Calendar of Events

Wednesday, January 8, at 12 noon—History Is Lunch—Each Wednesday, an author, scholar, activist, or artist presents their works exploring the Mississippi’s past in Nielsen Auditorium. Free; view a list of upcoming speakers here.

Thursday, January 9, 5–7 p.m.—History Happy Hour—During this edition of the series, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, which guaranteed women's right to vote. Refreshments and a cash bar will be provided at this free event. Read more here and share the Facebook event.

Wednesday, January 15, at 12 noon—History Is Lunch—Each Wednesday, an author, scholar, activist, or artist presents their works exploring the Mississippi’s past in Nielsen Auditorium. Free; view a list of upcoming speakers here.

Saturday, January 18—Free Third Saturday—FREE admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Monday, January 20—FedEx Corporation is supporting FREE admission to the Two Mississippi Museums in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Monday, January 20, 6–8 p.m.—MLK Night of Culture: “I Question America.”—Enjoy an evening of performances honoring the women who led the freedom struggle in Mississippi on Martin Luther King Day. Read more here.

Wednesday, January 22, at 12 noon—History Is Lunch—Each Wednesday, an author, scholar, activist, or artist presents their works exploring the Mississippi’s past in Nielsen Auditorium. Free; view a list of upcoming speakers here.