Free Admission Day! | A Movement in Every Direction

Mississippi Museum of Art | 308 S Lamar Street, Jackson, MS

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In celebration of the new exhibit opening of A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration, the Mississippi Museum of Art is offering free admission Sunday, April 10th from 12-6pm!

A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration explores the profound impact of the Great Migration on the social and cultural life of the United States from historical and personal perspectives. Co-organized with the Baltimore Museum of Art, the exhibition features newly commissioned works by 12 acclaimed Black artists across a variety of media. The Great Migration (1915-1970) saw more than six million Black Americans leave the South for cities across the United States. Informed by research, explorations, and conversations, the artists’ works explore themes of perseverance, self-determination, and self-reliance, along with the impacts this historical phenomenon continues to have today.

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