Archives for August 2012

August Art Crawl

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
August Art Crawl
UM Museum, the Powerhouse, Southside Gallery, Gallery 130

Gifted Visions: Recent Gifts to the Permanent Collection

September 11 – October 27, 2012
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Annual membership party

From its inception, the University Museum has thrived due to the generosity of its many supporters. This exhibition celebrates recent donations to the Museum featuring work by acclaimed artists such as Mary T. Smith, Alyne Harris, Andrew Bucci, Marie Hull, Glennray Tutor, William Dunlap and more.

The UM Museum is incredibly grateful to the following donors for sharing their private collections with museum visitors and students for years to come:

Louis E. Dollarhide and Betty Z. Harrington
Elizabeth Dollarhide
John Z. Dollarhide
Louis E. Dollarhide, III
Martha C. Dollarhide
David K. Dollarhide
Donna H. Vinson
Vikki Hughes and Price Johnson
Dr. A.C. Brown
William Dunlap
Chancellor and Mrs. Dan Jones
Ray Meifert

Time on Parchman Farm, 1930s

September 25, 2012–December 19, 2012
Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Part of the Oxford Art Crawl

The Department of Archives and Special Collections at the University of Mississippi recently acquired the “Martha Alice Stewart: Time on Parchman Farm, 1930s” Collection. Ms. Stewart was Head Nurse at Parchman Farm from 1930 until 1939. The collection consists of nearly 200 black-and-white photographs documenting life inside the prison as well as some of her personal documents. The exhibition at the University Museum, “Time on Parchman Farm,” will showcase items from the collection. For more information, please contact Pamela Williamson, Curator of Visual Collections and Assistant Professor, at or 662.915.5851.