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.

Peter’s Pottery

Mound Bayou, MS

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The award-winning Mississippi Children’s Museum provides hands-onand engaging exhibits and programs for all children and their families.Visitors can explore the cultural arts, literacy, health, nutrition, science,technology, engineering, mathematics and Mississippi history throughout their 50,000-square-foot facility. The latest addition to the […]

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A small blues museum honoring the Mid Mississippi Delta bluesmen striving to educate the public on the their contributions to music all over the world. […]

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Blues & Heritage Festival is part of the Mississippi Blues Trail. Since 1991 this festival has featured southern soul, blues, zydeco and gospel acts. Mississippi blues and soul headliners have included Bobby Rush, Theodis Ealey, O.B. Buchana […]

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The Hancock Performing Arts Center provides meaningful opportunities in drama, music, dance, writing, and film. This state-of-the art center encourages exploration in a wide variety of educational, entertainment, and cultural programs that enhances the artistic community of the Gulf Coast. […]

Art at Heart

Vicksburg , MS

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Circle G Ranch is a 231-acre tract, of which 163 acres is most notable for being once owned by Elvis Presley and wife Priscilla. This is where they spent their honeymoon in 1967 when they returned from Las Vegas. Located […]

Landers Center

Southaven, MS

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Landers Center is a multi-facet facility capable of hosting a wide variety of events each year. The arena plays host to the Memphis Hustle, of the NBA’s G-League. Not only is basketball held in the arena, but other sporting events […]

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Located between Hwy 305, Hwy 178 and Goodman Road, Old Towne Main Street has become a major center for gifts, collectibles and antiques. Be sure to pick up a map from the Chamber of Commerce that illustrates 27 historical sites […]

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The University of Mississippi Museum and Historic Houses is a museum and two historic houses owned and operated by the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. The museum is designed to appeal to both a popular and scholarly audience, with […]

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The district is made up of residences and diverse businesses and was placed the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. The district includes over 690 listings in the National Register of Historic Places. There are vernacular architectural examples representing […]