Mississippi Museum of Art, Inc.

Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Advance racial equity in Mississippi through exhibitions, artist residencies, community-based projects and productive dialogue that share new narratives, harness the unique ability of art to generate constructive conversations about contentious issues and expand and build relationships

Oct. 1, 2017 - Dec. 31, 2021

Focus Area

Equitable Communities

Geographic Focus




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Putting Children First

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“Empleen el dinero del modo en que crean conveniente, siempre y cuando promueva la salud, la felicidad y el bienestar de los niños.” - Will Keith Kellogg

“Sèvi ak lajan an jan w vle depi se sante timoun, byennèt timoun ak kè kontan pou timoun w ap ankouraje.” - W.K. Kelòg