An exhibition at the Mississippi Museum of Art and the Baltimore Museum of Art will include new work by Mark Bradford, Torkwase Dyson, and Carrie Mae Weems.
As the world moves rapidly toward irreversible and necessary change, art museum directors are talking about adapting their institutions to the times. But what if adaptation is not enough?
A new initiative undertaken at the Mississippi Museum of Art wants to have “more conversations about race.” I didn’t fully understand the need for such a program until I visited the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
The institution recently opened Picturing Mississippi, which presents a journey through the state’s charged history sprinkled with salient contemporary art.
Today, the Neuberger Museum of Art announced that because of the passage of a new anti-LGBTQ bill in Mississippi, its director, Dr. Tracy Fitzpatrick, and the president of Purchase College, SUNY, Thomas J. Schwarz, will not attend the opening of When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection at the Mississippi Museum of Art.