Hall of Fame

360 degrees of Mississippi star power.

Just how many stars will you find in our Hall of Fame? 

In 2017, our inaugural induction welcomed the first group of legends into our Hall of Fame.

Walter Inglis Anderson
Painter
Ocean Springs

William Faulkner
Novelist
New Albany | Oxford

Morgan Freeman
Actor
Charleston

John Grisham
Novelist
Southaven | Oxford

Jim Henson
Inventor | Screenwriter-Filmmaker | Puppeteer
Leland

Robert Johnson
Blues Musician
Hazlehurst

James Earl Jones
Actor
Arkabutla

B.B. King
Blues Musician
Itta Bena

George Ohr
Potter
Biloxi

Elvis Presley
Musician
Tupelo

Leontyne Price
Opera Soprano
Laurel

Jimmie Rodgers
Musician
Meridian

Sela Ward
Actor
Meridian

Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Issaquena

Eudora Welty
Writer | Photographer
Jackson

Tennessee Williams
Playwright
Columbus

Oprah Winfrey
Actor | Entertainer
Kosciusko

Richard Wright
Novelist | Poet
Natchez

On April 28, 2018, The MAX will open to the public.

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