Arts | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

Arts

Subscribe

Tease photo Art

Local List: Rita Brent

When local comedienne Rita Brent is not touring the southeast for her standup comedy, she is out and about in Jackson. Here are her top nine favorite local places.

Tease photo Books

Dawn Dugle: Telling the ‘BRAVO!’ Story

Author Dawn Dugle releases her book, “The BRAVO! Way,” on Nov. 1.

Tease photo Art

Coffee and Prose

A building at the corner of West Street and Millsaps Avenue sits seemingly undisturbed, appearing like just another vacant one in midtown Jackson. However, there's more than immediately meets the ...

Tease photo Art

A Galaxy in a Jar

I love to browse through images from the Hubble telescope. It gives such a cool view of space and all that happens in it. Those photos often inspire my work ...

Tease photo Books

Jesmyn Ward

National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward told a home-state audience in Mississippi on Saturday that she's working on two books.

Tease photo Art

Frances "Franny" Fortner: Reaching a Higher Truth

Eighteen-year-old Frances "Franny" Fortner, a Jackson Academy senior who passed away in May after her car hit an unsecured manhole cover, often wore a necklace that said "higher truth."

Tease photo Art

Local List: David Lewis

If you've been out and about around Jackson, chances are you may have seen David Lewis, who recently became manager of the Arts Center of Mississippi. Here are his top ...

Tease photo Art

Around the World in Jackson

Through Kidi-Zen Multicultural Art Camp at Jax-Zen, children in the Jackson metro area learned about the culture, art, food and more of different places around the world, including Japan and ...

Tease photo Art

beheard.world

On Tuesday, Aug. 7, performance troupe beheard.world will perform in Jackson for its first show on a five-city tour through cities along the Great Migration Trail, or the path of ...

Tease photo Art

Mississippi’s Giant Literary Party

This year's fourth annual Mississippi Book Festival is bringing more authors and books to children by reaching past the Jackson area.

Tease photo Art

Inking Along

Art supplies do not always have to be pricey. Did you know you can make alcohol ink with just a few household supplies and things you probably have on hand? ...

Tease photo Art

The City of Jackson May Win $1 Million to Fund Public Art

The City of Jackson could win $1 million to fund public-art installations from Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge.

Tease photo Art

FLEET: Inspiring Jackson’s Creative Professionals

“The only thing that separates an artist and a creative professional is that you get paid for what you do, and if you want to get better, you can come, ...

Tease photo Art

Shining Neon Lights

The Mississippi Children's Museum will host its fifth annual Neon Night on Saturday, July 14, from 8 p.m. to midnight. The summer fundraiser for the event is open to visitors ...

Tease photo Art

Of History and Craftsmanship

Over the 40 years since its founding, the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi has grown from just a few craftspeople to 359 members, 80 percent of which reside in Mississippi, and ...