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April 22, 2019

Kaitlyn Smith, a doctoral student at the University of South Carolina, has been named the 2019 Eudora Welty Fellow.

April 18, 2019

The museum is partnering with Mississippi Public Broadcasting to screen a thirty-minute segment of the new PBS documentary Reconstruction: America after the Civil War. The third edition of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum’s Under the Light series will take place on Thursday, April 25, at 6 p.m. in the Craig H. Nielsen Auditorium.

April 16, 2019

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History temporarily closed the Old Capitol Museum on Monday, April 15, to repair long-standing problems with the building’s roof and dome. The National Historic Landmark property is expected to reopen in late May.

April 08, 2019

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a $217,982 implementation grant to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History to support the preservation, digitization, and enhancement of access to the papers of Eudora Welty.

April 02, 2019

A new program at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum will highlight music genres that originated in Mississippi. The first of the museum’s Field to Funk series will take place on Tuesday, April 2, at 6 p.m. in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium at the Two Mississippi Museums.