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

Summer Sunset Series 2014

THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM PRESENTS

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In the Grove on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford, MS
at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 29, 2014.

 

 

CHECK OUT THE ENTIRE SUMMER SUNSET SERIES:
Sundays in June in the Grove at 7:00 p.m.

June 1
VISIT OXFORD PRESENTS
Jimmy Phillips & Ruminators

June 8
THE YOKNAPATAWPHA ARTS COUNCIL PRESENTS
Alanna Mosely Band

June 15
THE FORD CENTER PRESENTs
Uncle Sam Band

June 22
THE  YOKNAPATAWPHA ARTS COUNCIL PRESENTS
The Soultones Featuring Effie Burt and Damein Walsh

June 29
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM PRESENTS
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Double Decker Tour

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Saturday, March 15th

2:00 p.m.

Join us for the Historic Tour of Oxford and Ole Miss with Jack Mayfield on the Double Decker Bus with a stop at the UM Museum for a tour including the House & Home Exhibit.

Tours leave from Visit Oxford, 415 South Lamar Blvd. at 2:00 p.m.
This is a onetime special free tour to all participants

Call Visit Oxford 662.232.2477 to reserve your spot.
Space is limited!

415 SOUTH LAMAR BOULEVARD
OXFORD, MISSISSIPPI 38655
662.232.2477

Let’s Move! Family Activity Day


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Saturday, April 12, 2014

10:00 A.M.-NOON (Drop-in)

Cost: FREE

Get the whole family outdoors and active exploring art and nature through fun activities along the Bailey’s Woods Trail. Families of all ages start off in the Museum parking lot and continue the adventure down the trail all the way to Rowan Oak! Transportation back to the Museum will be available.

Weather permitting.

 

Sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital

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Citizen Architect Film screening and discussion

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

7:00 p.m.

University of Mississippi Museum

COST: FREE

Popcorn and soft drinks will be provided.

Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio is a documentary film on the late architect Samuel Mockbee and the radical educational design and build program known as the Rural Studio.

Carol Mockbee, daughter of Samuel Mockbee and student of the Rural Studio, will host the screening and discussion.

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Home Sweet Home Family Activity Day

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10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (drop-in)
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM

COST: Free

This free, drop-in family activity day will have different stations and activities for families to explore. This family day is inspired by the special exhibit,”House and Home,” traveling from the National Building Museum!

Activities are designed for families with children (ages 2+) to do together.

This activity is made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Mid-America Arts Alliance.

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Santa’s Work/Shop Family Activity Day

theoraFADwebEY_FAD_2SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2013
10:00 a.m. – noon
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM

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

Families will meet at the Museum to create seasonal crafts and contribute a gingerbread house for the Ford Center’s Annual Gingerbread House Village!

Space is limited.

Call the Museum at 662-915-7073,
or email esdean@olemiss.edu to reserve your spot today!

Click here to download the registration form.

Fall 2013 ArtZone Class Exhibition

 

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November 21, 2013

5:00-6:00 p.m.
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM

Join us for a reception honoring
the Fall 2013 ArtZone students.
Student work will be
exhibited in the Museum.
Refreshments will be served.

Questions should be sent to
Emily Dean at esdean@olemiss.edu
or telephone the Museum
at 662-915-7073.

Kooky Creations Family Activity Day

 

kookycreationswebSATURDAY
November 2, 2013

10:00 a.m. – noon
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM

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

Come explore our new special exhibit, Recollecting: 1980-2012 Works by
Ron Dale, and create artwork inspired by this creative and fun exhibit.

Activities are designed for families with children (ages 2+) to do together.

Space is limited.

Click here to download the registration form.