Eudora Welty spent her childhood in her family home near the state capitol in Jackson, at times roller-skating through its marble, domed rotunda on her frequent trips to the library.
When it comes to arts and entertainment, Mississippi is a land of legends.
And that gave us an idea.
What if we told all their stories together in one place? What if we could showcase the overwhelming impact of Mississippi's creative legacy to locals and visitors alike? What if we help ignite creativity in the artists of the future?
Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience – The MAX, as we call it – showcases Mississippi's global legacy in every area of the arts, honors Mississippi's legends in arts and entertainment, and inspires tomorrow's artists through exhibitions, performances, classes, and events.
October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for an outdoor concert featuring multi-talented Will Kimbrough—a prolific singer-songwriter, guitarist, mandolinist, and record producer. Kimbrough’s songs have…
August 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
In this three-day watercolor class August 11–13, Laurin McCracken will teach students how to add more realism to their paintings….
July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
A special event for members and their guests. The natural world around us has inspired the newest exhibition at The…
July 26 - November 5
Mississippi: Lost and Found is a study of the regions of Mississippi from the coastal meadows to the black prairie…
July 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Singer/songwriter LaQuinton Holliday is the featured artist for July’s Brown Bag Lunch Concert. Joining LaQuinton is Aa’Keela Hudnall on keyboards….
July 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
A Coen Brothers production, O Brother, Where Art Thou? was filmed across the state of Mississippi (D’Lo, Canton, Jackson, Vicksburg,…