February 05, 2019
On Tuesday, February 26, former Rhode Island Supreme Court Chief Justice Frank Williams will present “Ulysses S. Grant, Reconstruction, and Civil Rights” at the Old Capitol Museum.
January 23, 2019
A new exhibit at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum showcases rare artifacts uncovered from the wreckage of a sunken slave ship. On Saturday, February 2, Spirits of the Passage: The Story of the Transatlantic Slave Trade—a traveling exhibit of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum—will open in the FedEx and Medgar and Myrlie Evers Exhibition Halls at the Two Mississippi Museums.
January 16, 2019
FedEx Corporation and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation are supporting free admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum from Saturday, January 19, through Tuesday, January 22, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the third annual National Day of Racial Healing.
January 15, 2019
The Mississippi Historical Society will hold its annual meeting Thursday, February 28, through Saturday, March 2 in Natchez.
January 03, 2019
At noon on Wednesday, February 27, as part of the department’s History Is Lunch series, James T. Campbell and Elaine Owens will discuss their new book Mississippi Witness: The Photographs of Florence Mars.