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Mississippi Museum of Art

380 S Lamar St, Jackson, MS 39201-4007
+1 601-960-1515
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Mississippi PROUD

I took a student group to the museum and was amazed at the talent in the Mississippi Story room... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Sherrille C
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Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Good museum for a small city

MMA has a solid permanent collection as well as important touring shows that come through. In... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Lynn R
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The Mississippi Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the state and has been a community-supported institution for more than 100 years. Come enjoy our exhibitions, events, and The Art Garden year round. Admission to the Museum is free, with the exception of some special ticketed exhibitions. Art is the story. Find it here.
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380 S Lamar St, Jackson, MS 39201-4007
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

I took a student group to the museum and was amazed at the talent in the Mississippi Story room. The traveling exhibits that come occasionally are also excellent!

Thank Sherrille C
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

MMA has a solid permanent collection as well as important touring shows that come through. In addition, it hosts many arts events, from live music, to films, to art lectures.

1  Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Mississippi Museum of Art is a wonderful little art museum with a grand collection. They frequently have excellent special exhibits to keep it lively. Must visit.

2  Thank robbywhyte
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The museum is free and it has a relatively small collection. However, the quality of the collection is very good. The garden is also very attractive. A great place to visit if you are in Jackson. We didn't eat at the cafe, but I can...More

1  Thank SWandJC
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My main focus was on the collection of local artists. There are painting and photos and some of them I found very good and inspiring.

Thank AlexeyB77
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The MS Museum of Art has some great exhibits and they are good to feature different genres from time to time, which changes things up a bit.

Thank Alana R
Reviewed 1 September 2016

There is so much to do here. There is something for every age, toddler up to teen. Create art, experiment with science, live life underground like a groundhog, pretend to be a car mechanic, a builder or a fisherman.

Thank usmigfan
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The Mississippi Museum of Art has, in addition to displaying world class art exhibits and presenting various events, hosts local artists as they teach, demonstrate and mentor attendees. This small museum is an excellent visitation spot for tourists to Jackson, Mississippi.

Thank Nina W
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Just saw the Modern Master's exhibit and was thrilled to actually stand in front of a Jackson Pollock piece. This museum has played a significant part in rearing my daughters, and they both went with me to this exhibit even though they are in their...More

Thank speaksgirls
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Very well kept building. Clean, quiet. Staff was couterious, professional. Displays were beautiful, informative. Open areas, spacecious. Easy access to building. Would recommend this museum to visitors.

Thank Derek I
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