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January

January 21, 2016 - June 11, 2016
Monday–Friday, January 19–June 11, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. at Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center. Other Places. This special exhibit features a selection of eleven photographs taken by Eudora Welty during her travels to New Orleans and New York City between 1936 and 1939. Curated by Patti Carr Black, Welty friend and former MDAH Museum Division director, the original exhibit premiered at the Old Capitol Museum in 1995 and included twenty images that showcase the wide-ranging dimensions of Welty’s photographic work. A second exhibit presenting the remaining ten images will follow in mid-June and run through the end of the year. For more information call 601-353-7762.

April

April 05, 2016 - July 03, 2016
April 5–July 3 at the Old Capitol Museum. Luminaries & Legends: Hall of Fame Spotlight-Fox Conner. This quarter’s exhibit will feature Fox Conner, a major general and chief operations staff officer for the Allied Expeditionary Force during World War I. He was also a mentor to future General Dwight Eisenhower. Regular museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays. For more information call 601-576-6920.

May

May 04, 2016
Wednesday, May 4, noon–1 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. As part of the History Is Lunch series, former U.S. Senator Trent Lott will discuss his book Crisis Point: Why We Must—and How We Can—Overcome our Broken Politics in Washington and Across America. Sales and signing to follow. For more information call 601-576-6998.

May 05, 2016

Thursday, May 5, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Friday, May 6, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. Historic Preservation Boot Camp. Learn more about historic preservation in Mississippi. The two-day session is open to preservation committee members, elected officials, city staff, local Main Street organizers, and interested citizens. Registration cost is $25 for both days or $15 for one day. Deadline for registration is Friday, April 29. For more information call 662-325-2520 or email mijones@mdah.state.ms.us

May 11, 2016
Wednesday, May 11, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, architectural historian Michael Fazio will present "N.W. Overstreet and his Mark on Mississippi Architecture." For more information call 601-576-6998.

May 12, 2016
Thursday, May 12, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

May 14, 2016

Saturday, May 14, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Big Yam Potatoes Old Time Music Concert and Fiddle Contest. Old-time musicians from all over Mississippi gather for a day of performances, and talented fiddlers young and old compete in the fiddle contest. A complete schedule is available here. For more information call 601-442-2901 or email info@historicjeffersoncollege.com.

May 18, 2016
Wednesday, May 18, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Harry Bolick will discuss his new book Mississippi Fiddle Tunes and Songs from the 1930s. Sales and signing to follow. For more information call 601-576-6998.

May 19, 2016
Thursday, May 19, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a monthly teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

May 21, 2016

Saturday, May 21, 1–2 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Speaker Series. Robbie Ethridge, University of Mississippi professor of sociology and anthropology, will present “When Giants Walk the Earth: Chief Tascaluza and Leadership in the Ancient South.”  For more information call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

May 25, 2016
Wednesday, May 25, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Edwina Carpenter will present "Saving a Battlefield: The Preservation of Brices Crossroads." For more information call 601-576-6998.

June

June 09, 2016
Thursday, June 9, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

June 16, 2016
Thursday, June 16, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a monthly teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

July

July 14, 2016
Thursday, July 14, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

July 15, 2016
Friday, July 15, 9:30 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and HistoryBuilding, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold its quarterly meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

July 19, 2016
Tuesday, July 19, 10:30 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Local Government Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6894.

July 21, 2016
Thursday, July 21, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and HistoryBuilding, Jackson. The State Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6811.

August

August 11, 2016
Thursday, August 11, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

September

September 08, 2016
Thursday, September 8, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

October

October 13, 2016
Thursday, October 13, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

October 18, 2016
Tuesday, October 18, 10:30 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Local Government Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6894.

October 20, 2016
Thursday, October 20, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The State Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6811.

November

November 10, 2016
Thursday, November 10, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

December

December 08, 2016
Thursday, December 8, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.