Santa’s Work/Shop

10:00 a.m. – noon

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

Families will meet at the Museum to create seasonal crafts, view the Ford Center’s annual Gingerbread House Village, and create their own winter wonderland print!

Space is limited, so pre-register today!

Call the Museum at 662-915-7073 or email to reserve your spot today!
Click here to download the registration form.

Defining the Mainstream: The Southern Folk Art Experience

October 1 – December 11, 2010

Curated by Robert Krause, Doctoral Candidate in United States History, Graduate Assistant, The University of Mississippi Museum

This inaugural exhibit in the new Hattie Mae Edmonds Gallery examines the complex role of Southern Folk Art in relation to the artistic mainstream developed by historians, critics, and scholars.  Works in the exhibit include examples by artists James “Son” Thomas, Purvis Young, Mose Tolliver, Jim Sudduth, Rev. Howard Finster, Sulton Rogers, M. B. Mayfield, and Luster Willis.


The University of Mississippi Museum


The Dr. Mike L. Edmonds Endowed Fund
in memory of Hattie Mae Edmonds

and invites you to the
Dedication Ceremony
Of The Hattie Mae Edmonds Exhibit Hall


The Friends of the Museum
invite you to join or renew your membershipand attend the Annual Membership Party

Friday, October 1, 2010
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
University Avenue and 5th Street
Oxford, MS 38655

Rowan Oak

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Teacher and Student: Abstract Works of Marie Hull and Andrew Bucci

Teacher and Student: Abstract Works of Marie Hull and Andrew Bucci is organized by the Mississippi Museum of Art and supported with funds provided by the Museum’s statewide Traveling Exhibition Endowment, a fund made possible through significant private contributions matched by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, with additional funding provided by the Mississippi Arts Commission’s Arts Reinvestment Initiative.

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Mitchell Wright: The Reconstruction

Mitchell Wright (b.1976) The Snopes, 2008

July 13 – October 2, 2010

Admission is free and open to the public with suggested donation.

The art of Mitchell Wright has been described as highly emotional, intricate in its detail, and comfortable with the dynamics of the morose. Born in Verona, Mississippi, Wright utilizes memory and sentiment as foundational sources of the aesthetic experience. Contemplating notions of reminiscence and mortality while engaging the cultural influences of southern letters and music, Wright offers a window into the ghosts of the southern past and their impact on contemporary life and artistic creation.

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