ADULT CLASSES & ARTIST GROUPS Third Saturdays @ 9 a.m. WEEKLY on Thursdays @ 6 p.m.
WORKSHOPS HOMESCHOOLERS WORKSHOP (MONTHLY on 2nd Fridays 1-4 p.m.)
SUMMER YOUTH CLASSES, AGES 4-17
AFTER-SCHOOL YOUTH CLASSES, AGES 5-17
ROTATING EXHIBITS of MS/AL Artists and Fine Craftsmen
PERMANENT COLLECTION EXHIBITS
(900 pieces to select from, such as European Portraits, Drawings, Paintings, Mixed Media, Photographs, Printmaking, Sculpture, etc. Noted artists included are Jere Allen, Charles Ambrose, Walter Anderson, Jason Baldwin, Sam Barber, Thomas Bardwell, Andrew Bucci, Homer Casteel, Terry Cherry, Salvador Dali, Robert DeNiro, William Dunlap, Caroline Durieux, Thomas Eloby, Roland Golden, Hamilton Hamilton, William Hollingsworth, Sir Godfrey Kneller, Laurin McCracken, James Michaelopoulos, Milly Moorhead, Jean Marc Nattier, Alice Neel, Edgar Parker, Sir Henry Raeburn, African Collection of Handcrafts, and many others.)
PAINT-A-LONG (By appointment)
MERIDIAN MUSEUM ART COLLECTIVE Public Art Projects (Please contact the museum for information).
49th Annual Bi-State Art Competition and Exhibition August 15 – September 23 (Reception September 23) Recognized as the cornerstone exhibit for the Meridian Museum of Art, the Bi-State is the Museum’s prestigious annual exhibit recognizing and celebrating outstanding artistic achievements by artists. Open to current and past residents of Mississippi and Alabama, the competition offers more than $3,000 in awards and prizes, including the $1,000 Alliance Health Center Best of Show Award with an invitational exhibit and the Charlie Busler Memorial Award.
AUGUST 31 YOUTH AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES BEGIN
October 5 – Canvases for Cancer –
Benefit Fundraiser for Anderson Regional Cancer Center and MMA – Featuring a silent auction of works by invited artists
OCTOBER 10 – DECEMBER 2
PERMANENT COLLECTION WORKS
NOVEMBER 11 ART FOR MERIDIAN –
FUNDRAISER COLLABORATION WITH THE MERIDIAN COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS – GOURMET DINNER, LIVE AND SILENT AUCTIONS, AND ENTERTAINMENT @ THE MSU RILEY CENTER
DECEMBER 9 – FEBRUARY 3
Invitational Exhibition to showcase the talents of the Museum’s members
Holiday Gala – December 9, 2023