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January 12, 2018

At noon on Wednesday, July 18, Julian Rankin will discuss his new book "Catfish Dream: Ed Scott's Fight for His Family Farm and Racial Justice in the Mississippi Delta."

January 12, 2018

On Thursday, January 18, the editors of a new biography of Cook, a Welty biographer, and a living historian will trace Cook’s life while focusing on the interactions between Eudora Welty, her family, and Fannye Cook.

January 12, 2018

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is supporting free admission to the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Museum of Mississippi History from Saturday, January 13, through Tuesday, January 16.

December 31, 2017

Applications are being accepted for the 2018 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship. Established by the Eudora Welty Foundation and MDAH, the $2,000 fellowship will be awarded to a graduate student for research within the department’s Eudora Welty Collection.

December 09, 2017

The Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, interconnected museums that take visitors through the sweep of Mississippi history and the state’s role as ground zero in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, opened in Jackson today, culminating the state Bicentennial Celebration.