Friends

friends_e-banner

Friends of the Museum

Board of Directors 2017–2018

John Hardy
President

Dorothy Howorth
Vice President

Medora Justus
Treasurer

Mary Thompson
Secretary

Carlyle Wolfe
Past President

Mary Solomon
At-Large

Jonathan Kent Adams
Allyson Best
Joy Clark
Donna Gottshall
Gayle Henry
Terry Lynn
Susan Martindale
Rebecca Phillips
Diane Scruggs
Ann Abadie
Brooke White
Kathryn York

NJL_1871-CX
NJL_1871-AD
NJL_1871-BG

Lane McCluer holds up a painting by Robert Malone which was auctioned off at Harvest Supper.

NJL_1871-CZ

Harvest Supper features unforgettable and unique live entertainment.

NJL_1871-BT

Guests enjoying Harvest Supper.

NJL_1871-DL

Guests enjoying Harvest Supper.

NJL_1871-AM
NJL_1871-BA
NJL_1871-BC
NJL_1871-BF
NJL_1871-BM
NJL_1871-BV
NJL_1871-BY
NJL_1871-BZ
NJL_1871-CC
NJL_1871-CF
NJL_1871-CI
NJL_1871-CL
NJL_1871-CO
NJL_1871-CP
NJL_1871-CS
NJL_1871-CU
NJL_1871-CW
NJL_1871-DX
NJL_1871-AA
NJL_1871-AB
NJL_1871-AE
NJL_1871-AI
NJL_1871-AM
NJL_1871-AU
NJL_1871-AV

The Friends of the Museum support the activities and acquisitions of the University Museum and Historic Houses through advocacy, fundraising, and special programming.

The Friends of the Museum Support…

Acquisitions

  • Valerie Jaudon’s, Manetta, gift of the Friends of the University of Mississippi Museum
  • The Hattie Mae Edmonds Fund

Conversations

  • Philip Jackson, Alysia Steele, Jaime Johnson: Oxford Artists Explore the Museum Vault
  • W. Ralph Eubanks: They Let Their Buckets Down
  • John Wilmerding:
    Building a New Museum:  Collecting American Art for the Crystal Bridges Museum
  • Robert Saarnio and Tom Howorth:
    Museum Architecture and the Architecture of Crystal Bridges

Art Trips

  • Crystal Bridges
  • Artists’ studio visits
  • Memphis

Exhibitions

  • Matching funds for all exhibitions

Educational Programming

  • Printed supplements
  • Acquisition of equipment
  • Community advocacy
  • Funding for developing new programming and guest artists
  • Financial support for student teachers

The Permanent Collection

  • Reinstallation of the Robinson Greek and Roman Collection
  • Outdoor furniture for Rowan Oak

Special Events

  • Bo Bartlett exhibition and reception
  • Bruce Levingston and Brooklyn Rider concert
  • Patron Parties
  • Art Auction
  • Buie Bacchanalia
  • Tim Youd Retypes The Sound and the Fury
  • Harvest Supper

Development

  • Facilitated new gifts to the collection