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January 27, 2017

Award-winning author Nicholas Lemann will give a talk on “The History of the History of Reconstruction” at the Old Capitol at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7.

January 25, 2017

A new temporary exhibit at the Old Capitol celebrates Mississippian John Roy Lynch, one of the first African Americans to serve in the United States Congress.

January 10, 2017

On January 24, the Old Capitol Museum will partner with New Stage Theatre on a performance that explores efforts before the Civil War to help escaped enslaved people make their way to free territory.

January 04, 2017

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a $100,000 Humanities Access grant to MDAH to launch an online classroom learning initiative in December 2017.

December 09, 2016

The MDAH board of trustees chose Evelyn Gandy, James Hardy, Aaron Henry, Elvis Presley, and Ida B. Wells as the 2016 inductees of the Mississippi Hall of Fame at a special December board meeting.