The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has closed all museums and facilities in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19. MDAH staff continue to serve the public remotely by responding to email requests.
On Tuesday, July 7, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) will reopen the Eudora Welty House & Garden, Museum of Mississippi History, Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, and William F.
On Wednesday, July 1, Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann and House Speaker Philip Gunn presented MDAH with the last flags to fly over the state capitol. The flags will be added to the permanent collection.
On Tuesday, July 7, MDAH will reopen the Eudora Welty House & Garden, Museum of Mississippi History, Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, and William F. Winter Archives & History Building in Jackson, and the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians in Natchez.
Members of the media may view and download press releases and high-resolution images related to upcoming programs and exhibitions.
Mississippi Distilled: Prohibition, Piety, and Politics
On July 7, MDAH will open Mississippi Distilled: Prohibition, Piety, and Politics, an immersive exhibition exploring the state’s tumultuous relationship with alcohol from the colonial period to today. The exhibit will be displayed at the Two Mississippi Museums—Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum—in Jackson.
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