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February

February 16, 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 6–7:30 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. Black Codes to Brown v. Board of Education.  Pamela Junior, director of the Smith Robertson Museum, and Jennifer Baughn, chief architectural historian at MDAH, will discuss the history of education and school buildings and their influence on the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi. For more information call 601-576-6920.

February 18, 2016

Thursday, February 18, noon at the Old Capitol Museum. Fanfare for the Arts. As part of the Mississippi Chambre Music Guild Fanfare Festival, the Gaudete Brass Quintet, Jim Hill High School Choir, and student instrumentalists from the metro area will perform. Mayor Tony Yarber, restaurateur Jeff Good, Mississippi Arts Commission executive director Tom Pearson, and Visit Mississippi creative economy program manager Lisa Potts will speak. For more information call 601-594-2902.