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November

November 13, 2019
Todd Sanders will present "William Nichols: Mississippi's Capital Architect."

November 14, 2019
Thursday, November 14, Holiday Open House at the Mississippi Museum Store. MDAH kicks off the holiday season with its holiday open house at the Two Mississippi Museums from 4–7 p.m. Enjoy door prizes, tasty seasonal treats and drinks from food vendors. Shop the store for artisan–made holiday gifts, handmade crafts, and much more. Museum members will receive 20% off all store purchases. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 601-576-6921. Read more HERE.

November 16, 2019
Saturday, November 16, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Free Day at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Admission to the Two Mississippi Museums is free during regular hours every third Saturday. For more information call 601-576-6800 or email info@twomississippimuseums.com.

November 19, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums. Members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will present traditional Choctaw arts in celebration of Native American Heritage Month at the Two Mississippi Museums. Activities include demonstrations of traditional beadwork and basket weaving, authentic Native American dance, and stickball. For more information call 601-576-6800 or email info@twomississippimuseums.com.

November 19, 2019
Thursday, November 19, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

November 20, 2019
Rick Cleveland and SEC commissioner Greg Sankey will present "Jackson, Mississippi—First Home of the Southeastern Conference."

November 21, 2019
Thursday, November 21, 6–7 p.m. at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Under the Light: Where Do We Go From Here? The museum’s Under the Light series takes visitors on a deep dive into each of its galleries. The subject of the program is the museum’s last gallery, Where Do We Go From Here? Free, for more information call 601-576-6800 or email info@mscivilrightsmuseum.

December

December 06, 2019
Friday, December 6, 4:30–8 p.m. at all the MDAH sites in Jackson. Christmas by Candlelight Tour. Celebrate the holiday season with a tour of MDAH sites in Jackson. Sites include the Governor’s Mansion, Old Capitol Museum, Mississippi State Capitol, Manship House Museum, Eudora Welty House and Garden, William F. Winter Building, and the Two Mississippi Museums—the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Admission is free.

December 06, 2019
Friday, December 6, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold its quarterly meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

December 07, 2019
Saturday, December 7, 9:30–10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.–noon at the Two Mississippi Museums. Lucky’s Train Workshop. All-aboard for fun with trains at Possum Ridge! Parents and children are invited to explore the Possum Ridge exhibit with a reading of A Special Visitor Comes to Possum Ridge. After the exhibit, each child will be offered the opportunity to make a model train to take home. The $5 registration fee covers a train kit for each child. Deadline for registration is Friday, December 6, at noon. Space is limited. For more information, call 601-576-6850 or email info@twomississippimuseums.com.

December 14, 2019
Saturday, December 14, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House & Garden. Second Saturday. The Eudora Welty House & Garden offers tours at 9 and 11 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month. Tours are $5 for adults and free for children under 6 (reservations recommended). Meanwhile, our Education and Visitors Center exhibits will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information or to reserve a tour, email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

December 21, 2019
Saturday, December 21, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Free Day at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Admission to the Two Mississippi Museums is free during regular hours every third Saturday. For more information call 601-576-6800 or email info@twomississippimuseums.com.