Archaeology Fair

Join us for our Archaeology Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, on the Entergy Plaza at the Two Mississippi Museums. Guests will experience the world of archaeology through games, interactive modern technology demonstrations, and more. Families who collect four stamps in a "Passport in Time" at different  booths will receive four tickets to the Two Mississippi Museums! Passports will be available on site on the day of the event. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, contact 601-576-6850 or email

Volunteer Open House

Looking to expand your volunteer experience or share your interest in Mississippi history? Come to the Volunteer Open House on Thursday, August 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Two Mississippi Museums. Whether you volunteer regularly or want to get started, come meet our staff, discover new volunteer opportunities, and learn more about incredible resources available at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH). This is a free come-and-go event. Light refreshments will be provided.

Gallery Talk: Solidarity Now

Join us at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 13, at the Two Mississippi Museums for a Solidary Now! 1968 Poor People's Campaign gallery talk. Drew Gardner, a museum educator, will explain how the Poor People's Campaign brought national attention to the associated problems of poverty and hunger. Rebecca Butz, a registered dietitian at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Ambulatory EversCare Clinic, will explain how the clinic—named for civil rights leader Myrlie Evers—works to improve patients' health by addressing social needs such as food insecurity.

The Crisis Screening

Released in 1916, The Crisis (about 60 minutes) will be shown at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 17. The Crisis is a silent film based on the novel by Winston Churchill that tells the story of the American Civil War and its struggle to end slavery. Jeff Giambrone, a historic research specialist, will speak briefly about the screening, and a live ensemble will perform a new, original score for the film. Other guests included in the program are Matt Wymer, executive director of the Oxford Film Festival, and Dev Shapiro, the owner of the Selig/Polyscope studio and films.

Connect to Tech

Calling all aspiring business leaders! Join us for Connect to Tech at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 8, at the Two Mississippi Museums. Learn how to promote and support your business with resources from business innovation experts and entrepreneurs. This program will also feature occupations associated with robotics and virtual reality technologies, coding and data and analytics skills, and growing economic opportunities in Mississippi. Visitors will also receive free admission to the temporary exhibit Solidarity Now!


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