Excitingly diverse exhibits that feature the finest artists in Mississippi and Alabama in solo and group shows, invitational exhibits, and the Bi-State Annual Exhibition Competition. Exhibits are designed to support and promote the artists of our region while also entertaining and educating Museum visitors.
Museum School programs include classes for youths and adults, Model Studios, tours, gallery talks, talk-back programs, the Art Library, and support of the education efforts of other organizations. Youth programs include seasonal arts & crafts workshops, a full slate of Summer Classes, youth membership, and exhibits – with accompanying receptions – of children’s artwork from local schools and organizations.
Artists meet monthly for painting sessions, demonstrations, workshops and classes, plein aire painting expeditions, exhibits, and field trips. Each Thursday evening artists meet to paint, draw, and fellowship.
Support of the art programs of schools and other organizations, area economic development efforts, participation in community events, and “satellite exhibits” that take Museum artwork “on the road”.
Programs that support other organizations, promote the Museum, foster involvement in the arts, and allow the MMA to be an active and valuable part of the community.
Focusing on collecting and displaying the work of renowned regional and Mississippi artists.
Special Events & Membership Programs
Including the Members Shows, Black History Month Program, Patron’s Party, ARTtinis at the Museum, ART FOR MERIDIAN (Collaboration with the Meridian Council for the Arts) and Holiday Gala.