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Now - September 04, 2015
Monday–Friday, now–September 4, 2015, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center. Inspired by Welty’s comment that “learning stamps you with its moments” the exhibit examines pivotal moments of learning in her life, both inside and outside the state from Davis Grammar School in Jackson where Welty began her formal education to her graduate studies at Columbia University School of Business in New York City. For more information or to schedule school groups call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

Now - May 01, 2015
October 1, 2014– May 1, 2015, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. The competition features imaginative masks made by Mississippi and Louisiana students of all ages. Teachers are invited to submit student masks beginning October 1. Masks will be added to the ongoing public exhibit as received. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Exhibit runs through May 1, 2015. For more information call 601-446-6502 or email info@natchezgrandvillage.com.

Now - April 05, 2015

January 6–April 5 at the Old Capitol Museum. Luminaries & Legends: Hall of Fame Spotlight-Dunbar Rowland. This new exhibit, which will feature a different distinguished Mississippi Hall of Fame member each quarter, spotlights Dunbar Rowland, the first director of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and founder of the Hall of Fame. For more information call 601-576-6920 or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

April 01, 2015
Wednesday, April 1, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, daniel johnson will present "Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection," the special exhibit at the Mississippi Museum of Art. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.state.ms.us.

April 07, 2015

Tuesday, April 7, 5 p.m. at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center. Author Steve Yates will sign copies of his novel The Teeth of the Souls and a reading will follow. Books available for purchase. This event is part of an ongoing notable authors series in partnership with Lemuria Bookstore. For more information call (601) 353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.org.

April 08, 2015
Wednesday, April 8, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Nell Linton Knox and Ellen Rodgers Johnson will discuss their book Studio Jackson: Creative Culture in the Mississippi Capital. Sales and signing to follow. For more information call 601-576-6998 email info@mdah.state.ms.us.

April 09, 2015
Thursday, April 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.

April 10, 2015

Friday, April 10, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Free house and garden tours in honor of Welty’s birthday will be given at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Birthday cake and lemonade will be served on the side porch, and the First Presbyterian Day School Choir’s 6th Grade Honors Choir will perform at 10 a.m. A plant sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature a variety of perennial starts that were grown on the grounds. For more information or to reserve a tour, call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

Now - April 17, 2015
Wednesday, April 15 - Friday, April 17 - As part of a three-day celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Thirteenth Amendment and the emancipation from slavery, the Old Capitol will host a symposium featuring noted historians from across the country discussing emancipation and its impact. For more information call 601-432-6752 or email info@mdah.state.ms.us.

April 15, 2015
Wednesday, April 15, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Lisa Todd will discuss her book For a Voice and the Vote: My Journey with the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Sales and signing to follow. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.state.ms.us.

April 17, 2015
Friday, April 17, 9:30 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building in Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold its regular quarterly meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

April 21, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 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.

April 22, 2015
Wednesday, April 22, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Janis Dyson will present "Turning Clay into History: The Story of W.D. Suggs Pottery." Sales and signing to follow. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.state.ms.us.

April 23, 2015
Thursday, April 23, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. 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.

April 29, 2015
Wednesday, April 29, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Elise Winter will discuss Once in a Lifetime: Reflections of a Mississippi First Lady. Sales and signing to follow. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.state.ms.us.

May

May 06, 2015
Wednesday, May 6, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Jackson native Katy Simpson Smith, author of The Story of Land and Sea, will present "Turning History into Fiction.” Sales and signing to follow. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.state.ms.us.

May 13, 2015
Wednesday, May 13, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, filmmaker Wilma Mosley Clopton will screen her new documentary Jessie: One Woman, One Vision: A Look at the Life of Dr. Jessie Bryant Mosley. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.state.ms.us.

May 14, 2015

June

June 11, 2015

July

July 09, 2015

April

Now - July 17, 2015

Monday, July 13 – Friday, July 17, 2015. From mounds to modern Mississippi, rising 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students will discover how Mississippi became the wonderful and diverse place it is today. Activities will include crafts, tours, and more at the Old Capitol Museum, the Manship House Museum, and the State Capitol. Download registration form here (PDF). Registration deadline is Thursday, July 2, 2015. For more information email outreachprograms@mdah.state.ms.us or call 601-576-6800.

July

July 16, 2015

July 21, 2015
Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 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 31, 2015

August

August 13, 2015

September

September 10, 2015

October

October 08, 2015

October 20, 2015
Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 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.

November

November 12, 2015

November 19, 2015

December

December 10, 2015