Dillan Ladner. Experience creating one-of-a-kind pottery in this eight-week course every Tuesday, September 15–November 3. Students will learn and practice ceramics techniques of throwing and glazing. All materials and firing included in course fee. Class size limited to six students ages 16+. Registration required. $160 …

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Brown Bag Lunch Concert: Seth Power

Our September Brown Bag Lunch Concert features singer songwriter Seth Power from Jackson. His musical style combines modern pop and soft rock with an indelible blues influence. Bring your lunch and enjoy an hour of music outdoors in The MAX Courtyard. Attendance limited to 100. Reserve your seat here. Reservations More about Seth

NightMarket

The MAX and Earth’s Bounty invite you to an end-of-summer NightMarket. Stop by The MAX for beer and wine, artists, artisans, farm vendors, food vendors, music by Seth Power, and more. Sponsored by Go Green Meridian, City of Meridian, and the Meridian Council for the Arts. Masks required for entry. Free and open to the …

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NEW DATE Lunch + A Movie: The Lion King

The Lion King stars Arkabutla-native James Earl Jones (voice) in the animated version of this inspiring film. Retired director of the Mississippi Film Commission Ward Emling will preview the film at noon. Limited seating. Registration required.

The Gestalt Gardener + Friends

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

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Members Only Preview: Two Exhibitions, One Opening

This Members Only Preview will allow members to preview two new exhibitions throughout the day—The Saga of Red Eye the Rooster (featuring the work of Pappy Kitchens) and Deliberately Distorted: The Pottery of George E. Ohr. At check-in for the preview, members will receive a complementary drink ticket or tickets (based on membership level) and …

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First Saturday: Mississippi Folk Art

On October’s First Saturday, the exhibition Deliberately Distorted: The Pottery of George E. Ohr opens in The MAX Changing Gallery, celebrating Mississippi’s most revolutionary potter. Here’s the schedule for the day’s events: 9am–5pm George Ohr Exhibition Open 9:30–11am Felder Rushing Yard Art Demo 10am–Noon Make + Take Workshops Enjoy free refreshments and reduced admission all …

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Casual Conversations: A Panel Discussion on George E. Ohr

Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience 2155 Front Street, Meridian

Join MAX Curator and Moderator Stacey Wilson for a casual conversation about the life and work of the brilliant and eccentric art potter George E. Ohr. The panel includes Ohr-O’Keefe Museum Curator Doug Myatt, Ohr expert Dr. Ellen Lippert, Collector Jack Stevens, and MAX Historian Dr. Tony Lewis. Limited seating. Registration required, reserve your seat …

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