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January

January 18, 2018
Thursday, January 18, 5–7:30 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Fannye Cook, Mississippi’s Pioneering Conservationist. Editors Marion Barnwell and Libby Hartfield will discuss the life and work of Fannye Cook. Guests can visit the rooms in the Welty House that Cook occupied for over 20 years between the early 1930s and 1955. Then, Cathy Shropshire will perform an abridged version of her interpretative program on Fannye Cook. Book signing starts at 5 p.m. followed by the presentation and reception. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

January 19, 2018
Friday, January 19, 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.

January 22, 2018 - August 15, 2018
January 22–August 15, at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. At Home and Away; A Rotating Selection of Correspondence. Eudora Welty was an avid letter writer. When she died in 2001, over 15,000 letters and ephemera were found in her home. The selection in our third installation features correspondence between Welty and friends, colleagues, and acquaintances, demonstrating both the breadth of her contacts and the depths of her connection to the city of Jackson. This exhibit features a new rotation of letters every six months and transitions from general correspondence to letters from some of her close friends. This exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information, call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

January 27, 2018
Saturday, January 27, 6–8 p.m. at Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. Eleventh Moon Storytelling and Bonfire. Local Storytellers tell Native American stories related to the cosmological beliefs of the tribal groups from the southeast while relating those stories to the artistic iconography of the area and celestial bodies in the evening sky. The Event is open to people of all ages, but recommended for those ages 8 and above. For more information, call 601-446-6502 or email gvni@mdah.ms.gov.

January 30, 2018 - January 20, 2019
January 30, 2018–January 20, 2019, at the Old Capitol Museum. Mississippi’s 1868 Constitution. The 1868 Constitution, Mississippi’s third constitution, will be on display to commemorate its 150th anniversary. Written in the Old Capitol when it served as statehouse, the document granted voting rights to black males and set a framework for the creation of a public school system in the state. For more information, call 601-576-6920 or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

February

February 15, 2018
Thursday, February 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.

March

March 15, 2018
Thursday, March 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.

April

April 20, 2018
Friday, April 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.

May

May 17, 2018
Thursday, May 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.

July

July 20, 2018
Friday, July 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.

July 21, 2018
Thursday, June 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.

August

August 16, 2018
Thursday, August 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.

September

September 20, 2018
Thursday, September 20, 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 19, 2018
Friday, October 19, 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.

November

November 15, 2018
Thursday, November 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.

December

December 07, 2018
Friday, December 7, 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.