MDAH is actively seeking artifacts to help tell the stories of Mississippi history. Recent acquisitions include three narrative quilts by acclaimed textile artist Gwendolyn Magee and a unique nineteenth century rocking chair made to commemorate a friendship that crossed Civil War lines.
All donated items will be preserved to meet the highest professional standards using the state-of-the-art collection care facilities planned for the two museums. Interested in donating an artifact or simply learning more about your personal items? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Areas of collecting interest include, but are not limited to, the following: