October 31, 2018
At noon on Thursday, November 8, the Manship House Museum will host a free program exploring the history of dining in the United States.
October 25, 2018
The Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum are partnering with the Daughters of the American Revolution, Mississippi Veterans Affairs, and the Mississippi War Veterans Memorial Commission to honor Mississippians who serve and have served in the United States Armed Forces. The event begins at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 9, in the Nancy and Ray Neilsen Hall of History at the Two Mississippi Museums.
October 10, 2018
Mississippians know Evelyn Gandy became the first woman elected to statewide constitutional office when she won the race for state treasurer in 1959. She went on to hold the offices of assistant attorney general, commissioner of public welfare, and in 1976 lieutenant governor. Gandy is one of many influential Mississippians who will be portrayed by reenactors at the Old Capitol Museum's Present Meets Past program on Thursday, October 25 at 5 p.m.
October 01, 2018
Stories Unfolded, the inaugural special exhibit in the Two Mississippi Museums, will close on Sunday, October 13. The exhibit features thirty-eight quilts and two quilt tops that were stitched over the course of nearly two centuries by a diverse array of quilters.
September 17, 2018
A former college and university planning and facilities manager is the new director of the Historic Preservation Division of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Marlin King succeeds Jim Woodrick, who became the new MDAH deputy state historic preservation officer in August.