Nan Prince, assistant director of collections, brings us this post about artifacts in the Museum Division collection.

"State Fair," Mildred Wolfe, 1981. Accession number: 1983.32.1 (Museum Division Collection)

State Fair by Mildred Wolfe, 1981. Accession number: 1983.32.1 (Museum Division Collection)

The Mississippi State Fair is just around the corner. Here is an item from the Museum Division collection to help get you in the State Fair mood. Jackson artist Mildred Wolfe (1912–2009) painted this scene of the state fair in 1981.