August 15, 2018
On Thursday, October 25, Historic Jefferson College will host its seventh annual Ghost Tales around the Campfire and Halloween Duck Hunt. The free event, aimed at children twelve and younger, consists of not-too-scary stories being told around a bonfire followed by a dash to find some of the hundreds of themed rubber ducks nestled around the site.
July 10, 2018
The number of visitors to the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum has exceeded projections for the first year, with more than 185,000 people touring the museums since they opened seven months ago.
June 27, 2018
Bring your budding archaeologist to the Museum of Mississippi History on Sunday, July 8, for an afternoon of hands-on activities.
June 01, 2018
Telisha Dionne Bailey, a post-doctoral teaching fellow at the University of Virginia, has been named the 2018 Medgar and Myrlie Evers Research Scholar. Bailey’s research examines the complex and often overlooked history of the imprisonment of African American women in Mississippi between 1890 and 1980.
May 29, 2018
The Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum will participate in the annual Blue Star Museums program to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families. The free admission program runs from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day 2018.