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May 14, 2019

Lauren Rhoades has been named the new director of the Eudora Welty House and Garden.

April 25, 2019

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has awarded grants totaling more than $78,000 to nine preservation projects in Certified Local Government (CLG) communities across the state.

April 22, 2019

Kaitlyn Smith, a doctoral student at the University of South Carolina, has been named the 2019 Eudora Welty Fellow.

April 18, 2019

The museum is partnering with Mississippi Public Broadcasting to screen a thirty-minute segment of the new PBS documentary Reconstruction: America after the Civil War. The third edition of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum’s Under the Light series will take place on Thursday, April 25, at 6 p.m. in the Craig H. Nielsen Auditorium.

April 16, 2019

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History temporarily closed the Old Capitol Museum on Monday, April 15, to repair long-standing problems with the building’s roof and dome. The National Historic Landmark property is expected to reopen in late May.