Events

Community Curation Day: Preserving Family Photos therron Wed, 06/29/2022 - 13:40

Learn how to preserve your family photos for future generations to enjoy at our Community Curation Day: Preserving Family Photographs workshop. MDAH’s professional archivists will demonstrate sleeving and storing techniques. Archival supplies will be provided for guests to use while supplies last. This program is free and open to the public. Space is limited. Register at https://tickets.mdah.ms.gov/Info.aspx?EventID=12

Entrepreneur Fair at the Two Mississippi Museums therron Mon, 06/27/2022 - 16:11

Learn how to promote and support your business with resources from business innovation experts and entrepreneurs at our Entrepreneur Fair at the Two Mississippi Museums in partnership with Higher Purpose Co. Admission to the Two Mississippi Museums is free and includes The Negro Motorist Green Book special exhibit which highlights the history and significance of Black-owned businesses during the Jim Crow era. For more information, visit the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Facebook page.

The Negro Motorist Green Book Exhibit Opening therron Thu, 06/23/2022 - 15:43

The Negro Motorist Green Book special exhibit, created by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), will open at the Two Mississippi Museums. Click here for more information.

Introduction to African American Research therron Fri, 06/10/2022 - 11:09

UPDATE: Introduction to African American Research is now full. If you would like to learn about upcoming genealogy workshops, sign up for our Weekly Update.

R.E.A.D. (Read, Engage, and Discover) therron Tue, 06/07/2022 - 13:58

Children and parents are invited to the R.E.A.D. (Read, Engage, and Discover) summer enrichment program at the Two Mississippi Museums. The program will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 17, with a book reading and activity featuring special guest Pamela D.C. Junior, director of the Two Mississippi Museums. For more information, visit the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Facebook page

Juneteenth Free Weekend therron Tue, 06/07/2022 - 13:53

Ingalls Shipbuilding, the largest manufacturing employer in Mississippi, is supporting free admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18, in observance of Juneteenth. Admission to the Two Mississippi Museums is free every Sunday. Click here for more information. 

Junteenth Free Weekend therron Tue, 06/07/2022 - 13:44

Ingalls Shipbuilding, the largest manufacturing employer in Mississippi, is supporting free admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18, in observance of Juneteenth. Admission to the Two Mississippi Museums is free every Sunday. Click here for more information. 

MDAH & City of Natchez Press Conference therron Thu, 06/02/2022 - 11:30
MDAH and the City of Natchez will make a major announcement about the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians and Historic Jefferson College. Guest speakers will be MDAH director Katie Blount, Natchez mayor Dan Gibson, Grand Village of the Natchez Indians director Lance Harris, and Visit Natchez director Devin Heath. For more information, visit the MDAH Facebook page. 
Summer Music Series: The Eric Stracener Trio therron Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:25

Enjoy free live music at the Two Mississippi Museums featuring the Eric Stracener Trio.

The World of Marty Stuart Gallery Talks: Behind the Scenes therron Wed, 06/01/2022 - 11:20

Join us on Thursday, June 9, at 11 a.m. for a gallery talk on the country music artifacts and memorabilia displayed in The World of Marty Stuart special exhibit featuring MDAH collections director Nan Prince and MDAH collections curator Megan Bankston at the Two Mississippi Museums. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the Museum of Mississippi History Facebook page. 

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