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MHC Announces Host Sites for Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

Through a partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) division, the Mississippi Humanities Council is bringing “Water/Ways,” a portable multi-kiosk exhibit, to Mississippi in 2018. “Water/Ways” will visit six communities from May 2018 through March 2019, including Clarksdale, Columbus, Jackson, Meridian, Moss Point, and Ocean Springs. The Lower Mississippi River Foundation (Clarksdale), Read More >

Visit Mississippi and Mississippi Humanities Council Award More than $70,000 in Bicentennial Grants in May

Jackson, Miss. (June 7, 2017) – To support local celebrations of the Mississippi bicentennial, the Mississippi Humanities Council is partnering with the Mississippi Development Authority’s Visit Mississippi to oversee a Bicentennial Grants Program. In May, the review committee awarded more than $70,000 to 16 different projects across the state, bringing the total awarded to date Read More >

Visit Mississippi and Mississippi Humanities Council Award Over $111,000 in Bicentennial Grants in February

To support local celebrations of the Mississippi bicentennial, the Mississippi Humanities Council is partnering with Mississippi Development Authority’s Visit Mississippi to oversee a Bicentennial Grants Program. In February, the review committee awarded over $111,000 to 22 different projects from across the state. These projects include: Oxford Film Festival Women of Mississippi on Film A series Read More >