Upcoming Calendar of Old Capitol Museum
Wednesday, April 30, noon–1 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. As part of the History Is Lunch series, MDAH historians Amanda Lyons and Will Morgan will present "Dutch Fliers, Part Three." For more information call 601-576-6998.
Wednesday, May 7, noon–1 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. As part of the History Is Lunch series, MDAH historian Jeff Giambrone will present "To Die by the Flag Rather than Disgrace It: Black Mississippians Who Served in the Union Army during the Civil War." For more information call 601-576-6998.
Monday, June 2, noon–1 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. Medgar Wiley Evers Lecture Series. Director of the Freedom Summer Project and Algebra Project founder Dr. Robert Moses will open the exhibit “Stand Up!”: Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964 with a discussion of this pivotal time in the Civil Rights Movement. This program was made possible by major support from the Mississippi Humanities Council through its Cora Norman Lecture Fund. For more information call 601-576-6850.
July 14–18, 8:30 a.m.–noon at the Old Capitol Museum. Mississippi Inspectors: Architectural Detectives. Rising 4th, 5th, and 6th graders learn about the architecture of Jackson as they visit and explore the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion, Old Capitol Museum, Eudora Welty House and Garden, and state capitol. Registration is $50. Pre-registration required. For more information call 601-576-6800.