Fine Arts

Given the wealth of artists in Mississippi, it’s no surprise that we’re surrounded by the visual arts. Look around and you’ll see colorful murals on the walls – from the B.B. King mural in downtown Indianola to the Vicksburg Riverfront murals – and even on the utility boxes. Events such as the Ridgeland Arts Festival draw artists from all over the country, and our galleries and arts centers showcase the talents of painters, photographers and filmmakers. If you’re a film buff, check out the festivals happening throughout the year, including the Oxford Film Festival and Crossroads Film Festival.

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Walter Anderson Museum of Art

Ocean Springs, MS  FEATURED

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 their efforts, funds and grant money were raised to build the museum on Washington Avenue […]

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Mississippi Country Music Trail – Paul Overstreet

Vancleave, MS

The Mississippi Blues Trail – Paul Overstreet – Raised in Vancleave, through the 1980s Paul Overstreet became one of Nashville’s most consistently successful and honored songwriters, penning major hits for George Jones, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker, The Judds, Kenny Chesney, and Alison Kraus, while becoming a chart-topping singer himself. Some of his songs about family, […]

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Attic Gallery

Vicksburg, MS

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 a discriminating eye… a Southern rival to New York galleries.” Walk up the steps for the unusual. […]

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Painted Pigeon Gallery and Gifts

Olive Branch, MS

Located in Old Towne Main Street, the Painted Pigeon Gallery displays various forms of art by local artists, which is available at reasonable prices. Quarterly, enjoy a free wine and cheese reception featuring local artists. The Painted Pigeon Gallery is also the home of the Olive Branch Arts Council, which promotes an appreciation of the […]

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Mississippi Country Music Trail – Chris LeDoux

Biloxi, MS

The Mississippi Country Music Trail – Chris Ledoux – Born on October 2, 1948, here in Biloxi, Chris Lee LeDoux was the son of an Air Force major stationed at Keesler Air Force Base. He can be credited with reviving the Western end of what had been “Country & Western” and setting the stage for […]

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H.C. Porter Gallery

Vicksburg, MS

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

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