Art Zone • Fall 2012

COST: $50 (semester fee) per family
for Museum Members at Family level and above

$130 (semester fee) per family for non-members

Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday 3:45 – 5:00 p.m.
| 12 weeks

SEPT. 4 – NOV. 29, 2012

Each day we will offer two different ArtZone
classes to suit different age groups:
Grades (as of Fall 2012) K-2 or 3-6

Register your children for fun filled sessions of art activities! The twelve weeks of ArtZone will revolve around the exhibits from our permanent collection and traveling exhibitions. Students will be inspired by baskets, photography, paintings, pottery, and folk art. The class schedule of specific lessons will be available in late July. Space is limited! The deadline to register is August 25, 2012.
No refunds will be issued after that date.

Art Zone Fall 2012 lesson plans

Rolland Golden

Be inspired by our Rolland Golden exhibit to paint outdoor scenes

Clementine Hunter

Paint everyday activities like Hunter

Parchman Photos

Learn about taking photographs of everyday life.

Theora Hamblett

Create a seasonal tree collage inspired by Hamblett trees

Marie Hull

Learn about Mississippi artist Marie Hull and experiment with new painting techniques


Learn about African basket weaving techniques from this traveling exhibit

Grassroots (continued)

Learn a second weaving technique inspired by the grassroots exhibit

Leonard Baskin

Be inspired by charcoal drawings of Baskin

Morris Graves

Learn how to create a mixed media piece like Graves

Estelle Faulkner

Learn about William Faulkner’s wife Estelle and create your own painting on canvas

African Adinkra Stamps

Create your own design and print on fabric cloth

Roman Coins

Design your own Roman coins with clay


  • Complete and return the registration form
    (available at the Museum or download here)
    and payment (by cash or check) to the front desk.
  • Registration deadline is August 25, 2012;
    no refunds will be issued after this date.
  • You will receive a confirmation by email.

Questions? Contact Emily Dean, Curator of Education, at 662.915.7028 or

Parent/Guardian Agreement:
By registering your child for ArtZone, you are agreeing to the following:

  • Children must be dressed in clothes that you do not mind getting dirty.
  • Children must be in their age-appropriate class.
  • Students cannot change their ArtZone day during the semester.
  • Students must be picked up by 5:00 p.m.

Discipline policy:

If a child is misbehaving, a note will be sent home to the parents. After two notes, the child will be asked to not return to the program.