Arts & Culture in Mississippi

The Magnolia State has played an integral part in shaping the cultural history of America. Whether you’re interested in the artists that have thrived as a result of such a rich culture or the development and preservation of Mississippi’s historical attractions, there’s an endless amount of things to do and places to see.

Walter Anderson Museum of Art

Ocean Springs, MS   FEATURED

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The Walter Anderson Museum of Art began as an idea by a group of people in Ocean Springs and Jackson, Mississippi to preserve the art and culture of Walter Inglis Anderson. The Friends of Walter Anderson was chartered in 1974, and through […]

Ground Zero Blues Club

Clarksdale, MS   FEATURED

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Local blues bands, Southern eats & booze in down home club co-owned by actor Morgan Freeman. […]

GRAMMY MUSEUM MISSISSIPPI

Cleveland, MS   FEATURED

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GRAMMY MUSEUM MISSISSIPPI IN CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI The GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is an interactive museum located in Cleveland, Mississippi, United States, focused on the continuing musical achievements of Mississippians. The museum opened on March 5, 2016. Mississippi is known around the […]

Wyatt Waters Gallery

Clinton, MS   FEATURED

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MSU Riley Center

Meridian, MS

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The Riley Center, also known as the Grand Opera House and formally as the Mississippi State University Riley Center for Education and Performing Arts, is a performing arts and conference center in Meridian, Mississippi. It was added to the National […]

Dockery Farms

Cleveland, MS

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Dockery Plantation was a 25,600-acre cotton plantation and sawmill in Dockery, Mississippi, on the Sunflower River between Ruleville and Cleveland, Mississippi. It is widely regarded as the place where Delta blues music was born. […]

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Between 1917 and 1932, young Tom “Tennessee” Williams lived with, and then regularly visited his grandparents in Clarksdale, Mississippi, where his grandfather Walter E. Dakin was rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church. The museum is housed in the four upstairs […]

The Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center is located in the historic 1927 Ocean Springs Public School Building. The Center provides a diverse set of programs and facilities for the arts. The beautiful lobby area houses the spectacular 1937 WPA tile […]

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The Trent Lott Performing Arts Theater is available for performances and meetings. With 383 seats, the theater accommodates concerts, plays, musicals, recitals and town meetings. Featuring performances by The Vienna Boys Choir and Thacker Mountain Radio. […]

Margaret’s Grocery

Vicksburg, MS

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Located north of downtown Vicksburg on old Highway 61, Margaret’s Grocery is a unique vernacular art environment created by Reverend H.D. Dennis. Margaret Rogers Dennis ran the former country store for years. When she met and married Reverend Dennis in […]

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The museum is a must see, especially for bridge playing enthusiasts. The ACBL Museum is not only the premier collection of bridge-related artifacts in the world, it’s also an interactive showcase of the history of the game. From Vanderbilt to […]