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April

Now - April 30, 2017
March 1-April 30 at the Old Capitol Museum. Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy. The exhibit features images of objects from the Library of Congress collections, an interpretive video, and other materials illustrating Magna Carta’s influence throughout the centuries and how it came to be recognized as the foundation of modern democracy. Sponsored by the American Bar Association. For more information, call 601-576-6920 or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

Now - July 02, 2017
April 4-July 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. Luminaries & Legends: Hall of Fame Spotlight—Stephen D. Lee. Our Hall of Fame Spotlight for this quarter is Stephen Dill Lee, the youngest lieutenant general on either side of the Civil War. Originally from South Carolina, Lee went on to become the first president of Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College, now known as Mississippi State University. Lee was also a leader in the establishment of Vicksburg National Military Park. For more information, call 601-576-6920 or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

April 28, 2017 - April 29, 2017
Friday, April 28, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturday, April 29, 1–5 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Icons of Statehood. Mississippi’s first constitution, drafted on the grounds in 1817, and a rare, 20-star US flag that flew over the nation after Mississippi became a state will be on display in Prospere Hall.

April 29, 2017
Saturday, April 29, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Manship House Museum. Manship Garden Day. All are invited for an afternoon of gardening and presentations. Visitors can speak with experts about common issues Mississippi gardeners encounter. Rivers Greenhouse and Garden will provide plants for purchase. For more information call 601-361-4724 or email info@manshiphouse.com.

May

May 03, 2017
Wednesday, May 3, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Hollis Watkins and C. Liegh McInnis will discuss Brother Hollis: The Sankofa of a Movement Man. Sales and signing to follow. For more information call 601-576-6998.

May 10, 2017
Wednesday, May 10, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, retired educator and poet Bee Donley will present, “A Life in Mississippi Classrooms.” For more information call 601-576-6998.

May 11, 2017
Thursday, May 11, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

May 17, 2017
Wednesday, May 17, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Scott Barretta and Joe York will screen their new documentary Shake ‘Em On Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell. For more information call 601-576-6998.

May 18, 2017
Thursday, May 18, 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.

May 24, 2017
Wednesday, May 24, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Charles Westmoreland, assistant professor of history at Delta State University, will present “‘Fleeting Fickly Sports’: Segregation, Intercollegiate Athletics, and Social Change in Mississippi.” This event is co-sponsored by the Mississippi Humanities Council. For more information call 601-576-6998.

May 31, 2017
Wednesday, May 31, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Darrell White and Chris Windfield will screen the documentary The 30th of May, about a Memorial Day celebration in Natchez and Vidalia that dates to 1889. For more information call 601-576-6998.

June

June 13, 2017
Thursday, June 8, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

June 15, 2017
Thursday, June 15, 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.

July

July 13, 2017
Thursday, July 13, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

July 14, 2017
Friday, July 14, 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.

July 18, 2017
Tuesday, July 18, 10:30 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Local Government Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6894.

July 20, 2017
Thursday, July 20, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The State Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6811.

July 20, 2017
Thursday, July 20, 1 p.m. in the Charlotte Capers Building, Jackson. Mississippi National Register Review Board will meet to consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6850.

August

August 10, 2017
Thursday, August 10, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

August 17, 2017
Thursday, August 17, 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.

September

September 08, 2017
Thursday, September 8, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

September 21, 2017
Thursday, September 21, 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.

October

October 12, 2017
Thursday, October 12, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

October 17, 2017
Tuesday, October 17, 10:30 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Local Government Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6894.

October 20, 2017
Friday, October 20, 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.

October 26, 2017
Thursday, October 26, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The State Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6811.

November

November 09, 2017
Thursday, November 9, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

November 16, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 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 16, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 1 p.m. in the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Mississippi National Register Review Board will meet to consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6850.

December

December 07, 2017
Thursday, December 7, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.