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 […]

Highway 61 Blues Museum, Leland
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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 Black History Gallery was founded in 2001 by Hilda Casin, a Mississippi educator for over 50 years. The gallery contains the most comprehensive collection of Black History images, personal narratives, and artifacts for McComb and Pike County Mississippi. […]

Attic Gallery

Vicksburg, MS

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The Attic Gallery is the oldest independent art gallery in the state of Mississippi. It features Southern folk art, contemporary fine art, handmade pottery, glass, jewelry, and many “blues” related items with funk mixed in. Fodors Guide to the southern states “regional art, fine crafts chosen with […]

H.C. Porter Gallery

Vicksburg, MS

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This fine art gallery features original paintings, original serigraphs, and fine art prints and photographs by nationally recognized Mississippi artist. […]

Farish Street
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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 […]

Peterson's

Peterson’s

Vicksburg, MS

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Unique shop in downtown Vicksburg features a large selection of children’s toys and gourmet foods. Local art, candles, gift items, and more. […]

Brookhaven Little Theater
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The Brookhaven Little Theatre is a community theater located in Brookhaven, Mississippi. It has been providing entertainment and cultural enrichment to the area since its founding in 1973. The theater produces a variety of performances, including plays, musicals, and other […]