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The Mississippi Museum of Art serves as a cultural hub not only for the city of Jackson but also for the state of Mississippi. It displays a variety of art collections and regularly rotate exhibitions. The museum also features the works of several Mississippi artists through mediums such as paint, photography and sculpture.

Additionally, the museum facilitates several community programs including Gallery Talks, Art Nights, the Creative Healing Studio and the Center for Art & Public Exchange. The museum caters to its younger audiences through programs such as “Look & Learn with Hoot,” a hands-on storytime for parents and their children ages 5 and up. The museum is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. For more information on upcoming events or collections, visit msmuseumart.org. — Ashley Hobson

WINNER: Best Arts Organization

Address: 380 South Lamar Street, Jackson, MS 39201

Phone number: 601-960-1515

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