Mississippi’s Inaugural Arts Week, February 5-9, 2024

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Jackson, MS – The Mississippi Arts Commission, Mississippi Alliance of Arts Educators, art organizations, partners, and art lovers will celebrate the Inaugural Arts Week, February 5-9, 2024! During Arts Week, artistsarts organizations, and art lovers across the state will celebrate the impact of the arts! 

By a proclamation from Governor Tate Reeves, Mississippi will celebrate Arts Week February 5-9, 2024.

The following cities throughout the state have also issued resolutions for Arts Week:

Crystal Springs 





MAC Arts Day at the Capitol – Press Conference to Kick-Off Arts Week!

WHEN: Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at 1 PM 

WHERE: Mississippi State Capitol Rotunda Steps

WHAT: Recognizing the impact of the Arts in Mississippi and grants awarded as a result of the FY24 Funding from the Legislature – Highlighting our Building Fund for the Arts and Mississippi Whole School Grantees

Senator Jeremy England, Press Conference Host, District 51
David Lewis, Executive Director of the Mississippi Arts Commission
Malika Polk-Lee, Executive Director of the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center
Dr Emily Mulhollan, Principal, Mannsdale Elementary School, Madison County Schools
Kit Stafford, Fine Arts & Grants Director, Tupelo Public School District

Arts Week Events February: 5-9

Mississippi Alliance of Arts Educators Breakfast of Champions
Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at 9 AM
Belhaven University Bitsy Irby Visual Arts and Dance Center1500 Peachtree StreetJackson, MS, 39202

The Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience Press Conference to announce their 2024 Hall of Fame Honorees
Wednesday, February 7, at 9:30 AM
Mississippi State Capitol Rotunda Steps

2024 Governor’s Arts Awards
Presented by the Mississippi Arts Commission in partnership with Governor Tate Reeves
February 8, 2024, at 6 PM
at the Two Mississippi Museums in Jackson.

Arts industry leaders and organizations will also have their days at the Capitol throughout the week. Additional events and information can be found by visiting supporttheartsms.com.

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Mississippi’s Inaugural Arts Week, February 5-9, 2024

By Jackson Advocate News Service
February 3, 2024