Time Travel Family Activity Day

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Time Travel Family Day!

Saturday, February 28, 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!

Come travel through time with the University Museum as we explore a different time period in each classroom with hands-on activities and art projects. This family day is drop-in and fun for all ages!

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

Buie Bacchanalia

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015

Join the Friends of the Museum for food, wine, and revelry
at a pre-installation celebration in the Mary Buie wing.

The David M. Robinson Memorial Collection of Greek and Roman antiquities is among the nation’s finest. Of its 2,000 plus objects, only 133 have been on display. The recently renovated Mary Buie wing will house a redesigned and expanded exhibition of the Robinson Collection.

All proceeds from this event will help fund this reinstallation.

Cocktails at 6:30 p.m.
Dinner seating at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $150 each

Wine pairings provided courtesy of Vino Wholesalers
Food provided by The Main Event/City Grocery Restaurant Group
Entertainment by Athenian Dance Troupe

RSVP by February 13, 2015 at 662.915.7073
or email museum@olemiss.edu.

Artist’s Lecture: Lee Renninger

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November 4, 2014, noon

Lee Renninger will discuss A Light Passage — her new body of work that uses elements of the garden to celebrate the wonder and mystery of the floral world.

Conversations

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They Let Their Buckets Down
A discussion of Our Faith Affirmed — 
Works from the Gordon W. Bailey Collection

Friday, October 24, 2014

Noon
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM, LAWRENCE GALLERY

W. Ralph Eubanks

W. Ralph Eubanks

W. Ralph Eubanks is the author of Ever Is a Long Time: A Journey Into Mississippi’s Dark Past (Basic Books, 2003) and The House at the End of the Road: The Story of Three Generations of an Interracial Family in the American South (Harper, 2009). A graduate of the University of Mississippi (B.A.) and the University of Michigan (M.A., English Language and Literature), Ralph lives in Washington, D.C. and is the editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review at the University of Virginia.

Sponsored by Friends of the Museum

Fall Football Touchdown! Family Activity Day

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Featuring Special Surprise Guests from Athletics!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 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)!

No registration required!

Get the family into the football season spirit with a visit to the Museum’s first family day of the season inspired by the new exhibit, “Bloomingdale’s Fashion Touchdown.” Kids will design their own football helmets, participate in an obstacle course, and taste healthy tailgating snacks.

Kids can pick up spirit gear and prizes generously donated by Ole Miss Athletics. You also will be entered in a raffle to win free Ole Miss football tickets!

Happy Birthday Museum! Family Activity Day

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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

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014

10:00 A.M. – NOON
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM

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.

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 museum@olemiss.edu

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,
President

Lynn Wilkins,
Vice-President

Lane McCluer,
Secretary/Treasurer

Carlyle Wolfe,
Secretary

Mary Ann Frugé,
Member-at-large

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

Blues & BBQ

The University of Mississippi Museum in association with the Oxford Blues Festival hosts

THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014
Meet ’N Greet with Jeff Jensen
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM
VIP ticket holders for Thursday will get to taste an assortment of Blues Food, as referenced from various blues songs in the Museum.
6:00 P.M.

Blues Concert
THE LAWN OF THE WALTON-YOUNG HOUSE
paid admission
7–10:00 P.M. The Jeff Jensen Band

FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014
Blues Panels
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM
free to the public
noon-1:00 P.M. Blues Visual Artist Panel
1:15-2:15 P.M. Blues Scholar Panel
2:30-3:30 P.M. Blues Musicians Panel

Blues Concerts
THE LAWN OF THE WALTON-YOUNG HOUSE
paid admission
4:10 P.M. National Anthem
4:15–5:15 P.M. Libby Rae Watson
5:30–6:30 P.M. Eric Hughes Band
7:45–8:45 P.M. Redd Velvet
9–10:00 P.M. Tas Cru

SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014
Blues and BBQ
THE LAWN OF THE WALTON-YOUNG HOUSE
paid admission
noon–12:45 P.M. 3 Hour Tour Featuring Effie Burt
1–1:45 P.M. The Zediker Boys
2–3:00 P.M. Silas Reed & Da Books
3:15–4:15 P.M. Zach Tilotson & Cameran Kimbrough Duo
4:30–5:30 P.M. The Blues Doctors
5:45–6:45 P.M. Cadillac Funk
7–8:00 P.M. Joe Shelton
8:15–9:15 P.M. Mr. Sipp

DAY PASSES CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE
FOR $10 OR AT THE DOOR FOR $15

SPECIAL 3-DAY PASSES AND VIP WEEKEND PASSES
AVAILABLE AT OXFORDBLUESFEST.COM

Click here to find out more about the festival line-ups and to purchase tickets.

 

Tim Youd Retypes The Sound and the Fury

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As part of his ongoing, critically acclaimed undertaking to retype 100 classic novels, artist Tim Youd will perform a retyping of William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury at Rowan Oak.

June 2–12, 2014

Monday–Saturday
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
and Sunday 1–6:00 p.m.
Admission: Free with admission to Rowan Oak

Artist’s Reception at Rowan Oak:

Thursday, June 12, 2014
6:00–8:00 p.m.
Mint Juleps will be served with keepsake mint julep cups available for sale.
Admission: Free