Media and Press
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History manages twelve museums, historic homes, and sites located across the state, including Jackson, Greenville, and Natchez.
Members of the media may view and download press releases and high-resolution images related to upcoming programs and exhibitions.
Hiram Revels Election Anniversary
MDAH will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the historic election of Hiram Revels, the first African American elected to U.S. Congress. A ceremony will be held in the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
Download the news release here.
Mississippi Distilled: Prohibition, Piety, and Politics
In March 2020, MDAH will open Mississippi Distilled: Prohibition, Piety, and Politics, an immersive exhibition exploring the state’s tumultuous relationship with alcohol from the colonial period to today. It will run March 21–November 1, 2020, at the Two Mississippi Museums—Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum—in Jackson.
Read more here.
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