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8:00 am

Bringing Forward the Past: Art, Identity, and the American South

February 16 @ 8:00 am - February 18 @ 5:00 pm
Mississippi Museum of Art, 380 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201

A day-and-a-half long interdisciplinary symposium that will convene artists, curators, scholars, and the public to explore issues related to identity, race, indigeneity, trauma, and memory. Occurring February 16-18, Bringing Forward the Past will intersect several concurrent projects and its local community, with deep ties to national conversations about these issues. Speakers include historians Dr. Sarah Read More >

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5:45 pm

2018 Public Humanities Awards Gala

February 16 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Capitol Museum, 100 South State Street
Jackson , MS 39201
various ticket prices

The Mississippi Humanities Council will present its 2018 Public Humanities Awards at the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson. TheĀ Public Humanities Awards recognize outstanding work by Mississippians in bringing the insights of the humanities to public audiences. Details about this year's award recipients and ordering tickets can be foundĀ here.

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