Archives for October 2017

2017 Keepsake

Barlow’s Planetarium

This year’s keepsake ornament celebrates the Museum’s Millington-Barnard Collection of Scientific Instruments. The ornament is a recreation of an orrery—a mechanical model of the solar system that demonstrates the relative positions and motions of the planets and moons.

On Sale now For $25 plus tax at the Museum Store!

To purchase, please visit the Museum Store or call 662-915-7073 to place your order.

A flat $7 shipping and handling fee will be added for all orders requiring shipping within the US contiguous states. All sales are final.

Monday–Friday 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., and Saturday 10:00a.m.–6:00p.m.

An Evening with the Artist: Randy Hayes

November 16, 2017
7:00 p.m.

Randy Hayes will discuss his career and spend time in the gallery talking about Unwritten Memoir.

Art Trip: Cleveland, Mississippi


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Join the Friends of the Museum for an art-filled day trip to Cleveland, Mississippi.
We will depart via bus from the University Museum on November, 8th at 8:00 a.m.
Return time tentatively between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

COST: $65 per person

This includes travel, admissions, and lunch.

Travelers will visit:

Questions? Email Jonathan Adams at or Mary Thompson

Registration is closed.