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.

Jerry Lee Lewis is widely known as a pioneer of rock ’n’ roll, but country music was always at the core of his music-making. A native of Ferriday, Louisiana, Jerry Lee Lewis started his musical career in nearby Natchez, and […]

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Mississippi’s first art museum, the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art is located in Laurel, Mississippi, United States. It was founded in 1923 in memory of Lauren Eastman Rogers. The building’s architect was Rathbone DeBuys of New Orleans, Louisiana. The museum […]

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The Ohr-O’Keefe Museum Of Art is a non-profit art museum located in Biloxi, Mississippi, dedicated to the ceramics of George E. Ohr, the self-proclaimed “Mad Potter of Biloxi”. […]

Rowan Oak

Oxford, MS

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Rowan Oak, also known as William Faulkner House, is William Faulkner’s former home in Oxford, Mississippi. It is a primitive Greek Revival house built in the 1840s by Robert Sheegog. Faulkner purchased the house when it was in disrepair in […]

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On May 13, 2010, DreamWorks Studios formally announced that a major motion picture based on Mississippi native Kathryn Stockett’s bestselling novel The Help would be filmed in Greenwood, Mississippi. We became home for several months to cast members such as […]

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Enjoy the art and architecture of the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, designed by Frank O. Gehry, Gehry Partners LLP. Located under majestic oaks on the beautiful Mississippi Sound, OOMA features the ceramics of George E. Ohr (1857-1918), the self-proclaimed “Mad […]

Center Stage

Biloxi, MS

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Center Stage is a live theater that has been entertaining Mississippi’s Gulf Coast for over 30 years. With a year round schedule, Center Stage features an array of popular musicals, dramas, comedies and children’s productions. Visit the theater’s web site […]

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Unique shop in downtown Vicksburg features a large selection of children’s toys and gourmet foods. Local art, custom lamps & repairs, candles, pjs & more. […]

Snitch-N-Frame

Vicksburg, MS

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Located in Vicksburg Mississippi Stitch-N-Frame is a quilt shop that provides it’s customers with over 13,000 items to get your project done. Along with a wide online stock of products, they also carry over 8,000 fabrics. Visit the store or […]

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Born in 1874, Gus Cannon was an American blues musician who played the banjo, “played the jug” and who helped to popularize jug bands (such as his own Cannon’s Jug Stompers) in the 1920s and 1930s. He wrote and first […]

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The Edgefield site consists of three conical earthen mounds arranged on a northwest-southeast axis. Much of the surrounding soil has been removed for use in levee construction, making the mounds appear taller than they are. Archaeological excavations in Mound A […]