Archives for November 2012

Standing at the Crossroads between Africa and America: Lowcountry Black Women as Culture Makers and Entrepreneurs


NOON – 1:00 p.m.

Assistant Professor of History:
Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens

ArtZone • Fall 2018



Save the date: FALL 2018 ARTZONE registration is online and will begin on August 1st at 6:00 a.m.

The registration link will not be active before that time.


Register Here


Interested in a spot on the ArtZone van?
(from Oxford School District)

A very limited number of spaces are available. Add the van to your cart at chekout.

The cost of the shuttle is $30 per child (semester fee).

COST: $70 (semester fee) per family
for Museum Members at the Family level and above

$150 (semester fee) per family
for non-members

Pick one day per week:
Tuesday or Wednesday 3:00 – 5:05 p.m.

August 28–November 14, 2018
12 weeks | GRADES K–6

Register your children for fun-filled sessions of art activities!
The twelve weeks of ArtZone will revolve around the exhibits from our permanent collection and traveling exhibitions. Students will be inspired by ancient civilizations, modern masterpieces, guest artists, and more.

Space is limited!


Email Emily McCauley at with questions or to apply for a need-based scholarship.

Parent/Guardian Agreement:
By registering your child for ArtZone, you are agreeing to the following:

  • Children must be dressed in clothes that you do not mind getting dirty.
  • Students cannot change their ArtZone day during the semester.
  • Students must be picked up by 5:10 P.M.
  • Children must adhere to the rules and discipline policy set by the UM Museum. After 3 notes home, a child will be asked not to return to the program.

Walk of Champions Collectible Keepsake

Available now at the Museum Store

Featuring an image of Ole Miss’ “Walk of Champions” arch, the limited commemorative keepsake is available for $25 plus tax.

Collectibles from previous years – featuring the Barnard Observatory, Old Skipwith House, Brandt Memory House, Lyceum, Ventress Hall, Lafayette County Courthouse, Oxford City Hall, a vintage Ole Miss women’s basketball jersey, William Faulkner’s Rowan Oak, the Theora Hamblett House, and Theora Hamblett’s “Christmas Trees ” – can also be purchased individually for $20 each plus tax, or as a set of 12 for $220 plus tax.

All keepsakes can be purchased through the Museum Store, at the intersection of University Avenue and Fifth Street, open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, or by credit card by calling 662-915-7073.  Orders to be shipped must be placed by Dec. 12 and require a shipping and handling fee. Museum members receive a 10 percent discount on all merchandise in the Museum Store.

African Origins of Basket Weaving Family Activity Day


10:00 A.M. – NOON

Cost: Free for UM Museum Members
$5 per child for non-members

This fun-filled family workshop (ages 3+) will explore the art of basket weaving
from the new exhibit, Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art. 

Space is limited.

Call the Museum at 662-915-7073 or email
to reserve your spot today!

Click here to download the registration form.