Archives for August 2014

Happy Birthday Museum! Family Activity Day


Saturday, October, 25, 2014

10:00 a.m. – Noon (DROP-IN)

The University of Mississippi Museum

Cost: FREE!

All ages are welcome
(children must be accompanied by an adult)!

Pre-registration is not required!

The Museum is turning 75 this year, and you are invited to celebrate with us as we create art inspired by the Museum’s diverse collections and exhibits. We’ll have birthday snacks and several different stations with fun and easy art activities for all ages.

This Family Activity Day is generously sponsored by:
The Children's Dental Center Oxford

Santa’s Work/Shop



10:00 A.M. – NOON

Cost: FREE

In this fun, drop-in workshop, families will start at the UM Museum to create seasonal crafts, eat yummy holiday snacks, and visit the Ford Center’s Gingerbread Village. All ages are welcome to participate and pre-registration is not required.

Oxford Arts Crawl


Take in a whole night of Oxford art
by attending the Oxford Arts Crawl!

This fun and free event is hosted by the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council and is held on the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Locations include:

  • The Powerhouse
  • Southside Art Gallery
  • The University of Mississippi Museum
  • Gallery 130 in Meek Hall on campus

Transportation between stops is provided by the Double Decker Bus. Start at any location and hop on the Double Decker to get to your next location!

Harvest Supper on the Grounds of Rowan Oak

We’re sorry, tickets for Harvest Supper 2014 are sold out!

Friends of the University Museum Present

Harvest Supper on the Grounds of Rowan Oak

To Benefit the University of Mississippi Museum and Historic Houses

Thursday, October 16th, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

Last year’s Harvest Supper was a magical experience. So mark your calendars now to join us for another enchanted evening at Rowan Oak.

$125 Per Ticket

Proceeds to Benefit the University Museum and Historic Houses

RSVP to this special event by calling 662.915.7073 or email

Harvest Supper Auction

Click here for more information about the art and artists featured in the auction this year.
In-person and phone bids can be made at the UM Museum. All absentee bids and/or telephone bid should be made to the Museum by 5 PM Wednesday, October 15, 2014. We may not be able to properly execute the bids received after that time. For more information, please call 662.915.7073.

Auction to take place during Harvest Supper.

Board Members 2014:

Amy Lewis,

Lynn Wilkins,

Lane McCluer,

Carlyle Wolfe,

Mary Ann Frugé,

Dorothy Howorth,
Past President

Laura Antonow
Jason Bouldin
Jon Dunbar
Gayle Henry
Erin Kirkpatrick
Terry Lynn
Ron Nurnberg
Roy Percy
Ginny Terry
Jimmy Thomas
Mary Thompson
Zach Tudor
Franklin Williams
Carlyle Wolfe